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Galicia is in the north west of Spain.

There are four provinces: A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense and Pontevedra.

Galicia is surrounded by The Atlantic Ocean, at the west, the Cantabrilicia is surrounded by The Atlantic Ocean, at the west, the Cantabric Sea at the north, Asturias and Leon at the east and Portugal at the south

GALICIA


GALICIAN PREHISTORY: 5000 years ago people buried their dead in dolmens. There are many all over Galicia. This is the closest to our town. It's in Ribeira

AXEITOS DOLMEN


BAROĂ‘A CELTIC FORT 2000 years ago our celtic ancestors lived in forts like this one.


GALICIAN TYPICAL CLOTHES:

there are many different dresses, depending on the purpose: For working days, for special cellebrations, for Sundays...And also depending on the area. One of the most famous and luxurious is the one from Muros


GALICIAN DANCERS

SAINT COSME HATS, VELVET WEISTCOATS AND APRONS ,WHITE BLOUSES AND DIFFERENT COLOURS FOR THE SKIRTS: RED, BROWN, MAROON, GREEN, BLACK, BLUE, YELLOW...


MUSIC

ZANFONIA

DRUMS AND BAGPIPES

Some of these instruments have been played in Galicia since centuries ago. BAGPIPE


Our gastronomy is one of the reasons why many people come and visit our country...,

FOOD

SEAFOOD, SCALLOPS AND LOBSTER

GALICIAN STYLE OCTOPUS GALICIAN PIE


POPULAR PARTIES


...Our landscapes at the seaside CATEDRAIS BEACH, BARREIROS, LUGO

XALLAS WATERFALL ON THE SEA

LOURO NATURAL PARK: LAKE, DUNES, MOUNT AND BEACH


CORRUBEDO LIGHTHOUSE

GALLEON AT A POBRA DOCS

FISTERRA LIGHTHOUSE

THE SEA


And our landscapes at the countryside

SERRA DO COUREL , IN LUGO

FRAGAS DO EUME, IN PONTEDEUME OS CAÑÓNS DO SIL, IN OURENSE


FAMOUS MONUMENTS HERCULES TOWER, ROMAN LIGHTHOUSE IN A CORUÑA

SAINT JAMES CATHEDRAL, IN SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA LUGO ROMAN WALLS


And this is our village :

CABIO PROMENADE

A POBRA DO CARAMIÑAL

SANTA MARÍA DE XOBRE CHURCH

LOMBIÑA BEACH


CASTRELO DE VITRES AND RIA DE AROUSA

A POBRA DO CARAMIÑAL

A POBRA DO CARAMIÑAL and PORT

XUNDERAMA RIVER


Tuna fishing boats, sport yatchs and small boats to collect cockels and mussels


AND THIS IS MY SCHOOL

Its name is CEP SALUSTIANO REY EIRAS.

There are 400 primary students and 34 teachers.

In the playground there are a greenhouse and many trees, a football pitch, and a court for tennis, basketball and other sports.

Galicia  

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