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Santiago de Compostela: Finisterre, Muxia & Costa da Morte

1. Santiago de Compostela: Finisterre, Muxia & Costa da Morte

Begin the tour with a visit to Ponte Maceira, a charming little town that is an obligatory stop for pilgrims who travel on their journey towards the “end of the world”. Admire its 14th-century bridge over the Tambre river and see the picturesque sets of medieval mills. Next, head towards the coast and enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the coast of Carnota. Drive by the beautiful coastal landmarks of Lira, Carnota Beach, Boca do Río, Mount Pindo, and Cape Fisterra. After, arrive at Ézaro, where the river Xallas falls into the sea forming a waterfall, the Ézaro waterfall, probably the most famous in Galicia and unique in Continental Europe. Continue to Cape Fisterra (Finisterre) once believed to be the westernmost point in Europe, where the lighthouse and kilometer zero (Km 0) of the Camino de Santiago is located. Here, eat lunch and get free time to walk around the town and its fishing port. Resume the itinerary and head to Muxia where you will be met here with a beautiful Sanctuary at the foot of the Atlantic and with three stones considered sacred by the Galicians. On the way back to Santiago, explore one of the largest barns on the Costa da Morte. The “Hórreo” of San Martiño de Ozón dates from the 16th century and is located next to a 12th-century Romanesque church and a small monastery now converted into a hostel for pilgrims.

Santiago de Compostela: Costa da Morte Boat Ride with Drinks

2. Santiago de Compostela: Costa da Morte Boat Ride with Drinks

08:50 Departure From Santiago de Compostela The meeting point is at our office, Rúa Casas Reais, 31 (3 minutes from the cathedral, exactly at Porta do Camiño). Arrival to Mirador de As Paxareiras Incredible views over Carnota beach, Pindo mountains, Finisterre peninsula, Atlantic Ocean…etc. We take some of the most impressive photos with the best panoramic views over the coast of Carnota, Lira, Carnota beach, rivers, Pindo mountains and Finisterre lighthouse Arrival to Lighthouse of Finisterre It is the best-well-known lighthouse in the area, the westernmost of the Iberian Peninsula, and the “End of the World” lighthouse. There is also the famous 0 km stone of the Camino a Finisterre and of course beside the Lighthouse. A place full of modern and ancient traditions, in addition to magical and natural wonders that will make your mind and body travel far away. Departure From Lighthouse Towards the Village Arrival to Finisterre Town Here, thanks to our guides, you will have the opportunity to know all the curiosities and importance of this place. You can't miss the recommendations of our guides regarding, traditions, town secrets and the best places to visit for a unique experience Boat cruise from the port of Finisterre The boat ride is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, and it includes drinks (vermouth, wine, water, soft drinks) and typical local food such as homemade Galician Empanadas of different flavors. This will be a unique experience full of surprises! You will be able to enjoy the wonderful landscape from another perspective (the Finisterre lighthouse, seen from the sea) and with a good company, not only ours, but also that of the typical local products, included in the excursion. During the ride with the boat, it may be possible to see some dolphins and also underwater views from the lower part of the boat Free Time/Lunch The boat trip was only the beginning at Finisterre! It is time to enjoy a delicious meal with always fresh and tasty products. It will be your free time to enjoy on your own. If you want to have lunch, there is the opportunity to choose between different restaurants that offer local, vegetarian, fast-food or whatever you most prefer, and definitely all with adequate prices. Departure From Finisterre Arrival to Muxía It is the stop for many pilgrims who visit the Virxe da Barca Sanctuary enjoying the great waves coming from the ocean, right next to Muxia lighthouse. We will listen to the well-known legends about the arrival of the Apostle Santiago, and we visit the famous stones of this legend. Departure From Muxía Arrival to Cabo Vilan The Cabo Vilan lighthouse marks one of the most dangerous stretches of the Costa da Morte, but also one of the most beautiful. It is declared of national interest. The visit also includes an entrance to the museum, but always when it is open to the public. Departure From Cabo Vilan Arrival to Santiago

Pontevedra: Finisterre and Death Coast Day Tour

3. Pontevedra: Finisterre and Death Coast Day Tour

See beautiful natural scenery and quaint coastal towns on this day trip through Galicia. Start your tour in the charming village of Pontemaceira perched on the Tambre River. Go to Muxía to visit the Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Boat where, according to legends, St. James was seen. Next, head to Cape Finisterre, the end of the Camino de Santiago. Enjoy lunch in the town of Finisterre, known for its delicious seafood. Check out Finisterre Lighthouse while you're there. After lunch, continue to Ézaro Village to see its beautiful waterfall before going to Carnota. Learn about the horreo, a type of granary traditionally built in the area. Discover shipwrecks on the Coast of Death.

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4.7 / 5

based on 250 reviews

It was an interesting trip with very beautiful sceneries along the way. Our guide was very professional & explained to us the highlights to look out for. The seafood lunch we had along the way was superb too! Would certainly recommend this tour.

Very comfortable coach ride and we'll informed tour guide. Reuben gave pointers on what to look out for a long the way and special sights at the appointed stops.

Excelente viaje, seguro y con guías claros para conocer la cultura. Recomendable

Well selected excursion points, guide competent in terms of content and language

I was pleasantly surprised by this day tour. Well worth it!