It’s a place well known to wild-campers, walkers, surfers and those who don’t mind a spot of rain. Happily listed in ‘The Stormrider Guide’ as a coast with a tortuous outline providing a thousand-and-one different waves, it is a place that has been compared, for better or worse, to Wales. It is certainly rural for the most part, and a place where you can get away from the summer crowds.
We’re talking about a part of Spain hitherto mostly ignored by all except those most savvy of city dwellers, the Madrileños. They have long eschewed Ibiza and the islands for this part of Spain, heading instead for the veiled pleasures of the Rías Baixas or the Costa da Morte.
But Galicia’s secret has slowly been seeping out as more of us are on the search for the road, or coast, less travelled.