Let’s meet the villages of the Galician Rías Altas with more charm. The area known as Rías Altas or North of the Galician coast is made up of the northern and northwestern part of the province of A Coruña and the entire maritime coast of the province of Lugo, in Spain.
This coast of Galicia has centuries-old towns, some with an enormous monumental heritage, so we are going to get to know some of the most charming towns on this coast of the Galician coast. The most beautiful villages of the Rías Altas.
It is considered the first port of the Mariña Lucense, Ribadeo Today it is a municipality full of old stone houses, old churches and chapels, and above all restaurants to enjoy the best Galician cuisine in the area.
The beauty of Ribadeo is not only in its beaches, which are abundant and beautiful throughout the town hall, but there is one that stands out clearly, if you are in Ribadeo you should also visit the Playa de las Catedrales.
Yield is without a doubt one of the best towns to visit in the Rias Altas from Galicia. Belonging to the province of A Coruña, we can find Cedeira, with its long seaside promenade that ends in a beautiful port area where we can taste some barnacle dishes or other seafood.
Inside the estuary largest in the Cantabrian we find the town of Viveiro, a beautiful Galician town that still preserves old medieval walls and a great Romanesque architectural heritage worth visiting by any traveler.
And just like Ribadeo, Viveiro offers you some of the best beaches in northern Galicia.
San Andres de Teixido
It is possibly the most magical place in the Rías Altas, San Andres de Teixidoa small town perched on a Galician cliff where the beauty of its landscapes will remain etched in our memory.
Foz It is an impressive Galician vacation town in the Mariña of Lugo, possibly the most touristic town in the area thanks to its white sand beaches, sculptures of characters in the parks and a great promenade for strolling.
Ortigueira is known throughout the world for Celtic World International Festivalbut this Galician town holds much more than a music festival and is a must stop on any route along the Galician coast.
If you visit Ortigueira, let yourself be lost in its cobbled streets and traditional houses immersed in its historic center, called Or Pontus.
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These are the most beautiful villages of the Rías Altas. Are you going to visit any of these towns soon?