Organize your trip to the places to see in A Coruna: Descripcion, history, gastronomy, places to visit, cultural events, amazing activities, accommodation, recommendations.
Plan a getaway cultural tourism in A Coruña
Say A Coruña is like saying Atlantic, a balcony overlooking the vastness of the ocean, but in addition to its spectacular ocean, there are many attractions that exist in A Coruna.
In this article we offer a selection of places of what to see in A Coruna and a series of tips to visit this wonderful city:
- Accommodations at the lowest price guaranteed and alternative offers.
- Activities in the province of A Coruña, selected for their originality and price. (they are arranged in the right sidebar or below the article if you use mobile)
- Events in the province of A Coruña.
- Summary of the history of A Coruña.
- Places to see in La Coruna
- Gastronomy, customs and typical products of A Coruña
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Places to see in A Coruña
There are innumerable places to see in La Coruna, this is a list of the essential, (click the link for more information):
Map of the places to visit in A Coruña
Click on each point to get address, phone and additional data.
Cultural events that happens in A Coruña and its surroundings
Among the things to do in A Coruna highlight the many cultural events that are programmed along the entire the year.
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Gastronomy of A Coruña
As you can see, there are many things to see in La Coruna, but one of the main attractions of A Coruña is its cuisine, recognized national and internationally.
|Startes||Gallician Broth , Galician octopus, Scallops natural that is cooked with sea water, Crabs, Prawns, Spider Crabs. Besides the famous Galician pie and peppers of Padron.|
|Meats||Among the beef and veal, highlight the Galician Veal. Within the pork it is possible to find Sausages and Hams.|
|Fish||Turbot, Stew of Hake or the Monkfish (called caldeirada), Sardines with potatoes, Pies of Xouba (the Xouba is a small sardine), the Lañadas Sardines (clean and roasted), Cuttlefish with paprika and Red Mullet.|
|Desserts||Santiago Cake, Ladyfingers, Pontedeume cakes, Crepes with cream and Cheesecake.|
|Wines with Od from Utiel-Requena, wine from Ribeira Sacra and also wines of Ribeiro.|
|Other Products||Traditional crafts of A Coruña, Galician cheeses, wines and marc from Galician.|
Where to eat in A Coruña
One of the most important things to do in A Coruna is eat at one of its great restaurants, here are some of the most interesting.
Accommodation in A Coruna, best deals
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Travelling to A Coruna
If you are someone who like to travel carefree leaving the car at home, we offer a couple of alternatives, always with the best prices and the guarantee of Viajes El Corte Ingles.
Travel to A Coruña enjoying the journey
Perhaps the best alternative to travel to A Coruña is to take the train and so relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery of Galicia. The railway station of A Coruna is in the heart of the city and you can choose to travel by AVE or with conventional trains.
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Fly of A Coruña at the best price and without surprises
You can choose to fly to the airport of A Coruña or Santiago de Compostela (74 km).
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History of A Coruña
Many of the things you have to see in A Coruña are related to its fascinating history.
|62 b.C.C.||Arrival of Julius Caesar to what I would call Brigantium in 62 ac.|
|S. II |
|Construction of the lighthouse called the Tower of Hercules, the only Roman lighthouse that is still standing and active all over the world.|
|846||Disembarkation of the Normans in the Lighthouse of Brigantium in the year 846.|
|1208||King of Leon Alfonso IX grants to its citizens the Jurisdiction of Benavente.|
|1446||The king of Castile John II grants to the villa on the title of city in 1446 and authorizes free trade with England.|
|1520||Carlos I celebrates Cortes in the city in 1520 and from its port Party to be crowned emperor in Germany.|
|1588||It left the port of A Coruña’s Spanish Armada to the unexpected disaster in the English Channel.|
|1589||The Queen of England sent a squadron commanded by Admiral Francis Drake to the city. Corunna was faced the invader with the heroin Maria Pita to the head.|
|1682||The Tower of Hercules is restored by architect Antúnez, being Captain General the Duke of Eceda.|
|1716||Is created the General Administration of Galicia in the A Coruña, that at that time was called the Treasury, War and Police.|
|1809||The January 16 of 1809 fought the Battle of Corunna, which served to expel Napoleon’s troops .|
|1820||The February 20, 1820 Corunna support the pronouncement of Rafael de Riego. Living the city the Liberal Triennium (1820-1823)|
|1936||On July 20, Franco’s forces, led by colonel Cánovas Lacruz, take on the the city center.|
|1986||They begin the works of the the promenade, which is carried out by sections .|
|2008||Ends the Water House driven by Mayor Francisco Vazquez Vazquez.|
Additional information about A Coruna city
|Altitude||Between 0 to 200 msnm|
|Gentilé||Coruñés o Coruñesa|
|Local Parties||San Juan 23 y 24 of June. Nuestra señora del Rosario. Week of October 7 in which the intervention of the Virgin is commemorated during the attack by the British in 1589.|
|Pharmacies.…||Pharmacy of guard in A Coruña|
Other things to see in A Coruña
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