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 Marineda City can get very busy especially at the weekends so is best enjoyed during the week. It's a great place to combine shopping with a spot of leisure with a choice of bowling,mini golf,cinemas,a...
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 51st shellfish festival is held in O Grove in the province of Pontevedra. This festival is not only of national tourist interest but generates visitors from throughout the world attracted to the gastronomy of this fishing port. This town stands between the inlets of Arousa and Pontevedra, just beyond the famous beach of A Lanzada, in the... more »
"A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles" - Tim Cahill