Galicia - Spain's far west

On the edge of Europe - the alternative guide to Spain 

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Lying at the far northwest tip of Spain, surrounded on two sides by the Atlantic and one its southern border by Northern Portugal, Galicia is a region of Spain that is very different from most others.

Main destinations in Galicia.

Santiago de Compostelle
Basilica of St.James - Santiago de Compostela

Roman walls of Lugo

The roman walls of Lugo, Galicia  -  

Roman lighthouse

The Tower of Hercules - A Coruña - a lighthouse siince Roman times

Other pages of interest : - Andalucia - Extremadura -  Valencia Undiscovered Spain - The coasts of SpainTravel in Spain  -  Food and eating in Spain  -  Driving in Spain  -  Spanish motorway map

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Asturias bagpipes
Celtic Spain -

Bougainvillia grows profusely in the mild atlantic climate of coastal Asturias

Getting to Galicia:
By car via the southwest corner of France, San Sebastian and Santander.
By ferry: Brittany ferries operate direct ferries from Portsmouth and Plymouth to Santander in neighbouring Cantabria. LD Lines sail from Saint Nazaire (France) to Gijon.
Fly to Galicia:Information coming

Neighbouring regions :
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