The villages of the Costa Da Morte that you must visit

Towns of Costa Da Morte you need to visit

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The villages of the Costa Da Morte

If you are going to make a trip to the area of the Costa Da Morte, there are a number of villages not to be missed. These are the most prominent.

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Malpica is a municipality with a surprising urban structure. It stands out for its authenticity and for the beaches that surround it. Strolling through areas from Cape San (H)Adrián to Barizo and its nearby Punta Nariga lighthouse is definitely worthwhile.


Another of the municipalities that are part of Bergantiños is Laxe, an area that lives from agriculture and fishing and which has a semi-urban beach and the Playa de los Cristales beach.

Between the area of Laxe and Corme there are wonderful natural sites such as the Balarés beach and the Roncudo lighthouse viewpoint. The Lighthouse of Laxe has a sculpture called “A Espera” (Waiting), a very famous work in the area, which is a tribute to the feeling of waiting of the families of the sailors.


Camariñas has a spectacular landscape that stretches from the area of Camelle to Cabo Vilán. The so-called Cementerio de los Ingleses (Englishmen’s Cemetery) also stands out at this point.


This municipality stands out for its great heritage, as well as its dolmens. It also has a magnificent castle which was built between the 13th and 15th centuries, and which today also houses a wide range of popular crafts.


Muxia is a small coastal village where rites of Celtic origin take place and where rites to the sun, the sea and the stones are performed.


Corcubión is a municipality that was declared a Historic-Artistic Site due to the richness of its heritage, with outstanding buildings such as the Altamira Palace, the 15th century Church of San Marcos and the Cardenal Castle. Undoubtedly, a place that is worth visiting and that stands out precisely because it has a green landscape of imposing and rocky coasts.


Ézaro has the singularity of being the only parish that borders the Atlantic Ocean, and also crosses the Xallas River. The Xallas, which is the only river in Europe that flows into the sea and which is the source of the famous Fervenza do Ézaro. This area also has an impressive viewpoint where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Costa da Morte area.

The famous Ezaro's waterfall


Undoubtedly, Carnota also enjoys a privileged location and has one of the most beautiful and extensive sandy areas, with no less than 7 kilometres of sand, with Caldebarcos and Boca do Río standing out.


Finisterre deserves a special mention., the most western point of Europe,and the end of the Way of St. James. For many of the pilgrims the adventure ends at Cape Fisterra and its lighthouse where they can contemplate the sunset.

Also enjoy the village in terms of Fisterra is to get to know first-hand this seafaring town of narrow streets where you can take a stroll around the port, Langosteira Beach, visit the Castle of San Carlos and go to the Church of Santa María das Areas.


Those who dare to go to Cee can take a relaxing stroll along its promenade, which is surrounded by the urban beach of Concha, or enjoy other beautiful beaches such as Ameixenda, Cañeliñas, Estorde or Gures, among others.

Undoubtedly, the Costa Da Morte area stands out for its spectacular orography and towns of unparalleled beauty.