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From Santiago de Compostela: Costa da Morte Day Trip

4.7 / 5

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From Santiago de Compostela: Costa da Morte Day Trip

From US$ 44.11 per person

Combine nature and culture on this day trip from Santiago de Compostela. Visit lighthouses, traditional villages and Galician hórreos as you journey along the Costa da Morte, stopping for lunch in Finisterre.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, Arabic
Pickup included
Pickup is available from certain hotels and locations in Santiago de Compostela
Wheelchair accessible


  • Admire panoramic views of the Costa da Morte
  • Enjoy a tour of Finisterre lighthouse
  • Explore villages from the Middle Ages
  • Explore the legends and history of Muxia
  • Taste the typical 0 miles products of finisterre village
  • Cross the middle aged bridge of Ponte Maciera
  • Visit the amazing waterfall of Ezaro
Full description
After getting picked up from your hotel in Santiago de Compostela, begin your journey along the Galician coast. Your first stop will be at a traditional Galician village. Here, head to the top of a Roman bridge where you can admire breathtaking views of the river. Next, head to Muxia Lighthouse, where you can visit the famous sanctuary and head to the top of the lighthouse for a unique coastal experience. Continue your tour with a visit to the region's most important lighthouse, Finisterre. From atop of this picturesque lighthouse, admire panoramic views of what was considered by the Roman's to be the end of the earth. Break for lunch in the town of Finisterre before heading to the Ezaro Waterfall, the only waterfall that arrives directly into the ocean. Later, head to Carnota, where you can see the largest horréo, an old granary suspended by pillars, in existence. Finally, head to the village of Muros, a traditional coastal village. Enjoy some free time for a coffee or stroll around the main square before heading back to Santiago.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned bus transportation
  • Professional guide
  • Insurance
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • This tour does not require any physical effort and does not include large amounts of walking.
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4.7 /5

based on 86 reviews

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The places we visited were very beautiful and recommend this tour for that. Each places you have 30 mins more or less to see, take pictures, wander around. The guide was a good person, explains very well in Spanish but as being not a native English speaker I would say there were only 60% of information were given.

October 8, 2021

The excursion is very complete. The sites visited are worth it. Maybe there should be more stops before lunch and leave the afternoon relaxed because it got heavy at the end. The last stop to see the meat horreo was only 19 min and, although the hórreo is very good, it could be eliminated because we were very tired

August 4, 2021

The tour was well planned, in general, the right times and very good explanations from the guide, Martín. Very nice him and the driver. I just think that the company should not sell all the seats on the bus, it was full of people, without natural ventilation and that we cannot afford in times of pandemic, for everyone's safety. And don't let the music on the bus go too loud. As for the places, it is almost impossible to eat in Fisterra town if you go alone, they do not serve you in the restaurants because they prefer to give priority to tables with more people, much less if you do not have a reservation made. Since it was lunchtime, everyone was either full or not admitting those of us who were going solo. It was an odyssey to find a place to eat, which was definitely not the best in terms of taste but in kindness and willingness to attend (El Capitan).

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July 21, 2021

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