Useful information about the Camino of Saint James Pilgrimage and Santiago de Compostela

Abastos Market. The Place

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The Mercado de Abastos de Santiago is one of the most lively and interesting places in the city. A place where the pilgrim or tourist can live Galicia through its five senses. In addition to the largest variety of fresh products from Galicia, the market offers handicrafts, coffees, bars and even a kitchen service for the products you choose.

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The "Casa del Cabildo" of Santiago de Compostela

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The Casa del Cabildo is one of the best known in Santiago, any pilgrim or tourist who has walked around the cathedral will remember its magnificent façade, but surely what he does not know is that it is only four meters thick!

The great façade that we see in the Plaza de Platerías is nothing more than a scenographic backdrop. This was conceived as a kind of decorative closure that allowed the grandeur of the cathedral's plazas to be maintained.


Guided Visit to The Cathedral

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If you come to Santiago de Compostela, one of the activities that we recommend is a guided tour of the Cathedral.

Whether you have done the Camino de Santiago , or just as if you come to visit, you will be delighted to discover details of this architectural patrimony.

You can see : the cloister , the Treasury , the Chapter House, the Botafumeiro , Tapestries Goya, Rubens and Teniers, the Stone Choir of Maestro Mateo , Obradoiro's balcony and the famous Codex Calixtino.

Also there are guided visits to the decks , the tribune, the Portico de la Gloria and archaeological excavations.

The schedule is as follows : April-October : 9: 00h to 20: 00h November-March : 10: 00h to 20: 00h

Information and reservations or telephone 902557812

Ultreia Ring

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Jewels of the Camino

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Joyas del Camino

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