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  • Oyster bars in La Piedra district. Vigo.

This seafaring city stands on the picturesque estuaries known as the Rías Baixas of Galicia. It boasts one of the world's finest natural harbours. Enjoy a pleasant stroll around the old quarter and through its parks, try some wonderful fresh seafood and use the city as a gateway for discovering the incredible Cíes Islands.Read more...

What to see The old quarter is a delight in every sense of the word. Close to the charming port area, it is home to Plaza de la Constitución, facades with glass balconies, the collegiate church of Santa María and the bustling market known as Mercado do Pedra, where you can browse the stalls or try some fresh oysters. Modern Vigo can be found around the areas of La Puerta del Sol, Colón and Urzáiz While in the area, we suggest visiting the viewpoint over the Vigo river known as El Monte do Castro. We also recommend visiting Castrelos Municipal Park (home to Quiñones de León mansion) and La Guía Municipal Park. Vigo Estuary. Active tourism The area has excellent facilities for water sports and a nearby golf course. At the ferry port, you can take a trip to the idyllic Cíes Islands. These trips are not available all year round, so instead you can stroll along the Ocean Liner Quay or visit the beaches of Samil or Vao. Gastronomy Hake, turbot, sea bass, barnacles, oysters... There's so much to choose from. Other succulent options include local Galician veal, fine wines from the Rías Baixas and “Tarta de Santiago” (a traditional almond cake or pie). Other options Vigo has some of the best nightlife in all of Galicia. And, last but not least, enjoy the experience of crossing the impressive Rande Bridge by car.


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Vigo


Vigo


Vigo


Vigo


Vigo