A Coruña & Betanzos
A Coruña is one of Galicia´s largest cities that has grown up around a natural harbour along the Maritime Avenue from where the emblematic glass fronted buildings that give the town its nickname of “Crystal city” can be admired. This tour will give you the perfect opportunity to discover some of the best famous local landmarks in A Coruña, taking a sightseeing tour which includes passing by San Anton Castle originally built in the 16th century, the Hercules Tower, the only working Roman lighthouse in the world (s. II A.C.) & UNESCO World Heritage Site , the Domus or House of Mandkind (work of the Japanese architect Arata Isozaki) or Riazor and Orzan beaches with great views looking out towards the wild Atlantic Ocean.
Besides, the visit can be completed with a walking tour along its beautiful old town with its narrow paved streets and some interesting attractions such as the elegant Maria Pita Square which houses the massive neoclassical City Hall, the Collegiate Church of St.Mary a magnificent example of romanesque architecture from the 12 th century or the beautiful San Carlos Gardens, which features the tomb of the General Sir John Moore.
Betanzos (Knight´s City) it was the center or a province and one of the most important Galician cities during the Middle Ages. Three Gothic Churches: Santiago, San Francisco & Stª. María del Azogue. “Cruceiros”, fountains and old Palaces.
Jornada Completa (8 horas) desde Lugo