A Coruna Guide
Popular destinations in Spain

Attractions in A Coruña

  • Torre de Hércules / The Tower of Hercules
  • Iglesia de San Jorge/ The Church of San Jorge
  • Casa de las Ciencias / House of Science
  • Playa de Riazor / Riazor Beach
  • Maria Pita Plaza / Maria Pita Square
  • Iglesia de Santiago / Church of Santiago

Top Festivals

  • Carnival Tuesday
  • Medieval Market - August
  • San Juan - 23rd June

Food & Drink

A trip to La Coruña will be a delight to fans of seafood, a definitely speciality of theirs- not surprising given its coastal location. Their ideology follows the simplicity of ingredients whilst ensuring their quality. Any dish is a combination of rich flavour and is sure to have you searching for the recipes. Popular seafood used include Norwegian Lobster and Small Crabs.


When you consider the weather in La Coruña it can get a little bit colder - and a bit rainier - than other regions of Spain. Expect a respectable average high of around 23ºC in August and be sure to wrap up warm in January, as lows of around 7ºC are expected.

Getting There

By plane
If you want an easy route to La Coruña then by air is a great option. La Coruña's airport has numerous daily flights to a wide range of destinations and is only eight kilometres from the centre.

By train
A great way to get around is the railway and Madrid's RENFA is a convienient way of getting over to La Coruña, with this you can get on a train at a reasonable price that go almost every hour so your sure to find a time that suits you.

By bus
Buses are always a cheap and cheerful method of transport, this is the case for La Coruña you can check out Castromil that have a number of routes taking you to your destination.

Getting Around

When in A Coruña you have the option of walking, due to the town's size being quite accommodating. You will find it is rather easy getting around to the sights, though if you prefer transport on wheels then fear not, you can also check out the bus and trolley services that will get you around very cheaply. You can buy the tickets on board.

Fast Facts

PopulationApprox. 240,000
Autonomous CommunityGalicia
LanguagesCastilian, Spanish
LocationNorth West of Spain
Tourist OfficeAvda. De la Marna 18- La Coruña
Tel: (+34) 981 184 344

Spanish in A Coruña

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