What to see in Combarro and surroundings
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Are you considering making a getaway to Combarro and you don’t know what to see? Next, we bring you the details about what you can see in this area and its surroundings.
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Stroll down Rua do Mar
Strolling down Rúa Do Mar is one of the things you can do in Combarro. It is for many one of the most beautiful streets in Combarro and from there you can go to its Marina and its Paseo Marítimo. In addition, from this point you will be able to have a real knowledge of what its beautiful hórreos are like, in addition to having a good number of restaurants, craft shops and souvenirs, perfect if you are looking for a detail for your loved ones.
During the tour of Combarro you can continue to Plaza da Fonte, without a doubt, one of the most emblematic squares in Combarro, which stands out for its beautiful and peculiar stone fountain, where the stone cross could once be found there.
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If there is one thing that can be found, it is the famous Cruceiros de Combarro. In total there are nine and seven of them are located in the heart of the historic center. A large part of them date from the 18th and 19th centuries and they are not only a must-see for their religious value but also for their monumental value symbolizing the crossroads.
The so-called Playa do Padrón is the beach that is closest to the center of Combarro. When the tide is lower, you can easily explore the entire area of the estuary to see the hórreos of Rúa do Mar and which has one of the most outstanding and remarkable viewpoints of Combarro.
Rua de San Roque
If you want to get to know Combarro in its essence, you cannot miss a walk around the Rúa de San Roque area. It is an area where you can stroll through its small charming squares and stone crosses and where you can find sites such as the Church of San Roque.
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Near Combarro you can now go to the incredible Ons Islands. It is, without a doubt, one of the most paradisiacal islands in Galicia and where you can enjoy simple but highly recommended hiking trails that will take you to viewpoints and beaches of great beauty.
In addition, going there from Combarro is very simple. You can go through Sanxenxo or Portonovo and at that point take the boat from there. What you should keep in mind is that as it is a protected area, permission must be requested in advance.
From Combarro you can also go to Cambados. The place that is considered the cradle of Albariño is located just 30 minutes by car from Combarro and is a perfect place to visit if you are in Cambarro. In Cambados you will already find a monumental town, with a lot of history, in which you have to visit points such as the Pazo de Fefiñanes, the Tower of San Sadurnino or the Ruins of Santa Mariña de Dozo, among other points. Of course, you can also make a route through the wineries in the area.
This construction deserves a stop for its beauty. It is a building with a 12th-century façade that is currently a hostel. From this area you can also take the opportunity to go to the Ruta da Pedra e da Auga hiking trail and enjoy a unique experience with a route that runs parallel to the Armenteira River and starts in the Parroquia de San Andrés. It is beautiful and simple to do, even perfect if you want to do it with children.