Pilgrim group with shells on rucksacks on the Camino de Santiago Pilgrim’s Walk to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain
Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) This pilgrimage site in north-west Spain became a symbol in the struggle against Islam. Destroyed by the Muslims at the end of the 10th century, it was completely rebuilt in the following century. With its Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque buildings, the Old Town of Santiago is one of the world's most beautiful urban areas. The oldest monuments are grouped around the tomb of St James and the cathedral, which contains the remarkable Pórtico de la Gloria.
A Taste Of The Portuguese Way To Santiago de Compostela The taste of the Portuguese Way to Santiago is the perfect short break for wine and food lovers from Camino Ways, the walking and cycling holiday specialists. Combining countryside walking, a bite of city life and Portuguese cuisine and wine, this short break is so much more than a culinary experience. The taste of the Portuguese Way has every ingredient... Expand this post »
Santiago de Compostela – the capital city of Galicia - was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its beautiful cathedral and ancient city centre. The main square is dominated by the cathedral which is easily one of the most impressive in Europe. It is a huge building smothered in Baroque swirls, statues and stalagmites. There are also many other fine examples of architecture dotted throughout the city. Contact a Maupintour agent to book your trip at 877-874-7776.
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