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Monday, May 2, 2022 - 10:51
Turismo de Vigo

Spain’s most important shipbuilding industry event 24th, 25th and 26th of May 2022. Navalia, Vigo’s International Shipbuilding Industry Trade air, is the most important of its sector in Spain and Southern Europe. The trade show is focused on shipbuilding, combining exhibits with working hours and more than 40 presentations each year. Held in May at theInstituto Ferial de Vigo, this fair gathers 20,000 professional and has a turnover of more than 5,000 million Euros.Tips and...

Sunday, April 24, 2022 - 15:25
Turismo de Vigo

Celebrate the coming of spring with Os Maios

Vigo has its own spring celebration, the Festa dos Maios. According to legend, this ancient festival is celebrated since the beginning of agriculture in the Neolithic period.

This beautiful pagan celebration brings our ancestors’ custom of invoking the gods to ask for good crops to the centuries-old stones ofVigo’s Old Town. The agrarian rite to favour the fertility of the land was carried out through...

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 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.

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Friday, April 8, 2022 - 13:50
Turismo de Vigo

Fancy a panoramic tour of Vigo? If you’re travelling to Vigo with children or you just don’t feel like walking, Vigo’s tourist bus is an excellent option to see the city’s highlights in comfort. 

From open air, upper floor of the Vigo’s tourist bus you can discover some of the city’s most emblematic areas. Thanks to the commentary system, available in several languages, you’ll learn that Policarpo Sanz Street and García Barbón Street host most of Vigo’s museums and also who these personages were . The ...

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