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

In Ourense, active tourists will have the opportunity to enjoy walks in picturesque parks and gardens. There are many interesting natural attractions within the city suburbs. One of the most popular with locals is San Lazaro Park where it's nice to relax at any time of the year. The park occupies a relatively small area and is literally buried in spreading trees and ornamental plants. In the warm season, visitors to the park can enjoy a children's playground and several cozy bars and cafes. San Lazaro has a fountain and several well-preserved ancient sculptures, so you can always arrange yourself a fascinating tour in the park.
People of Ourense are great admirers of their culture and traditions and are known for their love for lush and long holidays. One of the city's largest annual celebrations is the Xinzo de … Open
If you happen to be visiting Ourense in winter, be sure to spend a day in the nearby Manzaneda Ski Resort. It is mainly visited by locals, and due to the presence of gentle slopes, the resort is considered ideal for families. The total length of skiing pistes is about 16 km. The place is ready to please both beginners and experienced athletes.
One of the favorite year-round entertainments of Ourense guests is visiting local thermal springs. It was them that made the city so popular and well-known. Las Burgas is considered one of the most attractive thermal centers in the area. Located on the square of the same name, the complex houses several ancient fountains and stone structures. Everyone can take a swim in a pool located nearby. The year-round temperature of thermal water is about 70 °C. Thanks to numerous restaurants and cafes located near the thermal center in the square, you can relax here comfortably all day long. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
In Ourense, you can see a lot of interesting attractions, and far not all of them are of impressive age. Puente del Milenio Bridge opened in the city in 2001 is now Ourense's outstanding … Open
Just outside Ourense is the amazing national park Serra da Encina da Lastra, which is a popular vacation spot among all nature and hiking enthusiasts. This park is striking with a variety of landscapes. Here you can see incredibly beautiful canyons and mountains, as well as explore some hidden caves. The park's unique microclimate contributes to the formation of special flora and fauna. More than a thousand plant species are found in the park. Rare species of orchids are considered especially valuable. Serra da Encina da Lastra creates excellent conditions for sports, including areas suitable for mountain biking and mountaineering. Orienteering competitions are regularly held in this place.
The city is ready to offer families some kid-friendly entertainment centers. FunCastle originally designed after a fairy tale castle is considered one of the best centers. Within its walls are playgrounds for children of any age, many colorful slides and trampolines, ball pits and inflatable attractions, carousels, and sports grounds. The center regularly holds children's entertainment programs and workshops, creating excellent conditions for organizing children's parties.
1. Travelers attracted by Orense's healing springs can visit the city at any time of the year. Thermal pools are open year-round, and their water temperature ranges from +64⁰C to +68⁰C. … Open
With older children, you can check out La Nave del Paintball Ourense - an indoor paintball club available at any time of the year. Visitors are invited to have fun in great playing rooms that can easily accommodate large groups. After some active games, guests of FunCastle can relax in a cozy restaurant. Ourense is known for the variety of bars and nightclubs. If you look for a casual atmosphere, Fuentefria bar is the place where you'll find it. It is very popular with locals, here you can taste wonderful Spanish wines and signature cocktails, as well as enjoy popular snacks and hearty dishes. Many locals and tourists choose this bar for a late dinner.
Fans of dance and modern music would probably like Pub A Botica more. It offers its guests a large dance floor and a stylish bar. Besides a well-thought-out playlist aimed at a wide range of guests, this club is famous for its stylish design. Time Ourense is another club appreciated by fans of dance and loud music. Several times a week, it hosts interesting theme parties. Those who prefer to relax in a more secluded setting can find it in its stylish bar. The bar is known for a variety of signature cocktails and a collection of Spanish wines. Nakar Bar welcomes guests until late in the evening. In the daytime, it works as an ordinary cafe that is often visited by locals. This is where you can spend an evening in a calm atmosphere trying regional specialties over a glass of wine.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Ourense and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Ourense
♥   Natural Park 'O Invernadeiro' , 49.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Peneda-Gerês' , 63.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Monte Aloia' , 74.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Serra da Enciña da Lastra' , 82.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Montesinho' , 95.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Ourense
♥   Amusement park 'Scorpio' Guimarães, 107.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Naturwaterpark' Vila Real, 120.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parque Aquático de Amarante' Amarante, 122.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Ourense
♥   Water park 'Aquapark de Cerceda' Cerceda, La Coruña, 106.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Ourense
♥   Restaurant 'Nova' Ourense. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa Tino Fandiño' Allariz. Type - Galician. 16.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Portovello' Allariz. Type - Traditional cuisine. 16.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Ourense

Guide to your best city break in Ourense - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Ourense - 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 Ourense?' disappears immediately.
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