Vigo, called “the city olivica “, is located in Galicia, in the northwest of Spain, on the Bay that forms the estuary of the same name, the longer and South of the Rias Baixas. It is the largest city in Galicia and is set in one of the most beautiful and striking of the Galician coast, to the Cies Islands that protect its famous natural harbour. On the east side of the estuary is San Simon Cove, which houses the island of San Simon, actually two islands linked by a bridge, now converted into the cultural motor of the region from the island of thought the project.
There is plenty to see and do here in Vigo. The sailing enthusiasts have come to the right place: you can navigate the river to the Cies Islands, water sports, tour the small village’s maritime estuary, or enjoy the numerous beaches of white sand and blue waters. If traveling with children can visit the Vigo zoo, the only zoo in Galicia, on the Mount of a Madroa, among other facilities has the exoticism and set collection of insects, spiders and reptiles, we recommend visiting a butterfly farm in summer camps and activities especially designed for children.
It is very easy to get to Vigo by air, land or water. Its International Airport, located 10 km from the city, receives flights from major Spanish cities and also in Paris. It is connected by train to Madrid, Barcelona and other major cities, the Rias Baixas motorway can give directions from Portugal and its bus station is linked to France, Switzerland, Germany and northern Europe, while its port has become an excellent point of departure and arrival of cruise ships.
If the idea is to stay, hotels in Vigo make a wide range of options for all tastes and budgets. Eating will not be problem with restaurants, bars and cafes, but you should not miss O Berbes, the neighborhood of the typical restaurants sailors, and the historic center with its taverns specializing in oysters and octopus.