Some 97,000 people call Lugo in Galicia home.
Lugo is located 240 miles (386 kilometers) west of Bilbao and about 280 miles (451 kilometers) northwest of Madrid, the national capital.
Grab your beach towel and see one of the popular beaches in Lugo. Area Beach and Esteiro Beach are among the best beaches in this coastal location. Other noteworthy beaches in the area are Covas Beach and Arealonga Beach.
To discover the art of grape-growing in the city, take a tour of its popular wine producers. Some of the best in the area worth visiting are Abadia da Cova, Adega Algueira and Regina Viarum Winery.
Parque Rosalia de Castro and Gargantas del Sil are two natural options when it's time to chill out and watch the world go by. Have a picnic, discover outdoor art or spend a while people watching at these two green spaces in Lugo.
The Isla Pancha Lighthouse rises as a shining tribute to the rich maritime history of the area. This lighthouse is the perfect place to discover some local history, watch the sea birds wheel overhead and to feel The ocean’s ever-changing moods.
Leave the ordinary behind in Lugo when you visit the Museo Provincial. Savor the peaceful atmosphere, ask the staff about the historical themes, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just admire the well-curated displays.
An old place of worship, one of the most popular of the many historic attractions in the city, is the Lugo Cathedral. Walk around this captivating building, understand its history and discover why it is so popular with visitors to the area.
Before your time is up in Lugo, be sure to visit the Samos Monastery the Praza Maior and the Lugo City Walls; just three more of the sights which help make this region such a unique vacation destination.