Where to sleep?
There are accommodations for all tastes in Cambados. Its proximity to Sanxenxo, Villagarcía and Portonovo make it an ideal area to visit and enjoy to the maximum. From Galicia Villas we propose these interesting options for your trip:
- Private Pool
- Play room
- Heated Swimming Pool
- 5 rooms
- Beach 10 minutes walk
- 4 rooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Pool and Barbecue
Excursions and Places of Interest
What to see in Cambados?
The main points of interest are “Igrexa de Santa Mariña”, “Plaza de Fefiñáns”, “Mirador de la Pastora” and “Torre de San Sadurnino”. Don’t miss the Casa do Pescador Museum, and take a tour of the Cambados Historical Centre, as well as visiting the church of San Benito and the Ethnographic and Wine Museum.
San Sadurniño Tower
In this tower we can see the remains of what was once a medieval fortress. Built on an island that is linked by a long bridge now restored. These remains have been protected by Decree of 22 April 1949 and by the law of 16/1985 on historical heritage.
Ethnographic and Wine Museum
Cambados is considered the capital of the Albariño Wine, so much so, that the Albariño Festival has been declared of National Tourist Interest. In this Ethnographic Museum e do Viño is the first in Galicia and one of the most important in Spain. In this museum we will know the process of elaboration of the Albariño, as well as its history and its influence in the art. We will take a walk through the popular culture around this wine and the Rías Baixas appellation of origin.
Festivities in Cambados
It is a place where you have many options to relax, enjoy and have fun with your family. In the months of July and August they have a lot to celebrate as they celebrate the Albariño Wine Festival, the enogastronomic celebration par excellence. During one week there are concerts by international and national groups, sports, leisure and cultural events.
Visit their pazos and noble houses
Its pazos and noble houses within the villas are a real charm. The noble houses are distributed along the villas of Fefiñáns, San Tomé do Mar and Cambados.
Pazos dos Ulloa
Pazo dos Ulloa is an emblematic 15th century building, which is also known as Casona Os Pazos. Many important people from the area have lived there, such as Don Lope Sánchez de Ulloa and his daughter, Doña María de Ulloa. Also the Archbishop of Santiago and Toledo, Don Alfonso de Fonseca III fixed his residence in this emblematic Pazo.
It was reformed in the 18th century by its owners. Its iron fence and stone pillars stand out from the rest. A large area of romantic style gardens. On its façade we can see the coats of arms of the Acevo, Ulloa, Fonseca and Castro families. These are the outstanding families that have inhabited the place. In the northeast, we can see its tower with gargoyles and battlements.
Walk along the promenade
Walking or cycling you can travel approximately two kilometres along the coast of the three towns of Cambados, Fefiñáns and San Tomé.
Viewpoint of A Pastora
Towards the mountain of A Pastora you will find a cross, a fountain of drinking water, a children’s playground and the chapel of A Pastora that every year celebrates the pilgrimage dedicated to the Virgin.