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City break in Galicia. Active leisure ideas for Galicia - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Templo Palacios Many travelers associate Galicia with picturesque sea and intact nature. Numerous tourists are attracted with local enchanting beaches. One of the most comfortable and beautiful resorts is Cedeira, the small friendly village located in a secluded cove. There is a vast beach that will be a good choice for fans of sports entertainment and those preferring to have a relaxing stay.
Seafood for locals is not just daily food, but the most important national symbol too. Many indigenous people dedicate their entire life to seafood harvesting and making crafts of it; this … Open
Those who want to spend time away from busy and crowded resorts are advised to have a rest in Ortigueira village situated in a bay of the same name. This is a very beautiful and peaceful place to stay; in addition to picturesque wild beaches, the village features many interesting places to walk. Northern region of Galicia, Rias Altas, would appeal to fans of natural attractions, as travelers can stroll through its picturesque pine forests and eucalyptus groves.
One of the most beautiful beaches is located in Laxe; the city is famous for its unique prehistoric monuments too. Travelers who will rest in this picturesque area should definitely look into the nearby village of Camariñas. You could buy great lace there; lace production has remained the most important national craft for many centuries. Copyright
Those wishing to see beautiful palaces and medieval fortresses, religious monuments and unique medieval buildings are sure to visit Galicia. The region has both large tourist centers … Open
Shopping is an integral part of holidays. You could find interesting trading pavilions and attractive souvenir shops in every town. In the city of Ferrol there is a popular clothing store Kenia, where you can purchase items of excellent quality at the best prices. Athletes would like Guay shop situated in Vigo, where they can buy an excellent range of sports shoes and related accessories. Those who will rest in Vigo should definitely look into Froiz supermarket, as a selection of interesting and popular national food here is just huge.
Camino La Coruna has a gorgeous shoe store Huellas, where you can buy a great pair of stylish shoes paying only 5-10 euros. Romantic gifts can be found at Brujerias store; among those represented there are many unique souvenirs and very beautiful things. It’s better to go to the Merca store to buy commemorative T-shirts, mugs and greeting cards.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Galicia and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Galicia
♥   Natural Park 'Monte Aloia' , 71.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Complexo Dunar de Corrubedo e Lagoas de Carregal e Vixán' , 73.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Peneda-Gerês' , 82.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'O Invernadeiro' , 83.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Cova dels Vells' , 85.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Galicia
♥   Amusement park 'Scorpio' Guimarães, 128.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Galicia
♥   Water park 'Aquapark de Cerceda' Cerceda, La Coruña, 72.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Galicia
♥   Restaurant 'Casa Brandariz' Dombodán. Type - Home cooking. 32.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'O Balado' Boqueixón. Type - Traditional cuisine. 33.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Nova' Ourense. Type - Traditional cuisine. 34.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Porta da Aira' Ourense. Type - Traditional cuisine. 34.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Adega San Cosme (Casa Sindo)' Ourense. Type - Regional cuisine. 35 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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You can go to conquer the waves on the Mediterranean coast. Very popular spots can be found in Andalusia, in Cadiz and Tariff. However, the waves here are quite low, and therefore only suitable for those who are just learning to stand on the board. Professionals should go to the Canary Islands, Tenerife, Lanzarote, and Fuerteventura. You can go to the islands at any time of the year. In  winter, professionals will be fighting with the waves on the coast of Tenerife. Beginners will feel themselves more comfortable in Lanzarote. In Andalusia, Murcia and Catalonia, windsurfing is popular too. You can ride a board with a sail on the beaches of Tarifa, Almeria, and Pontevedra. In the central part of the country, you can windsurf in El Atazar and San Juan near Madrid. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Galicia - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Galicia - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Galicia?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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