EUROMECH Colloquium 476
Real-time Simulation and Virtual Reality Applications of Multibody Systems
13-16 March 2006, Ferrol, Spain

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Tourism in Ferrol


Ferrol (80,000 inhabitants) is located inside a narrow estuary in the northwestern corner of Spain, in the region of Galicia. Its character of naval base along with the civil and military shipbuilding are the two main sources of activity. The Cartesian structure of the city center, legacy of its military origin which goes back several centuries, is surrounded by the typical Galician landscape of green hills, which reaches its most beautiful expression in the numerous beaches that can be found in the area.

You can find more information at Ferrol City Council web site.

Tourism in La Coruña

La Coruña (245,000 inhabitants), 50 kilometers far from Ferrol, is the economic and business centre of the area, and plays the role of a regional metropolis not only in the province but in all Galicia.

You can find more information at La Coruña City Council web site


Tourism in Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela (115,000 inhabitants), the capital of Galicia, is the political, administrative and cultural centre of the region.

You can find more information about at Santiago Tourist Office web site.

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