About Vigo


Let's have a look around into background of Vigo
  • Region: Galicia
  • Country: Spain 
  • Latitude: 42.2333333
  • Longitude:-8.7166667
  • Time zone: Europe/Madrid
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Vigo

Climate: Köppen climate

Best Time to Visit: April to September

Location

Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the capital of the comarca of Vigo and Vigo metropolitan area. Vigo is the most populous municipality of Galicia, and the 14th in Spain. It is also the most populous Spanish municipality that is not the capital of a province. The municipality has an area of 109.06 km2 (42.11 sq mi) and had a population of 292,817 in 2016. The city has a population of 198,537 in 2016. The city is located in the south-west of Galicia, in the southern part of Vigo Ria, in one of Europe's rainiest areas. In the north-east, it borders the municipality of Redondela, in the east Mos, in the south O Porriño and Gondomar, and in the south-west Nigrán.

Distance from Vigo center to Airport

Airport: Vigo-Peinador Airport

Driving Distance: 12 miles / 19 km

Driving Time: 21 minutes

Languages: Galician

Modes of transport

Airport: Vigo-Peinador Airport

Rail: Vigo Railways Station

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10  % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Accordingly to bill
  • Housekeeper: Accordingly to bill
  • Concierge: Between Accordingly to bill

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10  % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Gondomar,
  • Vila Praia De Ancora,
  • Mozelos

Emergency Contact Numbers in Vigo city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112

Railroad: Vigo Railways Station(+34 902 240 202)

Airport: Vigo-Peinador Airport (+34 902 40 47 04)

Hospital: Hospital do Meixoeiro (+34 986 81 11 11)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Vigo.

  • Vigofolcelta Fiesta
  • Vigo International Jazz Festival 
  • Festival de Música de Vigo

Tourist Attractions

  • Cíes Islands
  • Samil Beach
  • Museum of the Sea of Galicia

Theatre & Concerts

Gran Vía Cinemas
Cinema Theater Salesianos
Vigo Afundac in Theater

Visit Top Restaurants in Vigo

  • La Brunilda
  • La Azotea
  • Mechela Restaurante

Top Shopping Centers in Vigo

  • Centro Principe Shopping Center
  • Oolong&Green
  • A Laxe Mall 

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Quiñones de León Museum 
  • Galeria Bacelos SL
  • Fundac in Sales

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • La Brunilda - Duck Confit
  • La Azotea - Lemon Sorbet
  • Mechela Restaurante - vension

Sports Club

  • Lacoste
  • Campo de Golf Meis
  • Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.03 €
  • Taxi: 3.52 €  
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 673.33 €  
  • Cheap meal: 9.00 €
  • Gasoline: 1.14 €
  • 3 course meal: 35.00 €
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