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Top 7 Things to do in Vigo

The Romans who inhabited the area named Vicus, the city known today as Vigo. Since that time, it has flourished and developed into a scenic port city rich in maritime traditions and gastronomic culture. For this, there are several things to do in Vigo to keep you busy for several days. The main reason why we choose Vigo was cause of the Cies Islands. We booked a hotel in Vigo, to have all the comfort of the hotel and to try everything that Galician cuisine can offer. Being a major fishing port, Vigo has an abundance of fresh seafood, which is arguably the highest quality in Galicia. And apart from the food, the city has several art galleries and museums, water sport activities and sites. While Vigo is a walking city, there is also a reliable bus system in place that can transport you to almost anywhere within city limits and…

Hiking the Cies Islands

If you think about Spain’s islands what first pops into your head? Ibiza? Tenerife? But what if we told you that on the Atlantic Coast of Spain you can find some of the most beautiful islands in the world? If you don’t believe us, we invite you to take a tour of the Cies Islands with us and see the natural, untouched beauty that they have to offer. A few km away from the Galician city of Vigo,  lies the Cies Islands, an unspoiled paradise of green wilderness, white sand and turquoise-blue waters. These islands are designated as A National Park, therefore an protected area. There are technical three islands in this archipelago: the sought island – San Marino, The North island – Monteagudo, and in the middle – Do Faro, which is linked to Monteagudo by a stretch of sand known as Rodas Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in…

Cies Islands – The Islands of the gods

One day I saw a picture of an amazing beach and I fell in love with it. It was called the Cies Islands. I didn’t know anything about it but I told to myself that we have to go there…and two months later we were there. Somewhere in the Galician Land, there are three Islands: The Cies Islands which are Vigo’s greatest treasure. These islands are part of the Atlantic Islands National Park and one of the Galicia’s most beautiful places, which is why the Romans named them the islands of the gods. The Cies archipelago means three islands: Monte Agudo, O Faro and San Martino. The first two are connected by a long strip of sand which is Rodas Beach and a bridge between the ocean and the inner lake. Imagine a paradise beach with crystalline waters, in a natural environment that makes it a unique wildlife observatory, bordered by…