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A Coruña

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From A Coruña: Costa da Morte & Cape Finisterre Day Tour

1. From A Coruña: Costa da Morte & Cape Finisterre Day Tour

Tour Costa da Morte and Cape Finisterre on this day trip from Coruña. Follow a route storied with lighthouses, shipwrecks, and legends. Learn about the region's history and be charmed by the Galician coast. Depart from A Coruña and head to one of the most special places on Costa da Morte, Cabo Vilan. Listen to your guide as they talk about the lighthouse's mystical traits characterized by its steep cape and the shipwrecks that have taken place there. Afterward, head to the Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Barca in Muxía. This sanctuary is intimately linked with Galician culture, the sailors and people of the sea, as well as the Celts. Spend time getting to know the sanctuary as you tour its grounds. From Virgen de la Barca continue on to Finisterre, also referred to as the end of the world. See why the Celts, Romans, and pilgrims came to this place for thousands of years. Hear its legends, stories, and naval battles before breaking for lunch. Go into the town of Finisterre to enjoy the local cuisine at one of its various restaurants. After lunch, head to Ézaro Waterfall, a place of natural, scenic beauty. As your last stop on this day trip, visit one of the most characteristic monuments of Galicia, the Horreo de Carnota, and learn more about Galician culture.

From A Coruña: Rías Baixas Day Trip

2. From A Coruña: Rías Baixas Day Trip

Visit the region of Rías Baixas on this day trip from A Coruña. Take a guided tour in the historic center of Pontevedra, visit the fishing village of Combarro, and see the natural landscapes of Illa da Toxa. Also, enjoy a boat trip with a tasting of mussels and wine. The first stop of your day trip is in Pontevedra, where you will have a walking tour of its historic center. Wander through the city's pedestrian-friendly streets and see the Church of the Pilgrim Virgin, the Ruins of San Domingo, and many more important sites. After your tour head to Combarro. Arrive at the fishing village of Combarro and be charmed as you tour its cobbled streets and see the facades of its buildings. After your tour, leave Combarro and head to Illa da Toxa. Illa da Toxa is a popular travel destination, known for the Chapel of the Shells, the soap factory, and its natural landscapes. Take another guided tour and then take a boat trip through the Ría de Arousa. During your boat trip see the mussel rafts and enjoy a tasting of local quality wine and mussels. Make a stop in O Grove and have the opportunity to taste local dishes during your free time for lunch. Afterward, head to Cambados, the capital of Albariño, and one of the most important points of the Rías Baixas. Finish your day with a visit to an Albariño wine cellar, where you will taste 3 different varieties of wine. Learn the entire process of wine elaboration, labeling, and production.

A Coruña: MEGA Beer Museum Tour with Beer and Cheese Tasting

3. A Coruña: MEGA Beer Museum Tour with Beer and Cheese Tasting

Visit the museum and active brewery Mundo Estrella Galicia (MEGA) for a guided tour. Stroll through 3,000 square meters of interactive exhibits. Learn to pour the perfect draft beer and sample a variety of beers and cheeses. Get a welcome pack and a free glass. Follow your guide through all 8 sections of the beer museum to discover the origins of beer and find out what raw materials are used to craft it. Uncover the secrets of the brewing and bottling process. Hear about how it is distributed and delve into the world of beer advertising. Learn how to pour the perfect draft beer. Finally, head over to the beer tasting area to try a flight of 5 beers that are expertly complimented with 5 cheeses.

A Coruña: Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

4. A Coruña: Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

After meeting at Maria Pita Square, this two-hour walking tour will take you to visit the most famous monuments of the city and to experience the local flavor of its neighborhoods. Visit Real Street, old town, local markets, and much more. On this guided walk, you'll see Saint Carlos Gardens (Giardini San Carlos), a lovely garden with a view down the hill to the harbor. Then, you'll visit Calle Real (Real Street), the main downtown street of the city, lined with shops and little restaurants. The most important part of the tour will be your visit to the streets of the old town and the local markets of Lugo Square. You'll discover who Maria Pita was, the link between Pablo Picasso and A Coruña, and the story behind the oldest lighthouse in the world, the Hercules Tower. Your local tour guide will keep it entertaining and enjoyable with commentary as you explore. Of course, your guide will give you the best advice about where to go to get the best food, do some shopping, or more places to explore in the beautiful city of A Coruña.

A Coruña: 4-Hour Guided City Walking Tour with Food Tasting

5. A Coruña: 4-Hour Guided City Walking Tour with Food Tasting

Immerse yourself in Galician culture in A Coruña and enjoy a 2-hour guided walking tour through the city. Visit famous landmarks and sample traditional cuisine along the way. Start your walking adventure in the heart of the city and visit highlights like the Marina, the Méndez Núñez Gardens, and the María Pita Square. Make a turn and enter the San Carlos Gardens. Stop here to capture amazing photos at the viewpoint. Pass the Santiago church, the San Agustín Market, Riazor, and hear the history from your local guide. Next, prepare for some food tasting. Stop in a traditional Galician restaurant to enjoy the authentic flavors of the region. Continue to the incredible Tower of Hercules, the only working Roman lighthouse in the world. Explore the tower and admire the spectacular ocean views from inside. After the tour, feel free to ask your local guide for recommendations on restaurants and attractions in the city.

