At the edge
The municipality of Fisterra is located on the western side of the province of A Coruña, in Galicia, a distance of about 100 kilometers from the city of Santiago de Compostela and to 108 kilometers of A Coruna. Fisterra has an area of approximately 30 square kilometers and a population of about 5,042 inhabitants.
Fisterra, like many of the Galician territories, is distributed in 4 parish entities: San Martiño de Duio, San Vicente de Duio, Nosa Señora das Areas Fisterra and San Xoán de Sardiñeiro. Etymologically, as is known, this seemed to be for the ancient Romans, the End of the Road, finis terrae.
Monuments and places of interest
There are many tourist attractions of this town, such as the beaches, the coastal landscape and all its artistic and cultural heritage:
- The church of San Vicenzo of Duio, dating from the seventeenth century, of renancentista style.
- The church of San Martino of Duio, dating from the eighteenth century.
- The church of Santa Maria das Areas, construction of the XII century Romanesque style.
- The Casa Do Porto, example of civil architecture.
- Visit to the beaches of Fisterra.