Monday, July 1, 2024 - 14:30
Turismo de Vigo

Bouzas festivities are probably the most famous celebrations of all the neighbourhoods in Vigo due to the spectacular fireworks. They are held from the 18th to the 23rd of July. For five long days, they fill the neighbourhood with food stalls, street bars, children's attractions (and for the not so young) as well as traditional dances.

The festival is in honour of the Christ of the Afflicted and there is a...

Monday, June 10, 2024 - 13:12
Turismo de Vigo

Have you still not visited the beaches of Vigo? They are one of the city’s biggest attractions. The beaches of the Vigo Estuary will surprise you: they’re not like other unattractive, uncomfortable and very crowded urban beaches. 10 minutes from the centre of Vigo, its beaches have fine white sand, clear waters and for everyone’s liking: family beaches, wild coves, sandy beaches with waves for water sports and nude beaches.

In some areas of Vigo, you can walk from beach to beach along the...

Monday, May 13, 2024 - 11:52
Turismo de Vigo

Concerts in Castrelos are unique events; if you're lucky and your stay in Vigo coincides with a concert at the Castrelos Auditorium, don’t think twice about attending!

Castrelos is the only open-air auditorium in Vigo and a truly magical place. Located in Castrelos Park, it has a section with 5,000 seats for paying audience and there are also free seats for more than 10,000 people.

The Castrelos Auditorium has hosted Oasis, Metallica,...

Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 15:49
Turismo de Vigo

On the 17th May, 1863 the Juan Compañel print shop, located in the heart of Vigo’s historic old town, published the manuscript of “Cantares Gallegos” or Galician Songs, the work of Rosalía de Castro. This beautiful book of poems – which everyone should read – was written in Galicia’s own language and marked the beginning of the “Rexurdimiento” or Galician cultural renaissance. Prior to this the language had spent many centuries away from the world of cultural and literature although it had once been the language of kings and troubadours in the Middle Ages.