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Friday, March 22, 2019 - 19:22
Turismo de Vigo

Seaside Vigo:

               Would you like to see how a small fishing town has become the largest and most cosmopolitan city in Galicia? We invite you to learn about our history through the rooms and display stands of the Museum of the Sea and the Museum of the Canning Industry. They will show you all the secrets of a Vigo born and transformed thanks to its water.

               If you prefer to delve into the essence of a genuine fishing quarter...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 19:31
Turismo de Vigo

The city’s Old Town travels back in time to the 19th century every March: it’s La Reconquista, Vigo’s most characteristic celebration.

On the 28th of March, 1809, a popular uprising against the French invasion turned Vigo into the first town of Europe that managed to expel Napoleon's army. It had its reward: a year later, Fernando VII granted Vigo the title of "faithful, loyal and courageous" city.

Now, every 28th of March, Vigo celebrates the Reconquest...

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 11:45
Turismo de Vigo

Would you like to fall in love all over again? Experience a completely different kind of Saint Valentine’s Day? Here are a few ideas to enjoy a really unforgettable getaway in the heart of the Rias Baixas.

For the lively ones: Tapas + night life.

For those looking for a livelier weekend, take a trip to Vigo’s historical quarter;  home to a wide variety of tapas bars where you can taste the best of our typical local dishes and gastronomy. Make a toast and ask for your heart’s desire...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00
Turismo de Vigo

The Entroido or Carnival in Vigo is one of Galicia’s favourite traditions, an event associated with fertility and crop protection rites. It was later converted into a Christian rite to celebrate abundance and to say goodbye to good food and good wine for a while.

In Galicia, there are as many carnivals as towns, and in Vigo it’s celebrated by enthroning the Meco or the Entroido God. During the reign of this permissive God, everything is possible and fun: parades ...

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