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 The Parador is a museum steeped in history so learn about its origins as a hostel for pilgrims and as a hospital, you can read the plaques in English and Spanish on how the building evolved over the centuries
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 World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page" - Saint Augustine