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Vigo, Spain

A busy, mid-sized port on the Atlantic Coast, Vigo is located just north of Portugal and is Galicia's largest and most industrialised city, dating back to Roman times. If you're a beach lover, then Vigo is for you. You can soak up the rays at one of several sparkling beaches, including Samil, Alcabre and Canido.

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Vigo, Spain

Port of Call

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Enjoy some of the most beautiful coastline in the world during a drive along the scenic coastal road to La Toja, a city where you'll experience true Galician culture – rich in historical significance and home to a church that is completely covered in seashells.

Other Fun Things to Do

Explore the ruins of Santa Maria de Dozo.
Visit the famous El Berbes or fisherman's area to see the Oyster Market.
Explore the oldest part of the city, with its twisting streets, flights of steps and old mansions.

Get a Taste of Local Flavour

Home to the fourth-largest fishing fleet in Spain, Vigo boasts seafood that is abundant and super fresh.

Local Currency

The euro (EUR) is the official currency of Spain. Many shops and restaurants also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate. When shopping, remember that Value Added Tax is added to most purchases.

Weather in Vigo, Spain


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 53° 11.67°
Average Low 43° 6.11°
Mean Temperature N/A N/A
Record High N/A N/A
Record Low N/A N/A
Precipitation Inches Centimetres
Average Precip. 6.3 in 16 cm

    Before You Visit

    Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.