There are a lot of legends about Sanxenxo, but the most famous one is “If you bathe in “nine waves” you will soon have a baby”.
Sanxenxo’s beaches, which are among the best in Spain and many having the Blue Flag, attract tourists from all over the world. This famous beach resort in Galicia is always full of tourists in July and August. So if you do not like crowded places visit Sanxexo at another time when it is a rather quiet town.
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The bay area at this resort enjoys some of the warmest waters in all of Galicia. The entire area around this beach mecca is full of outstanding beaches and numerous former fishing towns.
Apart from the beaches, when you come to Sanxenxo you should visit:
- The most popular beach for surfers is Lanzada, where you can travel at any time of year
- The La Madame beach where you can see the interesting sculptures on the cliffs
The best way to know a place is to be part of its celebrations. In Sanxenxo you can attend:
- The “Fiesta de los Mayos” - popular folklore festival when men sing little verses used to seduce women (held on the first weekend in May).
- The “Feria de la Cebolla” (Onion Fair) commemorates a 200 year old tradition orchard products fair (September 4)
Sanxenxo is also famous for its gastronomy of delicious food, mixing aromas, flavors and textures. Oysters, sardines, razor-shells, rice with lobster are just a small part of the wide selection of dishes this land has to offer. Moreover, you can taste here the finest wines ever to satisfy the most demanding visitors. So indulge your love of food with Booked.net.