Monday, September 10, 2012

GALICIA: COSTA DA MORTE AND FINISTERRE

After spending our first day in Galicia visiting Santiago de Compostela, during our second day we were going to take a trip to Costa de Morte. 

On this tour we visited:

  • Ponte Maceira
  • Muros
  • Carnota
  • Fisterra
  • Muxía


Ponte Maceira



Ponte Maceira in Galicia
Ponte Maceira in Galicia




Ponte Maceira in Galicia
The Way of Saint James in Galicia runs through the village of Ponte Maceira



Ponte Maceira in Galicia
Overview of the medieval bridge of Ponte Maceira in Galicia



Ponte Maceira in Galicia
The environment in Ponte Maceira is quite beautiful




Muros




Muros in Galicia
Promenade of Muros in Galicia



Muros in Galicia
The village of Muros is at the end of this nice promenade





Muros in Galicia
The village of Muros in Galicia



Carnota



Horreo de Carnota in Galicia
Hórreo de Carnota in Galicia



Horreo de Carnota in Galicia
The Hórreo of Carnota is the largest one in Galicia


Finisterre




Lighthouse in Finisterre
Lighthouse in Finisterre, where the Way of Saint James ends


Lighthouse in Finisterre
A closer view of the Lighthouse of Finisterre


Fishing boat in Finisterre
Fishing boat in Finisterre



Muxía



Sanctuary of Muxía in Costa da Morte
Sanctuary of Muxia and, on the right, memorial to the sinking of the tanker Prestige, which caused an ecological disaster in Costa da Morte in Galicia



Costa de Morte in Muxia
Costa de Morte in Muxía


Costa de Morte in Muxia
Strong waves in Costa de Morte in Muxía


Costa de Morte in Muxia
These strong waves in Costa da Morte in Muxía are quite dangerous



Other cities and places we visited during this trip in Galicia were:



    Finally, other beautiful places you can visit in Spain are:



    - Catalonia

    - Basque Country

    - Cantabria

    - Granada

    - Sevilla, Córdoba, Cádiz and Costa de la Luz

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