Galicia and Asturias Travel Guide
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Fodor's Spain 2014
Plan Your Galicia and Asturias Vacation
Spain's most Atlantic region is en route to nowhere, an end in itself. This magical, remote area is sure to pull at your heartstrings, so be prepared to fall in love. In Gallego they call the feeling morriña, a powerful longing for a person or place you've left behind.
Expect to feel at home in the region’s classic inns: they’re usually small, centuries-old, family-owned properties, with plenty that's pleasing, such as...read more
From the humblest of cafeterias to the hautest of dining rooms, chefs in Galicia, Asturias, and Cantabria emphasize the use of fresh, local ingredients...read more
Things To Do in Galicia and Asturias
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Experience gourmet heaven: The beautiful Santiago de Compostela is said to contain more restaurants and bars per square mile than any other city... Read more
Galicia, Asturias, and Cantabria are famous for seafood and fish so fresh that chefs frown on drowning the inherent flavors in sauces and seasonings... Read more
Ninth-century sources have the apostle James preaching in northwest Iberia, not far from Fisterra. Herod beheaded him in AD 44 (Acts 12:2), and... Read more
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This will be my first time writing a trip report -- I've thoroughly enjoyed reading other trip reports on this site and hope you will find mine just as entertaining and hopefully informative.
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Hi to All, As usual, I'm starting my TR ahead of the trip (about a month) so others can gauge how much pre-planning they need. Read more