The so called Rias Baixas follow a trail from Baiona to Fisterra. They are the most extensive, uniformly extending from the south west to north west. These are the Estuaries of Vigo, Pontevedra, Arousa and Muros-Noia. Its jagged coastline, stretches of steep, rocky and rugged cliffs intertwine against the sandy beaches which can be accessed through the extensive road network or sea, taking advantage of the numerous ports.
From a climatic point of view, one must note the regions mild temperatures for the most part of the year and the abundance of precipitation during the autumn and winter. This facilitates the growth of extensive forests that exude greenery, one of the first things visitors notice.
The existing coastline can be broken down. It has extensive tree covered areas intertwined amongst farmland. Orchards, crops and vineyards surround the villages, towns and cities. This generates a varied and joyful landscape. As well as having a rich and varied environment, one must add the extensive range of fish, seafood, wines and agricultural produce which will entice any gastronome. This can be enjoyed in the most important cities like Vigo and Pontevedra, as well as in the numerous coastal towns.
Art lovers can also find many distractions: Castros, roman, gothic or barroque churches. If time permits you may also visit stately country homes and magnificent museums like those found in Pontevedra, Vigo or Bueu.