Shore Excursion Details

Go Green- Sotavento Makes It Green

La Coruña, Spain

Go Green- Sotavento Makes It Green


  • 5
    hrs Estimate Duration

View various renewable energy technologies at work at the Sotavento Experimental Wind Farm, a facility that showcases different ways to reach the same energy goals. The wind farm is so impressive that UNESCO recognized it for successfully integrating renewable energies. While in the control room at the heart of the facility, you will discover exactly how the wind turbines operate and how solar energy is harnessed, stored, and distributed. There is also an extraordinary information center with easy-to-understand displays that explain the many types of renewable energies and how they are used worldwide. You might even try a cup of hot chocolate or coffee made with solar power. The wind farm also features a separate bioclimatic house that is remarkably energy efficient and environmentally friendly. The house is constructed with natural materials and oriented to optimize the natural sunlight and wind that provides its energy.

• See how various renewable energies power the Sotavento Experimental Wind Farm.
• Get an insider’s point of view by browsing the control room and information center.
• Tour a separate bioclimatic house designed to be energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

• Dress in weather-appropriate clothing.
• Wear flat comfortable walking shoes.

Need to Know:

Note: This tour includes approximately 2 hours of walking over mainly even ground plus any additional walking at the guests' discretion during free time. It is not recommended for guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. Casual, weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable, flat walking shoes are suggested.

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Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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