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(For other uses, see Pontevedra (disambiguation).)(Not to be confused with Pontedera.) Pontevedra (Galician: [ˌponteˈβɛ.ðɾa], Spanish: [ponteˈβeðɾa]) is a Spanish city in the north-west of the Iberian Peninsula. It is the capital of both the Comarca (County) and Province of Pontevedra, and of the Rias Baixas in Galicia. It is also the capital of its own municipality which is, in fact, often considered as an extension of the actual city. Pontevedra is the provincial district court seat. Pontevedra has transformed into one of the most accessible cities and has been awarded for its urban quality international prizes like the European prize, "Intermodes" in Brussels in 2013, the "ONU-Habitat" prize in Dubai in 2014 and the "Excellence Prize" of the Center for Active Design in New York City in 2015.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Pontevedra in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Pontevedra like a local. The nearest major city to Pontevedra is Santiago De Compostela. Take a short trip from Pontevedra and set some time aside to explore the Santiago De Compostela. Dotted with places like Cathedral Of Santiago Of Compostela Or Catedral De Santiago De Compostela, Praza Da Quintana Or Quintana Square, Praza Das Praterias; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Pontevedra, you'll have to take a flight to Santiago De Compostela; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Pontevedra are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Pontevedra*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pontevedra

    Know the pollution level of Pontevedra before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 21.88 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.08 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.15 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.92 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Pontevedra: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pontevedra for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pontevedra.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60.42 (High)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.83 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.33 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 2.08 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Pontevedra - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Pontevedra is 198.57 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 76.29 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.17 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.29 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.4 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 59.59 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 79.76 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.12 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.84 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pontevedra

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pontevedra

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.89 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.55 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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