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Santiago de Compostela: Finisterre, Muxia & Costa da Morte

1. Santiago de Compostela: Finisterre, Muxia & Costa da Morte

Begin the tour with a visit to Ponte Maceira, a charming little town that is an obligatory stop for pilgrims who travel on their journey towards the “end of the world”. Admire its 14th-century bridge over the Tambre river and see the picturesque sets of medieval mills. Next, head towards the coast and enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the coast of Carnota. Drive by the beautiful coastal landmarks of Lira, Carnota Beach, Boca do Río, Mount Pindo, and Cape Fisterra. After, arrive at Ézaro, where the river Xallas falls into the sea forming a waterfall, the Ézaro waterfall, probably the most famous in Galicia and unique in Continental Europe. Continue to Cape Fisterra (Finisterre) once believed to be the westernmost point in Europe, where the lighthouse and kilometer zero (Km 0) of the Camino de Santiago is located. Here, eat lunch and get free time to walk around the town and its fishing port. Resume the itinerary and head to Muxia where you will be met here with a beautiful Sanctuary at the foot of the Atlantic and with three stones considered sacred by the Galicians. On the way back to Santiago, explore one of the largest barns on the Costa da Morte. The “Hórreo” of San Martiño de Ozón dates from the 16th century and is located next to a 12th-century Romanesque church and a small monastery now converted into a hostel for pilgrims.

From A Coruña: Costa da Morte & Cape Finisterre Day Tour

2. From A Coruña: Costa da Morte & Cape Finisterre Day Tour

Tour Costa da Morte and Cape Finisterre on this day trip from Coruña. Follow a route storied with lighthouses, shipwrecks, and legends. Learn about the region's history and be charmed by the Galician coast. Depart from A Coruña and head to one of the most special places on Costa da Morte, Cabo Vilan. Listen to your guide as they talk about the lighthouse's mystical traits characterized by its steep cape and the shipwrecks that have taken place there. Afterward, head to the Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Barca in Muxía. This sanctuary is intimately linked with Galician culture, the sailors and people of the sea, as well as the Celts. Spend time getting to know the sanctuary as you tour its grounds. From Virgen de la Barca continue on to Finisterre, also referred to as the end of the world. See why the Celts, Romans, and pilgrims came to this place for thousands of years. Hear its legends, stories, and naval battles before breaking for lunch. Go into the town of Finisterre to enjoy the local cuisine at one of its various restaurants. After lunch, head to Ézaro Waterfall, a place of natural, scenic beauty. As your last stop on this day trip, visit one of the most characteristic monuments of Galicia, the Horreo de Carnota, and learn more about Galician culture.

Costa da Morte, Finisterre, and Muxía: Guided Coastal Tour

3. Costa da Morte, Finisterre, and Muxía: Guided Coastal Tour

Start by taking a short walk along the medieval bridge of Pontemaceira, where pilgrims cross on their way to Finisterre. Continue to the sea and your second stop at Muxía. See the Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Barca and the Holy Stones. Enjoy hearing legends and stories about this place from your guide. Move on to the famous Lighthouse of Finisterre. Have free time to enjoy the spectacular views, enter the lighthouse, or take a photo at kilometer 0 of the Camino de Santiago. Visit the village of Finisterre and get some restaurant recommendations from your guide. After your meal, stop and enjoy the waterfall of Ézaro, famous for being the only waterfall in Europe that flows directly into the sea. Stop at the Hórreo de Carnota, one of the 5 largest traditional granaries in Galicia. Learn about the importance of these structures from your guide. Enjoy a final stop at the picturesque fishing village of Muros.

Pontevedra: Finisterre and Death Coast Day Tour

4. Pontevedra: Finisterre and Death Coast Day Tour

See beautiful natural scenery and quaint coastal towns on this day trip through Galicia. Start your tour in the charming village of Pontemaceira perched on the Tambre River. Go to Muxía to visit the Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Boat where, according to legends, St. James was seen. Next, head to Cape Finisterre, the end of the Camino de Santiago. Enjoy lunch in the town of Finisterre, known for its delicious seafood. Check out Finisterre Lighthouse while you're there. After lunch, continue to Ézaro Village to see its beautiful waterfall before going to Carnota. Learn about the horreo, a type of granary traditionally built in the area. Discover shipwrecks on the Coast of Death.

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What people are saying about Fervenza do Xallas

This was an excellent tour and our tour guide Oscar was friendly, professional and very informative about the history of the people a d culture. It’s a long day but worth all the walking. Pray for a clear day to see the magnificent views at Finisterre and Muxia.

Fabulous Day from start to finish -didn’t want it to end Our guide Oscar was very informative Plenty of stops & time to explore

Had a lovely day, Ruben was an excellent guide, the scenery and towns were beautiful.

A fantastic 7 stop tour not to be missed. Our Guide was brilliant worth every penny.

The guide was informative, funny, respectful and engaging. I enjoyed all the stops!