A Guarda, placed in a kind of small peninsula due to it is surrounded by water mainly the Miño river and the Atlantic Ocean. It is connected with Portugal by a ferryboat that crosses the Miño river; the sea lovers could use the fishing port to anchor its vessels.

A Guarda Fishing Port


The boats which want to anchor in the port need to check the information with the Pontevedra bureau (south zone) of the Portos de Galicia.

Phone: 986 853 916

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Ferry Quay


The ferryboat crosses the Miño river from O Pasaxe (A Guarda) to Caminha (Portugal).

The services depart on the dot from Caminha (Portugal) and at half from A Guarda. The first service is always from Caminha. The general timetables from A Guarda are:

  • Tue – Fri: from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm, last service at 8:15 pm.
  • Sat & Sun: from 11:30 am to 7:30 pm, last service at 8:15 pm.
  • Staff Break: Mon and every day at 2:30 pm.

But, it is highly recommended to check the current schedules on the Council Website or to phone the Ferry Tickets Office within the business hours (from 10 am to 1 pm & from 3 pm to 8 pm).

In case of not using the ferryboat, the alternative is taking PO-552 signposted Goian (Tomiño), 10 kilometres and cross the Friendship Bridge to Vila Nova de Cerveira (Portugal) and then continue west until Caminha.

Ferry Tickets Office Phone: 986 611 526

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