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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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A brisk walk took us to the high point of Vigo. The Castro complex at the top of the hill overlooking the Ria de Vigo.
The views are great and you can imagine the great sea battles of yesteryear with canon balls being shot at the galleons below.
There is also the remains of where ...
... and and a half journey took us to the coastal town of A Guarda which is mainly a working fishing harbour. It's out of season now but we managed to find one place still open which sold seafood. Mussels, scallops and langoustines - excellent.
There is a lovely coastal walk towards the border with Portugal where the waves crash in from the Atlantic. It's pretty undeveloped here and full of atmosphere.
... one was docked in the harbour.
You can tell the Brits by their clothing - hopelessly attired for torrential rain in T shirts, shorts and plimsolls. I noticed at least 12 sellers of umbrellas on the various roads leading from the old city and port area back to the city centre.
A bit of a wash out day as they say.
... some things for Christmas. We found a Zara home and bought some Christmas decorations. The nice weather was rather short lived as it soon began to pour down! It was like monsoon season. I've never seen rain like it! We ended up buying umbrellas and ponchos! We still looked as if we'd swam from Southampton to Vigo though! We attempted to return to the ship however the queue for re embarkation was from the gangways ...
... years ago, the picture completed by a hint of Scotch mist. Superb. Leaving the car at the viewpoint, we walked down the lane into the village and meandered the narrow streets. I felt a little uncomfortable and voyeuristic to be looking at these simple dwellings without being able to give anything back - there are no bars, cafes or shops to generate income. On the way, we chatted to a couple, back for a holiday to visit family, who grew up in the village, but ...