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 Don't forget to taste the liqueurs which are all delicious, our favourite is the herbal one which has over 20 medicinal and aromatic herbs in it.
Local Tip Treat yourself to a local treatment such as a massage after a relaxing session in the spa. Finish the day on the bar terrace with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.
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 »
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