The Camino de Santiago has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and as a Cultural Route by the European Council. With this route you can visit the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, which legend states is where the tomb of Santiago el Mayor is found
Camino de Santiago Route II
The Camino de Santiago takes a break in Villafranca del Bierzo to give a sneak preview of what awaits in the Galician capital. The Santiago church, the famous neighbourhood of Los Tejedores, the La Anunciada building - built on the ruins of an old pilgrim’s hospital- and La Colegiata church are just a handful of the emblematic places you can visit here.
Days 2 and 3
Monday and Tuesday.
In Monforte you'll be able to discover the Sacred Art of Clare Sisters from Monforte Museum, the Homage Tower and the College of Nosa Señora da Antiga. Wine steals the spotlight in this part of the country, with Ribeira Sacra Designation of Origin wineries. And don't forget about the Route of the Romanesque in Ferreira de Pantón or a trip in a catamaran Canón do Sil canyons.
Near to Vilalba, it's interesting to visit the natural landscapes of the Rivers Magdalena and Ladra, or the O Alligal Medicinal Pond (with thermal springs). It's also worth visiting the Prehistory and Archaeology Museum. Other places to visit are the town of Cospeito (10 km), the lakes of Valverde (10km), the town of Mondoñedo (25 km), the Cathedral and the Diocesan Museum
Galicia welcomes us in this seaside town, where we can visit the Magdalena neighbourhood and the military Arsenal. The nearby city of A Coruña offers us interesting visits, such as the Tower of Hercules, the Archaeological Museum and historic Castelo de San Antón, the San Carlos garden and the Baroque Santo Domingo church. Nearby beaches and natural landscapes offer us wonderful, diverse visits.
Santiago is a world heritage site and offers visitors countless places to visit. The Plaza del Obradoiro square with its beautify Cathedral, the Plaza de la Universidad Square, its streets where you can people watch the daily lives of locals, palaces and churches and museums such as the Cathedral Museum, the Museum of Galician People and the CGAC Galician Centre for Contemporary Art. You'll fall in love with this city.