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

Beautiful beaches remain the main advantage of Vigo. They are distinguished by not only high environmental standards, but also by excellent infrastructure. The most popular beach of the city is called Samil. Its length estimates approximately 1700 meters. The territory of the beach is the location of various sports grounds, swimming pools, a huge number of shops, souvenir shops and attractive restaurants. Visitors of the beach can perfectly mix sunbathing and swimming with exciting walks along the picturesque promenade, where they will surely find numerous places to eat as well as attractive shops. The Islas Cies is located not far away from Samil. This place is also distinguished by unique natural attractions and unspoiled beaches.
The city is home to more than two hundred restaurants, numerous cafes and bars. Fans of various culinary trends will easily find here a suitable gastronomic facility. Of course, the … Open
Fans of relaxed and intimate setting will surely fall in love with Argazada Beach. This is a perfect solution for family rest. The territory of the beach is equipped with several hills for skateboarders. You will also find several sports and beach equipment rental offices there. Near the beach is located a beautiful park, where visitors can get shelter from hot sun at any time of a day. This place will be also liked by gourmets as there are many restaurants and cafes near the beach. A Punta is known as the smallest beach of the city. Its length is only 50 meters. Fans of active rest may find it boring, but this beach is a wonderful choice for sunbathing and rest away from the city.
There is a wonderful zoo in Vigo, a visit to which will leave a lot of unforgettable memories for both adults and children. The zoo is located on a high hill and covers an area of 45 thousand square meters. Beautiful cages of the zoo have become home to more than 600 species of birds and animals brought from different parts of the world. Zoo enclosures are created in full compliance with the terms of the natural habitat of animals, so they feel very comfortable there. In this zoo you will find tropical jungles, beautiful man-made ponds and shady groves. Copyright
Vigo is a city where people are always ready to help tourists if they face any troubles. The fact is that they have long been used to many travelers visiting their hometown, so assisting … Open
Tourists traditionally enjoy excursions on ships and various trips to picturesque places. If you also want to attend one of such tours, we recommend trying De la Keymada. This excursion will surely impress fans of outdoor activities and walks in beautiful natural landscapes. Guests are invited to make a fascinating journey to the Gulf, during which all participants will be able to taste popular national drinks and see how beans and exotic fruits are grown.
igrexa parroquial San Francisco Xabier no colexio xesuita Apostolo Santiago, Teis, Vigo Besides interesting tours and beaches, Vigo offers a lot of interesting options for an active pastime. First and foremost it is worth noting water types of entertainment because Vigo is favorably located by the waters of Ria de Vigo. Here you can enjoy surfing (WS Xtreme Club, Adventures on Wheels), as well as SUP-boarding (Surf Vigo), diving (Atlantis Buceo, Olasalada), fishing (Bluscus Turismo Marinero), kayaking and rafting (Beachescolas). Riding a water bike from Ciesjet or parasailing from Club Parapente Rotor would be a great idea for those wishing to get an adrenaline rush.
Start the observation of numerous sights of the city from visiting Bonin House. The beautiful mansion built in the beginning of the 20th-century is one of the most luxurious buildings of … Open
Another popular type of recreation is, of course, cruises on the beautiful Ria de Vigo. Apart from bringing the feeling of serenity and light-heartedness, this leisure is perfect for those who're primarily visiting Vigo to get aesthetic pleasure, as the views - both of the city and the water surface - are unforgettable. Services of this kind are offered by Vigo Urban Adventures, Bluscus Turismo Marinero, Ocean Secrets, Sailway. After such a fantastic trip it's good to explore local attractions - there are plenty of them in Vigo. To do this, you should rent a convenient mode of transport, and in this case, it's worth contacting Senda del Agua or Garaje Pedales.
Ermita de A Guia Other entertainment in Vigo includes visiting all kinds of entertainment centers. Thus, to test your wits, ingenuity, and enjoy the intellectual game, be sure to try escape quests presented by institutions such as ParaPark and Alkatraz Escape Vigo. It must be said that this is a great leisure option for both beginners and all those who have already experienced this kind of entertainment before. Fans of mixed feelings, namely fear and fun, will definitely enjoy Laberinto Sangriento, and it must be said that you can get a truly unique experience in this way.
1. Travelers who plan to travel around the city a lot and visit numerous excursions are recommended to purchase a special tourist card. It entitles you to a reduced fare in public … Open
If there is a desire to watch a movie, locals and tourists prefer Yelmo Cines or Multicines Norte. If you're hungry for sports competitions, in particular, football matches, Vigo is ready to offer Estadio Municipal de Balaídos and Campo de fútbol das Relfas. Gamblers will surely appreciate Bingo Costa Verde (unless they want to play poker - here they will only find slot machines and roulette). Those looking for an extraordinary adrenaline rush should go to La Central Paintball to play the game well-liked since the times of the “Starship Troopers” and “Star Wars”.
Iglesia de Santiago de Arcade Those who prefer mental recreation to all other kinds of activities should not ignore the city's museums, as many of them are truly unique. We should primarily note Pazo Quinones de Leon where you can get acquainted with the life of nobles in different centuries. Where else but not in the city famous for its port could you see a museum dedicated to the sea? The institution is called Museo do Mar de Galicia. Those who want to see how the ancient Romans lived should not pass by Villa Romana de Toralla, fans of contemporary art will love Museo de Arte Contemporanea, Pinacoteca Fernández del Riego, while Salinae and Casa de Las Artes is sure to please art connoisseurs.
One of Vigo’s most fashionable designer hotels is the Hotel Ciudad de Vigo, located a couple of minutes’ walk from the waterfront. Its guests can pick from more than one hundred … Open
In Vigo, there are also many things to do for shoppers. A visit to Centro Principe and the Centro Comercial Gran Vía de Vigo would be a great idea for those who prefer to shop in huge shopping malls. All "sweet tooths" are thrilled with the mere mention of Chocolaterias Valor - a place where they can enjoy the finest sweets they can imagine. For fragrant tea, many go to Oolong & Green, and those wishing to buy some souvenirs are welcome in Con Alma Artesana. Quite interesting gizmos can be bought in Soho de Vigo.
Vigo praza do Marco Vigo is a perfect place to have good fun at night. Fans of the chic interiors will definitely like 20th Century Rock where, among other things, they can listen to interesting rock-style compositions. Connoisseurs of live music must visit Galo Do Vento or La Casa de Arriba, those who prefer a vintage interior will appreciate Jukebox Vigo, and tourists preferring watching sports over a glass of beer are recommended to check AD Sports Bar. Another interesting place is PLAFF where you can order a great cocktail or strong drink.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Vigo and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Vigo
♥   Natural Park 'Monte Aloia' , 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Complexo Dunar de Corrubedo e Lagoas de Carregal e Vixán' , 44 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Peneda-Gerês' , 58.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Litoral Norte' , 78.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Alvão' , 121.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Vigo
♥   Amusement park 'Scorpio' Guimarães, 95.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parque Aquático de Amarante' Amarante, 120.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Naturwaterpark' Vila Real, 140 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Vigo
♥   Water park 'Aquapark de Cerceda' Cerceda, La Coruña, 106.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Vigo
♥   Restaurant 'Maruja Limón' Vigo. Type - Creative. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Marina Davila' Vigo. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa Pinales' Chapela. Type - Seafood. 4.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Soriano' Bembrive. Type - Traditional cuisine. 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Prado Viejo' Moaña. Type - Traditional cuisine. 6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Vigo - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Vigo - 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 Vigo?' 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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