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Vigo, known as the “Gateway to the Atlantic,” is the largest city in northwestern Spain with a population of about 300,000. It is located on a 20 mile long estuary and boasts beautiful beaches and outstanding water sports facilities.


Near the historical towns of Santiago de Compostela in Spain and Porto in, Portugal; it is located in the center the so-called Rías Baixas (lower bays),a region that  enjoys high summer temperatures, with the benefit of mild winters


Vigo's old district is not as expansive as some of Galicia's other historic quarters, but it does cover an interesting area on the slopes above the marina. High points of this zone are a number of beautiful plazas along with buildings and streets that have survived from the medieval period and show the humble beginnings of the original settlement. Other draws to Vigo are its numerous beaches, some of which are claimed to be the best in northern Spain.



It also has some excellent museums and a multitude of high quality restaurants serving the freshest of seafood, and even the remains of an old Celtic fort town. For walkers there are opportunities to walk on the hills above the city with spectacular views of the bay down below. All told Vigo is a city with a wealth of attractions.


Vigo is proud to be the regional economic powerhouse of its region: Galicia, which is located in the green and lush north western corner of Spain.This part of the Iberian Peninsula offers a taste of "real" Spanish culture, taking you away from the tourist frequented Costa's and into a greener and more culturally defined part of the country. Here you can escape the commercialism that has tainted so many other European holiday destinations and explore a region rich in history, tradition, culture and architecture. 

Technical secretariat: Orzán Congres S.L. - Vigo (Spain) +34 886 116 649 | +34 981 900 700