Places We Love in Vigo

Vigo was highly rated for seafood by 38 guests from the United States! Vigo Travel Guide

A Busy Port Town with a Charming and Laid Back City Center

The port town of Vigo is nestled off the pristine waters of Ria de Vigo and its famous Port of Vigo is the biggest and busiest fishing port in the world. Just beyond the port are the old narrow streets of the old town around Rua dos Cesteiros, and monuments such as Nossa Senhora da Guía Shrine and Santa María Collegiate Church.

Vigo is home to many landmarks such as Galicia Sea Museum, Contemporary Museum of Art and the late 19th century Centro cultural Caixanova theatre. The streets are lined with bars, restaurants and cafés serving fresh seafood along with traditional Spanish and international cuisines.

The white-sandy beaches and Natural Park of the unspoilt Cíes Islands are a 45-minute boat ride from Estación Marítima. Popular areas in Vigo are America Square and the beach areas of Praia de Samil and Playa de Areas.

Vigo Train Station has connections throughout the Galicia region, while Vigo Airport has direct flights to several international destinations. has a range of accommodations to suite all budgets in Vigo and popular nearby cities such as Cangas de Morrazo and Nigrán.