Monasteries of Ribeira Sacra: Monastery of Santa Cristina de Ribas de Sil

In Ribeira Sacra there are many places that we can designate as “magical” and the monastery of Santa Cristina is without a doubt, one of them. Its history, its beauty and the place where it is located are some of the reasons that make it so worthy of this adjective.

The monastery of...

River boats in Ribeira Sacra: the Sil river Canyon and the Miño river

The river boat routes through the Sil Canyon are the flagship product of the Ribeira Sacra. But, very few travelers know that there are many river routes and companies in Ribeira Sacra, which sail the Sil river Canyon and the Miño river, during 10 months along the year. 

If you want to know all about the...

Carnival in Ribeira Sacra: Entroido Ribeirao and Oso de Salcedo

Just a few days ago, the celebration of the Entroido (Carnival) in Ribeira Sacra began. Jokes and pranks all day during the Domingo Lambedoiro (each day of Carnival has a different name in Galician), in the small village of Santiago de Arriba (Chantada).

Together with other traditional carnivals of Galicia, we could see something unusual: the...

Ribeira Sacra viewpoints: Cabezoás

The Cabezoás Viewpoint is one of the most photographed viewpoints in Ribeira Sacra and, also, one of the highest in the Sil Canyon. It is located in the municipality of Parada de Sil.

The way to arrive to this viewpoint seems really taken  out of a fairy tale. From Luintra (Nogueira de Ramuín)...

New regular half-day excursions: Minitours to Ribeira Sacra

We have news! we expand the product portfolio in Verdant Experiences. The Minitours, our new regular half-day excursions to Ribeira Sacra, start operating from November 10.

From Verdant Experiences we are aware that with the arrival of autumn, long holiday periods are almost over so instead it is time to do weekend getaways (yes, we cannot stop satisfying your traveling...

Ribeira Sacra viewpoints: Balcones de Madrid

The Ribeira Sacra has dozens of viewpoints, that let you admire the incredible landscape that can be found in the river banks of the Sil river, the Miño river, the Cabe river and the Mao river among other ones.

The Sil river holds the highest amount of viewpoints, due to the stunning views of the Sil Canyon. There are several...