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  • Vixia Herbeira: the highest cliffs in Continental Europe

    23/03/2022

    In the middle of Serra da Capelada we can find the viewpoint of Vixía Herbeira, where we can observe its cliffs of more than 600 meters high, considered the highest in Continental Europe.  Get to know with us this place and others in our excursion "Route of the Cliffs", departing from Santiago de Compostela. 

  • Cape Ortegal and its lighthouse: where the Atlantic and the Cantabrian Sea meet.

    21/03/2022

    The area of Cabo Ortegal in the municipality of Cariño is not only interesting at a scenic level, but also has many other attractions that we will discover later. Declared a Site of Community Interest (SCI), this point is a passage of migratory birds, and due to its proximity to the estuary of Cariño and Ortigueira, is an environment of great ecological value in which we can see many different species of birds and marine species such as dolphins. 

  • Muros: PAVED CORNER

    12/10/2019

    A fishing village full of History.

  • Those other travellers

    08/07/2019

    They are so small that we would rarely notice them while we are waiting to catch our flight. They do not need to present their visa or boarding pass as all of this is written in their genes. And they don't usually check in either because they tend to be travel light. They are not invisible, but we hardly notice them. And yet they fly, they fly a lot more and better than all of us. The birds, those old friends who have been crossing the sky since before man appeared upon the earth. The ones, maybe, that awakened in us the dream of traveling. The same ones that set a course for the first lost sailors. A species specially designed to see the world in all its magnitude. And even though they are here, with us, anywhere on the planet, why are we rarely aware of them?

     

     

  • Accessible tourism in Galicia

    18/06/2019

    Accessible tourism in Galicia: step by step towards normalcy

    Part of the charm of Galicia is probably that there are a lot of hard-to-reach corners. Rugged lanscapes, remote small villages with poor or even zero public transport service that could stir up curiosity to the most adventourous spirits; tiny natural areas where if there are half a dozen of people, the spell could be broken.  Perhaps, not everyone can easily get to these places, and it might be desirable to preserve small paradises because of the difficulties to access them. 

  • The Saint of Croques in the Portico of Glory

    07/03/2019
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    The Saint of Croques is one of the most popular images in the Portico of Glory. For many years, hundreds of visitors came to Santiago and performed the traditional “hit with the head”. When did this custom begin? Who really is the Saint of Croques?

     

  • 07/02/2019
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    Visit the Portico of Glory, the most emblematic work of Maestro Mateo, with the guides of Art Natura. 

  • Sargadelos, galician ceramic with over two centuries of history.

    31/08/2018

    Many will recognise the design of Sargadelos ceramics, since throughout its more than 200 years of history it has become not only a typical Galician souvenir but also a symbol of Galician identity and culture. But how did this well-known brand started?