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Low Estuaries and The Landscapes of the movie Mar Adentro (The Sea Inside)


 

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ProductID: 1391

Type: Full Day Tour Scheduled Group

Country: Spain

Theme: Scheduled Coach Sightseeing Tour

Region: Galicia

Group Size: 2 People or more

Start City: Santiago de Compostela

Duration: 1 Day (Duration: 08h30 - 09h30)


 
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excursion from Santiago de Compostela On this excursion from Santiago de Compostela you will enjoy a full day tour discovering Low Estuaries and The Landscapes of "Mar Adentro".

Tour highlights include stops at PADRÓN medieval town with a very important jacobean tradition lying between the rivers Sar and Ulla. Land of poets like Rosalía de Castro, Macías, Rodrigo de Padrón, Camilo José Cela. PUEBLA DE CARAMIÑAL; a quaint villa, composed of two parts; "Puebla del Deán", CASTRO DE BAROÑA - art and living of the celticsquarter of nobility and former places, and "Santa Maria del Caramiñal", marine district where the salting industry grew up. IDOLMEN DE AXEITOS; is one of a large number of dolmens in Galicia, which remember a former style of live. CASTRO DE BAROÑA; faced to a magnificent and tidal wave beach. It was excavated and opened for tourists, who admires the art and living of the celtics.
 

 
Day by Day Itinerary:
1 Day (Duration: 08h30 - 09h30)

DAY 1:
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - BARBANZA - PADRÓN - RIANXO - PONTE GOIANES - PUEBLA DE CARAMIÑAL - MONTE CUROTA - SANTA UXÍA DE RIBEIRA - DOLMEN DE AXEITOS - CASTRO DE BAROÑA - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

- Departure from Santiago
- A BARBANZA is a peninsula which harmonize with the hilly landscapes and the skylines of the estuaries and open coasts. Prehistoric memories, "savoir vivre" in free time combined with a busy fishing activity. The whole BARBANZA is a combination of marvellous landscapes which can be admires by following our itinerary.
- PADRÓN (stop) medieval town with a very important jacobean tradition lying between the rivers Sar and Ulla. Land of poets like Rosalía de Castro, Macías, Rodrigo de Padrón, Camilo José Cela.
- RIANXO small harbour crowded with boats. Foremost figures of Galician Literature were born here; the brilliant artist Castelao, the avant-garde poet Manuel Antonio and the elegant writer Rafael Dieste.
- PONTE GOIANES Manor house which is called "Torres de Goianes", rebuilt by Domingo de Andrade on the 17th. Century.
- PUEBLA DE CARAMIÑAL (stop) a quaint villa, composed of two parts; "Puebla del Deán", quarter of nobility and former places, and "Santa Maria del Caramiñal", marine district where the salting industry grew up.
- MONTE CUROTA 861 m high. It´s the top of the Barbanza mountains; sanctuary of the nature. From the Natural balcony " Valle Inclan" of national importance at 498m we can get a most impressive view to the Arosa Estuary among wild horses.
- LUNCH
- SANTA UXÍA DE RIBEIRA prosperous town, the third best fishing village of Galicia and the fifth overall in Spain; shellfish, sardine, whiting.
- CORRUBEDO views over the probably most beautiful dune of Galicia and visit to the lighthouse.
- DOLMEN DE AXEITOS is one of a large number of dolmens in Galicia, which remember a former style of live.
- CASTRO DE BAROÑA faced to a magnificent and tidal wave beach. It was excavated and opened for tourists, who admires the art and living of the celtics.
- RETURN: approximately at 6 p.m.
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