8 days in Galicia Itinerary

8 days in Galicia Itinerary

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8 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Lugo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Fisterra
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Santiago de Compostela
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Dublin

1
night
Lugo

Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lugo online road trip planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Lugo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dublin to Lugo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lugo, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Lugo

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo

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night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha, kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Llas.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ribadeo travel route planner .

Drive from Lugo to Ribadeo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Ribadeo, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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night
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 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa Mar de Fora, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Lagosteira, then visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Fisterra, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mirador Ezaro.

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Drive from Ribadeo to Fisterra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ribadeo in July, you will find days in Fisterra are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Fisterra

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mirador Ezaro
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Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Mirador Ezaro ©
Mirador Ezaro
Playa Mar de Fora ©
Playa Mar de Fora

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Islas Cies (in Vigo) and La Coruna (Plaza de Maria Pita, Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, make a trip to Botafumeiro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vista Galicia - Day Tours, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela online trip builder .

You can drive from Fisterra to Santiago de Compostela in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Fisterra, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Santiago de Compostela, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

La Coruna, Islas Cies
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela ©