IN VIGO, AT YOUR SERVICE 5.000 hotel places, 805 restaurants. Shopping centres, fashion boutiques, jewels, handcrafts, typical products, gifts….. URBAN GARDENS El Castro (18 Ha) La Guía (7 Ha) Castrelos (23,307 Ha) Urban gardens in Vigo shelter the most varied tree collection in Europe. THE FOREST CROWN A Crown of 12 forest parks with an overall surface of 77,36 Ha., being the biggest reserve of urban woods in Spain. THE ENDLESS BEACH More than twenty beaches dot Vigo´s litoral. Specially the Samil Beach, the biggest and nice beach of Vigo city. THE CIES ISLANDS The Heart of the National Park of the Atlantic Islands. Their crystalline waters, of an incredible value due to the biodiversity of their habitat, are in perfect harmony with the extremely fine white sand of their beaches. MUSEUMS Our history and our art have wide spaces. The sea – Museo del Mar, Contemporary art – MARCO -, Words and communication – Verbum, Galician art – Pazo Museo Castrelos. But there is also art on the streets, in the most important squares in town.
the city of the sea
For further information: Visitors Reception Center: +34 986 224 757 E-mail: email@example.com
We live in a beautiful city
Welcome! Vigo is a safe and cheap city,
where live 300.000 inhabitants in a surface of 110,9 km2. Vigo is totally consecrated to the sea and has the biggest fishing port in Europe. Its industrial activity is focused on the sectors of automobile, food and ship building. As a city of services, it has become the centre of the Atlantic Axis Euro – region consisting of Galicia and the north of Portugal.
What to see
100 Minutes of Nature
What to do
1 FORTRESS --- 2 VIEWPOINT --- 3 MONUMENT TO VIGO ---- 4 MONUMENT TO MARTÍN CODAX --5 ANCHORS --- 6 BOTANY --- 7 “CASTREÑO” SETTLEMENT --- 8 SAN SEBASTIÁN FORT.
Atlantic Islands National Park
In Vigo, the very heart of Rías Baixas, you will find a paradise of thin sand, clear waters, mild temperatures and biodiversity. Known in ancient times as The Islands of the Gods, it is not surprising that nowadays, the Rodas beach, is been considered the best beach on earth. How to arrive: Different shopping companies offer regular public transport during Easter, weekends of may and summer. You can also visit the islands with preauthorization, by private boat. For further information: Visitors Reception Center: +34 986 224 757 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Atlantic Islands National Park: +34 218 090
PRINCIPE SHOPPING STREET --- EL CORTE INGLÉS --PHARMACIES --- CRAFTED LIQUOR --- BARBER SHOP --KIDS SHOP --- MAIL
AVAILABILITY AND SCHEDULE Easter, from 15th June to 30th September. 4 tours a day, leaving at: 10:00 am, 12:00 am, 16:30 pm and 18:30 pm. Whenever a cruise ships is docked at Vigo port (adapted schedule) as well as at major events.
Routes by taxi
Taxi tour - Radio Taxi 986470000 / radiotaxi470000.com The comfort and convenience of a taxi is a good option for discovering Vigo and it is particularly recommendable for families with small children and those who have difficulties or simply don´t feel like walking. The prices offered by Radio Taxi are for one taxi, which holds up to four people. If necessary, there are taxis for the disabled. Simply book your taxi one hour in advance. Choose your preferred route and enjoy a personalised trip at your own speed.
Vigo shopping Area
The APP Vigo Tourism is a free application, that allows visitors to get all of our touristic information anytime and anywhere, from your mobile or tablet, in four languages (Galician, Castilian, English and Portuguese) being all contents geographically referenced. The application is available for download in Google Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows Phone platforms. You can also access it from: http://turismodevigo.org.
TICKETS Hop on – hop off tickets valid all day long. Price: 7,5 € adults, 4 € children (5-14 years old). Children under 5 travel free of charge. // Tickets sold on the bus. For further information: Visitors Reception Center + 34 986224757 // Email: email@example.com
100 Minutes of Sea 1 A PEDRA MARKET --- 2 OSTREIRAS --- 3 LAXE STREET UNIVERSAL STREET --- 4 COMPOSTELA SQUARE --- 5 LAS AVENIDAS WALK --- 6 MARINA --7 VIEWPOINT IN THE MARITIME TERMINAL --8 TRANSATLANTIC QUAY --- 9 FISHING PORT --O BERBÉS --- 11 FISH MARKET 10
in your phone!
SERVICE Open-topped double-decker bus // Individual earphones // Tour guide: Departure and arrival at Cánovas del Castillo St. Duration: 2 hours approx. 3 stops at O Castro park, Quiñones de Leon Museum and Samil beach.
Where to eat
TOUR 1: VANTAGE POINTS OF VIGO This tour takes you to privileged locations that are not easily reached because of steep slopes and gradients, but which offer fantastic views you will never want to forget. Departure and return point: The transatlantic Dock: Visits to the Vantage points of A Guia, A Madroa, Monte do Castro and Monte dos Pozos 2 h. 30 min. // 40 Km // four 15 min. stops // 80 € TOUR 2: PANORAMIC TOUR An excellent choice for those who want to see the best sights of the city in a short time and in comfort. Departure and return point: The Trasatlantic Dock: Visits to the city centre, Monte do Castro, the Park of Castrelos and the Beach of Samil. 2 h. // 30 km // three 15 min. stops // 40 € // 1 hour wait 19 € All prices include VAT, for every day of the week, including public holidays These prices are for a round trip
Route for cruise passengers in order to discover the most essential Vigo in a short and entertaining walk.