Things to see and do - Pontevedra
Unmissable tourist sites
Pontevedra Travel guide
Pontevedra : Michelin's recommendations
Pontevedra was once an active port in a sheltered ría, but the silting-up of the mouth of the Lérez led to the town's decline from the 18C onwards, and the development of a new port in Marín.
Tourist attractions Pontevedra : Things to see and do
E - 36001 Pontevedra
The hill climb through pine and eucalyptus woods, with occasional good views, is pleasant. At the top, the panorama extends over both the Pontevedra and Vigo rías.
av. de Santa María E - 36000 Pontevedra
This charming 15-16C Plateresque church was built by the powerful bargemen's guild. The western façade is sculpted like a retable. The interior is a mix of Gothic, Isabelin and Renaissance style.
pl. de la Leña E - 36000 Pontevedra
Very pretty with its irregular shape, calvary and find façades of surrounding houses. The two 18C houses contain a museum.
Sarmiento, 20 E - 36002 Pontevedra
The Hotel Restaurante Rúas can be found in the historic centre of Pontevedra, close to Plaza de la Leña. It offers simple rooms with free Wi-Fi and plasma-screen TV. The large rooms have dark wood floors and cream-coloured walls. Many also have attr..
Gonzalez Besada, 3 E - 36001 Pontevedra
Located in the centre of Pontevedra, the Hotel Comercio offers practical, spacious rooms with free WiFi and cable TV. There is a restaurant and a café. Hotel Comercio’s restaurant serves typical Galician dishes, specializing in seafood. There is als..
Barón, 19 E - 36002 Pontevedra
Prix Prices from : 105 €
This impressive 16th-century palace is located in the historic heart of Pontevedra and is classically decorated in true Parador style with an elegant restaurant serving delicious, regional cuisine. Originally the residence of Count Maceda, the Parad..
Sarmiento 20 E - 36002 Pontevedra
pl. da Leña 3 E - 36002 Pontevedra
This restaurant occupies a typical house in the old quarter. It serves contemporary Galician cuisine and the occasional fusion dish, all of which are prepared from top quality ingredients. Several set menus are available.
Barón 19 E - 36002 Pontevedra
Alameda 10 E - 36001 Pontevedra
Restaurant with appropriate décor, adequate table service, and a menu which combines multiple flavours. It complements its facilities with a private dining room in the wine cellar.