A trip back in time through the streets of Pontevedra that through the Convent of San Domingos, the Basilica of Santa María, the Puente del Burgo, its small and magical squares and the Ravachol parrot, will help us to understand and learn more about Pontevedra. the beautiful less known city of Galicia.
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Pontevedra, is one of the most visited cities in Galicia, it is located in the center of the popular Rías Baixas, right at the mouth of the Río Lerez, and the Ría de Pontevedra. Although it is not a very big city, it is a perfect destination for a weekend.
Book one of our Free Walking Tour Pontevedra, they will help you get to know and discover this magnificent city, its narrow streets or the history of the legendary Pirate of Benito. What to visit in Pontevedra? Walk through the old part of the city, which was declared a Historic and Artistic Site, and stands out for its many pedestrian streets, it is a perfect city to explore on foot with our guides. Stroll through the most significant squares of the city such as La Plaza de la Peregrina, located in the center and meeting point of its people, you will find the popular mascot, the Loro Ravachol and the Chapel of the Pilgrim Virgin, in the Plaza de la Ferrería You will find the Convent of San Francisco and its gardens, or the Medieval-style Plaza de la Leña, perfect for having a drink on some of its terraces.
Book a free excursion or tour with a guide tour in Spanish, to visit one of the essential places in Pontevedra, the Basilica de Menor de Santa María la Mayor, where you can enjoy magnificent views of the entire city from the bell tower. As well as, the Santo Domingo Ruins of the Gothic style of the Dominicans of the thirteenth century, many of its pieces you will find in the Museum of Pontevedra, located next to the Lerez River, it houses a collection of pieces from the bronze age to works of avant-garde art.
Yoorner you cannot miss the gastronomy in Pontevedra. What to eat in Pontevedra? Without a doubt the seafood, you will find prices for all budgets, taste octopus at the fair, sea ox, pickled Burela bonito or seafood croquettes. In many places they will serve you wine in a clay cup! Authentic local gastronomy.
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