What you can see in Rías Baixas
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What you can see in Rías Baixas:
If you are going to spend a few days in Rías Baixas and you are looking for some villages that you can visit in this area, you should pay attention. We recomend you some of the most beautiful spots that you can find in this place that goes from the Punta Carreiro to the estuary of Vigo.
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So the first one is Cambados. It is located in the estuary of Arousa, which is considered the capital of Albariño wine. In this place every year is celebrated the Festa do Albariño, and it is one of the festivities that attracts tourists the most every year.
It is therefore a villa in which stand out pazos, monumental squares. This villa has enough history in each of its corners. So if you go to Cambados you can not miss the area of Fefiñanes Square, the ruins of Santa Mariña de Dozo and Mount da Pastora, without leaving the opportunity to go to O Grove.
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Combarro is a town that stands out for its beauty and is located in the estuary of Pontevedra. In this place, the unique beauty is emphasized by its ‘horreos’ and stone houses that are located in narrow streets.
In addition, it is a point from which it is very easy to go to Pontevedra and to other towns of the Rías Baixas and the Pontevedra estuary as can be Sanxenxo.
If you take the northern part of the Rías Baixas the first beautiful village you come across is Muros. It is located next to Mount Louro and has a medieval past. Later, it lived a boom as a fishing village, which led to the construction of important noble houses and mansions.
Its most charming points include the fish market and the seafront, as well as the possibility of taking a walk through its cobbled streets full of taverns where you can enjoy the best wines and Galician product.
Noia was known as the port of Santiago for its proximity to the capital, so much so that it came to have the most important port in the Atlantic.
In this town there is a medieval village that has one of the largest medieval tombstones in Europe, as well as beaches and a typical product that you can not miss: the cockle dumpling.
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Cangas de Morrazo
Cangas de Morrazo is a municipality and is part of the Metropolitan Area of Vigo. It has several idyllic beaches that are worth visiting. Its urban area stands out for having Mount Facho, the coast of La Vela and Cape Home, among other points of interest.
Baiona is a municipality located at the entrance of the estuary of Vigo. It is the first Spanish port in which the discovery of America was announced. Something that marked forever the area that has a replica of the caravel Pinta and began to celebrate the Festa da Arribada.
Also noteworthy is the fortress of Monterreal which is now a parador, its noble houses, its stone arcades and its fountains. Without forgetting that it is one of the points where you have to try the local seafood.
A Guarda stands out for having a port full of life, next to the fish market, and a sefront that stands out for its great leisure offers.
It is also famous for having the remains of the Galician fort of Santa Trega, one of the most important in Galicia, which is in great condition. All this with unbeatable views towards Portugal and the mouth of the Miño.