The pilgrims’ route Vía de la Plata and the Miño River cross the city, inviting you to take a gentle stroll. Choose Ourense and visit the thermal springs, home of the nymphs according to mythology.

Take a walk along the streets that have inspired works such as A Esmorga, by Eduardo Blanco Amor, one of the great writers of Galician literature.

Local cuisine includes highlights such as “polbo á feira” (octopus) and wine of the region O Ribeiro, which you can enjoy in the surroundings of the San Martiño Cathedral.

Enjoy Carnival, the Folklore Days and the Magosto (Chestnut Festival), among many other cultural activities that take place in the city of As Burgas.

Visit the Ribadavia Castle and the Monastery of Celanova, stroll through the historic centre of Allariz or delve into the Castro culture in San Cibrán de Las.

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