The Cíes Islands Passing through Vigo


The Cíes Islands form an archipelago that belongs to the municipality of Vigo in the province of Pontevedra. Vigo is also part of the Galician Rías Bajas, a coastal area of ​​high tourist interest for its gastronomy, its beaches, its landscapes, its people and countless little things that make Vigo and its area of ​​influence an unforgettable trip.

The only way to get to the Cíes Islands is by sea, using the passenger transport ferries that operate in and around the Ría de Vigo.

The ports with regular departures in season are: Baiona, Cangas, Vigo and also, occasionally, from Sanxenxo and Portonovo.

We want to take the opportunity to facilitate access to booking so that you can reserve your hotel before visiting the Cíes Islands.

Because it is a protected natural area, access to the park is currently limited to 2200 daily visitors plus 600 campers, it is mandatory to request an authorization in advance and it is advisable to book in advance both the passage tickets and the camping.

Once you obtain the authorization, you will have a period of 2 hours to make the reservation of the ticket, if you do not do so, the authorization will be canceled.

Remember that you can only book the ticket 90 days in advance, so you will not see some available dates.

If you are going by private boat, it is necessary to request an anchoring permit. You also have to request permission to dive in its waters.

We invite you to take Vigo as your starting point on the way to the Cíes Islands and discover the city of Vigo and its surroundings.

By the way, don’t forget to follow our BLOG and visit the Tienda de las Islas Cíes


Maritime Stations

Currently there are regular passenger departures from Easter and Summer, as long as the weather permits. The departures take place from the maritime stations of Portonovo, Cangas, Baiona and Vigo.

Boats to the Cíes Islands

Mar de Ons
Tel. – 986 225 272


Vigo – Tel.: 986 268 200

Santiago – Tel: 981 547 501

A Coruña – Tel: 981 187 315

Oporto – Tel: +351 22 943 2400

Vigo, Tel.: 986 373 411

Información Autobuses Vigo

Pontevedra, Tel.: 986 852 408

Autobuses Pontevedra