RIBEIRA: Mussel Boat Trip with Mussel Tasting

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Discover traditional Galician mussel, oyster, and scallop farms on a guided boat tour on the Ria de Arousa from Ribeira. Taste steamed mussels with wine, water, or a soft drink during your cruise.


  • Fantastic tasting of steamed mussels
  • Discover the operation of the rafts
  • Admire the seabed


The Ría de Arousa is a region rich in beautiful landscapes, but also very rich in terms of fishing, shellfishing and aquaculture. The maritime excursion through the Ría de Arousa, continuously helped by a guide, shows you the activity in the unique rafts, mussel, oyster and scallop farm parks. This boat trip of 1 h. and 15 minutes approx. It will introduce us to the different forms of traditional fishing that we have in the Rías Baixas, an underwater view of the mussel strings in the raft or the seabed of the Ría de Arousa. This trip on a catamaran or also the famous swallows, is better known as the 'mussel boat', leaving from the Port of Ribeira, has its finishing touch with an abundant tasting of steamed mussels and local wine or soft drink.


Guided tour of the Ria de Arousa Visit the mussel, oyster and scallop farms Tasting on board of steamed mussels, young wine and water

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