Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:39
Turismo de Vigo

Have you ever celebrated the Samaín in Vigo? Long before Halloweenbecame popular around the world, the Celts celebrated the Samaín on the night of 31st October; this Celtic festival of the dead celebrated the end of the harvest season. It was a time of plenty, dedicated to preparing and storing food for the winter.

This is a night with strong spiritual connotations, when the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead disappears, and houses are decorated with grotesque ornaments to scare...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 00:00
Turismo de Vigo

No plans to go anywhere at this time of year? Pack your bags and come to Vigo!

            Autumn is here and with it come some of the best times of the year for enjoying Vigo’s parks and woodlands. The light is softer and the leaves are falling from the trees to create a beautiful multicolour carpet that is irresistible to photography lovers.

            If sport is your thing, then the city is surrounded by a green belt of woodland parks that make it the perfect place for...

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 14:14
Turismo de Vigo

Have you ever heard the exciting story of the English Cable?

In 1873, the Eastern Telegraph Company, the world’s biggest telegraph operator, set up its head office at nº 20 Calle Real, in the very heart of the city’s old quarter.

The security that the city’s port and Ria provided for the cable support frame was one of the main factors that enabled Europe, through Vigo, to find out about news and events of great...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 14:58
Turismo de Vigo

Welcome to Vigo. We will do everything we can to make sure you feel at home and among friends in our city and so that you can make the most of your time, learning and enjoying yourself. After all, being professional is not incompatible with having fun in life. Our city is one of travellers, sailors and emigrants. And workers. We know what we're talking about…

We wish you every success and hope you enjoy your stay with us. And you can find us at Turismo de Vigo for anything you...