Sunday, September 11, 2022 - 10:39
Turismo de Vigo


You have come to work and we know that you have little time for fun but:

Enjoy the oysters:

So that you can try the taste of the sea in Vigo, just right and at a reasonable price you must taste the famous oysters from Vigo, which are served on the street by ostreiras who open them for you, on the spot and with great skill, within a typical environment and in perfect harmony with wines such as Albariño Rías Baixas, a young Ribeiro or...

Monday, May 2, 2022 - 10:51
Turismo de Vigo

Spain’s most important shipbuilding industry event 24th, 25th and 26th of May 2022. Navalia, Vigo’s International Shipbuilding Industry Trade air, is the most important of its sector in Spain and Southern Europe. The trade show is focused on shipbuilding, combining exhibits with working hours and more than 40 presentations each year. Held in May at theInstituto Ferial de Vigo, this fair gathers 20,000 professional and has a turnover of more than 5,000 million Euros.Tips and...

Sunday, April 24, 2022 - 15:25
Turismo de Vigo

Celebrate the coming of spring with Os Maios

Vigo has its own spring celebration, the Festa dos Maios. According to legend, this ancient festival is celebrated since the beginning of agriculture in the Neolithic period.

This beautiful pagan celebration brings our ancestors’ custom of invoking the gods to ask for good crops to the centuries-old stones ofVigo’s Old Town. The agrarian rite to favour the fertility of the land was carried out through...

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 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.