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A Coruña, Spain


A Coruña is a bustling port on a beautiful promontory in northern Spain. It took its place as the final port of the Tall Ships Races 2016… for the 11th time. This gives A Coruña the enviable position of port to have 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. It’s 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.