Trip to Rias Baixas: Full day tour departing from Santiago de Compostela with official tour guide will know one of the most popular areas of Galicia, the Rias Baixas, visiting the following places: Pontevedra, visiting the old town of Pontevedra allow us to discover one of the best preserved historic centers of Galicia. Founded in Roman times and the main engine of the region for centuries make this city a must stop. We will visit the ruins of Santo Domingo, the church of the Pilgrim, squares Firewood, Vegetable and Blacksmith plus a tour of the most interesting streets and corners of the historic area.
Poio Monastery, visit the monastery with free entry to the interior. Mercenaries currently inhabited by monks, has been a center of cultural and artistic diffusion of great importance. Know its cloisters and church. Combarro, visit this quaint and original people of the Rias Baixas. Perfect example of popular architecture which highlights the abundance of granaries and stone crosses. Enjoy a boat ride on the river to visit the mussel rafts and the island of Tambo, to taste mussels and wine aboard. Free time for lunch. Playa a Lanzada, located in the town of O Grove, is one of the most famous beaches in Galicia. Its fine sand, its 2.5km length of open water and water quality make it worthy every year the Blue Flag.
Cambados, visit the Plaza de Fefiñanes, beautiful space full of charm composed of the Manor of the seventeenth century it is named, the arch-bridge, the church of San Benito and a set of houses of traditional architecture.
Meeting/pick-up point: Avenida Xoan Carlos I, Iglesia del Pilar.
Duration: Nine hours.
Start/opening time: At 9.15am.
Languages: Spanish and English.