Full Day Tour to Vigo, Baiona and Valenca do Minho
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Explore the Galicia region and a famous Portuguese fortress city on a day trip from Santiago de Compostela. This fully guided tour includes a three-course lunch, along with transport from selected Santiago de Compostela hotels.
Traveling south, you will first visit Vigo, the largest city in Galicia and the region’s most important fishing port. Here you will visit Castrelos Park and the tranquil gardens of the Palace Quinones of Leon.
The tour continues to Baiona, the oldest port in Galicia, where you will see a replica of Columbus’ caravel La Pinta. Baiona was the first place in Europe to learn of the discovery of the Americas.
You will then cross the border into Portugal to arrive to Valencia do Minho, an 18th-century fortress city in the country’s north. One of Portugal’s most popular attractions, you’ll visit the city’s fortress bulwark to admire impressive views over the Mino River.
Enjoy free time to wander through the city’s narrow streets with shops offering all kinds of typical Portuguese products including pottery, lingerie, wine, and gold, before heading back to Santiago de Compostela.