Malpica de Bergantiños

Information about Malpica de Bergantiños

Malpica de Bergantiños, known simply as Malpica, is part of the magical Costa da Morte. Located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, it is a town with a great seafaring tradition in Galicia.

Famous for its whaling activity since at least the 17th century, its sheltered port is witness to the tireless work of its seafarers throughout history. Strolling along its quay, kilometre 0 of the Way of the Lighthouses, we can see the whole process necessary for the products of the sea to reach our plate.

What to see and do in Malpica de Bergantiños

“Atalaia” of Malpica

Perhaps the oldest district of Malpica, its name refers to a place of vigilance, high and perhaps fortified in the past, from where the territory and the sea could be watched from possible enem