9 days in Galicia Itinerary

9 days in Galicia Itinerary

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9 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  5​h
1
Santiago de Compostela
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
O Grove
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Dublin

4
nights
Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
You've now added Follow The Camino to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago de Compostela: Muralla Romana de Lugo (in Lugo), La Coruna (Monumento a Maria Pita, Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), & more) and Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas (in Palas de Rei). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, walk around San Domingos de Bonaval Park, admire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Santiago de Compostela trip planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Santiago de Compostela is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Santiago de Compostela is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in October, expect nights in Santiago de Compostela to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

La Coruna, Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas, Muralla Romana de Lugo
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Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for gifts at Mar de Sensaciones, enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach, then take in the views from O Cargadeiro Ribadeo, and finally make a trip to Illa Pancha.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ribadeo attractions tool .

Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Ribadeo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to O Grove.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mar de Sensaciones
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo ©
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo

3
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around O Grove: Antigua Cetaria de Monte Boi (in Baiona), Santa Tecla Celtic Village (in A Guarda) and Vigo (Islas Cies, Parque Monte del Castro, & more).

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the O Grove holiday builder site .

Drive from Ribadeo to O Grove in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in O Grove sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vigo, Antigua Cetaria de Monte Boi, Los Horreos de Combarro, Castro de Santa Trega, Casco antiguo de Pontevedra
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Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Parque Monte del Castro ©
Parque Monte del Castro