A Coruña is a city to stroll and enjoy, with beaches located right in its center, the Tower of Hercules, the city symbol, a lighthouse and landmark at its harbour entrance, and a long promenade that surrounds it almost completely.
To enjoy the experience that this great city offers, simply follow the local traditions: Sit on a terrace in Maria Pita’s square and discover the exciting story behind it; stroll around the gardens and admire the famous glass balconies of modernist style; or simply go shopping the latest fashion trends.
A Coruña also has excellent museums such as the Fine Arts Museum, the House of Sciences and the Castle of San Antón. One of the most unforgettable experiences that the visitor can take away from A Coruña and Galicia is the view of the sunset from the Tower of Hercules.
The gastronomic offer in A Coruña is well-known and diverse. Try first quality seafood and fish, which arrives daily in its port, and do not forget the meat, which is not far behind in quality and exquisiteness. Pies, cheeses and wines from A Coruña area will not leave the visitor indifferent and are very affordable.
Palexco is the first meeting venue in Galicia to be recognized with the Q for Quality Tourism award. It was specially designed to host all types of events and offers the added value of its privileged location in the heart of the city, in front of the transatlantic port. It is just few minutes´ walk from the shopping, hotel, cultural and leisure center of A Coruña. It is also close to the main transportation hubs of the city: airport, and train and bus stations.
A Coruña is located in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula, in the region of Galicia. It is very well connected by highway (A6 and AP9), by train (RENFE) and by plane. Alvedro airport is very close to the city center and Lavacolla airport (Santiago de Compostela) is just 45 minutes away.
A Coruña airport is located in the municipality of Culleredo, about 8 kilometres from the center of the city.
- Direct destinations: Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, London (Heathrow), Amsterdam and Lisbon.
- Taxis: The airport has taxis available at its entrance. Price: about 25 € to the center of the city.
- Buses: Every day (return trip). Price: 1,50 €
- Address: Joaquín Planells Riera, s/n – 15008 A Coruña
- Telephone: 902 320 320
- Long distance: Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao-Irún.
- Regional: Santiago, Vigo, Ferrol, Monforte.
Three major highways link A Coruña with major cities/areas
- A6: Madrid (590km), Barcelona (1180 km) and other Spanish cities (A6)
- A8: North of Spain (Bilbao, 546 km) and France (665 km Paris, 1460 km) (A8)
- A9: South of Galicia and Portugal (Porto, 300 km; Lisbon, 608 km) (A9)
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The climate in A Coruña is of the European Atlantic type. The city is between 0 and 50 meters above sea level, and being located on the coast, its temperatures are tempered by the ocean. Winters are mild with minimum averaged temperatures recorded in February of 9.6ºC and averaged rainfalls of 363 mm. Summers are mild with August being the warmest month, reaching an average in temperatures of 19.2ºC and averaged rainfalls of 125 mm.