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A Coruña, Spain

A Coruña is a bustling port on a beautiful promontory in northern Spain. After hosting the Tall Ships Races in 2016, it will now welcome the Tall Ships fleet for the 12th time in 2020. This gives A Coruña the enviable position of having hosted the most Tall Ships race events ever.

The city is situated in the entrance of an estuary in a large gulf on the Atlantic Ocean and is surrounded on all sides by the sea. Over the last 2,000 years, people from different nationalities have turned A Coruña into a diverse melting pot of cultures. Today, the city has a wonderfully distinctive atmosphere, with a bustling food scene and thriving nightlife.

Modern A Coruña has strong links to the fashion and textile industries, and it produces clothing for companies all around the world. This historic city and proud modern metropolis – with a fine food scene and buzzing nightlife – is an intriguing place to discover any time of year.

Get a taste for what you can expect from A Coruña in 2020 with this video: