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Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 10:00
Turismo de Vigo

The Entroido or Carnival in Vigo is one of Galicia’s favourite traditions, an event associated with fertility and crop protection rites. It was later converted into a Christian rite to celebrate abundance and to say goodbye to good food and good wine for a while.

In Galicia, there are as many carnivals as towns, and in Vigo it’s celebrated by enthroning the Meco or the Entroido God. During the reign of this permissive God, everything is possible and fun: parades ...

Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 15:43
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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Monday, January 31, 2022 - 11:45
Turismo de Vigo

Would you like to fall in love all over again? Experience a completely different kind of Saint Valentine’s Day? Here are a few ideas to enjoy a really unforgettable getaway in the heart of the Rias Baixas.

For the lively ones: Tapas + night life.

For those looking for a livelier weekend, take a trip to Vigo’s historical quarter;  home to a wide variety of tapas bars where you can taste the best of our typical local dishes and gastronomy. Make a toast and ask for your heart’s desire...

Saturday, January 8, 2022 - 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...

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