Finisterre (Fisterra) Day Tour

This is an all-day tour on a small private bus leaving Santiago at 8.45 am and returning at 7.15 pm. Visit famous places on the Costa da Morte (Death Coast) known for its wild Atlantic coastline where many have met their fate. Visit sites such as the Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Barca in Muxía and the 0.00 km marker at the Fisterra Lighthouse. Enjoy free time to have lunch in the town of Fisterra or relax on the beach. On return to Santiago visit the Ézaro Waterfall, the only one in Europe which ends directly in the Ocean and the Carnota granary, considered a National Monument, and we will finish the trip with a visit to the medieval town of Muros.

Day tour to Finisterre (Fisterra) – 7 stops

 

Maceira Bridge

One of the key points of the Jacobean route for pilgrims who, once they arrive in Santiago de Compostela, decide to continue their journey towards the Finisterre coast. Around here we find an old bridge, built over the river Tambre a beautiful place, an obligatory stop on the Way to Finisterre.

Sanctuary of Virxe da Barca

A stop for many pilgrims: The Sanctuary of Virxe da Barca, which faces the force of the ocean and where you can see the different and most famous stones of this place, full of legends about the arrival of the Apostle Santiago.

The village of Finisterre

Stop for lunch right in the heart of Finisterre town (the port). Here you can enjoy the local gastronomy with many restaurants at adequate prices.

Cape Finisterre

Here you can see the famous “END OF THE WORLD” for the ancient Romans, which coincides with Cape Finisterre. Here you will find the Finisterre Lighthouse, the 0.00 KM of the Camino to Finisterre, the view of the COSTA DA MORTE, etc perhaps because Cape Fisterra hides the true secret of the Costa da Morte: wild landscapes and impressive beaches, some (sheltered by the cape) with calm waters and others with strong waves such as Mar de Fora, one of the wildest beaches in Galicia.

Finisterre Lighthouse (Fisterra Lighthouse)

Probably the most visited lighthouse in Europe as well as the closest to America.
Built in 1853, 138 metres above sea level Considered the cape of “the end of the world” («Finis Terrae«). For thousands of years, it was thought that beyond it there was only a watery chasm where the sun went out every night and through which one reached a region of darkness populated by sea monsters.

Ezaro waterfall

Visit the Ézaro waterfall, a place of incredible beauty, located within mountains that hide many legends. It is the only waterfall in all of continental Europe that reaches directly into the ocean.

Barn of Carnota

You will be shown a very typical gem of Galicia a cultural heritage, the Horreo. This stop allows you to see the longest granary in the world and admire its special structure.

Muros Town

Visit one of the towns on the Galician coast, where you can discover the rafts, the Mercado de Abastos or there is free time to have a drink or walk along the beach!