Galicia is, well... green, we might say, if judging by the nature that dominates the appearance of this place. Yet Galicia is also facing the Atlantic Ocean and the Mar Cantabrico, with a rich cultural heritage, with a climate that offers four seasons, with even beaches dominated by the scent of pine and eucalyptus. All in all, a wonderful opportunity for renting a last minute holiday home in Galicia and exploring the area's venues. It's mainly an area where people survive off fishing and agriculture, thus when thinking of visiting this green region of Spain, expect tranquility and relaxation, tradition and authenticity, a place where time seems to have stood still and nature has revealed its most stunning appearance every step of the way.
Roam around Galicia
The capital of this green region of Spain is Santiago de Compostela, thus a last minute holiday home in Galicia can also take you on this famous pilgrim route, the Way of Saint James. The landscape is wonderful, green valleys, forests, but also beautiful beaches and cliffs that seem to come out of the sea, giant guardians of the area, such as the ones at A Costa da Morte. The Islas Atlánticas National Park is also worth stopping by, and the numerous villages that are to be found both by the sea and inland have kept tradition very much alive among their hospitable people. Cities such as Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Ferrol, A Coruna, Vigo and so on are also great to visit during a last minute holiday in Galicia, you will experience here a different side of Spain's unique personality and character. There are even World Heritage Sites in this area of the country, like the Tower of Hercules or Lugo’s city walls that will make for the central element of numerous holiday pictures.
Galicia, the beaches at the end of the earth
The beaches of Galicia seem to really be ones that are located at the end of the earth, wild areas, untamed nature, the sea that displays its beauty without it being "refinished" by mass tourism. People keep looking for original and one of a kind things these days, so to this effect, a last minute holiday in Galicia, Spain will reveal the most one of a kind nature, stunning landscapes, the white sand beaches and the majestic cliffs of an almost cruel beauty, with the fierce Atlantic Ocean waves trying to conquer them. The Costa da Morte is a spectacular place in Galicia, where there seems to be a constant wonderful competition between the sea, the earth and the wind that surrounds the historic lighthouses here. Galicia is also famous for its gastronomy, with shellfish, veal, octopus, almond tart and famous wines, and to all this add up also its renowned spas and you're set with a menu of a wonderful holiday in Spain.