On this Vigo food tour our foodie guide will take you on a food walk thru the street of the new and old parts of the city centre. There is no better way to discover vigo than walking and eating as the local Vigueses do!
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Come to Moaña, Galicia, Spain to discover one of the most beautiful walking nature trails in this region, A Fraga nature trail, paired with tastings of prize-winning Galician goat cheese and exquisite premium beef. A great way to learn about -and taste- the Galician locally sourced products and culture.
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The Interceltic Festival of Morrazo is a folk music festival held in the fishing village of Moaña, located in the province of Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain and part of the O Morrazo Peninsula. This festival is more than 20 years old. Apart from the local Galician folk music bands other artists from all over the world participate at this music festival from Scotland, Northumbria, Ireland, Canada and Brittany. This year takes place on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of July. We will take you virtually to the amazing festival!
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Never heard of Moaña and not sure what to see and do? Here is our list of the Top 8 Things to do in Moaña, Galicia, Spain:
Explore the brave seafaring fishing village of Moaña, located on the O Morrazo Peninsula, a spectacular coastal destination, suitable for families, couples, and in fact people of all ages and interests! In this post, The 8 best things to do in Moaña, Galicia Spain we will list the best activities, experiences, and fun things to do when staying in Moaña, a magnificent Galician land where nature, gastronomy, and tradition are the protagonists.
You will be surprised by the beautiful landscape, from the beaches of fine golden sand with crystal-clear waters to the green river valleys and hills protecting this charming coastal town. Moaña offers a wide variety of activities and open spaces to take walks along its promenade with the wonderful views of Vigo Bay, an estuary full of history, where you can see the traditional sustainable mussel beds (Bateas) and the colourful small fishing boats. Immerse yourself in the lush forest of abundant vegetation full of magic and legends.
A splendid destination located on the Rias Baixas that will be on your bucket list once you get to know it!
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The town councils of Moaña and Bueu share a viewpoint that will leave you astonished, the Mirador del Monte Paralaia, where you will find the cross and the bench of Paralaia carved in wood that crown the top of this hill.
From this vantage point, you can enjoy impressive views of Moaña, the Vigo Bay with the Cies Islands located at its mouth, as well as the metropolitan city of Vigo, another popular destination for food lovers on the other side of the bay. There are beautiful surrounding medieval trails to take a walk in the tranquillity of nature.
A must-see lookout point with lots of nature where you can enjoy breathtaking views!
Enjoy a beautiful walking trail following alongside the river Fraga, with natural pools and old corn flour mills amongst the A Fraga Forest, a magical place with all shades of green and grey rocky granite as the dominant background colour scheme. Throughout this walk, you will come across approximately 30 beautiful old traditional water mills that were used (some are still in use today) to grind corn which was stored in horreos (Galician traditional granaries), and then use it to make the praised Pan de Millo (cornbread) of the region.
You will see in this forest numerous types of trees such as chestnuts, oaks, and some willows, but there is one that stands out from the rest for its peculiar shape, the Arbol de los Deseos (Tree of Wishes). An ancient tree that has a very interesting legend behind it and where you will have the opportunity to make a wish.
Discover this stunning nature trail on a live-streaming online virtual walking tour and get to know the delicious cheeses of the region. Take a guided in-person tour to taste the best food this land has to offer!
Without a doubt, one of the best beaches in Moaña that you cannot miss spending a day -or two- on, the Praia A Xunqueira (Xunqueira Beach). It is considered one of the most popular beaches in this fishing village and it belongs to Meira one of the parishes of Moaña, Pontevedra, Spain.
It is about 600 meters long and next to it, there are dunes that are currently being recovered. It is also surrounded by a park and sporting premises.
One of the most splendid beaches in Moaña with golden sand and clear water!
You will not be able to say a final goodbye to Moaña without first tasting its rich and varied gastronomy of locally sourced products. Discover for yourself the Galician traditional food, especially its delicious seafood. The mussel, considered the star product of the town, is a clear example of the quality of the products that come fresh from Vigo Bay, in this case, the traditional cultivation method of Bateas (sustainable mussel beds) that are found near the coast of this municipality. This product is declared as D.O.P. Protected Designation of Origin) Mussel of Galicia to guarantee that the freshest mussels are obtained thanks to the traditional method of sustainable farming.
It is so praised that this delicacy has its own festival in this coastal town, Festa do Mexillón de Moaña it is celebrated every first Sunday of August.
