Go for the adventure

If you like adventure, Rías Baixas is your destination. Nature, which has been generous with this land, boasts varied landscapes for active tourism both on the coast and inland. Do you prefer water sports, hiking, mountain biking or caving? Choose yours!

The almost 400 km of coast in the province of Pontevedra and its perfect combination of beaches with quiet waters and open-sea beaches make this destination one of the benchmarks for water sports.

Water skiing, bodyboarding, surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing, diving and scuba diving are just some of the many alternatives you have to enjoy an authentic paradise on and under the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • Patos Beach
  • Cíes seabed
  • Balloon trips from Vigo and Tui
  • Bungee jumping in Arbo

In Rías Baixas you can also enjoy many land multi-adventure activities. The characteristics of its natural landscape: its orography, winding rivers, cascades and hills, as well as a mild climate, make the province of Pontevedra the perfect choice for those eager to enjoy strong emotions.

The rivers are also a true exercise, in which you have to work smart and hard, with canoeing, kayaking or rafting activities

Among land activities, mountaineering; horse riding; climbing; abseiling; bungee jumping, in the town of Arbo; and canyoning, in the canyon of the Ríver Verdugo, in Ponte Caldelas, are good options to practice in the province of Pontevedra.

A bird’s eye view

Flying is a common dream and there are companies in Rías Baixas that make this dream come true. Enjoy a tandem flight accompanied by a professional instructor and fly through the skies of the Ría de Vigo in an unforgettable paragliding experience. You can depart from Lapaman (Marín), Santa María de Oia (Vigo) or Xaxán Hill (Pontevedra) with views of San Simón, Cerdedo or Baiona. Air sports are riding high, and ultralight flights, and even the option of piloting a helicopter, are already offered.


Choose the one that bests suits you in Rías Baixas. Here, you can follow one of the many routes suitable for mountain biking. And if you want to practice golf, there are five courses surrounded by a beautiful scenery. The inland part of the province offer activities for those who want to feel the rush of adrenaline. The rivers are a true exercise, in which you have to work smart and hard, with canoeing, kayaking in the Umia or Lérez or rafting activities in the surroundings of the cascades.

Archery and paintball are growing in popularity. The final attraction is perhaps the most spectacular, the air activities: parasailing, in the town of Sanxenxo; paragliding, in Santa María de Oia; plane rides departing from Vigo airport; or balloon rides, from Vigo and Tui.

Enjoy Adventure Travel in Rías Baixas with this companies.