This is the perfect time to discover Vigo as a local. Embrace our industrial heritage with a real perspective of our city and get a deep understanding of our economic activities.
In partnership with Vigo Pesqueiro, depending on FUNDAMAR foundation, We offer you an itinerary to the largest fishing terminal in Europe, to which thousands of tons of the most diverse fish and shellfish arrive every morning. You’ll be amazed with some of the fish you’ll see there, we promise!
Meet us at the Port Of Vigo to enter its fascinating facilities, an expert guide of Vigo Pesqueiro will lead us to the heart of the Port.
You will enjoy the fascination of facing the most powerful industry, key for local development and leaders in Spanish shipbuilding. Inside the port, you will also meet our beloved sailors who work in most of the world’s seas and even join them in their boat while they are working or visit a shellfish bed!!You will also be gifted with the most stunning views of the estuary: Our greatest treasure and origin, engine, past, and future of Vigo.
But we know your curiosity never ends! So we will wind along the Old Quarter and the essence of our city, the fishing neighborhood of O Berbés, with its ancient stone arcades where the sea reached and where our precious fish was sold. Now this is a vibrant area of the city, full of small shops to discover.
*Vigo Pesqueiro is a program from FUNDAMAR foundation whose purpose is to approach our industrial heritage to the citizenship and make it comprehensive to the general audience.
This tour includes:
How to get to Vigo? It´s easy!Please click here for full details.
We kindly ask you to book with at least 7 days advance. If you wish to join us after please email us.
Dress standard: Comfortable clothes and walking shoes are recommended.
We also recommend you bring a bottle of water, sunscreen, and a hat during the summer months. Winters are not cold, but they are rainy so that a raincoat might be necessary!
Are you looking for inspirational scapes?
And if you are in the mood of a beach day, go to Samil beach and walk to The Museum of the Sea of Galicia. The center is located in the old canning factory Alcabre-Molino de Viento (1887). In 1992 the museum project was commissioned to the Italian architect Aldo Rossi and the Galician César Portela. The complex integrates the old factory, a new body of ships, the tavern, the aquarium, and the lighthouse. You can find your best shot next to the Sea!