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Arrival and accommodation in Morana.
Visit Pontevedra city. It lies inland, at the head of a long ria, a delightful town with a network of cobbled alleys and tiny squares with flower-filled balconies and fine tapas bars. Interesting sights include the old quarter, the 16th century Church of Santa Maria la Mayor, the Plaza de la Lena (with 18th century palaces) and the museum with treasures from the Celtic Bronze Age to paintings by Zurbaran and Goya.
Today you can make your way straight to your spa hotel in La Toja to enjoy itīs marvellous facilities or alternatively, spend the morning visiting Finisterre, the Spanish Land's End. The headlands and cliffs are majestic and the sunsets are equally impressive. There are no sizeable towns to speak of, but the charming villages of Malpica, Camarinas and Corcubion are a delight to visit. Then in the late afternoon make your way to la Toja and your Spa hotel.
A day at leisure to enjoy the spa or perhaps visit to the Rias Baixas area. The Rias Baixas (Lower Estuaries) consist of 4 large rias (or estuaries). This area along the west & southwest coast of Galicia is renowned for its beautiful scenery and beaches, safe bathing, and a mild climate. Here you also find some of Spains most fertile fishing grounds and exquisite seafood. Well worth a visit too is Cambados, home to the delicious Albarino white wine.
Today travel northeast to the impressive city of Lugo, which was an important centre under the Roman occupation. The city walls have been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Other sights to savour include Lugoīs Romanesque Cathedral, the entire old quarter and the Town Hall Square. Later make your way to your next Spa hotel in nearby Guitiriz.
Today you can enjoy the facilities at your hotel which include a spa and a 9 hole golf course. Alternatively or later in the day, take a drive to the lovely port city of La Coruna which features an interesting Romanesque collection of streets, squares and medieval churches
Situated beside the Atlantic Ocean, La Coruna is a historic city which history has maintained close links with its old fishing and commercial port. The peninsula on which the Old City stands is the site of the impressive Tower of Hercules, one of the symbols of the city of La Coruna. The Aquarium Finisterrae, the Domus and the Science Museum are attractions that display the more modern, recreational side of the provincial capital, which offers one of its most beautiful facets in itīs wide beaches of Riazor and Orzan.
Today travel to Santiago de Compostela. One of the most important places of pilgrimage in the world, Santiago de Compostela has been declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO. The city is made visible from afar by the spires of its cathedral, the welcome end of the road for pilgrims who have completed the Camino de Santiago. The cathedralīs facade is among the most beautiful in the world and its interior is a magnificent display of Romanesque and Gothic opulence. The high altar is a dazzling creation in silver and gold.
The cobbled Old Quarter of Santiago is beautiful with itīs manorhouses and palaces as well as lively bars, restaurants and cafes. The international community of students that study in Santiago add a special, vibrant flavour to this charming city.
A full day in Santiago to explore the sights. Around the famous Plaza del Obradoiro is the 11th century Cathedral, the present-day plateresque style Parador and the Baroque Convent of San Martino Pinario. What's more, the whole old city of Santiago, with its bustling small shops, cafes, and mouth-watering seafood restaurants is a delight to wander around. The superb 15th-century former Royal hospital, now the Parador de Santiago de Compostela, one of Spainīs most memorable hotels, is next to the cathedral. It is a vast museum of cloistered courtyards, tapestries and statues.