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Friday, January 8, 2021 - 09:13
Turismo de Vigo

Winter is typically associated with desolate landscapes and trees stripped bare of their leaves…except that is, in the city of Vigo! The start of the year sees the camellias beginning to flower and immersing the city in colour. In Asia the oil from the Camellia flower is considered a real cosmetic gem, with numerous benefits for our diet, skin and hair. In fact Galicia is taking its first steps in the production of camellia oil and tea.

Come and visit the Rías Baixas, where the climate and soil acidity are perfect for the...

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 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...

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 16:43
Turismo de Vigo

The French writer Jules Verne devoted one of the chapters in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to the Bay of Vigo, which bolstered the legend of the treasure of Rande. The author’s popular character Captain Nemo, thanks to his equally famous submarine the Nautilus, was able to salvage the gold that had been lost underwater during the Battle of Rande and use it to pay for his adventures.  

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Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 14:05
Turismo de Vigo

Our story began with the coming-and-going of the waves in the Estuary of Vigo, which inspired our mediaeval troubadour, Martín Códax, to compose his beautiful songs. But it was Fate who chose that, in 1914, seven centuries after the songs were composed, a bookseller called Pedro Vindel was to find his poems on a scroll used to cover a copy of Cicero’s De Officiis.


Vigo has become a muse for writers all over the world. From Jules Verne to the latest bestsellers by Domingo Villar, including Otero Pedrayo...

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