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1. Climb all the way up to the Tower of Hercules, and try not to feel dizzy when realizing the Romans already used this lighthouse back in the 2nd century.

Photo: Spanish Coches

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2. Watch the sun set behind the Cíes Islands.

Photo: Alberto P. Veiga

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3. Visit those same islands and discuss whether Rodas is the best beach in the world or not.

Photo: Óscar

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4. Swim fearlessly in the cold, wild waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Cantabrian Sea.

Photo: Ana Bulnes

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5. Wait until the tide is low to walk under the arches at Praia das Catedrais.

Photo: Jose Luis Cernadas Iglesias

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6. Take part in the Baixada Ajárrate a lo que Poidas to descend the river in Anllóns.

Photo: Andrea Ciambra

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7. Discover why rain is art in Santiago de Compostela...

Photo: Andrés Fraga

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8. ... and watch the Cathedral burn down every July 25th.

Photo: Dariome

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9. Learn how to dance muiñeira and join every impromptu dance you find.

Photo: Javier Pais

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10. Walk around Lugo’s Roman walls. Then discover what eating tapas really means in the old town.

Photo: Manuel Bóo

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11. Enjoy a relaxed night out in Pontevedra’s Praza da Leña.

Photo: Contando Estrelas

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12. Get lost in Fragas do Eume.

Photo: r2hox

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13. Stay out of the way of the cigarróns during the Entroido (carnival) in Verín.

Photo: Óscar

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14. Eat as much pulpo á feira as you can (and refuse to take the last piece to feel like a real Galician person).

Photo: Feans

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15. Walk the Millennium Bridge in Ourense.

Photo: Jose Luis Cernadas Iglesias

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16. Wonder if you had ever felt so calm in Aldán.

Photo: Ana Bulnes

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17. Climb up to the Castro in Vigo and point with your finger where to go next: Cíes, Cangas, Moaña...

Photo: Juantiagues

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18. Try every Galician wine you come across: Albariño, Ribeiro, Mencía, Godello...

Photo: Imamon

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19. Learn about the Celts and how they lived back in the 1st century BC in Castro de Baroña.

Photo: Feans

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20. Find the Sil Canyon and follow the river stopping at every viewpoint. Don’t forget to buy (and taste) Ribeira Sacra wine.

Photo: Gabriel González

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21. Understand why the Romans thought Fisterra was the end of the world.

Photo: Alberto Cabrera

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22. Experience the real ritual of making queimada by memorizing and reciting the spell.

Photo: Contando Estrelas

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23. Find out the Galician blonde they told you about is not what you thought.

Photo: Óscar

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24. Attend at least one gastronomy fair.

Photo: Gabriel González

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25. Travel back in time by attending some of our historical celebrations, such as the Festa do Esquecemento in Xinzo de Limia.

Photo: Álvaro Pérez Vilariño

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26. Spend the shortest night of the year on the beach, by a bonfire.

Photo: Contando Estrelas

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27. Wonder how they managed to carve the rocks to build San Pedro de Rocas Monastery in Esgos.

Photo: Cayetano

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