Excellent natural harbour, with 14,000 hectares of sheltered water, the port of Vigo is protected from storm by the Cies Islands and the peninsula of Morrazo, so it’s operational 365 days a year.
The land Service Area (SA) of the Port of Vigo covers an area of 2,572,577 sqm over five municipalities. On the left side of the estuary, the SA extends along the municipalities of Vigo, Redondela and Vilaboa. On the north side, along the municipalities of Moaña and Cangas.
Most of the infrastructure and port facilities for freight, passenger and fishing are located, however, in the municipality of Vigo (over a total of 2,048,854 sqm). In the remaining SA are located sections of lands of public port domain, that hold a number of concessions, mainly docks for fishing traffic with cold stores and warehouses, besides facilities for shipbuilding and repair, being interrupted by beaches, which are excluded from the service area.