Highlights in Vigo

Highlights in Vigo during a Mediterranean cruise

Castro fortress

  • the fortress of the Castro from 1665
  • was built to protect the city from the attacks
  • built by engineer Colonel Fernando de Gourannanbergue
  • open to the public

Cathedral of Santa Maria de Vigo

  • Co-Cathedral from 1811
  • was built by Melchor de Prado and Mariño
  • situated in Vigo's old town

Casco Vello

  • historic center of Vigo
  • with lots of shops and seafood restaurants
  • provides beautiful views at the city

Museum of Contemporary Art

  • art museum in Vigo
  • dates from the 19th century
  • completed in 1880
  • incl. exhibitions of contemporary art