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Vigo: Where Ocean Breezes Meet Cultural Richness

Welcome to Vigo, a coastal gem in Galicia, Spain, where the fresh Atlantic breezes blend with a rich tapestry of cultural heritage. Perched along the Ría de Vigo, this vibrant city invites you to indulge in its exquisite seafood, explore its historical landmarks, and immerse yourself in its dynamic maritime atmosphere.

Begin your adventure at the heart of Vigo in the charming Casco Vello, the city’s old town. Wander through its narrow, winding streets, lined with quaint stone buildings and bustling tapas bars. Discover the vibrant Praza da Constitución, where you can relax with a coffee while soaking in the lively ambiance and admiring the historic architecture.

Stroll down to the bustling port area, where the daily catch is brought in and sold at the Mercado da Pedra. Here, you can savor the freshest oysters and other seafood delicacies, freshly prepared at the market stalls. Explore the nearby shopping streets, where local boutiques and artisanal shops offer unique Galician crafts and products.

Uncover Vigo’s maritime history at the Museo do Mar de Galicia, located in a striking modern building overlooking the sea. Learn about the city’s fishing traditions, shipbuilding heritage, and the rich biodiversity of the Atlantic Ocean through engaging exhibits and interactive displays.

Experience the culinary delights of Vigo at its numerous marisquerías (seafood restaurants), where you can taste iconic dishes such as pulpo a la gallega (Galician-style octopus), percebes (goose barnacles), and empanada de zamburiñas (scallop pie), paired with a glass of Albariño wine from the nearby Rías Baixas wine region.

Indulge in Vigo’s cultural offerings at the MARCO (Museum of Contemporary Art), where innovative exhibits and contemporary works captivate art enthusiasts. Enjoy a performance at the Teatro Afundación Vigo, an elegant venue hosting a variety of theatrical productions, concerts, and cultural events throughout the year.

Join a guided walking tour to uncover Vigo’s hidden gems with knowledgeable local guides. From the scenic Monte O Castro, offering panoramic views of the city and bay, to the serene Parque de Castrelos with its beautiful gardens and historic mansion, each step reveals a new facet of this enchanting coastal city.

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We only work with partners we know, trust, and who have been vetted by us to ensure they meet the same standards you are used to enjoying in SANDEMANs’ own cities.

We are proud to partner with We Galicia and are sure you’ll love their walking tours as much as we do.

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