Cangas do Morrazo

Cangas do Morrazo

Cangas, also known as Cangas do Morrazo, is a town and municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra.

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Cangas, a Galician municipality declared a Touristic Interest Site, is located in the Southwest end of the Morrazo Peninsula, right in the heart of the Rias Baixas and flanked by the Cies and Ons islands. In order to discover all its wealth, you must take a walk through its five parishes, as Cangas has a notable historical-artistic heritage with a wide range of monuments on offer, from the archaeological remains of the Monte do Facho, to the works of contemporary artists such as Asorey, churches like the Ex-Collegiate Church of Santiago de Cangas, transepts of great value, like the one at O Hio, or beautiful examples of marine architecture, like the “casas de patín”.

Cangas also has a lot to offer in terms of landscapes, with hiking trails that take you through different locations from which you can observe steep cliffs, extensive dune fields and fine sandy beaches with clear waters. When it comes to the number of beaches, Cangas holds a municipal record with thirty-eight, ten of them Blue Flag beaches, some located in the centre of town and others further away and not easily accessible, for those who like their solitude.

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