Enjoy a virtual live-streaming tour to learn more about the sustainable mussel farming in Moaña. We will open a gourmet can of Mussels from the D.O.P. Mexillon de Galicia and show you how it looks, to be able to taste you will have to come on an in-person food tour of Moaña and visit this wonderful region of Galicia!
It is not only seafood you must taste in Moaña! A must-try is the prize-winning Goat cheeses made by A MeixoEira S. Coop. Galega, or dig your teeth into the mouth-watering Chuleton (T-Bone Steak) de Moaña at Taberna A de Lino.
If you are looking for a more interactive gastronomic experience to learn about the Galician food and wine while on vacation in Moaña, Spain, perhaps a traditional coastal Galician cooking class with a Galician chef is your best choice. Visit the market Plaza de Abastos de Moaña to see all the fresh fish, seafood, and produce with our foodie guide. Learn about the popular white wines of the region, such as the Albariño of the D.O. Rias Baixas and enjoy putting your culinary skills to the test, if you don´t know how to cook it won´t be a problem since the dishes that you are going to make on this cooking class will be simple and require basic techniques.
You will cook a 3-course meal using local products of Galician gastronomy such as the delicious seafood like the Mussels collected from the bateas of Moaña, Hake Fish and Scallops. A highlight of a meal is always the dessert, and this one is a crowd-pleaser... the Santiago Cake (Tarta de Santiago)! The famous Santiago de Compostela dessert that pilgrims love to taste after reaching the end of their spiritual-religious journey of the Camino de Santiago (Way of Saint James) ending at the shrine of St James in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.
Cook like an authentic Galician on this hands-on cooking class!
The legends, nature, and its mythological essence make this a very special place to visit. The Poza da Moura is located on Monte Faro in the parish of Domaio, Moaña, and is a pool of natural water where the Miñouva river flows into as a waterfall offering visitors a unique tourist attraction.
A beautiful and relaxing place where time stands still! Don´t miss the opportunity to take a bath as if you were in a natural jacuzzi. Besides the natural pool, nearby you can admire an old mill that has been in use for many years.
Join us on this live-streaming nature walking tour to see this wonderful destination and learn about the Magical Legends Of A Poza Da Moura Waterfall In The Hills Of Domaio
Witness yourself just how far back the history and cultural heritage of Moaña goes, by visiting one of the most important megalithic monuments in the O Morrazo region, the Chan da Arquiña Dolmen, a funerary monument of great archaeological wealth built more than 5,000 years ago and is located on Monte Faro.
From the top of this hill and another nearby hill called Xaxan, you can admire panoramic views that cover an extensive area of the Galician Coastal Rias Baixas territory in Northern Spain.
Get to know this beautiful area of Moaña on our live-streaming virtual tour of the Megalithic Dolmen Chan Da Arquiña & Breathtaking 360 Views From Xaxan Hill
Visit this remarkable archeological site that was almost lost due to the construction of the highway, but saved by the local people. Located up in the hills of Domaio, Moaña, the Castro of Montealegre, is a Celtic-Roman hillfort that was discovered during the 20th century. It is thought to have been one of the largest Celtic hillforts in Galicia, along with the Castro of Santa Tecla, and also one of the first excavated in Galicia. Nowadays only a small portion remains of this Castro have been conserved over the years where different archaeologists found objects of great archaeological wealth such as Roman coins, ceramics, vessels, kitchen utensils, dear antlers more than 2,000 years old, and a granite figure/statue that the archaeologists think that could be a representation of a Celtic/Castrexo warrior. There are even petroglyphs, rock carvings dating back from the Neolithic times even before the Celts, such a rich historical site well worth the visit!
Join us on a live-streaming online virtual walking tour and Discover The Ancient Castro De Montealegre Hill-Fort And Celtic Music Of Moaña
If you are thinking of visiting Galicia, in the northwestern part of Spain, the charming fishing village of Moaña is without a doubt a destination that has a wide range of leisure activities, high-quality food, and varied gastronomy to offer for a perfect holiday. Learn about the Galician way of life through the traditions, history, and culture of Moaña. To find out more about this town council visit the tourism section of their website Concello de Moaña - Turismo de Moaña and follow their Facebook page Moaña Son de Mar.Our recommended list of the Top 8 Things to do in Moaña, Galicia, Spain is only a portion of what you can do in Moaña. If you do need help arranging your next vacation, or have some questions about Moaña, you can get in touch with us here. Join our Facebook community of E&W Food Wanderers to meet like-minded Food, Wine, and Walking Lovers!
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