Monday, May 13, 2024 - 11:52
Turismo de Vigo

Concerts in Castrelos are unique events; if you're lucky and your stay in Vigo coincides with a concert at the Castrelos Auditorium, don’t think twice about attending!

Castrelos is the only open-air auditorium in Vigo and a truly magical place. Located in Castrelos Park, it has a section with 5,000 seats for paying audience and there are also free seats for more than 10,000 people.

The Castrelos Auditorium has hosted Oasis, Metallica,...

Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 15:49
Turismo de Vigo

On the 17th May, 1863 the Juan Compañel print shop, located in the heart of Vigo’s historic old town, published the manuscript of “Cantares Gallegos” or Galician Songs, the work of Rosalía de Castro. This beautiful book of poems – which everyone should read – was written in Galicia’s own language and marked the beginning of the “Rexurdimiento” or Galician cultural renaissance. Prior to this the language had spent many centuries away from the world of cultural and literature although it had once been the language of kings and troubadours in the Middle Ages.


Thursday, April 4, 2024 - 12:58
Turismo de Vigo

Friday April 5

General rehearsal of the expulsion of the French, in the evening.

Sunday April 7

6:00 p.m.

Representation of the Reconquest of Vila de Vigo through the streets of Casco Vello and the expulsion of the French army.


From Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7.

This year there will be more than 200 craft and gastronomy stalls in the historic area, Elduayen and Paseo de Afonso.

Traditional music

From Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7.


Friday, March 15, 2024 - 19:31
Turismo de Vigo

The city’s Old Town travels back in time to the 19th century from the 23rd of March to the 7th of April 2024: it’s La Reconquista, Vigo’s most characteristic celebration.

On the 28th of March, 1809, a popular uprising against the French invasion turned Vigo into the first town of Europe that managed to expel Napoleon's army. It had its reward: a year later, Fernando VII granted Vigo the title of "faithful, loyal and courageous" city.

Now, every 28th of March, ...