Rias Baixas Day Trip

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    Description

    Join the Rias Baixas Day trip and discover the best of Galicia region

    We will take you to visit the land of the Albariño wine, the estuaries, the gastronomy and its picturesque fishing villages.

    At 9:00 / 9:30 we will pick you up at your accommodation in Santiago, and we will drive you to the Barosa Natural Park, where you will be able to take pictures of the watermills and the cascades.

    We will also stop in one of the most beautiful villages of Spain, Combarro, which is right on the shore of the Estuary of Pontevedra. It is also very popular because of its granaries.

    Our next destination will be A Toxa Island, known for the famous soap, the hot springs and the chapel covered in seashells. We will go on a cruise along the estuary, where you will be able to try the local mussels and some Albariño wine. In the same area, we will stop at A Lanzada Beach.

    As you know, winemaking is very important in this area, so we can not leave without visiting Cambados area, the capital city of the Albariño wine, and the wineries around. 

    Please note that this the itinerary can experience slight modifications, depending on the weather conditions, timetables, and preferences of the group.

    Itinerary

    Santiago: departure by bus at 9:10 am

    Pontevedra: Visiting the old town of Pontevedra allow us to discover one of the best preserved historic centers of Galicia. Founded in Roman times and main engine of the region for centuries make this city a must stop. We will visit the ruins of Santo Domingo, the church of the Peregrina, squares Firewood, Verdura and Ironworks in addition to a tour of the most interesting streets and corners of the monumental area.

    Combarro: visit this picturesque and original town of the Rias Baixas. perfect example of popular architecture which highlights the abundance of granaries and stone crosses. Enjoy a boat ride on the river with a visit to the mussel rafts and the island of Tambo, to taste mussels and wine on board. Free time for lunch.

    A Lanzada beach: located in the town of O Grove, is one of the most famous beaches in Galicia. Its fine sand, its 2.5km length of open water and water quality make it worthy year after year the Blue Flag.

    Cambados: visit the Plaza de Fefiñanes, beautiful space full of charm consisting of the Manor of the seventeenth century that gives it its name, the arch-bridge, the church of San Benito and a group of houses of popular architecture. 

    Arriving in Santiago at 19:00 approx.

    Departure from

    Pilar Church (Avenida de Xoan Carlos l), bus stop in front of a small gas station.

    Time

    DEPARTURES 2022

    May, June, July, September and October: every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
    August: every day

    9:10 am 

    Arrival

    19:00 approx.

    Includes

    • Transport
    • English & Spanish speaking guide
    • Tasting mussels and wine
    • Tickets to monuments and the boat

    Important

    Please note that a minimum number of 2 passengers is required to confirm this tour. If we do not reach this number, or if for force majeur reasons it needs to be cancelled, we will be in contact with you the day before departure to offer an alternative tour or a full refund.  

    During the low season (November to March) this tour will only depart on specific dates. Please contact us before.

     
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