Why You Should Visit Vigo
The vibrant city of Vigo is situated in the heart of Galicia in northern Spain and offers many exciting and memorable things to do both old and new. The city offers a wide range of cultural attractions including numerous ancient churches and monuments for sightseers alongside a number of top-quality museums and art galleries, so there are plenty of places to put on your itinerary. Vigo is located alongside the Atlantic Ocean and boasts a number of beautiful beaches, or you may even consider venturing out to the Cies Islands off the coast, a national park with many exciting outdoor activities such as hiking, diving and birdwatching available.
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Arriving In Vigo
Vigo Airport, also known as Vigo-Peinador Airport, is located less than 10 km away from the city of Vigo in northwestern Spain. The airport is relatively small and is housed within a single terminal complex, although you can find all of the essential facilities you would need including a few cafés and restaurants as well as a couple of shops to get all your essentials. In addition to this, the airport provides travelers with free Wi-Fi so you can conveniently get online and surf the web. Although many travelers opt for the convenience of a taxi, you can find bus services available which will take you into the city.
Vigo Airport is a regional airport and primarily handles domestic flights as well as seasonal flights from European destinations. UAE travelers looking to travel to Vigo will not be able to make the journey directly. However, the airport has regular connections to Madrid Airport which allows UAE-based travelers to get to Vigo with just a single stopover.
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Vigo Travel Information
As a part of the Schengen Area, UAE nationals traveling to Spain can enter the country visa free for a period of up to 90 days. Over the summer in Vigo you can expect warm temperatures with average highs in the mid-20s between June and September, although you may find the weather can get a little chilly if you are visiting during the winter period. In addition to this, rainfall is more frequent from October all the way through until April. If you are looking to get a hold of your own vehicle during your visit, you’ll find a few leading car rental agencies available at Vigo airport.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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