Playa de Rodas Beach

Playa de Rodas is located on the Isla de Cies, is shaped like a shell and features spectacular turquoise color water, and is easily one of the prettiest beaches of Galicia.

It is linked by a small portion of sand to Figueiras beach, another Galician treasure.

The Cíes Islands are part of the Islas Atlánticas National Park and are only accessible by boat that you will have to catch in Vigo.

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Top tourist attractions in Santiago de Compostela

There are many reasons to visit Santiago in addition to it being the final destination of the pilgrimage. Besides its main tourist attractions of monuments and museums, the city has an incessant cultural agenda with arts, entertainment and leisure time activities offered throughout the year such as music, lectures, theater, cinema, concerts, exhibitions and festivals.

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Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela became famous as a result of the great medieval pilgrimages to the tomb of the apostle James the Great. Santiago de Compostela is today a vibrant university town, with lots of heritage, fantastic gastronomy and the end of El Camino. Located in the North-west, Santiago is for sure of one of Spain´s top cities

Q Which city is close to PLAYA DE RODAS?

Vigo is the closest city to the beach

Q What do red, yellow or green flags mean in the Spanishes beaches?

A green flag indicates that it is safe to bathe in the beach
A yellow flag does indicate however that bathing is not forbidden, but that caution is needed
A red flag indicates that bathing is forbidden.
Black flags are very rarely used and they indicate that the beach is closed. This would only happen in case of natural disaster for instance-

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