Tips for Lugo mini-bus and coach tourism

Useful tips for Lugo bus groups with ‘what to see’ and ‘what to do’ items and  ‘bus- friendly’ or must see tourist sites in Lugo. Check our list of attractions before planning your bus tour with a stop or departure in Lugo. Let us know if your favourite attraction or ‘bus-stop’ is not there and you think we should add it to our list of Lugo highlights.

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Visit Lugo by bus or minibus rented with chauffeur

Your trip with bus or minibus rented with driver around Lugo can start a few miles from the city of Lugo with a  visit the monument Santa Baia de Bóveda which was declared a historical national landmark and is of interest both archeologically and artistically. It is from the fourth to the ninth centuries BC. and no one knows its original function.

Also you can take a rented bus tour to Vilalba which is on the Camino de Santiago where you can go to Museo de Prehistoria and Archeology that maintains Torre Octagonal del Castillo de lo Andrade which has been converted into a tourist Parador (hotel). In Viladonga about 16 miles (25 km) from Lugo, you can admire some of the ancient Iberian-Roman hamlets best conserved in Galicia.

Castelo dos Andrade

Castelo dos Andrade credit: AgremonCC BY-SA 2.1 ES

To the north of the province of Lugo you have the coastal towns that can be visited on a coach or bus tour. They are Viveiro, Ribadeo and  Foz with Viveiro being the most important city. There is a lot of fishing there and there are three ancient doors from a medieval wall. The one that stands out is Porta do Castelo. It is also recommended to visit  Iglesia and  Convento de San Francisco that has been declared an artistic and historical landmark.

Business Travel and Tourism in minibus with driver

Help for organizers of trade shows, fairs, professional meetings, meetings for federations and conventions can be found at Ayuntamiento de Lugo.

 Wine tours in Lugo

We recommend taking your group in bus to the vineyards of which Bodegas Pincelo in Chantada with its brand of wine Pontotide and 1985, Bodega Regina Vinarium in Sober that makes the wine Regina y Via Imperial and Bodegas Santa María de Nogueira in Nogueria de Miño with its wine Veiga do Bacelo.

Travel with your group to the beaches of Lugo by coach rental with driver

For those who like the sun and a day at the beach, we suggest that you visit Foz an important tourism center with beautiful beaches. Very near to there, is Castro Celta de Fazouro and you can continue your visit at Sargadelos a villa that has become famous for its production of ceramics. Finally you can continue your coastal tour to ria de Ribadeo which has beautiful landscapes. As Catedrais with arches made out of stone, it is one of the most beautiful and extensive beaches on the coast. You can get to it by highway N-634 or A-8. Puerto Deportivo de Foz is located near Playa Rapadoira at this port you will see that it is protected by a dyke and has two wharfs. You can also visit the ports in Ribadeo where you will find three ports, but  Puerto Deportivo in El Porcillan and the port O Vicedo stand out as places to fish.

Faro de Ribadeo

Faro de Ribadeo credit: Arm.arte CC BY-SA 3.0

Restaurants

When you are ready to take a break and eat, we recommend visiting these restaurants. Restaurant Las Delicias in Chantada that offers home cooked food; Restaurant El Descanso in Foz with their specialty Hak at Rest or Restaurant La Casilla in Guitiriz with its specialties clams and t-bone steak.

City Tourism of group by Lugo in coach hire with driver

You can rent a bus in Lugo for trips in the city or in Lugo Province. Due to the limitless tourism options, we’ve selected a few of them, such as La Muralla (The Wall), which surrounds the ancient city Lucus Augusti with a 2.266 meter (7 foot) Roman wall. This immense fortification is one of the biggest of its era and dates from the third century. La Iglesia de San Domingos (The Church of Saint Domingos), situated in La Praza de San Domingos, is currently linked to a convent occupied by Augustine nuns. Even though renovations, additions, and buildings partially obscure it, the church retains its original gothic architecture.

Golf Travel and Tourism

For those tourists who wants to golf or for tour operators or travel agencies that organize golf tours, the province has three clubs: Club de Golf Balneario de Guitiriz in Guitiriz with 9 holes; Club de Golf Aguas Santas in Pantón which is the best club in the province with 18 holes and Club de Golf de Lugo with 9 holes in the city of Lugo on Santa Marta de Fixos s/n with natural lakes and beautiful trees.

