Pontevedra Tourism

(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.

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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.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Pontevedra.

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

    • Air Pollution 22.06 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 23.08 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.15 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Pontevedra for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pontevedra.

    • Burglary and Theft 17.65 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.18 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.82 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 51.47 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 14.71 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.94 (Low)
    • Attacks 10.29 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.59 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.82 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 11.76 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 1.47 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30.88 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Pontevedra is 191.97 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 79.35 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.17 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 26.67 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.4 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 57.85 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 79.32 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.55 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.54 (Moderate)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.99 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 80.12 USD

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