Baiona has had many names in its history: Stuciana, Abóriga, Balcagia, and Erizana.
Baiona was the first place in Europe to hear the news about the discovery of America. On March, 1st in 1493 Caravel La Pinta arrived in Baiona commanded by Martín Alonso Pinzón. This caravel was part of first Columbus' voyage to America.
Caravel ''La Pinta'', Elduayen street. There is a replica of Caravel La Pinta with the same size than the real one, it has a small museum inside.~1€. edit
Ex-collegiate church (Ex-colexiata Santa María de Baiona), Santa Liberata square. The biggest church of Baiona built on 13th century.edit
Monterreal Castle (Conde de Gondomar - Earl Gondomar - Castle), Jesús Valverde avenue. It is located on a peninsula called Monte Boi. Nowadays it is an expensive hotel of the chain Paradores de España.Tickets to go for a walk through walls are 1€ per person. edit
Monte Boi peninsula. A nice walk around castle walls.It is free. edit
Virgin of the Rock (Virxe da Rocha), Virxe da Rocha road. A monument 15 metres tall done by Antonio Palacios. A nice viewpoint to see the town and bay.edit
Arrival party (Festa da Arribada). Every year the caravel La Pinta arrival is commemorated with a medieval party. A lot of people come to the town and pass the whole day drinking and eating in the streets. It is celebrated in a weekend close to 1st of March.edit
Beaches. In the summer season enjoy any of the beaches.edit
Walk. Go for a walk around Monte Boi peninsula.edit
Cíes Islands (Illas Cíes). During the summer seasons there are boats to Cíes Islands, a natural paradise with nice beaches.~15€. edit
Santa Tecla (A Guarda). 20 km at south of Baiona you can get A Guarda through a beautiful cost road. There you can go to the mountain called Santa Tecla where you can find a celtic fort (castro). From the top of the mountain you can also see the Miño river estuary which separates Spain and Portugal.edit