Fisterra

Fisterra

The municipality of Fisterra is located on the westernmost slope of the province of A Coruña, in the Autonomous Community of Galicia, at a distance of about 100 kilometers from the city of Santiago de Compostela and 108 kilometers from A Coruña. Fisterra account with an extension of approximately 30 square kilometers and with a population close to 5,042 inhabitants.

Fisterra, like many of the Galician territories, is distributed in 4 parish entities: San Martiño de Duio, San Vicente de Duio, Nosa Señora das Areas Fisterra and San Xoán de Sardiñeiro. Etymologically, as is known, this seemed to be for the ancient Romans, the End of the Way, finis terrae.

Monuments and places of interest.
There are many tourist attractions offered by this municipality, such as the beaches, the coastal landscape and the whole of its artistic-cultural heritage:

  • The church of San Vicenzo de Duio, dating from the seventeenth century, in a Renancentist style.
  • The church of San Martiño de Duio, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The church of Santa María Das Areas, construction of the XII century, Romanesque style.
  • Casa Do Porto, sample of civil architecture.
  • The different routes that cross the locality to contemplate the immense natural value, such as the route to Cabo Fisterra.
  • Visit to the beaches of Fisterra.

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