9 days in Galicia Itinerary

9 days in Galicia Itinerary

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9 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h
1
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
O Grove
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Fisterra
— 1 night
4
Lugo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ribadeo
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and Monte de San Pedro. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) and Monte do Gozo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago de Compostela: Plaza de Maria Pita (in La Coruna) and Playa Samil (in Vigo). The adventure continues: make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capilla de San Marcos, get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela itinerary planning app .

London, UK to Santiago de Compostela is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Santiago de Compostela, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Santiago de Compostela sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to O Grove.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

La Coruna, Playa Samil
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro

2
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Virgen Peregrina, step off the mainland to explore Islas Cies, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Soutomaior. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Areas, then don't miss a visit to Casco antiguo de Pontevedra, and then stroll through Praia da Lanzada.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read O Grove online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to O Grove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in O Grove, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pontevedra, Playa de Areas, Castelo de Soutomaior, Islas Cies
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Castelo de Soutomaior ©
Castelo de Soutomaior

1
night
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Rutas Fisterra, enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra, then stroll through Playa Mar de Fora, and finally get outside with Fervenza Do Ezaro.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fisterra online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from O Grove to Fisterra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Fisterra are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lugo.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Cascada de Ezaro
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Playa Mar de Fora ©
Playa Mar de Fora
Cascada de Ezaro ©
Cascada de Ezaro

1
night
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then make a trip to Catedral de Lugo, then explore the ancient world of Muralla Romana de Lugo, and finally have fun at Arde Lucus.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lugo tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fisterra to Lugo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Lugo can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Lugo

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas
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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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ribadeo road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lugo to Ribadeo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach

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