If your trip to Vigo is all booked but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Plan a stop at Vigo Zoo. It’s one attraction you’ll find on many visitors’ to-do lists. If you still have some room on your travel itinerary, Plaza America and Centro Cultural Caixanova will keep you busy too.
Vigo is home to some sensational sights, but there are other things to keep you entertained in the surrounding area. How does a landmark attraction sound? Travelers from all around head to Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. You can reach it from Santiago de Compostela, 45 miles away.
Nothing says vacation like loading up the car with supplies and cruising to the seaside. Vigo has some amazing beaches nearby, so grab your favorite book (and a kite if there’s a breeze) and take a jaunt to one of these idyllic options:
Praia da punta (2 miles away).
Playa de ríos (2 miles away).
Praia do Adro (2 miles away).
Here on a business-related trip? You’ll be happy to hear that Pazo de Cultura has some amazing hotels, restaurants and cafés nearby. It’s located 15 miles from Vigo.
Some people find driving in busy traffic in big cities a bit challenging. But in a small car like a compact or economy, those bustling Vigo streets will be a snap. Prefer to spend your time exploring the surrounding sandy shores? Check out our selection of SUVs. With loads of room and more oomph under the hood, these larger rides will make that road trip even more unforgettable. Ticking off all the experiences and attractions that Vigo is renowned for has never been easier with your own wheels.
For some, owning a prestige vehicle may be a little out of reach. But renting your dream car is easier than you think! Imagine the thrill of rolling into town in a snazzy convertible, even if it’s just for a short while. Or perhaps all you’re after is a budget ride to get you quickly from A to B. Flashy or thrifty? Either way, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit your style in Vigo.
People drive on the right side of the road in Vigo. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, it’s a good idea to drive a bit more cautiously in new and unfamiliar destinations.
You shouldn’t have any difficulties finding a space to park in Vigo. With loads of places to leave your wheels, discovering the sights of this destination is a cinch.
As the population of Vigo is roughly 297,300, you shouldn’t encounter too much difficulty with traffic. That said, major roads are generally busier in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Most residential areas in Vigo have a 50km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits generally range between 50km/h and 120km/h.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your car rental company may bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual practice. Otherwise, it may provide your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent directly to you.
It is against the law to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Vigo, and you could also be hit with a fine for just holding your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your attention stays on the road.
When driving in Vigo, it’s an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.05%. Planning to have one or two drinks with lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
No. In Vigo, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When approaching a set of traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Seat belts are mandatory in Pontevedra Province. That being said, the rules may vary for some vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.