Rias Baixas Day Trip from Santiago de Compostela

Day Trips & Excursions in Pontevedra

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In this excursion we suggest you to know the Ria of Arousa and the region of O Salnés, in the Rias Baixas. The itinerary that follows the excursion starts at the capital, Pontevedra where we will realize a visit to the city and will be able to see at first hand the wonders that the Quarry tradition has left in this city. Then, we go direction to Combarro. This village is known for its archaeological heritage and the quality of its architecture. Following, we depart towards the area of A Lanzada, a place of spectacular beauty. We will have a sightseeing tour before departing to O Grove, where the group will embark on the catamaran that will take them to know the secrets of the Ría de Arousa and how mussels are produced in the banks. During the trip it’s offered a tasting of this delicacy beside the other product of the area, the Albariño wine. Visit to a winery with a wine tasting of Albariño wine is included.
Travel from Santiago de Compostela to the Rías Baixas on a full-day tour that goes through the Galician region of Spain.Start off in the capital city of Pontevedra, with a vibrating life in the old part of town, Walking a route by the narrow side streets of the historical centre. We will visit:  Pontevedra, Combarro, O Grove (boat trip), and Cambados.Continue on to Combarro, a village known for its archaeological heritage, It´s a picturesque village of "Combarro" the most significant site in Combarro are the Hórreos (typical Galician granaries).Arriving next in O Grove, board a catamaran that will take you along the Ría de Arousa. Learn about the mussel production in the area and how the river is used as a hatchery. You will have the opportunity to taste this delicacy, along with samples of Albariño wine y tasting of mussels.After your boat trip, stop and enjoy free time to get lunch. Then continue to Camabdos the capital of the Albariño wine of D.O Rias Baixas.Return to Santiago

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Lunch

Highlights

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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