8 days in Galicia Itinerary

8 days in Galicia Itinerary

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8 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Ribadeo
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Fisterra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
O Grove
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: London

1
day
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha, then take in the views from O Cargadeiro Ribadeo, then kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach, and finally look for gifts at Mar de Sensaciones.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ribadeo road trip planning app .

London, UK to Ribadeo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ribadeo is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Ribadeo are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fisterra.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mar de Sensaciones
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo ©
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo

1
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 19th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Lagosteira, visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Fisterra, then head outdoors with Fervenza Do Ezaro, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mirador Ezaro.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fisterra travel route builder .

Getting from Ribadeo to Fisterra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Fisterra, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to O Grove.

Things to do in Fisterra

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Dumbria
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Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Mirador Ezaro ©
Mirador Ezaro

2
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Los Horreos de Combarro, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Virgen Peregrina, and then head off the coast to Islas Cies. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Parque Monte del Castro, make a trip to Casco antiguo de Pontevedra, and then kick back and relax at Praia da Lanzada.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our O Grove sightseeing website .

Drive from Fisterra to O Grove in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vigo, Pontevedra, Los Horreos de Combarro
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Parque Monte del Castro ©
Parque Monte del Castro

3
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.
Explore Santiago de Compostela's surroundings by going to La Coruna (Monte de San Pedro, Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, steep yourself in history at Enxebre, don't miss a visit to Hostal dos Reis Católicos, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Santiago de Compostela road trip planner.

You can drive from O Grove to Santiago de Compostela in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Santiago de Compostela can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

La Coruna
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Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela ©
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro

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