Friday, September 7, 2012

SPAIN: GALICIA BEACHES

This summer I went to Galicia to do El Camino de Santiago Portugués (The Portuguese Way of Saint James) from Valença do Minho to Santiago de Compostela. Besides I have enjoyed great beaches before, during and after The Way.

Below I would like to show you these beautiful beaches where I could relax and enjoy the summer sun.


  • Cíes Islands - Rodas Beach
  • Baiona - A Ribeira Beach
  • Baiona - Barbeira Beach
  • Cesantes Beach
  • A Coruña - Riazor Beach 
  • A Coruña - As Lapas Beach


Rodas Beach in Cíes Islands


Rodas Beach in Cíes Islands
Turquoise and clear water of Rodas Beach in Cíes Islands

Rodas Beach in Cíes Islands
Wonderful environment around Rodas beach in Cíes Islands

Rodas Beach in Cíes Islands

In Rodas Beach I could take a refreshing bath after the walking routes we did in Cíes Islands in the morning


Rodas Beach in Cíes Islands
The sand of Rodas Beach in Cíes Islands is almost white



Baiona


A Ribeira Beach


A Ribeira Beach in Baiona
Red flowers near A Ribeira beach in Baiona


Barbeira Beach


Barbeira Beach in Baiona
Barbeira beach is located next to the Baiona Castle. We were lucky because the day was lovely

Barbeira Beach in Baiona
Clear water of Barbeira beach in Baiona. The water was really fresh

Barbeira Beach in Baiona
From Barbeira beach I saw the boats and ships docked in the Marina of Baiona

Cesantes Beach



Cesantes Beach in Ria de Vigo
San Simón Island near Da Punta beach in Cesantes

Cesantes Beach in Ria de Vigo
The beach of Da Punta in Cesantes is located in Ria de Vigo

Cesantes Beach in Ria de Vigo
Colorful umbrellas in Cesantes Beach

A Coruña


Riazor Beach

Riazor Beach in A Coruña
Hotel Riazor from Riazor beach in A Coruña

Riazor Beach in A Coruña
Riazor beach in A Coruña

Riazor Beach in A Coruña
Another view of Riazor beach in the evening

As Lapas Beach


As Lapas Beach in A Coruña
As Lapas beach from the Tower of Hércules in A Coruña



More fantastic beaches in Galicia are:


  • Figueiras beach in Cíes Islands
  • Large Beach in Miño near A Coruña (Playa Grande de Miño)
  • Beach of Cathedrals in Lugo (Playa de las Catedrales)
  • Beaches of A Guarda
  • Beaches of Panxón in Rías Baixas near Baiona
  • Sanxenxo Beach
  • Vilagarcía de Arousa Beaches
  • Beaches in Carnota, Corcubión, Muxía, Camariñas, Laxe in Costa da Morte


In this trip in Galicia I visited more fantastic places like:




Other fantastic beaches I have visited in Spain and Portugal are:



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





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