a city with lots to discover
A Coruña:a city with lots to discover
People from A Coruña are renowned for knowing how to live well, so follow their customs during your stay in A Coruña, a city made for wandering, eating well and enjoying yourself: beaches right in the centre, traditional food, terraces with views of its famous modernist glass galerías (glass covered balconies), history and life, lots of life!
The Galician city offers you many perfect activities for both the body and mind. Covering 13km, its seafront promenade, with its incredible panoramas of the Atlantic Coast, finishing at the Tower of Hercules, is an experience that is hard to forget.
Maria Pita Square
Tower of Hercules
Delicious, varied and renowned, that is how you could sum up the gastronomic offerings that you can find in A Coruña. Fish and seafood, a natural source of Omega 3, as well as delicious meats and empanadas (filled pies). Unique dishes that will not fail to impress food lovers.
Mariscada (seafood platter)
Caldeirada de Pescado (fish stew)
Cocido Gallego (Galician stew with meat, vegetables and chickpeas)
Churrasco Gallego (grilled or barbecued meats)
Octopus casserole with clams and prawns
Tortilla de Betanzos (soft Spanish omelette with potato)
The atmosphere in A Coruña also extends to its cultural life. Life in the Old Town, the modernist and romantic buildings visited by tourists, museums, gardens, the harbour... Ultimately, discovering and enjoying the unique history of the Galician city with every step.
Science and Technology Museum
Luis Seoane Foundation
City of Glass
The Galerías of the Marina
As a coastal city, A Coruña has a maritime climate with mild temperatures all year round. Ranging between 7ºC and 24ºC, its winters are mild and rainy, with some respites of sun. Generally, the summers are warm.
Located to the south of the city, the train station connects with the main short- and long-distance train lines and the city and intercity buses.
Located to the south of the city, the bus station is the main hub for journeys which connect with the main cities of the province, country and international cities.
Please find below various options for getting around A Coruña.
You can travel around the city on over 20 bus city lines, which connect all the points of interest.
An affordable alternative to public transport, since a 10-minute journey costs between €5 and €10, approximately.