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O Grove: Pescanova Biomarine Center Museum Tickets

1. O Grove: Pescanova Biomarine Center Museum Tickets

Dive into the world of aquaculture with this skip-the-line ticket to the Nueva Pescanova Biomarine Center Museum in O Grove. Experience interactive exhibits where you can hear what different underwater species sound like and view octopuses and turbot fish.  Learn about the main operations of the Nueva Pescanova Biomarine center. Board modern vessels to learn about the fishing, farming, processing, and marketing of seafood products. Find out how they guarantee sustainability on their vessels. Uncover the importance of marine ecosystems for life on earth and hear about the problems that the seas and oceans face in the future. See a self-contained and self-sufficient ecosystem invented by NASA. Walk thorugh the "Farming the Sea" exhibit to learn about the benefits of aquaculture and how to ensure a responsible and sustainable aquaculture practice. Step back in time as you find out the main milestones of more than 5,000 years of aquaculture history. Admire graphic murals that mix illustration with animation or an interactive aquarium that provides information on 580 farmed species. This interactive system even allows you to launch the fish into the water from the control station. Visit an underwater laboratory and be introduced to the different technologies used in aquaculture like hydrophones and aquatic drones. Select marine species that you want listen to. See how oxygen, temperature, and the PH balance of the water can be measured using different sensors. Answer your burning aquaculture questions as you find out how Artificial Intelligence and Big Data are used in aquaculture to ensure animal welfare. Enjoy a 360º virtual reality experience and head to the research center to see octopuses and turbot swim. Finally, delve into the health benefits of seafood consumption in an interactive way.

Vigo: Private Walking Tour with local guide

2. Vigo: Private Walking Tour with local guide

Meet your guide at the “El Sireno” statue at the Puerta del Sol square. Your guide will lead you through a scenic and informative walking tour of Vigo, showing you over 10 of the city's most beloved sights. Hear about Vigo’s fascinating role in Spanish, Roman, Viking, and French history. Learn about the many famous historical figures who have spent time in Vigo including Julio Verne, Isaac Newton, and Francis Drake.  Stroll through the “Casco Vello,” the historic district of Vigo. Take a walk down “la Calle del Príncipe,” Vigo’s best street for shopping. See the La Alameda park, which hides a stone zoo of animal sculptures. Walk by the gorgeous Neo-Baroque theater Teatro Garcia Barbón. Admire the La Farola de Urzaíz, a beautiful street lamp designed by Jenaro de la Fuente which is also an iconic meeting point in Vigo. Stop at Los Galeones de Rande, a monument to the dozens of ships sunk during the 1702 Battle of Rande. Your tour continues as you visit other famous sights of Vigo such as El Cruce de Los Bancos, El Teatro Fraga, El Marco, La Puerta del Sol, El Monumento a Los Galeones de Rande, El Olivo, La Plaza de la Constitución, and La Colegiata. Your tour ends with a visit to the statue of Jules Verne located at Vigo’s port.

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What people are saying about Galicia

We were taken about 10 km away to Lavacolla where we started our journey. We get som suggestions fron the guide Elena and walk to Joy Hill. There the fog was down and we could see the Santiago Cathedral. Elena met us there explained few interesting stories. And we waled to Santiago further. All it took 4 hours including vidit to St James (sw Jakub in polih) grave in the cathedral

the way is easy and you can experience just a little 'peregrino', our guide, Paula, was very nice and good, she explained a lot and gave us useful informations about El Camino and about San Santiago...we had the best short trip...all the thanks

Unique and unforgettable experience. Thank ELENA for helping us with all kinds of explanations, kindness and sympathy along the way. Beautiful landscapes. 100% recommendable. Thank you very much.

The guide provided us with information on the walk and there was enough markers on the way to ensure it was a pleasant day. Very good tour if you wanted to experience the journey.

Perfect, wonderful English translation, pointed out many historic sites, made it doable for very elderly and novice peregrinos, mil gracias