Often described as green Spain, Galicia has an abundance of beaches and spectacular mountainous views. With historic cities like the famous Santiago de Compostela, picturesque towns and breathtaking countryside, Galicia is a haven for families.
Galicia shares its borders with Portugal in the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west and consists of 4 different provinces, la Coruna, Pontevedra, Ourense and Lugo.
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Whilst visiting Galicia, there are lots of things to do for families:
- Santiago de Compostela Cathedral – A visit to Galicia is not complete unless you have visited this magificent Cathedral, the cathedral is the reputed burial-place of Saint James the Greater, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ.
- La Coruna: Aquarium Finisterrae - an interactive center of the sciences of marine biology, oceanography and the sea in general. It aims to promote learning about the ocean and to teach people to be more caring toward marine life.
- Islas Cies Beach – Named by the Guardian Newspapers as one of the top 10 beaches of thh world, Las Islas Cíes is a 40-minute boat trip from the pretty town of Baiona. Once a pirates’ haunt, Cíes is now an uninhabited and pristine national park, open to the public only in summer.
- Parque Natural Fragas do Eume - More than 9000ha area of lakes, valleys, forests, nature and green living, a beautiful Nature Reserve situated about 60km east of A Coruña .
Please comment underneath if you have any tips when visiting Galicia:)