Dec 15, 2017 General
History underwater: Castro Candaz

There are unique places that can only be visited during certain moments of the year, and one of these sites is Castro Candaz (also known as the Galician Atlantida). It is a fortress that is underwater during most of the year, but that during periods of low rainfall, reappears from the depths of the Belesar reservoir.

This settlement is located...

Wineries from Ribeira Sacra: Ronsel do Sil

Following our series of posts about interesting wineries for each Appellation of Origin located in Galicia, today we are going to talk about one of our favorite wineries in Ribeira Sacra: Ronsel do Sil.

Located in the municipality of Parada de Sil, the winery Ronsel do Sil was built next to the Sil river, which gives it a stunning view...

Dec 1, 2017 General
Autumn days in Allariz

When we talk about beautiful or charming places, the first thing that comes to mind to someone from Ourense is Allariz. And if we add the word autumn, it already becomes a must-see place during the months when the leaf falls.

Just 23 km from the city of Ourense, is this beautiful Village of Allariz, the ideal place for a...

Wineries from Ribeiro: Priorato de Razamonde

Verdant Experiences was born from a very simple idea: promoting the wonders of Galicia, and the Northwest of Spain overall. So sticking to this idea, we start here the promotion of one of the most wonderful products that this region has to offer: our wines.

This post is the first of a series of posts in our blog where we...

Nov 17, 2017 General
O Courel, a parallel universe

In the province of Lugo and extending to the neighboring province of León, we can find one of the most beautiful landscapes of Galicia and Spain: the mountains of O Courel or also known as mountains of O Caurel. A mystical place that covers 21,000 hectares, with summits that exceed 1,500 meters of altitude, deep valleys full of vegetation where...

Las Médulas, the biggest gold mine of the Roman Empire

Very close to the border between Galicia and Castilla y León, there is a stunning forest that looks like it has grown in the middle of Mars. It is called "Las Médulas" and it is listed by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. You can find more information on Wikipedia of this Roman gold mine, the biggest...