La Coruña: Guided Tour at MEGA - Mundo Estrella Galicia

6. La Coruña: Guided Tour at MEGA - Mundo Estrella Galicia

Embark on an adventure and visit MEGA - Mundo Estrella Galicia, the First Beer Museum in Spain. Dive into the world of beer and enjoy a Beer Museum placed into an Active Brewery. Discover the way of brewing beers in our company since 1906. Explore more than 3.000 square meters of fun and interaction, always with the beer world as the main Experience. Receive a Welcome Experience Kit before starting the guided tour. This Welcome Experience Kit includes a backpack with hops and malts to be tasted, a tactile pointer, an Atlantic glass of Estrella Galicia, and a coaster for tasting. Be part of a master class after the 75-minute visit where you will learn about beer service. Choose between a pack of 5 small beers in 12 cl glasses or a draft extra beer, eat crisps as an appetizer.  At the end of this activity, enjoy some free time in the Official MEGA Store, where visitors may receive a Beer Museum Gift, which is a 1906 Black Coupage Dark Beer, and a Wooden MEGA Opener.

From Santiago de Compostela: La Coruña and Betanzos

7. From Santiago de Compostela: La Coruña and Betanzos

At 9:30 AM you will depart from the Plaza de Galicia, in Santiago de Compostela. After an approximate journey of 60 minutes, you will arrive in the city of La Coruña. First, visit the Tower of Hercules, the oldest lighthouse of Roman origin in the world, and its surroundings. Those who want to can go up to its viewpoint and enjoy the spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Later, you will go on a walking tour through La Coruña, discovering the monuments and streets that surround the central Plaza de María Pita, including the Church of San Jorge, the Church of Santiago, the Mirador, Jardin de San Carlos, and Riazor Beach. After your walking tour though La Coruña, visit Betanzos, a Medieval settlement. Here you'll enjoy a second walking tour and try the best Spanish omelet.

Coruña: Galician Tapas Walking Tour to La Pescadería

8. Coruña: Galician Tapas Walking Tour to La Pescadería

Located on the Atlantic coast, you can enjoy Galician cuisine with different and varied tapas. You will be able to visit the old neighborhood of La Pescadería, where the fishing port used to be and which has now become the leisure and culture center of the city. The tour consists of walking down Calle Galera y Barrera going to the most famous taverns and bars where the locals usually go to find some good tapas. NOTE: Not suitable for vegetarians or vegans (in Coruña it is very difficult to find a variety of tapas that do not include some type of meat, but you can write to us without problem so that we can recommend veggie places).

Galicia: Camino dos Faros Guided Hiking Tour

9. Galicia: Camino dos Faros Guided Hiking Tour

O Camiño dos Faros is a 200-kilometre hiking trail that connects Malpica with Finisterre by the edge of the sea. A road that has the sea as the main protagonist and that passes through all the lighthouses and main points of interest of this Costa da Morte. A Camiño dos Faros that runs through many different landscapes, always facing the sea and facing west. Lighthouses, beaches, dunes, rivers, cliffs, forests, estuaries with a large number of birds, granite seas, forts, dolmens, fishing villages, viewpoints of the sea that breaks in all possible ways, sunsets... and a lot of magic. A hiking route like few others, which will take the walker to a world of unique sensations that can only be enjoyed on this Costa da Morte The road is divided into 8 stages that would be the following: 1ª : Malpica-Niñóns (21,3 Km) 2ª: Niñóns-Ponteceso (27,1 Km 3ª: Ponteceso-Laxe (25,3 Km) 4ª: Laxe-Arou (18,0 Km) 5ª: Arou-Camariñas (23,8 Km) 6ª: Camariñas-Muxía (32,6 km) 7ª: Muxía-Nemiña (25,3 Km) 8ª: Nemiña-Cabo Finisterre (26,9 Km)

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 42 reviews

Chance to see the breathtaking Galician coastline with a few stops along the way. The driver, Pepe, was cheerful and was ready early at the Meeting Point, which was outside the “Orange” mobile phone shop in Plaza de Pontevedra. The bus was modern and comfortable, making for a smooth ride. As the only English speaker out of 12 people, the tour guide, Maria, was still able to take time to explain some info in English for me. Delicious seafood lunch in Finisterre (not included with ticket).

The beer museum tour was very informative and very entertaining. Oscar was an excellent guide and made the whole history and process of beer making in Galicia very clear. He was a lot of fun. In addition, the staff of the brewery were also very accommodating and knowledgeable. All in all, a great experience.

Each guide did much of the tour in Spanish but they also took time to translate the tougher more intricate concepts on beer making. It was amazing. I just wish my translator worked better.

A very pleasant experience visiting its facilities and with an explanation in great detail thanks to Pablo. Do not miss it.

We had a great evening with Ada. The bars and tapas were great and Ada was a very personable guide; we had a great chat.