A Coruña's city beach is a glorious, 1.4km-long, protected sweep of sand, often with decent surfing waves. Named Playa del Orzán at its...
Part of the fun of visiting the Monte de San Pedro is getting up there in the Ascensor Panorámico, a large glass ball that slowly...
The Monte de San Pedro is topped by this observation dome, with information displays on A Coruña.
This ever-popular beachside spot boasts views across the bay and a dance-inducing mix of alternative pop, funk, soul, rock, disco and...
Marita Ron Heritage Cafe
Definitely the city's most characterful cafe, Marita Ron occupies what was until 2012 probably A Coruña's oldest shop, a grocery dating...
Calle de Juan Flórez 64-66 · interesting places nearby
The first-ever Zara boutique sits in A Coruña’s main shopping area at the southwest end of the isthmus. Opened in 1975 by local clothesmaker Amancio Ortega, it's now one of more than 2000 Zara shops scattered all around the world – but the Inditex group, of which Zara is now part, still has its headquarters in Arteixo on A Coruña’s outskirts
Inditex includes Pull&Bear, Bershka, Stradivarius and other international brands, and Ortega was the world's fourth-richest person in 2015, according to Forbes magazine, with a net worth of US$64.5 billion.