Welcome to the “Wild West” of Spain. Vigo’s, Spain westernmost mainland city is a cultured, exciting and authentic port city that was once the country’s top disembarkation point for ships headed to the Americas. Lush mountain landscapes, fresh seafood, and thrilling exploration of Spain’s rugged northern coast await you in this exciting town. If you are looking for a modern city packed with things to do that’s still in touch with its old school, fishing and maritime roots than Vigo, Spain is the perfect place for you.
Explore Western Spain. When you charter a boat from Vigo, you’ve set up an excellent base for exploration of Galicia (the province Vigo calls home.) The Galician coast is home to the country’s best seafood and you’ll be able to explore small villages, towns and cities each with their own unique cuisine. So, it should come as no surprise that the area is a fisherman’s dream.
Take a Trip through Time. Vigo is an ancient city. It was once the northernmost point of the Roman Empire and you can still find traces of this heritage dotted throughout the town. Over the year, it has had a rich city. As one of Spain’s chief ports, many of its famous sailors and explorers came through. It’s also home to ancient fortresses built on the sides of cliffs that were designed to prevent the threat of the Portuguese and British during the 16th and 17th century.
Watersports for the Bold. Although the waters off the Atlantic are a bit cooler than some of Spain’s summer destinations, Vigo is still a great place for some incredible watersports. Chartering a course north will take you take some of the best surfing beaches in the Atlantic while you are also excellently perched to make a trip South to explore the lovely shores of Portugal. Not only that, but the winds off the Atlantic also make very excellent conditions for windsurfing.
Set Sail for the Incredible Islands off the Coast. After you’ve enjoyed the buzz of central Vigo, head out towards the islands. Lovely white sand beaches turquoise waters await you as you Cities Island along with Playa de Rodas which has been ranked as one of the top ten beaches in the world for countless years. Whether you are looking for a little fun in the sun, a nap on the beach, a fishing adventure or some exciting nightlife and great food, Vigo, Spain have something to offer everyone!