Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Ourense1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Ourense with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Ourense areaThis Ourense map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Ourense and surroundings
Spain - moving around the countryThere are about 40 airports in Spain. The largest air harbor is the airport in Catalonia called “Barcelona”. This airport has a traffic of about 50 million people a year. It operates in areas within the country. There are also a number of international flights. “Barcelona” also accepts cargo shipments. Free buses run between the terminals. A special underground electric train also operates to transport passengers. The airport has a variety of restaurants and cafes, lounges, offices of international and state banks, shops and souvenir shops within its territory. You can get to the capital by using a shuttle bus, taxi or the subway. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in SpainHundreds of different festivals take place in Spain every year. Spaniards know a lot about arranging amazing and unique holidays. Locals are keen on having fun. One of the most unusual festivals is La Tomatina, held in the town of Bunol, 40 km from Valencia. After the special signal from the Town Hall, a real battle begins in the streets. Participants throw ripe tomatoes in each other. In total, about 100 tons of tomatoes are consumed during the holiday. The event ends with folk festivities, dances, and fireworks. In the city of Ibi, a similar festival is held before the New Year. Armed with eggs and flour, local residents go to the streets. Participants are divided into two groups. One of them attacks the city, and the second defends it. On this day, a real chaos and strange, comic laws reign on the street. … Open
Photogallery of Ourense sights
Our guide to Ourense
Cultural excursion through Ourense - things to see
The city has also preserved several important religious monuments, and the most famous one is Catedral de Ourense. It was built at the turn of the 12th-13th centuries and was reconstructed several times throughout its history. The present appearance of the cathedral combines elements of various architectural styles. One of its most unusual elements is a magnificent Gothic-style dome that has remained unchanged … Open
Attractions and active leisure
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 … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
The main feature of Ourense regional cuisine is the variety of seafood. It is mostly prepared in simple ways: boiled or grilled, and sometimes just fried in a pan with a small amount of oil, and then served mixed on one large plate. Percebes are considered the most unusual local delicacy. This is how they call a special type of shellfish, dishes of which are one of the most expensive in local restaurants. At fish … Open
Traditions and mentality of Ourense
Gastronomic traditions are another important component of local culture. Locals are very fond of seafood and hold many food festivals throughout the year. Every autumn, a series of gastronomic festivals takes place in the region. In recent years. eminent chefs and gastronomy experts from around the world have been involved in most of them. For tourists, such festivals are an excellent opportunity to taste the best … Open
Travel guide to Ourense
A lot of interesting architectural sights are concentrated near the Plaza Mayor. Here, a spectacular Art Nouveau-style building dating back to the late 20th century stands out. The structure is notable for the fact that it was erected on the ruins of ancient Roman buildings. Near the square, you can see the beautiful 19th-century Town Hall building. Next to it is an architectural monument of a much earlier period - … Open
Ourense for children - what to visit
Among other entertainment centers, La Nave del Paintball stands out. As the name suggests, this one invites families to play paintball, thus improving the trust relationships between all members. In Diverbolos, everyone can enjoy bowling. Nearby you will find Plaza Eduardo Barreiros - a great place to walk. It is also worth noting a nice children's playground located in this square. Kids will say “thank … Open