Who has seen a forest of laurels? Not everyone can enjoy something like this, for this you have to come to Galicia. Because something like this is exceptional, a botanical rarity visited by experts from all over the world. In Galicia there is an island where the forest smells of laurel. The shellfish banks of the Ría de Arousa provide the clams, cockles, razor clams…, and the island of Cortegada provides the bay necessary to aromatize such tasty seafood. Centennial trees hide meadows and lands that were cultivated in another time. A crumbling hermitage, a ghost town with no inhabitants, a stone cross that contemplates everything. The laurel forest and the island of Cortegada breathe mystery. Are you going to miss it?