Santiago de Compostela
The common history between Galicia and Portugal has made its people still consider themselves as brothers, separated by a non-existent border and acquire a very similar culture that can be seen in their traditions, in the Galician language, in gastronomy and even in their villages, towns and cities. The friendliness and kindness of the Galician people will make you feel at home.
On this tour we will head north, through the green landscapes of Minho, cross the border and a vibrant atmosphere will be waiting for you.
Santiago de Compostela is without a doubt a fascinating place, our visit will make you understand the history, heritage and life of this unique city.
We begin with the Plaza del Obradoiro, in front of the main facade of the Cathedral, we are at the beginning and at the end of our history, here we will witness of the arrival of pilgrims and the emotions that accompany them, here their Way ends and here the history of this route began more than 1200 years ago with the discovering of the sepulcher of the apostle St. James.
From here we will start the tour visiting the most interesting areas of Santiago, its squares full of life such as Quintana, Platerías, Azabachería or Cervantes, to name a few; We will discover the young Santiago, the University has more than five centuries of tradition and some buildings are essential, such as the Palacio de Fonseca, in this city the student atmosphere is a very important part of its attractiveness. If you like architecture, we cannot miss visiting the interior of the Monastery of San Martín Pinario, the Church of San Pelayo or many other historical buildings that have turned the old area into a World Heritage Site and, of course, the Cathedral. For lovers of gastronomy, a visit to the Food Market is essential (from Tuesday to Saturday), here we can see, and also try, the products that have made Galician gastronomy famous.
The Alameda Park with its incredible views, the Rúa do Vilar or the Rúa Nova to buy handicrafts, strolling around the small streets…
Eating in the old town is highly recommended, the offer is endless and we can help you choose the restaurant that best suits your taste.
Up to 72 hours: no penalty
Up to 48 hours: 50% penalty
Less than 48 hours or no show: full payment
Reservations and confirmation subject to availability.