What to see in A Coruña in 4 days

A Coruña in 4 days

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A Coruña in 4 days

Are you going to make a 4-day getaway to Galicia and you don’t know where to go?

In Galicia Travels we bring you a proposal of what you can see if you go to A Coruña in 4 days.

For those who don’t know, A Coruña is a coastal city in the northwest of Spain and is undoubtedly a destination full of charm, history and natural beauty. Here’s a list of must-see sites you can’t miss during your 4-day visit to this fascinating city.

Day 1: Old Town and Tower of Hercules

Start your first day exploring the historic centre of A Coruña, known as the Old Town. It is an area that stands out for its cobbled streets and medieval architecture. Highlights include the Plaza de María Pita square, the church of Santiago, a Gothic jewel, and the Archaeological Museum of A Coruña.

After that, don’t hesitate to visit the Tower of Hercules, the oldest functioning Roman lighthouse in the world, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You can also climb up to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city.

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Day 2: Discover the beaches

Take advantage of the second day to enjoy the beautiful beaches of A Coruña. The first stop may be at Riazor beach, continue to Orzán beach, famous for its stunning views and lively social life.

Don’t miss the opportunity to stroll along the seafront promenade, where you will find a wide range of restaurants and where you can taste the best seafood and fresh fish in the region. If you feel like it, you can also enjoy a relaxing day of sailing in the marina of A Coruña.

Day 3: Museums and Art Galleries

On the third day, you can get a closer look at the cultural side of A Coruña. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Museum of Fine Arts, located in a beautiful 18th century building, where you can admire an impressive collection of Spanish, Italian and Flemish paintings.

Next, you can go to the Domus, an interactive museum dedicated to mankind, a building with an imposing architecture.

Continue your day at the Kiosk Alfonso, a contemporary art gallery located in the Parque de María Pita. Here you can enjoy temporary exhibitions by renowned national and international artists.


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Día 4: Excursión a la Rías Altas

For your last day in A Coruña, we recommend taking an excursion to the Rías Altas, an area of impressive landscapes and a rugged coastline. Start by visiting the town of Ferrol, known for its historic port and its important naval heritage.

Then, head to the picturesque town of Betanzos, where you can admire the beauty of its churches and squares.

Finally, you cannot miss visiting the famous Cathedrals beach, located in Ribadeo. Its rock formations and caves have turned this beach into a magical place and one of the most visited destinations in Galicia.

As you can see, A Coruña is a city that offers an incredible combination of history, culture and natural beauty, making it an ideal destination for a four-day visit. Don’t miss the opportunity to go to its historic center, enjoy its beaches, etc.

Of course, every day you should not miss the opportunity to see which are the most outstanding restaurants that you can visit and enjoy.