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Activities in Vigo

San Simón Island Ferry Tickets and Tour

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Free cancellation up to 15 days before

Want to discover one of the most beautiful parts of the Ría de Vigo? Take a comfortable ferry ride to the island of San Simón and explore this historical site, which has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest.

Want to discover one of the most beautiful parts of the Ría de Vigo? Take a comfortable ferry ride to the island of San Simón and explore this historical site, which has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest.

San Simón Island Ferry Tickets and Tour

At the scheduled time, we'll meet at Cánovas del Castillo street, at the port of Vigo. We'll welcome you aboard the ferry and set sail for the island of San Simón.

During the one-hour crossing, we'll enjoy the beautiful views of the Ría de Vigo and we'll pass under the Rande bridge. Once we reach our destination, you'll tour the island accompanied by an expert guide. 

The Casa del Guardia, the old Lazaretto and the San Pedro chapel are some of the places you'll be able to visit. And not only this, but from the island, you'll enjoy a privileged view of the Cesantes Beach.

If you visit the island's interpretation centre, you'll discover the long history of San Simón. Did you know that it was abandoned for 30 years? Jail, hospital, monks' home... There have been many uses for this land over the years.

Finally, we'll make our way back to the quay to board the ferry to Vigo.

Schedules 

  • Departures from Vigo: at 10:15 am or at 4:15 pm, depending on the date you choose.
  • Departures from San Simón Island: when the departure from Vigo is at 10:15 am, the return will be at 1:30 pm, and when the departure is at 4:15 pm the return will be at 6:50 pm.

English-speaking guide

The visit to San Simón Island is guided in Spanish, English, or Galician. Due to restrictions, it's not possible to visit the island freely without being accompanied by a guide. 

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Price

Adults Children aged between 4 and 11 years old Children under 4 years old
US$ 17.80
US$ 10.20
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 17.80
  • Children aged between 4 and 11 years old

    US$ 10.20
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

3 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

Included

Transport by ferry.

English speaking guide.

When to book?

You can book up until 5 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. Free wheelchair loan service available. This must be indicated in the reservation.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 15 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 17.80

Meeting point

Number 3, Cánovas del Castillo street.

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