Cape Finisterre & Costa da Morte Day Tour from Santiago
- 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 the fishing village of Muros and the religious pilgrimage site of Muxía
- Marvel at the unique waterfall in Ézaro that empties into the sea
The first stop is Muros, an old fishing town and harbor. Its old town has been restored and the historical center has been conserved, making it a beautiful and authentic look into the past.
Continue to Ézaro, located in the extreme south. The waterfall there is particularly unique, as it is among only 7 waterfalls in Europe that flow into the ocean or sea.
Afterward, make your way to Cape Finisterre, a rock-bound peninsula at the end of the ancient world. Head to the local lighthouse located on the mountain of Monte Facho, and enjoy the views out over the water. You will also learn more about how shipwrecks on the rocks gave this stretch of coastline its name.
Stop for lunch, and then make your way to Muxía. This village, known as ground zero of the Prestige oil spill disaster in 2002, is known for its rocks and water. It is also a short drive from the former Benedictine monastery that is now the Church of San Xulián de Moraime.
- Transport in coach
- Guide who speaks Galician, Spanish, and English
- Meals and drinks
Prepare for the activity
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).Open in Google Maps ⟶
There will be stops for meals in places with a variety of eating establishments, so that you have a variety of options.
In order to ensure a satisfactory visit, the guide in charge may make any necessary changes.