Cruise Holiday Travel Guide: Vigo

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Vigo is growing in popularity as a must-see Spanish destination – and with Cruise 1st Australia you could visit this wonderful city for less. Take a look at our Mediterranean cruise deals for cruises visiting Vigo, or read more to find out what you can see and do while you’re there.

About Vigo

Vigo is located in the Galician region (north west coast) of Spain. Its position makes it an ideal stop for cruises visiting other popular Mediterranean cruise destinations like Lisbon and Gibraltar.

It is actually the world’s second-largest fishing port after Tokyo – so if fresh seafood is your thing, you’ll be spoilt for choice here. Enjoy the local octopus, spider crab and shellfish alongside some more traditional options. But don’t worry – if seafood isn’t for you, there’s still plenty to choose from in the city’s many restaurants.

Culture buffs will want to make sure they visit the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Vigo (Museum of Modern Art), which leans toward the experimental and features a variety of fascinating modern art, including new displays from up-and-coming artists. It is widely considered one of the most important museums of modern art in Spain.

And architecture lovers won’t be disappointed either. The Old Town is a big architectural departure from the modern city, and features Romanesque churches, cobbled streets and four of the original town squares. You’ll enjoy spending some time here, away from the busy industrial city that Vigo has become.

Vigo is also renowned for its beautiful beaches, and if you visit at the right time of year you can kick back and relax while you soak up some rays.

Book your cruise visiting Vigo today

You can find some of our best deals on cruises visiting Vigo on our Mediterranean cruise deals page. Also be sure to head over to our home page and use the simple search tool to find deals we might have missed.

We update our cruise deals constantly, so check back in a few weeks if you can’t see something that takes your fancy.

Here’s a selection of the latest Vigo cruise deals:

London to Barcelona – fly/stay/cruise
Cruising on Explorer of the Seas
30th September 2015 for 11 nights

This cruise begins with a flight from Australia to London, where you’ll stay the night in a hotel. From there you’ll travel to Southampton, where your cruise begins. The cruise on Explorer of the Seas visits Vigo, Lisbon, Cadiz, Gibraltar and Barcelona, before your return flight to Australia.

Images sourced via Flickr Creative Commons. Credit: Pepe Martin

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Alyssa Beit

Alyssa lives in Sydney, NSW. Born on the 14th October and is a Social and Human Service Assistant at Cruise 1st Australia. She is in her early 40’s and loves tranquility on luxury cruises.

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