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Pontevedra, Spain

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Compact, charming and very tourist-friendly, PONTEVEDRA is the quintessential old Galego town. Located just short of its namesake ría, at the last bend in the Río Lérez, it was supposedly founded by a Greek hero returning from the Trojan War, and later became a prosperous medieval fishing port. Although it has lost its ancient walls, it still centres on an attractive zona monumental. A maze of pedestrianized flagstoned alleyways, interspersed with colonnaded squares, granite crosses and squat stone houses with floral balconies, the old quarter is always lively, making it perfect for …
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