Santiago de Compostela

SantiagoDate: Thursday 17th June

Route: Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela

Distance (by road) : 95.7 km

Digs: Hostal Reyes Catolicos Parador *****

Blog Post: Portomarin to Santiago

Comment: One of the most important economic centers in Galicia, Santiago was a “European City of Culture” for the year 1998. The city’s Cathedral is the destination of the important 9th century medieval pilgrimage route, the Way of St. James and this is the finishing line of the route.

The Prazo do Obradoiro is the vocal point for all Camino pilgrims and the whole ancient centre of the beautiful city is a joy to wander around. There is so much to see and visit that a single night’s stay is really insufficient.

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Into the City

Almost there...

Outside the Cathedral

Outside the Hotel

 

The Hotel Courtyard

Statues of the locals

Ade and Browny get ready for the journey home

 

Billy, Wagga and Browny take in the cultural sights of Santiago

 

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