The surroundings of Pontevedra offer a great mixture of culture, mountainous landscapes, seascapes and gastronomy. Climb the hills of El Sanés or Morrazo to see the views of the estuaries and the islands, play golf on the top of Castrove or visit Castiñeiras Lake and the adventure park In Marin.
Visit the historic fishing village of Combarro in Poio, just 5 kms from Pontevedra, do the Rïas Baixas Wine Route, see the spectacular waterfall of Barosa and its mills in the middle of the rock in Barro, the spas of Caldas or Cuntis, the Archaeological centre in Campo Lameiro with the largest outdoor collection of ancient rock carvings in Europe, or visit the monasteries of San Salvador de Lerez, San Xoan (Poio), Aciveiro (Forcarei) or Armenteira (Meis, O Salnés)
The Islands: If you are staying in or around Pontevedra for a few days, you must visit at least one of the islands. Cies from Vigo, Sanxenxo o Bueu, Ons from Bueu, Tambo from Poio and San Simon from Redondela or Cesantes