Insider's Guide to Santiago de Compostela

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Santiago de Compostela

Cape Finistere

4.5 star rating: Recommended 12 Ratings

Back when the earth was assumed to be flat, Cape Finisterre (derived from the Latin  for "land's end") was thought to be the westernmost point of the world. Of course, the world moves on ...  Read more

Catedral del Apostol

4.5 star rating: Recommended 19 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Catedral del Apostol is one of the most important shrines in Christiandom, as it is the said to be the final resting place of Saint James the Greater, one of the twelve Apostles. Its history is ...  Read more

Mosteiro de San Martino Pinario Church

Located near the southern facade of the Catedral del Apostolo, the Mosteiro de San Martino Pinario was once one of the most important monasteries in all of Galicia. The exterior of this Benedictine ...  Read more

Praza das Praterias

The Catedral del Apostolo is the main point of interest in Santiago de Compostela, but the surrounding monuments are also worth noting. Each facade of the massive Baroque church faces a plazas; the ...  Read more

Valenca do Minho

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating

Valenca do Minho, in Portugal across the border formed by the Minho River, was originally a fortress town built to protect the frontier from Spanish incursion. Now, Spanish incursion is encouraged; ...  Read more

Vigo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating

Vigo, at around 300,000 people, is the most populous city in Galicia, and the 14th-most populous city in Spain. Its colorful history dates back to Roman times, and its bay has been the theater for a ...  Read more

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