Book a villa in Galicia and discover the region's history
The beautiful coastline is characterised by the many fjord-like rias, inlets formed after the last Ice Age, which are incredibly advantageous for fishing and surfing. The coastline is also known as the Seafood Coast because of the abundance of fishing opportunities and seafood available. Don't miss a trip to El Mercado, the impressive food market in Santiago with its 387 different stalls, where you can buy fresh seafood, vegetables and meat, then return back to your self catering rental property you can try your hand at cooking in the Galician style with the most authentic ingredients. Another location well known for its abundance of seafood is the Basque Country with its lovely capital Bilbao. When you travel to the coastline in Galicia, you will find a stunning view of the sea meeting the land against the rocky cliffs and outcroppings. Many towns are built directly onto the coast, and booking an idyllic, private Galicia holiday rentals near the beach provides you with superb views of the sun setting into the Atlantic Ocean at night.