18 days in Galicia Itinerary

18 days in Galicia Itinerary

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18 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Lugo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Santiago de Compostela
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
O Grove
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Nigran
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Fisterra
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Buffalo

3
nights
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Visit As Catedrais Beach and Paseo de Los Enamorados for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Ruta de las pasarelas del rio Mao and Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE. Explore Lugo's surroundings by going to Illa Pancha (in Ribadeo) and Cabo Ortegal (in Carino). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Muralla Romana de Lugo, catch some excitement at Palloza Museo Casa do Sesto, Piornedo, and have fun at Arde Lucus.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lugo visit site .

Buffalo, USA to Lugo is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Buffalo to Lugo due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Buffalo in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lugo: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Lugo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ribadeo, Cabo Ortegal, Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE, Ruta de las pasarelas del rio Mao
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Cabo Ortegal ©
Cabo Ortegal
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha

6
nights
Santiago de Compostela

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Playa de Riazor. You'll get in some beach time at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and Plaza del Obradoiro. Venture out of the city with trips to La Coruna (Plaza de Maria Pita, Castle of San Anton, & more), Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia (in Laracha) and Refugio de Verdes (in Carballo). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, admire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, get engrossed in the history at Museo Casa de la Troya, and admire the natural beauty at Parque De Belvis.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Santiago de Compostela day trip planner .

Getting from Lugo to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Santiago de Compostela can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to O Grove.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

La Coruna, Refugio de Verdes, Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Playa de Riazor ©
Playa de Riazor
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Visit Praia da Lanzada and Casco antiguo de Pontevedra for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Islas Cies and Playa de Areas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around O Grove: Vigo (Playa Samil & Casco Vello Vigo), Los Horreos de Combarro (in Combarro) and Santa Tecla Celtic Village (in A Guarda).

Discover how to plan a O Grove trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Santiago de Compostela to O Grove in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nigran.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vigo, Playa de Areas, Bodega Paco & Lola, Casco antiguo de Pontevedra, Santa Tecla Celtic Village
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Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies

1
night
Nigran

Nigran ©
Nigrán is a municipality of Galicia, Spain in Pontevedra Province, near Vigo, the most populous city in Galicia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Fortaleza de Monterreal, then kick back and relax at Playa America, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Patos.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nigran vacation maker website .

You can drive from O Grove to Nigran in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Nigran can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in Nigran

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fortaleza de Monterreal
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Playa America ©
Playa America

2
nights
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through Playa Mar de Fora, then visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Fisterra, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa De Ezaro. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Playa Lagosteira and then stroll through Playa de Laxe.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fisterra planner .

Traveling by car from Nigran to Fisterra takes 2.5 hours. In July in Fisterra, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Laxe, Playa De Ezaro
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Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Playa Mar de Fora ©
Playa Mar de Fora

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