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On the banks of the Pontevedra and Arousa estuaries stands the delightful fishing village of Sanxenxo, which attracts many visitors in the summer thanks to its excellent beach and great nightlife.Read more...

What to see Churches, stately houses and contemporary statues make up Sanxenxo's rich heritage. On your sightseeing tour, you'll find eight Pazos (manor houses), such as Miraflores or the one belonging to the Duke of Patiño, as well as various ancestral houses like Casa del Sear and Casa da Florida. The churches to highlight include those of San Xoán de Dorrón, Santo Estevo de Noalla and San Pedro de Vilalonga, During your stay, you'll come across two icons of Galician culture: “cruceros” (stone crosses) and “hórreos” (raised granaries). In fact, you'll find up to 50 “cruceros” and 256 “hórreos” here. Beaches Along its 36 kilometres of coast, you can choose between urban beaches such as Silgar and Baltar, or more secluded beaches like Areas, Montalvo and A Lanzada, one of the most visited in all of Galicia. The shrine at A Lanzada beach is visited by women who would like to have children because, according to legend, the water makes you more fertile. Active tourism In Sanxenxo, you can enjoy all kinds of activities. On the coast, you can go sailing, windsurfing, snorkelling or take a boat trip. Inland, you can go horse riding or explore 4x4 routes.

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