A Vella Escola

Arras 9, 36450, Pontevedra, Galicia, 36450, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pontevedra

Odd seas but perfect anchorages

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty on Jul 26, 2014

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On Friday we set off south for the next ria down, the Ria de Vigo. This is one of the most built up rias, as it houses Vigo, probably the largest city in the area.

It was beautifully sunny, but the wind was bizarre; always in the wrong place and dropping from a good, sailable speed to nothing seemingly at random. The result was the what should have been a relaxed, short sail down to the next ria became unnecessarily ...

Back in Spain - Pontevedra (Sanxenxo at the coast)

A travel blog entry by stefanoandrea on Jul 24, 2014

13 photos

... and finished the evening outside our caravan. 24th The sky was blue again so the day started good. We got the bus of 11:08 which went into the centre of Pontevedra. We walked around and found all kind of little old streets with hidden squares with terraces, café's and small restaurants which served "pulpe" octopus, so of course we had to try a dish which we never had tried before called Empanada de maíz con mejillones y pulpo made of octopus and mussels covered ...

Even more dolphins and a crazy pretty village

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty on Jul 23, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... selling the homemade liqueurs that you can apparently sell without a license here as long as you're only doing so from your own home.

We've decided to spend another night here so we can get this most out of such a beautiful little place (and the free wi-fi certainly doesn't hurt...) After that we're heading down to the next ria, before we find that we've spent the whole summer in this corner of Spain.

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Pontevedra

A travel blog entry by sharon.bolton on Jul 11, 2014

1 comment, 43 photos

Pontevedra, situated on the north west of the Iberian Peninsula in part of the area popularly known as the Rias Baixas, is the capital of both the Comarca and Galicia. I would have to say this was one of the friendliest placest I have visited. Everyone from the taxi driver who helped me with my luggage to the hotel staff, people in shops, waiters and even buskers were up for a chat. I stayed in a lovely boutique hotel furnished with an ...

Vigo!

A travel blog entry by meganhowes on Jun 30, 2014

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This weekend I've been in Vigo visiting my Trainer from my mission! Vigo is beautiful! It has a lovely beach and port, it also has lots of nice shops ;) it was so nice to catch up with Marianna and meet her family. I also met her friend Isaac. He owns a very nice restaurant which we went to on Saturday night. He treated us like queens! ...

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This hotel, located on Arras 9, 36450, Pontevedra, is near Arcade.
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