Tourism and beaches in the Rías Baixas in Galicia

In Spain we have spectacular beaches that have nothing to envy to the most famous in the Caribbean or any other famous beach destination. One of the areas of our country with impressive beaches is Galicia , which if it were lucky enough to have good weather all year round would undoubtedly be the first vacation destination for almost everyone. Among the many destinations that you can find in this Autonomous Community is Sanxenxo , one of the most touristic and beautiful.

In the entire area of ​​the Rías Baixas (Rías Bajas) that is in Pontevedra there are almost 30 kilometers of coastline where you can find 23 white sand beaches that are perfect to enjoy a few days of vacation with the sole objective of relaxing and enjoying the good weather and the landscape. In the Pontevedra estuary you can find beaches such as Silgar, Areas, Canelas or Portonovo . The latter belongs to one of the municipalities with the longest fishing tradition in the entire area and has a very important port.

In this area there are also many of the most beautiful beaches of the entire Galician coastline and that are distributed throughout the Atlantic coast, such as Paxariñas beach, Maxor beach, Foxos, Espiñeira, Bascuasa or A Lanzada Beach , a one of the most famous and spectacular in Galicia. The entire area of ​​the Rías Baixas lives from tourism, in addition to the fact that the own products that are obtained both in the sea and in the countryside are of the highest quality, so wherever you go to eat you will find delicious dishes.

The town that stands out the most is Sanxenxo, which is the one with the most beaches and which even has a "Tourist Day" , which is celebrated every August 25 and in which all visitors can taste all kinds of seafood, learn typical dances or participate in a sports competition. 10 kilometers from Sanxenxo is the hermitage of Nosa Señora de Lanzada , where a pilgrimage takes place on the last Sunday in August and is attended by women from all over Galicia.