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 Make sure you go for a walk outside to appreciate the amazing views of the complex of buildings and Vigo estuary and you can also stroll to the beach for a quick bathe.
Local Tip Relax after a wonderful meal on the beach in front of Area Grande or take a stroll along the coastal footpath next to the large car park for a relaxing end to your meal.
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 »
"People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home" - Dagobert D. Runes