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 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.
Local Tip Try the food from award winning chef Marco Varela, one of the very best in Spain.
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 »
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page" - Saint Augustine