From the Cies Islands up to the island of San Simon, and then expanding after the Rande bridge; the whole bay is dotted with picturesque small fishing villages.
The Celts and the Romans, who left many artistic traces, lived in Vigo, a place that was officially appointed as a city in 1816.
Historical events: attacked by pirates driven by Drake and the Duke of Lancaster; witness to the Battle of Rande, taken by the French in 1809 and liberated by Cachamuina and Morillo, promoted to “Loyal and Valiant City”, led into the industrial era with the help of the Catalonians, has reclaimed land from the sea and turned into a cosmopolitan metropolis. The highest stands are the hills of O Castro and A Guia, and from there it winds down to the charming old quarter.
- Vigo is the biggest city in Northwestern Spain and the capital of the touristc area Rias Baixas, well known for the sun, nice beaches and flavourous wines.
- A world heritage city. The cathedral is the destination of Christian pilgrimage since the 9th century, and the final stop of St. James Way, and axis of culture from all over the world.
- A traditional tourist destination due to the beaches there and its wealth of monuments. The Pinta caravel arrived in Baiona with news from the brand New World, the American continent.
- Galician seafood is the best in the world. At a Pedra market and in the Berbés area the most fresh, tasty and delicius sea pieces, together with the fines wines (Albariño), can be enjoyed there.
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