There are plenty of places to see and visit around Fisterra. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Fisterra is a region where plenty of hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Its name comes from Latin finis terrea (end of the earth). Its geographical singularity attracted geographers and Greco-Roman historians` attention, and it captivated a lot of people from ancient times who desire to see how the sea swallowed the Sun. The visit to the whole area of Fisterra and Corcubion can take a complete day; so you can spend the following day visiting all the beaches in the area. According to a local tradition, in the mount of the Cape Finisterre the Romans found an altar devoted to the Sun.