Redondela has a wide and diverse repertoire of places to visit and experiment. It’s emplacement near the sea allows you to enjoy beaches, the lives of the fishermen, the historic island, San Simon, or a relaxing sunset. At the same time, you can visit several cultural heritage sites such as the prehistoric archaeological park of Monte Penide, with megalithic graves, petrographs and a castro, or walk along the old pipeline that brought water to Vigo now made into a scenic path, visit the watermills and the cascade of the Feixa or enjoy the rich ecclesiastic heritage of it’s churches.
Redondela also has the Meirande museum, an interpretation center of the 1702 Battle of Rande and the fish canning activity during the 20th century. It has important areas of environmental interest like the Enseada de San Simón, included in RedeNatura 2000, that has a rich natural heritage. All through the year the visitor can enjoy centenary celebrations such as the Festa da Coca and its sword dance, the Festa dos Maios (May 1st), Mardi Gras or listen to the King’s chants on January 6th, the Epiphany in Redondela`s parishes.
Good food lovers can enjoy the Choco festival (1st Sunday of May),the Apple fest (1st Sunday of October) or the Homemade wine Fest (1st weekend of July). Children can enjoy the International Moppet Festival that brings to Redondela companies from all over the world the last week of May.
Overall, Redondela is a place where you can enjoy a family vacation or among friends with multiple choices of culture, nature, feast, leisure and tranquility.