Start planning your cruise and book your excursions to Vigo
The Spanish port of Vigo, facing the dramatic Atlantic Ocean, is a maritime city steeped in atmosphere. Boasting traditional craft shops, cafés and restaurants, it makes a perfect starting point for nearby excursions.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Santiago de Compostela
• Galician villages renowned cellars
• Vigo and Bayona
Santiago de Compostela, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of Spain's leading his-torical and religious centres. On an MSC Cruises excursion, you’ll enjoy a scenic drive through Galician landscapes before arriving at its ancient quarter. Visit Praza do Obra-doiro square and the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral – an architectural jewel show-casing Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque features. This supposed burial site of St. James the Great is the destination of the Way of St. James pilgrimage.
Explore the picturesque area of ‘Ria de Vigo’ on an MSC Cruises excursion. Galicia's heartland is abundant with villages that brim with colour, charm and character. Visit a dis-tinguished cellars in Cambados, renowned for its production of Albariño, one of Spain’s notable white-wine grapes. Next, enjoy time at the 'Bodegas Aquitania' winery where you’ll indulge in a delicious wine tasting.
Visit the pretty town of Bayona and its medieval centre with an MSC Cruises excursion. You will explore Baiona's main sights, which include Monterreal Castle and the Monte Boi peninsula, the clock tower and the Prince's Tower, the 13th-century Ex-collegiate Church and the 15-metre monument called the Virgin of the Rock.