Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 20:41
Turismo de Vigo

The art of oyster tapas began in the historical centre of Vigo. Nobody knows exactly when, but they were popular with Napoleon’s troops before they were later defeated and had to withdraw! On Rúa Pescadería, or Rúa das Ostras, oysters can be enjoyed with a beer or a glass of good Albariño or Ribeiro wine. And it is very interesting and entertaining to see the ostreiras as they open their fresh product with great skill and speed, much enjoyed by their many customers who hardly have to wait at all as...

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 14:38
Turismo de Vigo

Right opposite the fishing port of Vigo stands O Kiosco das Almas Perdidas, the tavern that welcomed the last century's artists and Bohemians who didn't sleep at night and workers who started their day in the early morning and were to be found at dawn enjoying a cup of coffee with a few drops of an after-lunch liqueur: coffee or sol y sombra, a cocktail of brandy and anisette capable of evaporating even the worst Atlantic storm, or the desperation of a new rationalisation of the...