Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 13:51
Turismo de Vigo

Bottlenose dolphins are a type of dolphin that loves to swim the Galician coastline. Although their appearances are rather random and infrequent, one of the greatest sights you can enjoy in the waters of the Rías Baixas is that of a group or pod of dolphins as it approaches very close to the coast, particularly in summer, when they are looking for sardines or giving birth to their young in the quiet waters of the Ría de Vigo.

If you are sitting at one of the...

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 14:55
Turismo de Vigo

 A panoramic tour of Vigo on a bus

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...

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 13:29
Turismo de Vigo

If you’re coming to spend some days in the Rías Baixas and you want to visit the most emblematic places, we recommend basing yourself in Vigo because it’s so charming and well-connected to everywhere else. There’s so much to do and there are ‘low cost’ plans, which means you’ll need several days to get to know the city. As Galicia’s largest city, Vigo has a range of accommodation to suit all budgets. If you’re looking for somewhere inexpensive to sleep, the city offers hostels, boarding houses and...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 20:41
Turismo de Vigo

The art of oyster tapas began in the historical centre of Vigo. Nobody knows exactly when, but they were popular with Napoleon’s troops before they were later defeated and had to withdraw! On Rúa Pescadería, or Rúa das Ostras, oysters can be enjoyed with a beer or a glass of good Albariño or Ribeiro wine. And it is very interesting and entertaining to see the ostreiras as they open their fresh product with great skill and speed, much enjoyed by their many customers who hardly have to wait at all as...