Tour to Finisterre- Costa da Morte
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Tour to Finisterre- Costa da Morte

Take a day to get to know the Costa da Morte and the most rugged Atlantic coast facade in Galicia. Discover places of unique and stately beauty, such as Ponte Maceira, Cascada del Ézaro, Cape Finisterre Lighthouse and the Castle of Vimianzo.

The The first stop is in Pontemaceira, which is famous for its medieval bridge of the 14º century.  After it, you will discover the waterfall of Ézaro it is the only waterfall in Europe where fresh water pours directly into ocean. Makes it an unusual place worth visiting! 

See Cape Finisterre Lighthouse, the westernmost area of Europe. Since ancient times, this place was considered by the Romans to be the end of the earth. Here you can enjoy stunning views of the cliffs, brave the waters of the Atlantic, and also take some free time for lunch in the town of Finisterre.

After lunch, the journey reaches Muxía,  a typical fishing village. This village, known as ground zero of the Prestige disaster, summarizes and combines the elements that make this area: stone and water. The granite is present, whether the rocks on which sits the venerable sanctuary of the Virgen de la Barca, a baroque building built in the 11th-century chapel with a balcony facing towards the sea or by the famous "pedra of abalar" or ”pedra dos cadrís ". Even in the imposing sculpture O Berro, the stone expresses what was felt at that tragic November 2002.

And finally, discover the Vimianzo Castle, a fortress built in the 12th century, it is home to a large sample of local crafts including bobbin lace, silver, basketry, and linen.

Do not miss the opportunity to discover one of the most unique areas of Galicia

 

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