Tower of Tanquian

Stay in rural Galicia. Stay on an eco farm in the Ribeira Sacra.

Holiday cottage Galicia The tower apartment of Tanquian

Summer Retreat Center – Workshops Courses Certificates

Our farm is the perfect site for summer retreats. In the past, we have hosted two-week children´s theater and English sleep-away camps and in 2008 we hosted a Permaculture Design Certificate Course (watch a video about it here: Our facilities can accommodate groups of up to 12 people, depending on your requirements for indoor movement space. We can also host day-long workshops for larger groups.


We provide the following services, at economical prices:

  • Three vegetarian meals a day and an afternoon tea break, all based around our own seasonal farm products

  • Camping space in the oak forest and various pastures

  • Eco loos and outdoor solar showers

  • La Escuela Activity Centre: A beautifully reformed barn appropriate for yoga, meditation, dance classes, workshops, and lectures
  • Use of fields and gardens as outdoor classroom space

  • Access to an international library with a wide selection of books on ecological farming, self-sufficiency, wild plants, alternative medicine, as well as ample supply of ´fun´ books (novels, etc.)


The peace and beauty of our lands provides an ideal space for learning, creating, and spiritual exploration. We’re excited to work with you to make this a special backdrop to your retreat or camp. Contact us to work out prices and dates.