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Mercado de Abastos de Santiago which includes markets, shopping and street scenes

Surrounded by never-ending coastlines and impressive mountains, Galicia holds everything that anyone who loves nature, food and history could ever want.

Galicia is a paradise for the eyes and the palate: it brings together many of the most impressive natural landscapes in Spain and is famous for its shellfish, wines and liqueurs. From Celtic remnants to the long-standing tradition of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, you'll find a range of singular locations for a truly unique trip.

If you opt for one of our low-cost Galicia holidays, don't miss its historical cities: Santiago de Compostela, the journey's end of the Way of Saint James pilgrimage since the Middle Ages, is a labyrinth of medieval streets around the Cathedral of Santiago. Let Galicia surprise you with the other jewels it has to offer, like the walls of Lugo or the city of Orense, with its rivers, bridges and outdoor thermal springs that are only a stone's throw from the old city.

If you like hiking, Galicia will leave you speechless. Walk through lush, leafy forests and past bucolic waterfalls in the incredible Fragas do Eume nature reserve, contemplate the steep drop of theCanón do Sil canyon and feel the strength of the waves as you wander over the peninsula of Estaca de Bares, the most northernmost point of the Iberian Peninsula.

Galicia holidays are always a festival of food: sample the freshest shellfish at its lively bars and restaurants, fill up on hearty tapas and empanadas, and wash it all down with the wines that make this region famous: Albariño, Ribeiro and Godello.

Galicia surprises many for its Celtic tradition, which you can experience at its fullest at the Ortigueira Festival held in July each year. Wander through the impressive ruins of Celtic forts and feel the magic of the meigas (witches according to local tradition), by participating in the ritual of the queimada.

If you book a flight + hotel to Galicia, you can travel to one of its three airports, Lavacolla (Santiago de Compostela), Alvedro (A Coruña) and Peinador (Vigo) and stay at one of the best hotels in the region at cheap prices.

Galicia is a pleasure for all the senses and leaves an unforgettable mark: it's no wonder that the most famous word in the Galician language is morriña, meaning nostalgia for the land.

Popular cities in Galicia

Santiago de Compostela featuring a garden, heritage architecture and a church or cathedral
Santiago de Compostela
Known for Temple, Tour and Cultural Activity
Explore this ancient city built around a shrine to one of the Twelve Apostles. It is packed with historical landmarks: museums, churches and a palace.

Reasons to visit

  • Galicia Plaza
  • Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
  • University of Santiago de Compostela
Galicia featuring heritage architecture, a square or plaza and a statue or sculpture
La Coruna
Known for Beach View, Walking and Port
Discover the charm of this fine city on the shores of the Atlantic, the undisputed star of north-west Spain for its architectural and cultural wealth, as well as the Galician capital's exquisite food and natural beauty.

Reasons to visit

  • Marineda City
  • Tower of Hercules
  • Plaza de Maria Pita
Vigo featuring a bridge, landscape views and tranquil scenes
Vigo
Known for Port, Beach View and Seafood
Experience the charm of the largest city in Galicia, surrounded by the beautiful landscape drawn by the Vigo estuary and delight your taste buds with its excellent cuisine.

Reasons to visit

  • Samil Beach
Ribeira
Ribeira
Known for Cultural Activity and Beach View
Escape to Ribeira! Enjoy its island views, culture and beaches.
O Grove
O Grove
Known for Spa, Cultural Activity and Seafood
Forts, beaches, hermitages and a deeply-rooted fishing tradition are all waiting for you on your holidays in O Grove.
Cangas
Cangas
Known for Beach View and Family-friendly
With the Cíes Islands and the city of Vigo as a backdrop, a holiday stay in Cangas is your gateway to discovering the wonders of the Rías Baixas.