Galicia is a land of mysteries and surprises. Pilgrims from all over the world converge on Santiago de Compostela which is a majestic and ancient capital situated in the heart of Galicia.
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Local Tip Try the food from award winning chef Marco Varela, one of the very best in Spain.
Local Tip Don't forget to visit the viewpoint with information board with spectacular,panoramic views of the River Sil Canyon and try some of the wines with Sonya in their tasting room which is situated above the shop.
The Portuguese Coastal Way is a stunning alternative route of the Portuguese Camino de Santiago so most of my account concentrates on my coastal...more »
Nowadays 'pilgrims' of all types walk the Camino de Santiago, or Saint James Way, to the majestic cathedral city of Santiago de Compostela, often taking the opportunity to reflect on life and to...more »
Among Galicia's many hidden delights are its famous therapeutic spring and sea water spas. With hundreds of natural geothermal springs and, of...more »
The Festival of Port América is a meeting of music and ideas held in the Port of Nigrán. Music, entrepreneurship, innovation, food, leisure and camping facilities for 5 days. What better plan for a holiday? Port América is ... AN international music festival, an unforgettable experience close to the best beaches of Galicia, a... more »
Festival Ortigueira is four whole days of traditional celtic music in a wonderful natural setting on the beach and about 100,000 folk music fans are expected to attend the event! Confirmed bands include Xosé Manuel Budiño : Watch this space for further information when this becomes available. more »
The O Rosal Wine Festival (Feira do Viño do Rosal) is a lively and popular local wine festival in the central square of O Rosal. O Rosal is a pretty hilltop village in a beautiful valley full of vineyards and woodlands close to the border with Portugal and the River Miño.O Rosal is an important wine producing area, a sub-zone of the... more »
The largest Galician event of the year is held in Santiago de Compostela on 24 -25th July - the Festival of St. James 25th is a bank holiday in Galicia. At midnight on the eve of the Day of the Apostle, a fantastic fireworks display is held in Obradoiro Square, including the traditional “burning of the Cathedral façade”.On the morning of... more »
"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail" - Ralph Waldo Emerson