Vigo – Bordering the Province
Enjoy a scenic drive in Galicia, near the border with Portugal, including great views along the way.
Views during the drive
Sites in the south
Level 3: Active - good mobility needed
4 hrs 30 min
Appropriate layered clothing (according to weather) and comfortable walking shoes
Ride along the beautiful inland roads of Galicia to La Guardia, near the border with Portugal, to visit Mount Santa Tecra.
En route to the summit, you will stop at an Iron Age settlement, one of the most important in Galicia.
Experience the beautiful and impressive views of the valley, the mountains, the ocean, and the Mino river, flowing out to the sea.
Bayona’s harbor and fishing fleet make it one of the most important coastal towns in Galicia. This is the village where the caravel Pinta arrived after Columbus’s first trip to America.
See the Castle of Montréal, an old fortress that is now a Parador (state-owned luxury hotel). The castle retains its original outer walls, complete with battlements and sentry walks, as well as the clock tower and the prince’s tower.
Return to Vigo.
Language: English, French, Italian, German, Russian, and Spanish
Remarks/requirements: Appropriate layered clothing (according to weather) and comfortable walking shoes