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These are some of the places you should not miss during your stay at Hotel Villa Covelo.

Combarro

The historic town centre of Combarro, just 2 km from the hotel Villa Covelo, renowned for its hórreos ("granaries"), is a must for anyone visiting Poio. The visitor cannot miss this charming fishing village, declared a site of Artistic and Picturesque Interest in 1972 for its unique character.

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Monastery of San Xoán de Poio

San Xoán de Poio is a medieval Benedictine monastery, in the municipality of Poio, currently inhabited by a community of Mercedarians. Declared site of cultural interest since 1971.

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Pontevedra

The historic centre of Pontevedra is 8 km from the hotel Villa Covelo. Declared a Historic-Artistic Site in 1951, this is one of the best preserved towns in Galicia, and an unquestionable proof of the medieval splendour of the city, when Pontevedra was still deeply linked to the sea.

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Monastery of Armenteira

Between the estuaries of Pontevedra and Arousa, in the region of O Salnés, there is the old Cistercian Monastery of Armenteira inhabited by a community of Cistercian nuns.

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Sanxenxo

The municipality with the largest number of blue flags in Spain from 2004 to now, with 36 km of coastline and located 6 km from the hotel Villa Covelo.

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O Grove

With its beaches, thermal waters and sea products, O Grove is one of the most popular tourist spots in Galicia.

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Cambados

Cambados is known as the capital of Albariño wine. A visit to the Wine Museum and wineries is highly worthwhile. The splendid Plaza de Fefiñanes stands out in the old town, overlooking the emblazoned façade of the palace of Fefiñanes, a 17th century church and several porticoed houses. Southwards, the romantic ruins of Santa Mariña Dozo, a 15th century church. Take a stroll through the narrow streets of the Santo Tomé neighbourhood and the small fishing port.

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Variante Espiritual (Spiritual Route) of the Camino

The Variante Espiritual (Spiritual Route) joins two Jacobean Routes: the Portuguese Camino and the "Route of the Sea", the origin of all roads, 73 km that, together with its many attractions and historical places, offers the delicious gastronomy of the region and the enchanting and beautiful surroundings of the O Salnés region.

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Ruta del Padre Sarmiento (Father Sarmiento Route)

From Combarro to Carril, connecting with the Portuguese Camino in its final part, this new route to the emblematic Santiago, crosses the most dazzling places of O Salnés.

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Ruta da Pedra e da Auga (Stone and Water Route)

A group of water mills, built in 1700 on the left bank of the Armenteira river, in Serén. These have been the great mills of the flour industry, used to grind different sorts of grain or cereal.

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Ruta dos Muiños de Samieira (Samieira's Mills Route)

Route of mills running for 5.5 km on the southern slope of Monte Castrove in the parish of Samieira. The route goes along the bed of the Freixía river, containing 23 mills in different stages of preservation. This route is also a great opportunity to discover Galician art and popular architecture through the numerous hórreos (granaries), cruceiros (crossroads), fountains and Petos de Ánimas (wayside shrines) found along the way.

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Santiago de Compostela

The Cathedral, along with the four squares surrounding it -Obradoiro, Quintana, Inmaculada and Praterías- and the main historic streets are a must see for first-time visitors, but there are other jewels that no one should leave out of their touristic itinerary.

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