San Andrés de Teixido, a magic place in the Rías Altas

The sanctuary of San Andrés de Teixido (Santo André de Teixido) is another of the magical places that we have in Galicia. And there are many reasons to be magical. Its location, the spectacular landscape of the Rías Altas that surrounds it or all the legends and traditions associated to this place...

San...

Astronomical phenomena in Galicia: Equinoxes in the Chapel of San Miguel de Celanova

Every spring and autumn equinox, the small town of Celanova, in Ourense, becomes a spectacle for neighbors and tourists. The reason is the magic that surrounds the small chapel of San Miguel.

Many curious people and some photography lovers gather there quickly at sunrise  (yes, you have to get up early to see it!) to observe...

Mar 13, 2020 General
COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

As a responsible and committed company with our society, with the environment that surrounds us and above all with our clients, during the last weeks Verdant Experiences have been following and applying the recommendations of the Spanish Ministry of Health, as well as those provided by other institutions to in charge of managing the impact of COVID-19, which currently is...

10 reasons why Ribeira Sacra must be World Heritage Site (Part 2)

A promise is a promise. So, today we will talk about the second part of “10 reasons why Ribeira Sacra should be a World Heritage Site”. If you missed the first one, we leave you the link at the end of the article. :)

 

BECAUSE OF ITS ENCHANTED FORESTS

Chestnuts, oaks, birches,... Ribeira...

10 reasons why Ribeira Sacra must be World Heritage Site (Part 1)

Ribeira Sacra is a paradise that makes locals and visitors fall in love for many reasons. Because of the candidacy for World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, we want to tell you which are the 10 reasons why,  at Verdant Experiences, we consider that Ribeira Sacra should be declared a World Heritage Site.

 

BECAUSE OF...
May 26, 2018 General
The Basilica of the Asuncion

In Galicia is very common to find ancient religious buildings in ruins, many of them abandoned due to the Ecclesiastical Confiscation of Mendizabal, performed in 1836. This confiscation emptied many monasteries right away, but in some other monasteries the monks resisted selling part of the monasteries as construction materials for neighboring houses.

Some examples are the monastery of Santa...