Turismo Concello de Barreiros – English

Turismo de Barreiros

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The Council of Barreiros is located on the coast of the province of Lugo, on the shores of the Cantabrian Sea, within the tourist geodestination known A Mariña Lucense.


Its geographical situation can be considered a natural privilege, as Barreiros is located between the sea, with very fine sandy areas that are 8 km long and next to the popular beach called As Catedrais. Also, the mountains which invite you to spend long holiday periods with many places to discover and varied experiences to live.

The municipal capital, San Cosme de Barreiros, is 90 km from the provincial capital, which is Lugo.

By car

Rental cars

Motorhome area

By bus

By train

By plane

By car

The main communication route is the A-8 Cantabrian highway, which runs along the coast of the Cantabrian Sea, starting in Bilbao (Basque Country) and finishing in Baamonde (province of Lugo) where it joins the A-6 (Madrid – A Coruña highway).

Within the Council of Barreiros there are two exits on this road:

  • Exit 516: Reinante – Rinlo – Praia das Catedrais
  • Exit 524: Barreiros – Foz – San Cibrao – Praias

You can also use the N-634 national road which, parallel to the A-8 highway, joins San Sebastian (Basque Country) with Santiago de Compostela (capital of the Galician region), crossing theCouncil of Barreiros.

At the border with the Council of Foz, the N-634 connects with the N-642, towards Foz, Burela, San Cibrao, etc.; all of which are located on the coast of the Mariña Lucense.

Rental cars


Breogán Group (Kia – Toyota)

Business Park 

Plot 1

27790 San Cosme de Barreiros, Lugo

Tel.: (+34) 981 160 099 Ext. 1161 (Breogán Rent)


Delivery and collection of vehicles in: Barreiros*, Lugo, Santiago de Compostela, Vigo and A Coruña (Oleiros and Carballo).

* Book in advance to ensure the availability.



Ribadeo, Foz e Xove

Rent a Car Mar Cantábrico

610 15 59 11



Other points of delivery / collection: Asturias, Coruña and Santiago airports. 

Other services: Classic vehicles for events.


Rent a car “Paraíso”

982 550 151  / 669 849 521




Barreiros has three taxis that allow a mobility on demand adapted to personal needs.

Taxi in San Cosme: (+34) 626 309 815

Taxi in San Miguel: (+34) 616 636 202

Taxi in Vilamar: (+34) 607 587 895

Motorhome area

If you love travelling with your house on your back, in Barreiros we have a motorhome area next to the Masma estuary where camping is allowed for a maximum period of 48 hours. 

It has a water tap and a grey water evacuation.

Coordinates: 43.563792, -7.242757

You can also check the offer of campsites in the Accommodation section.

By bus

Barreiros has different bus stops, facilitating connectivity with others towns and cities in Galicia. The company that provides this service is Arriva.

Likewise, from the Council of Ribadeo there are buses from company Alsa that allow connectivity with various cities in Spain, mainly on the Cantabrian coast.

Tel. Arriva: (+34) 981 33 00 46 / (+34) 981 31 12 13

Tel. Alsa: (+34) 902 42 22 42 / (+34) 910 207 007

Moreover, in summer, we have a circular and beach bus service that connects Barreiros with Foz and Ribadeo, with several stops in different beaches and in the urban centers.

By train

The narrow-gauge railway (FEVE) runs along the Cantabrian Sea from Ferrol (Galicia) to Xixón (Asturias) and it offers great views of the entire coastline. It is a way of travelling in a comfortable way, focusing on oneself and the surrounding landscape.

In Barreiros, there are two stops: one in San Cosme and the other in Reinante.

More information https://www.renfe.com/es/en/suburban/cercanias-feve

Tel. Feve: (+34 912 320 320) (24-hour service).

Luxury hotel trains

The Transcantábrico


Costa Verde Express


By plane

The closest airport is that of Asturias due to our geographical proximity to this Autonomous Community, followed by the airports of A Coruña and Santiago de Compostela in that order, both of them in Galicia. The estimated distances and times are detailed below.

Asturias Airport, 113 km by A-8 Highway (Estimated time: 1 hour 10 minutes)


A Coruña Airport, 142 km by A-8 and A-6 Highways (Estimated time: 1 hour 30 minutes)


Santiago de Compostela Airport, 148 km by A-8, A-6 and N-634 Highways (Estimated time: 1 hour 40 minutes)