Few day trippers venture beyond this beautiful spot, though the two islands are joined by the Rodas sandbar that crosses a lagoon. It gets busy in summer, although visitor numbers to the two islands are limited to 2,200 a day as they are part of the wider Atlantic Islands of Galicia national park. Quieter, secluded beaches are within a short walk, and we visited sheltered Figueiras, 15 minutes away, which is great for swimming. More beaches dot the eastern side of the islands; the sea-facing side is wild and rocky. The national park status means visitors can walk only on four designated trails. My friend and I took route one (five miles) up to a high lighthouse – though the Atlantic mist had rolled in at the top. … [Read more...] about Vigo: a city break and a beach holiday
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