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  1. Spain
  2. Galicia
  3. Santiago de Compostela
  4. Cape Finisterre

Cape Finisterre & Costa da Morte Day Tour from Santiago

Product ID: 33470
Travel along the Costa da Morte on a full-day tour from Santiago de Compostela. Visit Pontemaceira, Muros, the Waterfall in Ézaro, Cape Finisterre, and the village of Muxía.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Audio guide/headphones
French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Journey along the Costa da Morte and discover how this stretch of coast got its name
  • Head to Cape Finisterre and admire the view from the lighthouse
  • Stop in Muros, home to an authentic marine quarter
  • Marvel at the unique waterfall in Ézaro that empties into the sea
  • Discover the religious pilgrimage site of Muxía
Full description
Take a day to get to know the Costa da Morte and the most rugged Atlantic coast facade in Galicia. Discover places of unique and stately beauty, such as Ponte Maceira and Muros, which has the privilege of owning an authentic marine quarter. Muros, with its beautifully restored old town, maintained its original image and now is its own sign of identity against the excesses of the coastline.

The next stop is Ézaro in the extreme south of the Coast of Death. The waterfall of Ézaro is the only waterfall in Europe where fresh water pours directly into ocean. See Cape Finisterre Lighthouse, the westernmost area of Europe.

Since ancient times, this place was considered by the Romans to be the end of the earth. Here you can enjoy stunning views of the cliffs, brave the waters of the Atlantic, and also take some free time for lunch in the town of Finisterre.

Finally, discover another essential point, Muxía, a typical fishing village well known for its Virxe da Barca sanctuary, a baroque building built in the 11th-century chapel with a balcony facing towards the sea. Do not miss the opportunity to discover one of the most unique areas of Galicia.
Includes
  • Transport in coach
  • Galician, Spanish, and English-speaking guide
  • Mobile phone app; bring your headphones
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

1st departure: 8:40 AM Palace of Congresses (next to the flags of the main door), this stop is in the outskirts of the city, in the area of San Lázaro. 2nd departure: 9:00 AM Calle Senra, nº14, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain. Next to the bakery "Miguez" (this stop is in the city center).

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Important information
Know before you go
• There will be stops for meals in places with a variety of eating establishments for lunch at your own expense
• In order to ensure a satisfactory visit, the guide in charge may make necessary changes to the itinerary
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 431 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Everything about the trip was wonderful...convenience of boarding location, our guide (Antonio), the length of time at each stop, the incredible scenery. The only thing that marred it was the talkative passengers around us in the bus...we could not always hear the guide when he was speaking English. We pointed this out to our guide, early in the day, but nothing changed. I know it was probably a difficult situation to handle, but we felt 'unheard' and consequently missed a lot of the interesting history and sights that he pointed out along the bus ride.

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October 20, 2019

Super good, again at any time

It was all wonderful. The tour guide Maria was super nice and explained everything in great detail. Finding the meeting point was no problem at all and the pick-up / meeting with the bus driver was always on time. You have enough time at the respective places to look around. We really enjoyed the tour because we learned a lot about Galicia through Maria's explanations. We would recommend you to everyone.

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March 3, 2019

Very nice day tour.

The tour was well organized with a modern coach. The tour guide made every effort. The explanations were presented in Spanish and English. Unfortunately not in German although I had booked in German and was also confirmed in German.

October 11, 2019

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