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Travel/Tourism news & information for Galicia

Air Nostrum passengers grounded in Paris for 30 hours
Travel/Tourism Mon, Aug 6, 2018

Air Nostrum passengers grounded in Paris for 30 hours

PASSENGERS spent over 30 hours waiting at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris to fly home to Vigo (Pontevedra province, Galicia) after their Air Nostrum flight broke down on Sunday afternoon. The 87 travellers were due...

Borders shut between Spain and Portugal for Pope's visit
Travel/Tourism Mon, May 8, 2017

Borders shut between Spain and Portugal for Pope's visit

BORDER crossings between Spain and Portugal will be restricted between Wednesday and Saturday this week inclusive due to the Pope's visit to the Sanctuary of Fátima. The frontier between the province of Pontevedra...

Pontevedra takes a leaf out of Bath's book for promoting spa tourism
Travel/Tourism Fri, Oct 24, 2014

Pontevedra takes a leaf out of Bath's book for...

PROVINCIAL authorities in the north-western province of Pontevedra are taking the UK city of Bath, Somerset as its inspiration for attracting tourists - redeploying its Roman spas for modern-day relaxation treatment....

Travel/Tourism Tue, Oct 7, 2008

Air Europa sacks drunken brawl pilots

Two pilots caught exchanging blows in Vigo city centre after a boozy night out and only five hours before they were due to take a plane-load of passengers to Madrid, have been sacked by Air Europa based on evidence...

Don't let the weather put you off Santiago
Travel/Tourism Sat, Jul 23, 2005

Don't let the weather put you off Santiago

An annual rainfall three times that of London should not deter you from a trip to the misty and melancholic northwest, one of the highlights of which would undoubtedly be a visit to one of the most beautiful cities in...

Travel/Tourism Fri, Aug 27, 2004

Rainiest August for 30 years hits Galicia´s hoteliers

The rainiest August for three decades is creating problems for hotel owners in Galicia. Seaside resorts have been particularly hard hit with rainfall as high as 200 litres per m2 recorded already this month in some...

Santiago Cathedral opens rooftop access
Travel/Tourism Thu, Aug 5, 2004

Santiago Cathedral opens rooftop access

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral now offers visitors access to a new part of the temple: its roof. This facility offers a new spectacular perspective of the city and allows the visitor to observe the temple’s complex...

Paulo Coelho presents guide on the Camino de Santiago
Travel/Tourism Fri, Jul 16, 2004

Paulo Coelho presents guide on the Camino de Santiago

The history, art, culture, scenery, towns and customs of one of the world’s most important excursion routes, the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, are described through the eyes of Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho in a new...

International Friendship bridge links Galicia and Portugal
Travel/Tourism Sat, Jun 12, 2004

International Friendship bridge links Galicia and Portugal

The new International Friendship bridge linking Galicia and Portugal opened to traffic yesterday spanning the Miño river between the village of Goián (Tomiño) with Vilanova da Cerveira. The inauguration ceremony was...

Travel/Tourism Thu, Jun 10, 2004

Fraga to inaugurate Pazo do Río hotel on Friday

The regional president of the Galician Xunta, Manuel Fraga, will inaugurate the Pazo do Río hotel on Friday accompanied by the mayor of Oleiros, Angel García Seoane. Renovation work on the 16th century building, which...

Travel/Tourism Sat, Jun 5, 2004

More than 710,000 Madrid tourists visited Galicia last...

According to a survey carried out by Turgalicia, last summer, more than 710,000 tourists from Madrid visited Galicia spending more than €900 million. On average, tourists from Madrid spent €77.60 a day and stayed in...

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