SANTIAGO fills its life with pilgrims from all over the world looking for peace after days of walking through the famous Camino de Santiago (the way). The Cathedral is the main point of reference in this city.

Iconic dish

Vieiras (Seafood) and Tarta de Santiago (almond cake with a touch of lemon).

In the city

Parque Alameda. It has one of the best views of the city.

Kids

Click here to discover what to do with the little ones

Charge your batteries

Mariscomania buy your seafood at the street market and they will cook it, this is the best way to enjoy a cheap Mariscada (seafood mix). Rua Raiña is a good area for cheap tapas.

Outside the city

Boat tour around the Rias Baixas (river estuaries) with meal included.

May events

During the entire month you will be able to visit the Museo de la Catedral de Santiago where the tour of the Museum includes three areas that are accessed independently, all of which are situated in different parts of Compostela's Cathedral. This gives visitors a complete picture of the history and artistic importance of one of humanity's essential centres of worship and culture.

April events

Between the 14th and 21st the magnificent architectural venues of the Holy City give the memorial of Christ’s Passion a unique splendour and particular solemnity, which make it stand out from those in other Spanish localities.

Additional information

Santiago has its own international airport. Well connected from  A Coruña and Vigo. We recommend to spend 2-3 days here.