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In O Grove you have several possibilities of knowing the form of current and traditional life of its inhabitants, always in relation with the sea. Also you can learn on the singular nature of our Rías (fiords).
From the maritime station of O Corgo go out every day ships that will lead you to knowing the platforms of shellfish production, the seabed and the nice landscapes that surround us.
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sunrise at 08:10h and sunset at 19:25h
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Airport Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela
distance: 57 km/35 mls
Airport Francisco de Sá Carneiro
distance: 139 km/86 mls
Airport Lisbon Portela
distance: 413 km/257 mls
distance: 35 km/22 mls
Airport A Coruña
distance: 98 km/61 mls
distance: 258 km/160 mls
Note: all distances are as the crow flies. Especially for shorter distances overland, there might be considerable deviations from the actual distances in kilometers/miles on the road.
You will be able to accompany the sailors of O Grove in one of their days of fishing, taking part in a program organized by Fishermen's confraternity San Martiño. If you like the traditional ships you will be able to sail to steam in a beautiful restored ship: the Hidria II.
On the whole coast you will be able to find the silhouette of the 'dornas', the most ancient fishing boats of Europe, directly descending from the Norman drakkares.
In Punta Moreiras one finds the first aquarium of Galicia, where shows the fauna of the Rías Baixas in an attractive and didactic way.
Near by the Aquarium you'll find the Museum 'da Salga', with the reconstruction of a factory of salting of the XVIII century, and diverse explanations on this industry, which now modernized, has converted to one of the bases of the economy of the zone.
On the mount Siradella there exists a beautiful viewing-point and a centre of interpretation of the nature, where they will help you to understand diverse aspects of the singularity of this region, with the marsh 'O Vao', a protected zone for birds.
O Grove possesses 30 beaches placed in two principal coasts: The Atlantic Ocean and the Ría Arousa.
The beaches in the Atlantic coast are wide, with white and soft sand, and are orientated towards the southwest. The biggest of them is called A Lanzada, a sandbank of 2,5 kms. of length which even in winter is visited by numerous persons who are walking and practising surf.
This beach counts with the 'Blue Flag of the Clean Waters of Europe', that guarantees the suitability of its water for the bath and the services for the users.
A Lanzada is also a famous beach in Galicia because in one of its points there is a Romanesque chapel where pilgrimages dedicated to the Virgin are celebrated.
It is said that if you want to have a baby, you must bathe the night of the first Sunday of August or in San Juan (June 24) and to jump nine consecutive waves.
There are four more beaches of O Grove with Blue Flag, two on the Atlantic coast Area da Cruz and Raeiros and two in the Ría de Arousa, orientated to the northwest: Area Pipas and Reboredo's area, both with the most beautiful sunset on the sea.
There are some more beaches in O Grove: from the small urban beaches of Conf'ín, A Toxa and Rons until to the beautiful ones, and almost wild ones, of O Carreiro and Mexiloeira.
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