If you are looking for a self catering holiday in Galicia, Northern Spain, then why not spend it at Granero del Burro. The property is a restored Galician barn with 2 en suite bedrooms, sleeping a maximum of 4 persons. Outside there is an original bread oven that you can use for eating 'al fresco' or having a drink. The views from the barn are interesting and there is a general peace and quiet in the valley that allows you to relax totally. Combine this with its proximity to Ribadeo and the Galician and Asturian coast and you have the perfect base for an interesting holiday.
Pricing and availability is now available for 2019. Granero del Burro opens on 13th April and closes on 1st November. It is worth visiting at any time of year. In April there is Easter and the Cheese Fair in Taramundi. In May there is Tapas week in Ribadeo (which is now 10 days) with over 50 bars and restaurants participating. In June there are the flower carpets in Castropol and the huge agricultural fair in Vegadeo. In July there is the Indianos fiesta in Ribadeo as well as many other local fiestas. In August there is the Trabada fiesta (our local fiesta over 3 days) and normally the best beach weather. In September it is quieter and you can do everything you can do in Summer but on your own. In October there is the big San Lucas fiesta in Mondoñedo and lots of events around the picking of the Chestnuts. Add to this the wonderful gastronomy. walking, birdwatching, history and city visits that you can experience during any month and you have a great base from which to explore Galicia and Asturias.
If you are travelling by air, then there are Ryanair flights from Stansted to Santiago de Compostela (1 hour 45 minutes away). Other airports are Asturias (1 hour 10 minutes), Santander (3 hours) or Bilbao (4 hours). The A8 motorway is now complete so travelling by road to us is very easy ....... and quiet! If You arrive by ferry then this will be in Santander or Bilbao. Or you can drive all the way - the French border is only 6 hours away and Portugal is only 3 hours the other way.