Vigo is one of the largest cities in Spain, located on in the north-west, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
It lies within less than half-an-hours’ drive from the Portuguese border making it a perfect base to explore northern Portugal from. The city is famous for its 40 sandy beaches and a number of small bays. The oceanic climate makes Vigo one of the sunniest spots in the region, highly visited by tourists. Apart from a great number of cultural places to go, Vigo offers high class shopping and abundance of leisure facilities. If you are looking for a beach holiday in an absolutely stunning city with various things to do, Vigo is the place to go.
This vast city spreads miles along the bay. Hotels are in abundance throughout the city. Prices are quite high and in case you are looking for a cost-effective option, it is worth booking with Booked.net. A great range of options is available for you on our website. From budget hotels in Vigo to the height of luxury, check our listings.
There are a number of historic and cultural places to see in Vigo. Some of them are listed below:
- Old district with four squares overlooked by the 16th century buildings. You can see the church of Santa Maria de Vigo in the central part of the Old district, which is the oldest church in the city
- Church of Santa Maria de Castelos dating back to the 12th century, built in Romanesque style
- Museum of contemporary Art previously the courthouse and a jail, which now serves as a museum with modern works of art on display
- Museum of the Sea
This list is far from complete; there are many more beautiful churches and exciting museums to see. For instance, the church of Santiago de Bembrive or the Sal Salvador church is definitely worth a visit. If you have a chance, take a 45 minute boat trip to the gorgeous Cies Island, one of the most renowned nature reserves in Europe. If you are a fan of seafood, you should definitely make it to the oyster market on the Pedra square. Traveling with the kids? Park de Castro is the place to go, on its vast territory you will find numerous gardens, fountains, places to rest. In case you are looking for a place to experience night life, the area of Churruca, Calle Arenal or Rosalia de Castro is for you. A wide range of bars, lounge cafes and nightclubs are all here.
The gorgeous beaches of Vigo with their spectacular rock formations and pleasant climate offer you an unforgettable holiday in one of the most breathtaking cities of Spain. Book your hotel with Booked.net to make the most of your trip. Whether you are looking for a budget place to stay or a top-quality hotel, Booked.net is the place to search.