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Lugo - A Coruña - Santiago de Compostela – Vigo
Just half a day trip, you’ll pass through four major towns. Your journey starts from the gothic town of Lugo. Here you will witness the architectural heritage and sites surrounded by Ancient Roman Walls. Commence your drive towards the west on the A-6 via Baamonde where you can enjoy a traditional Spanish meal in one of the local classic restaurants.
Then take the A Coruña exit and continue the drive along the Atlantic Motorway (AP-9) till you arrive into A Coruña. This beautiful region is popular for its stunning beaches, sunshine, shopping and its rich Celtic and Roman heritage which is still very much alive today. Be sure to get involved in one of the towns popular water sports such as Surfing at Orzan Beach, Sailing in The Bay of Biscay or Scuba Diving along the Galicia Coastline.
Moving on, take the A-6 and continue onto the AP-9. As you drive along this route you have the option to take a detour and visit the famous medieval town of Santiago de Compostela. Santiago de Compostela is visited by hundreds and thousands a year for its historic and religious reference being the final destionation on the Way of Saint James Pilgrimage Trail.
Hop back onto the AP-9 and follow the signs to Vigo via Pontevedra. Before you reach your final stop in Vigo, take a break and visit Menduiña Beach. Menduiña is a local white sand swimming beach perfect for a refreshing pit stop on your way to Vigo. Continue south along the AP-9 via the N-550 and across the Rande Bridge in to Vigo.
Vigo is a well-established tourist destination. Visitors flock to Vigo for its mix of history wonderful summer weather, traditional Spanish architecture, attractive beaches and its modern cosmopolitan outlook.
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