Day trip

Santiago de Compostela: Galicia & The Ribeira Sacra Day Trip

Activity provider: Tour Galicia

Santiago de Compostela: Galicia & The Ribeira Sacra Day Trip

Activity provider: Tour Galicia

From US$ 71.35 per person

Leave Santiago de Compostela and head on a guided day trip to the eastern part of Galicia to Ribeira Sacra. Enjoy a boat ride on the River Sil, visit Amoedo Winery and taste the delicious wine.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the canyons of the Sil River
  • Duque Viewpoint
  • Enjoy a boat ride in the Ribeira Sacra
  • Visit the Amoedo Winery
  • Stop at the town of Monforte de Lemos
Full description

Leaving Santiago at 8:45 we will head to one of the most beautiful in the area, where it will serve as a balcony to enter this landscape. After this incredible viewpoint, we headed to one of the piers of the River Sil, to enter a catamaran ride through the canyons of this tributary of the Sil. Vineyards, monasteries, wineries, and canyons, all of this configure a landscape without the same. After this magnificent boat ride and approaching lunchtime, you will move to the capital of the Ribeira Sacra, Monforte de Lemos. This place located in this privileged site hides great history, you will have free time the food as well as time for a small guided tour and thus learn about the most emblematic places in the area. After knowing the history of its streets, and its castle among other monuments, you will head to take the gold from the area, which costs so much effort to get to its locals, the wine from the Ribeira Sacra. Visit a traditional winery and see vineyards and the artisan process as the grape is collected, even how it is bottled knowing all these steps and finally tasting with some appetizers. Say goodbye with a wonderful view of the meanders, this time of the River Miño, having known both rivers, and taking us a complete vision of this beautiful area of Galicia. Finally, and after having toured this jewel of Galicia, you will head to Santiago having visited one of the most beautiful destinations in our community.

Includes
  • Catamaran ride on the Sil River
  • Comfortable bus with air conditioning
  • Visit Ribeiro wine cellar and taste the wine
  • Food
  • Tips (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Beautiful Tour of the Ribeira Sacra, a wonderful environment, with good food and good prices, and wonderful people...The guide is very friendly and very close...I recommend it 100*100 to all lovers of nature and good food . Excellent!!

July 28, 2022

Product ID: 407111