Cambados and many other beautiful villages in Pontevedra

In the area of the Rias Baixas in Galicia, along the coast between the Parador de Cambados and the Parador de Pontevedra there are many beautiful villages, each one of them with a special charm and things to see and do. Starting in the north with Cambados, the land of Albariño wine, it´s worth it to stop in O Grove, Sanxenxo, Pontevedra and take the Ruta da Pedra e da Auga, all amazing plan while in the province of Pontevedra in Galicia.

 

Cambados

Cambados is a town of the province of Pontevedra commonly known as the land of the Albariño wine, a famous Spanish white wine. Of course, in this charming coastal village, there is an amazing hotel, the Parador de Cambados, located in an elegant ancestral mansion with comfortable guest rooms, elegant decoration, a lovely outside and inside and a courtyard and terrace, everything you need for a perfect getaway in Galicia.

Besides being know for the wine, Cambados has many other things to offer for tourism and leisure. The main must-stop of this town are the ruins of Santa Mariña de Dozo, an amazing monument that will take you back in time. Also, don´t miss to visit the church of San Benito and to stroll along the promenade of Cambados while admiring a beautiful sunset. And don´t forget to visit a winery and taste the amazing Albariño wine, or also have it at the restaurant of the Parador with an exquisite meal.

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Parador de Cambados

Parador de Cambados

 

O Grove

Have you ever heard about the famous church covered with sea shells? Well this original monument is located in the island of A Toxa in O Grove and it is definitely worth visiting. Besides this island, O Grove is mainly known for its beautiful beaches, such as the popular beach of La Lanzada which has more than 2km long of blue water and fine golden sand and is perfect for taking a walk or a dip, but keep in mind that the water in Galicia and in this beach is really cold. 

Also, in o Grove, don´t miss the chance to stroll along the streets and discover this fisher’s town with live and charm. Besides, take advantage and walk along the wooden promenade in the area of San Vicente. The path offers a route through nature and rocks with beautiful views of the coast.

To get from the Parador de Cambados to O Grove you have to take a 19km drive through the P=-550.

 

Parador de Cambados

Parador de Cambados

 

Sanxenxo

Elegant and with a lot of life, that´s Sanxenxo, one other coastal village of the Rias Baixas that will definitely fascinate you. The beautiful beach of Sanxenxo called beach of El Silgar, and the promenade, allow you to spend the day sunbathing and having fun in the water, and then taking a stroll along the promenade while having a coffe or a drink in one of the many bars in restaurants.  Also, Sanxenxo is known for its active night live, which happens mostly in the pubs and discos located in the port of the town.

The easiest way to get from the Parador de Cambados to Sanxenxo is by taking a 20 minutes’ drive through the AG-41.

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Parador de Pontevedra

Parador de Pontevedra

 

Ruta da Pedra e da Auga

In the province of Pontevedra, there are many routes available. The route of the Pedra e da Auga is a special route in which you will experience nature, admire many water mills and end up at the beautiful Monastery of Armenteira.

The name of this route comes from what you will encounter in the path, “Pedra” which means stone, material with which the mills are made and “Auga” which means water, the water of the Armenteira river that goes along the path of the route.

 

 Parador de Pontevedra

Parador de Pontevedra

 

Are you ready to experience Galicia? You will definitely not regret. Get immersed in the essence of northern Spain and discover history, culture, vegetation, beaches and much more. Of course, both the Parador de Pontevedra and Parador de Cambados are great options for you to stay and discover this varied and fun area.