Ribadavia on the Mino River

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We were staying in Tui and this was our second-last day in Spain. It was also a misty start to the day as we headed for┬áRibadavia on the Mino River. This old town has its roots in Celtic and Roman … Continued

Cambados

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The historic town of Cambados in Galicia is in an area which has been inhabited for a long time. The Celts settled here in the first millennium BC (their artifacts have been found in the hills surrounding Cambados) and even the … Continued

Pontevedra in Galicia

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It was another fine day in Baiona and it was time to move on, over the Ria de Vigo to Pontevedra in Galicia, en route to our destination for the night, Cambados.

A day trip from Baiona

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You can make an interesting day trip from Baiona down the coast to Oia, A Guarda, and the Castro of Santa Tecla. Then return on the inland road. We had lovely weather and it was a fascinating day.

Baiona in Galicia

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The town of Baiona in Galicia has a long and very varied history! We only had two days so it was a very brief ‘dip’ into the area and its history.

The Parador in Baiona

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The Parador in Baiona, Conde de Gondomar, is a magical place to stay for a few days – an elegant hotel inside the walls of the old Fortress of Monterreal, and on a promontory in a bay.

Iron ore mining at Ribadeo

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In the estuary of the River Eo there are the remains of a railway, storage, bays, and loading station for iron ore mined further up-country. It was a beautiful day and we set off to follow the route of the … Continued

Ribadeo on the River Eo

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Ribadeo lies on the River Eo, the border between Galicia and Asturias, and just yards away from the sea. People have been here probably for thousands of years, living from both the land and the water, and trading from the … Continued

Provincial Museum in Lugo, Spain

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The Museums in Lugo are fascinating and they are certainly worth the ticket price so don’t hesitate if you are in the city! We visited the Provincial Museum in Lugo but there is also the House of Mosaics, and the … Continued

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