A group of 10 communication professionals linked to the most important newspapers in Germany had the opportunity to know part of the tourism offer of the Galician Community in a day of exploration organized by Tourism of Galicia in which they had the opportunity to discover the resources The most important coastlines of Galicia, the gastronomy linked to the coast as well as discover the enoturistic resources of our territory through the visit to a winery of the Ruta do Viño Rías Baixas. In their stay, the German journalists also approached the monumental heritage of the Galician Community and the other tourist products like the pazos and gardens of the camellia.
Value of the German market
The importance of the German market in our territory increased again in 2016 with a rise of 3.3% in the number of travelers staying during 2015 and a 3.6% overnight rate. The German tourism accumulated, thus, four consecutive years of increase of the demand in Galicia with more than 163 thousand travelers lodged and near 250 thousand nights in the regulated establishments of Galicia. These figures assume that in 2016 the German market represented almost 11% of the international total, becoming the market in order of importance behind Portugal.