Cheap Flights to Vigo

Vigo overview

When is the best time to fly to Vigo?

Vigo enjoys a unique micro-climate. The warmest months are May to August, when visitors may want to enjoy the many bustling beaches. There are festivals celebrating the food of the region throughout June, July and August. March to April and September to October are cooler and the city is quieter. These shoulder seasons are an ideal time for walking tours of Vigo. The city's biggest festival, the Reconquista, traditionally takes place in the last week of March. The months of November to February bring cooler, but still mild, temperatures to Vigo and visitors will experience the city as its inhabitants do, without the crowds.  

Vigo overview

Vigo is the largest city in Galicia, in north west Spain. Vigo is set on hills over a spectacular bay and is home to some 300,000 people. Visitors will enjoy a warm welcome and may want to begin their stay with an open top bus tour of the city. Vigo is well-known for its many beaches which are said to be among the finest in northern Spain. There are some 45 beaches in or close to Vigo for visitors to enjoy. The largest, Playa de Samil, is a short drive from the city centre with plenty of parking and a full range of facilities, including restaurants and a swimming pool. In Vigo itself, the old town is located around ancient fisherman's houses and the city's original port. At its heart are four large squares, where there are numerous atmospheric cafes. Above the old town are impressive newer buildings dating from the 19th and early 20th century, which reflect Vigo's prosperity during this period. The city's main museum is Museo Municipal de Vigo. Among its 1500 exhibits are works by Goya, Teniers and Fragonard. An archeological section is another highlight. The El Castro park offers impressive outlooks from a variety of purpose-built viewpoints, known by the Spanish as miradors. There are also ancient Roman ruins in this park.

Getting around Vigo

Vigo's old quarter is best explored on foot. Tourist guides are often available on the streets of the old town to help with directions and to offer historical context. The rest of the city sprawls over a wide area, and it is best explored by car. Bus services are plentiful, reliable and regular.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Vigo is served by Vigo-Peinador Airport, which is about 7 miles (11 km) east of the city centre. Taxis are available at the airport terminal and the journey time into Vigo is about 20 minutes, depending on traffic. Several car rental companies have facilities at the airport. A regular bus service takes passengers from the airport to the centre of Vigo and is the cheapest mode of airport transport. The journey can take up to an hour, depending on traffic.

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Transport
Taxi - fixed fee
RM 16.90
1 hour taxi waiting fee
RM 97.71
Petrol (1 litre)
RM 5.49
One-way ticket (local transport)
RM 6.34
Restaurants
3 course meal for 2
RM 168.06
Cappuccino
RM 6.03
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
RM 10.80
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
RM 9.60
Markets
Bottle of wine
RM 22.81
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
RM 24.01
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
RM 4.96
Large bottle of water
RM 2.08
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
RM 411.98
Pair of Nike shoes
RM 344.75
How much does an apartment cost in Vigo?
3 bedroom apartment in city centre
RM 3233
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre
RM 1541
1 bedroom apartment in city centre
RM 2041
3 bedroom apartment outside of centre
RM 2353

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