Uncovering authentic local finds and having experiences that make you feel like you’ve really connected with a place are important elements in ensuring an extraordinary vacation. We’re taking advantage of our partnership with Travel + Leisure to get their editors’ recommendations and insider tips on the places you will want to visit. Here are their picks for just one of the 150 destinations they covered.
If you’re a fan of scenic green mountains and unspoiled white beaches, the hour-long ferry trip to this nature reserve off the coast of Vigo is worth the detour. Bird-watchers should keep an eye out for the yellow-footed gulls that nest here.
There are various scenic lookouts along the winding hiking and biking trails of this center-city green space. For the best views of Vigo and the Cíes Islands, head to the hilltop remains of a 17th-century fort.
This art institution opened in a former jail and courthouse in 2002, making it one of Galicia’s youngest and most innovative museums. MARCO specializes in interactive exhibits of contemporary art in a variety of mediums ranging from painting and architecture to music and video.
Be sure to visit our Shore Excursions page or speak with our onboard Destination Concierge for arrangements to any of these must-sees.
To learn more about this exciting port, please refer to our Port Explorer guide.