7 days in Galicia Itinerary

7 days in Galicia Itinerary

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7 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Alicante
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h
1
Lugo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
O Grove
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Alicante

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Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lugo road trip site .

Alicante to Lugo is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Alicante in September: high temperatures in Lugo hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Lugo

Historic Sites
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Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stroll through Playa de Llas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at As Catedrais Beach, and then make a trip to Illa Pancha.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Ribadeo trip planner.

You can drive from Lugo to Ribadeo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ribadeo can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to O Grove.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Playa de Llas
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Playa de Llas ©
Playa de Llas
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha

3
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Kids will enjoy Praia da Lanzada and Playa Samil. Change things up with these side-trips from O Grove: Vigo (Islas Cies & Parque Monte del Castro), Pontevedra (Casco antiguo de Pontevedra & Iglesia de la Virgen Peregrina) and Playa da Xunqueria (in Moana).

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read O Grove travel route builder app .

Getting from Ribadeo to O Grove by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vigo, Pontevedra, Playa da Xunqueria, Playa de Areas, Los Horreos de Combarro
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil

2
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.
On the 6th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirador Parque da Alameda, don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and finally don't miss a visit to Portico de la Gloria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, make a trip to Botafumeiro, and then make a trip to Hostal dos Reis Católicos.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela journey maker website .

You can drive from O Grove to Santiago de Compostela in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela ©
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro

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