At the heart of Rías Baixas, Vigo is the biggest city in Galicia. Originally a fishing village, now it is known as “Door of the Atlantic”. It is a city with a wide range of restaurants and bars, where you can enjoy some of the best seafood in the world.

Nowadays it is a industrial city, but also full of life, with a great night life and lots of leisure activities.

Find some of them in the following links:

Getting to Vigo

Getting to Vigo is very easy: from Madrid, A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela or from the north of Portugal you can arrive straight to the city center. Vigo is connected by road and train to Madrid and other cities like Bilbao. Moreover, the Peinador Airport is connected to the most important Spanish cities and many international destinations.

By plane: Vigo Airport

Vigo’s airport, Peinador, is the airport for the south of Galicia and is only 20 minutes from the city center.

Main international destinations:
  • London
  • Brussels
  • Paris
Main national destinations:
  • Madrid
  • Barcelona
  • Sevilla
  • Valencia
  • Bilbao
  • Tenerife

Para obtener información actualizada, le recomendamos que visite la página web de AENA .

By train

Vigo has two trains stations: Urzaiz, with high-speed connections, and Guixar, at Areal road, both in the very center of the city.

Web: Renfe

By car or bus

The most common way to get to Vigo is by car. Well connected, you can get to Vigo by highway from Madrid, Santiago, A Coruña and Porto.

There are three main entries by highway:

Autovía del Noroeste (A-6) and Autovía das Rías Baixas (A-52) connect Vigo to Madrid. From Portugal take the A-3 highway, which connects Porto, Lisbon and Braga with the Spanish border, and then take AP-9 followed by A-55, and you will arrive at the city center of Vigo.

You can also get to Vigo by bus. There are direct bus lines from Madrid, Barcelona and many other Spanish cities. The bus station is in the city center.

Más información en los siguientes enlaces:

How to get around

Vigo is a small city and you can walk almost everywhere. However, mind that Vigo is famous for its slops (get ready to go up and down!). Nowadays there are many mechanic stairs and elevators to help you out.

Para moverte por Vigo y si quieres ir a las playas cercanas, la mejor opción es el transporte público, autobús o taxi.