Naturally sheltered by the Unesco World Heritage candidate Cies Islands National Park, Vigo is a Spanish Atlantic port of reference for cruise traffic, with a port and destination offer range that covers all interests, families to independents, large mainstream ships to small luxury, boutique, adventure or expedition…
At the very heart of the city, by the Old Town and just five minutes away of the main shopping streets, the port area devoted to cruise traffic spreads through a pedestrian area with promenades and gardens, framed by Vigo’s two Cruise Terminals. Located in the city center and exceptionally well communicated with the airport and train station, they provide a 1,000m berthing line and all the services required for
transit and homeport calls, with the highest ISPS and quality standards.
A wide historic and cultural Shorex offer is available at the Port of Vigo, including Santiago de Compostela World Heritage city, the close Portuguese border and traditional medieval towns like Baiona or Tui among others; besides Celtic settlements, Romanesque churches or modernist and eclectic architecture. Nature and landscape are also a highlight, mainly due to its wonderful estuary, with beautiful beaches including, the idyllic central beach of Cíes Islands, listed by The Guardian “the best beach in the world”. The rich local Gastronomy, based on fish and seafood is very well known, as it is Protected Denomination of Origin “Rías Baixas” wineries, with Albariño white wines worldwide renowned. Visit to local wineries are an unmissable destination for those interested in blending culture, history and gastronomy.