A Coruña, La Coruña, Galicia a huge spot of green in Spain

Here I am on a Sunday catching up on my latest trip abroad. I did a round trip in reverse really do to airline pricing. La Coruña is a nice place, each time visited it makes you come back already, this time I venture into the city center and it was magical.

For those new to my blog, here are previous posts on it here:

https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2012/07/28/a-coruna-la-coruna-y-galicia-charms-of-the-rias/

 https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2015/05/17/a-coruna-again-a-visit-to-the-green-of-galicia/

https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2016/05/28/a-coruna-here-i-come-back/

 

I went from Nantes to Porto (see previous post); and then drove around in Portugal , finally doing the run by car from near Porto to La Coruña and leaving from it on Transavia to Nantes.

The airport at La Coruña LCG is here: http://www.aena.es/en/a-coruna-airport/index.html

I was driven there by friends so no public transports this time. And of course I stayed in my usual hotel, Attica21 in Matogrande neighborhood. A great hotel with friendly service, modern facilities, and good breakfast food all you eat. More on it here: https://www.attica21hotels.com/en/hotel-attica21-coruna/

the airport at Nantes is here: http://www.nantes.aeroport.fr/

And flying with Transavia a low cost of AF is easy and good, even if first time using them.  More here: https://www.transavia.com/en-UK/home/

The official tourist office is here: http://www.turismocoruna.com/web/

By car crossing into Spain was marvelous with viaducs, mountains and old castles hanging on cliffs overlooking the road A1 into the A3 and then the A55, A52 to N120, and the corridor CG 2,2 ! great ride! We reach the town of Sarria.

From Sarria we end up in A Coruña to check into the hotel and then out to eat and walk the Plaza de Bombilla with the great obelisk or Obelisco de los Cantones. The merchant’s assoc has more on the area known as Obelisco here in Spanish: http://www.zonaobelisco.com/Nzona.asp

Nearby we parked on parking los Cantones , very nice size ,secure and easy walking into the old town area; more on the parking here: https://www.coruna.es/medioambiente/es/detalle-asset/aparcamiento-los-cantones/entidad/1149056099906

There is an area around it call Cantones Village, and here in Spanish is more on it: http://www.loscantonesvillage.es/cantones-ubicacion.php

We went by the famous La Bombilla restaurant in old town, this was told is a classic all visitors to La Coruña should come (A Coruña in the local Galician language). They do have a facebook page here: https://m.facebook.com/La-Bombilla-A-Coru%C3%B1a-41675486198/?locale2=es_ES

We had some tapas with omelette and chorizo here and the local beer Estrella Galicia. Just great and good friendly service.

We moved on to a more sturdy meal at Alma Negra restaurant, where we had a Racion full of cold cuts, cheeses, and cold meats all wash down with a great Juan Gil red wine from Jumilla.  This one is in Calle Barrera,13 and the webpage is here: http://www.conceptonegra.com/#

Just wonderful indeed and friendly service, excellent food and good ambiance.

We finish the night at Alquimia for some small tapas and red wine from the house, quick and easy nice the way things are done there, easy does it life is beautiful as we say La Vida es Chula!! no webpage but here is their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/alquimiabarrera/

And this time was the hour to head to the hotel for some minimum rest ::) before taking off for Lisbon where my flight on TAP by White Airways was so late missed my flight and had to stay one night in Lisbon (see previous post) ,and come back on TAP next day early.

In all another great visit to a great place in Spain, nice and easy. Now back to work…. Enjoy your rest of Sunday. Cheers

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2 Comments to “A Coruña, La Coruña, Galicia a huge spot of green in Spain”

  1. Oh, La Coruña! My home town and always in my heart! Now I have ‘morriña’. It is so beautiful, every time you see it, it seems like the first time! 💗💗💗

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