9 days in Galicia Itinerary

9 days in Galicia Itinerary

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9 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Santiago de Compostela
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
O Grove
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
O Vicedo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Madrid

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and Capilla de San Marcos. We've included these beaches for you: Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia and Playa de Laxe. Spend the 8th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Vista Galicia - Day Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago, pause for some serene contemplation at Colegiata del Sar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Santa Maria de Belvis.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santiago de Compostela trip planner.

Madrid to Santiago de Compostela is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Santiago de Compostela, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to O Grove.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Playa de Laxe, Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Torre da Berenguela ©
Torre da Berenguela

2
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stroll through Praia De Montalvo, then kick back and relax at Playa Castineiras, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento de Vista Alegre. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Vicano, kick back and relax at Cabo de Udra, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Nerga.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our O Grove day trip app .

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to O Grove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to O Vicedo.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sanxenxo, Convento de Vista Alegre, Cabo de Udra, Playa Nerga
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Praia De Montalvo ©
Praia De Montalvo
Playa Nerga ©
Playa Nerga
Cabo de Udra ©
Cabo de Udra

2
nights
O Vicedo

O Vicedo ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): kick back and relax at Praia de San Román and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Abrela. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Cabo Ortegal and then stroll through Playa Caolin.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the O Vicedo online trip builder .

You can drive from O Grove to O Vicedo in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in O Vicedo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in O Vicedo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cabo Ortegal
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Praia de San Román ©
Praia de San Román
Cabo Ortegal ©
Cabo Ortegal

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