What to see in the Rías Baixas

What to see in the Rías Baixas

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Tips for the Rías Baixas

If you are going to travel to the Rías Baixas You are probably wondering what you can see or do there. Next, we bring you the main points to take into account.

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Cape Silleiro

The first stop is at Cabo Silleiro. It is a coastal area, located very close to Baiona and where the famous Silleiro lighthouse is located. If you follow the path that leads to the lighthouse you can enjoy unbeatable views of the Cíes Islands, being a perfect place if you are looking to enjoy the best sunset.


Vigo is a city that offers you endless plans. It has an urban center in its surroundings and places of great beauty such as the castle of San Sebastián, the MARCO museum, the mount of Guía as well as a beautiful Casco Vello.


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Cies Island

As we anticipated on these lines, the Cíes Islands are another place to visit if you go to the Rías Baixas.

It is a place that is part of a National Park of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia and they can be accessed through one of the ferries that depart from the port of Vigo. From the area you can do hiking trails that will allow you to get to know other emblematic points such as Rodas beach.

Cape Home

If you go to the end of the Vigo estuary, in front of the Cíes Islands, you can see Cabo Home. It is an area with a privileged environment where you can enjoy unique natural spaces with idyllic beaches, beautiful hiking trails, lighthouses, and incredible views of the Cíes Islands.


Another stop that you cannot miss during your visit to the Rías Baixas It is in Pontevedra. Here you can not only enjoy a fantastic atmosphere, but you can also take a walk through its most emblematic areas, including the Plaza de la Peregrina, with its chapel; and the Plaza de la Ferrería, among other locations.


Moving to the Pontevedra estuary, you can find Combarro, a fishing village that is considered one of the most beautiful municipalities in Spain. It has characteristic granaries that are worth seeing.

Ons Island

For its part, the island of Ons It is also an obligatory stop if you are looking to get to know the best of the Cíes Islands. It is a site that is part of the National Park of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia, but it must be borne in mind that it requires authorization for its visit. Beautiful beaches and impressive routes await you on this islet.

Lanzada Beach

La Lanzada Beach It is located in front of the O Grove marshes, in the Rías Baixas. It is a beautiful sandy area that is perfect if you are looking to enjoy the beach and surf.

The presence of a beautiful chapel is distinguished: the Hermitage of La Lanzada


The municipality of Cambados is located in the Arousa estuary. Here the obligatory stops are at the Torre de San Sadurniño, the Plaza de Fefiñás or the ruins of Santa Mariña.

Arousa Island

When going to the Rías Baixas, visiting the beautiful Island of Arousa is a must. It is a small island connected by a bridge. Without a doubt, its beautiful corners are worth visiting, especially the area where the lighthouse is located and also the Carreirón Natural Park, a perfect place if you are also looking for hiking trails and visiting idyllic beaches.

As you can see, the Rías Baixas have quite a few landmarks that you cannot miss if you travel to this site of great beauty.