Private Historic Tour of Vigo with an Official Guide

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At this Accessible Vigo Shore Excursion, we will pick you up either at your hotel in Vigo or any other agreed point in the city. During the tour, you will enjoy spectacular views from the coach of the Cies Islands, declared a National Park. Standing amidst the forest and leisure areas are the remains of the hill-forts that constituted the early settlement. The ruins of the 10th-century O Penso Castle were used for the construction of the 17th-century Fortaleza do Castro. Moreover, you’ll pause for a panoramic view of the city here.

Continuing through the city, you will admire the elegant facades as you pass by Plaza de España and Plaza de America. Upon arrival at 17th-century Castrelos park, you will have free time to wander through the stunning french style gardens. Within the grounds, you can detect the palace built in 1620. It is recently restored to become Quiñones de Leon Municipal Museum.

Finally, you will enjoy a walking tour through the atmospheric old town (O Berbés neighborhood) to see and smell the daily fish market. Besides, we will stop at Praza da Pedra. We will introduce you to the world’s most renowned oyster tasting bars and some of the best tapas places in Vigo. We would recommend stopping here for a lunch break. Enjoy tasty food along with a chilled glass of the locally produced Albariño white wine. Moreover, your tour guide will be happy to tell some of the Celtic civilization legacies, mysteries, and culture of Galicia.

Highlights of the Accessible Vigo Shore Excursion:

  • Explore the history and tradition of Vigo on a private guided tour
  • Discover the atmospheric old town including Praza da Pedra
  • Visit Plaza de España, Plaza de America, Castrelos park and the Quiñones de Leon Municipal Museum as well as the historical Fortaleza do Castro
  • Spectacular panoramic views of the city
  • Comfortable air-conditioned vehicle with manual or lift ramp access and wheelchair tie-downs
  • Private local tour guide for 4 hours
  • Cruise or hotel pick-up and drop off
  • All local taxes

This tour does not require a high amount of walking or wheeling, and it can also be completely tailor-made based on each person preferences. The itinerary also avoids steps and it follows a mostly flat path along the Tour.

  • Meeting point: Hotel or Cruise Pick-up or Other
  • Starting time: Flexible
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Return: We recommend allowing time for a Lunch break to sample typical local cuisine and wine at one of our suggested Restaurants, equipped with an adapted toilet.

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