The small town of Combarro is one of the most beautiful and picturesque of the whole region of Rias Baixas places. Rent your car in Pontevedra and see this beautiful enclave located just six kilometers from the city of Pontevedra in Galicia.
Combarro is a place that inspires many artists and painters, for its cobbled streets, its barns and old houses of the village.
You can start your tour of the village along the promenade to the square of Chousa, this tour offers a fantastic view of the sea and the neighboring municipalities as Poio.
The architecture of this village is special for its components: the crosses, the mariñeiras houses and granaries.
The cruceiros: are kind of monuments and symbols in ancient times were considered magical places. The mariñeiras houses are another architectural element of the village houses are stuck with balconies and columns at the top. The main attraction of the town is the granaries, a kind of store or food pantry where once the families home were kept. They are built on pillars to prevent mice or soil moisture spoiling the food.
During the tour of the village you will encounter with these peculiar constructions. Another monument to visit is the church of San Roque.
A couple of kilometers from the village is the monastery of Poio. The architecture of the monastery is of Renaissance origin and inter alia can visit the spectacular inner courtyard of the monastery and its library with over 80,000 copies.
To end your visit to the village one option is to go “Rua do Mar”, the main shopping street today in the area, where you can buy a souvenir of farewell to this beautiful village.