Highlighted tours of Lugo in minibús hired with chauffeur

Highlights

Os Ancares, O Courel, La Riviera Sacra, and Reserva de la Biosfera (Biosphere Reserve), and don’t miss the famous Playa de las Catedrales (Cathedral Beach); these are some of the places close to the capital that are worth visiting any time of year.

Praia das catedrais

Praia das catedrais  credit: Lmbuga CC BY-SA 2.5 ES

Bicycle routes and rentals in Lugo

As part of its campaign to promote a healthier and more ecologically sound form of transportation, Lugo has also appointed the use of bicycles. They’ve created BTT (all terrain bike) and MTB (mountain bike) routes. To get a bike, you only need to go to a bike rental shop, such as Bicicletas Carreira, Ciclos Fontao, or Ciclos Veiga, where you can also get guide of possible bike tours if you want.

Santa Eulalia de Bóveda

Just a few kilometers from the city of Lugo there is an unparalleled collection of monuments from the late Roman era that has been declared a National Monument. This building has a rectangular base with a small pool in the middle; the building also has a cupola on top. The paintings on the vault, which are some of the most important murals of the late Roman era (from the end of the fourth century) have been well preserved, and the beautiful painted birds can be seen in all their majesty after almost two thousand years, which is something of a miracle in such a humid place.

SANTA EULALIA DE BÓVEDA

SANTA EULALIA DE BÓVEDA credit: amaianos CC BY 2.0

Take a walk through the city's historic district as part of a guided tour from la Plaza del Marqués de Ombreiro, which is currently the municipal seat, to the Cathedral, stopping along the way at Plaza Mayor, la Plaza de Santa María, Plaza del Campo, la Soledad, and Santo Domingo. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the bustling, shop-filled streets, such as La Reina, El Progreso, or Rúa Nova, among others.

Lugo

Lugo credit: José Manuel Ríos Valiente CC BY-ND 2.0

The best vistas of Lugo are from the city's beautiful coasts. You can start a tour in Ribadeo, which is full of modernist architecture. Then take highway N-634 towards A Coruña; about 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ribadeo you'll find the famous Cathedral Beach (Playa de las Catedrales), a beach where the erosion of the sea has produced strange rock formations all over the place. We recommend planning a visit at low tide so that you can access all of the enclosed grottos.

You can take a coach rented with driver downtown to Ancares Nature Park (Parque Natural de los Ancares), which has a peaceful atmosphere that's ideal for taking walks in the fresh air and relaxing while observing the flora and fauna, including the bears that sometimes come down from the mountains.

Palloza en O Cebreiro

Palloza en O Cebreiro credit: SanchoPanzaXXI CC BY-SA 3.0

What to see during your tour in Lugo with a rented minibus with driver

If you want to rent a bus for an excursion or trip that originates or terminates in Lugo, we suggest including these stops in your itinerary:

Centro del Spa del Gran Hotel de Lugo (Spa Center of the Gran Hotel in Lugo)

The spa has a separate entrance from the hotel; you don’t need to be a guest at the hotel to access the spa. It’s located on Ramón Ferreiro Street in downtown. You won’t regret giving yourself the gift of a day full of massages and wellbeing treatments here.

Jazz’n Beer

Enjoy Lugo’s nightlife at this bar. This establishment has two stories, each with its own bar. The lower floor is a bit cozier and has sofas while the upper floor also has sofas but is more open and has windows. This enchanting locale is found on Bispo Basulto Street.

Plaza San Marcos

Recently opened in downtown Lugo. You can enjoy the gardens in the back, the beauty of the fountains, decorative plants, shrubberies, flowerbeds, and diverse trees, such as plum trees and magnolias, streetlamps, and benches. A peaceful, comfortable place.

Restaurant Pulpería El Museo

Located across from the Provincial Museum of Lugo City, this restaurant is famous for its octopus dishes. This traditional spot has a bar at the entrance and about ten tables in the dining area. So it’s small but still worth visiting.

Bar A Fundación

Located on Rúa Nova Street, this is the best place in the city to enjoy some delicious tapas (traditional Spanish snacks/appetizers) according to what we’ve seen on Google. The décor is fantastic; it’s very modern with lots of red color due to the red lamps and wooden furniture. At nighttime the music and lighting change and this place becomes one of the most stylish places to get a drink.

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