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The city of Vigo is the most important of Galicia and the biggest city in Spain without being capital of province. The name of Vigo is a derivation from the Latin word "vicus" which means "village". The urban area of Vigo is built on a Roman settlement and a hill-fort. In Vigo, the visitor will find numerous reputable car hire companies based at the airport, the train station or the city center, to rent a car and discover the beauty of the city with a cheap car hire in Vigo.
The Rias Baixas are in a privileged environment for water sports such as windsurfing and scuba diving. Institutions such as the Liceo Maritimo de Bouzas, founded in 1907 and the Real Club Nautico de Vigo, founded in 1906, are good examples of the vast promotion of nautical sports that can be practiced in the city.
Among the most impressive places of Vigo, are the Cies Islands, included in the Atlantic Islands of Galicia and declared in 1980 a Natural Reserve. The Cies are a set of three islands, San Martiño or Illa do Sur, Isla del Faro or Illa do Medio and Monteagudo or Illa do Norte. The Guardian chose in 2007 playa de Rodas, on the island of Monteagudo, as the most beautiful beach in the world. In summer, many locals and tourists visit these islands to enjoy its splendid white sand beaches and their impressive landscape. The island of Monteagudo is accessible by boat from the ports of Vigo, Cangas and Baiona.