Tuesday, November 7, 2023 - 15:55
Turismo de Vigo

Going to a magosto in autumn is an essential gastronomic experience in Vigo. It's the end of the harvest and chestnut season, and formerly neighbours gathered to preserve food for the winter. Now a magosto is an occasion to meet again around a fire, listening to traditional songs and tasting these delicious nuts, which were once essential in our Galician diet. They are currently exported all around the world, prepared as sweets, canned or as flour. But the experience of a popular magosto in Vigo is incomparable...

Monday, October 23, 2023 - 12:39
Turismo de Vigo

Have you ever celebrated the Samaín in Vigo? Long before Halloween became popular around the world, the Celts celebrated the Samaín on the night of 31st October; this Celtic festival of the dead celebrated the end of the harvest season. It was a time of plenty, dedicated to preparing and storing food for the winter.

This is a night with strong spiritual connotations, when the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead disappears, and houses are decorated with grotesque ornaments to scare...

Monday, October 2, 2023 - 00:00
Turismo de Vigo

No plans to go anywhere at this time of year? Pack your bags and come to Vigo!

            Autumn is here and with it come some of the best times of the year for enjoying Vigo’s parks and woodlands. The light is softer and the leaves are falling from the trees to create a beautiful multicolour carpet that is irresistible to photography lovers.

            If sport is your thing, then the city is surrounded by a green belt of woodland parks that make it the perfect place for...

Wednesday, August 2, 2023 - 10:15
Turismo de Vigo

Do you usually take your skate or bike everywhere? Are you a break dance machine? Then you cannot miss going to the biggest urban sport festival in northern Spain. “The marisquiño”

Come to Vigo from the 10th to 13th August and enjoy an incredible time with your friends, learn new techniques from your urban sport idols and find out the best spots to slide, practise and test your limits. At Monte de O Castro or in Navia...