Things to do in Ourense
Ourense’s main square is one of Spain’s most unique, since its sloping ground makes it highly unusual and a great point of interest, just like its lively atmosphere.
Ourense is a walkable city, which can be visited on foot and is full of attractions and activities adapted to children’s tastes.
More than eight centuries of history have left their mark on Ourense’s San Martiño cathedral, in its structure, ornamentation and varied architectural styles.
Gastronomy is more than enough reason to take a trip somewhere, and Ourense’s traditional food is more than sufficient incentive to visit this Galician city.
It may go unnoticed but Saint Francis Cloister is one of Ourense’s treasures thanks to its well-preserved architecture halfway between Romanesque and Gothic.
The As Burgas hot springs are a historic place in Ourense that are a must-see because the Roman settlement Aquis Auriensis was created around them.
Verín is one of the most interesting getaways from Ourense because of its many thermal, cultural and wine proposals and, of course, its famous ‘entroido’ carnival.
With its truly spectacular setting and its magnificent sanctuary, As Ermidas is essential on any trip to Ourense.
Thermal waters, nature, gastronomy… O Carballiño is one of the best excursions from Ourense for a relaxing day out.
One of the best kept secrets in magical Galicia is the Ribeira Sacra, where the canyon of the river Sil is located. We say secret, although it is becoming an increasingly popular destination due to the spectacular scenery that surprises visitors.