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Inside Background
Santiago de Compostela was named European Capital of Culture in 2000, which...
Last edited: July 10, 2007
The area around Santiago de Compostela was likely first settled by a Megalithic...
Last edited: November 06, 2007
The most impressive piece of architecture in Santiago de Compostela is...
Last edited: August 03, 2006
Planning your camino Because there are frequent questions on the Santiago de...
Last edited: November 28, 2013
Travel Pictorial - Country or Natural Wonder Always browse any or all Travel...
Last edited: January 31, 2007
Santiago de Compostela Tourist Office  Rua do Vilar, 63 Tel: 981555129 Website...
Last edited: April 30, 2012
Inside Transportation
Santiago de Compostela has an international airport, is the largest in the...
Last edited: May 28, 2014
Santiago de Compostela is a very walkable city, though there is plenty of...
Last edited: March 23, 2010
Inside Things to Do
The most famous celebration in Santiago de Compostela occurs on July 25, the...
Last edited: August 03, 2006
The well curated exhibits really make sense of the rich culture of the people...
Last edited: July 31, 2006
Church of As Ánimas (the Souls) The Church of As Animas is located at Rúa Ruela...
Last edited: July 28, 2010
Church of San Domingos de Bonaval The convent was founded around the 13th...
Last edited: April 13, 2011
Church of San Martiño Pinario The Church of San Martiño Pinario is located in...
Last edited: April 13, 2011
Convent of San Francisco de Valdedios The Church of the Convent of San...
Last edited: July 28, 2010
Santiago de Compostela, as the capital of the autonomous region Galicia. The...
Last edited: April 01, 2010
Fonseca College Fonseca College is located at the Plaza de Fonseca and the...
Last edited: July 28, 2010
Hostal de los Reyes Catolicos The Hostal de los Reyes Catolicos is a large...
Last edited: April 13, 2011
The Plaza Roja is a popular hangout among locals due to its large number of...
Last edited: August 03, 2006
Street Market in Santiago de Compostela   Mercadillo de Santiago de Compostela...
Last edited: January 12, 2013
Song and dance are a large part of the culture of Galicia, so Santiago de...
Last edited: August 03, 2006
Santiago de Compostela Cathedral   The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is...
Last edited: September 11, 2013
A wonderful, lesser known museum is a real gem of Santiago de Compostela...
Last edited: March 01, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
1. Alameda Rua Porta Faxeira, 15 Tel: 981-584-796 This is the place to try the...
Last edited: April 30, 2012
Typical Galician Food One of Galicia's principal industries is fishing, so...
Last edited: June 10, 2014
Inside Spain: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of Spain is the Euro (EUR), currently shared by 17 nations of the...
Last edited: May 06, 2012
Border crossings   Spain has FOUR European land borders. Two are with Schengen...
Last edited: July 30, 2013
Dial 112 - for all emergencies 902 102 112 - for multi-lingual services...
Last edited: August 01, 2012
In many parts of Spain, particularly small towns and rural areas, older people...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Always dial the full number as written or printed, including area code, when...
Last edited: December 05, 2014
Locals often tip even if modestly, it is considered polite and the Spanish are...
Last edited: July 01, 2014
If you are paying by credit card in Spain and your home currency is not the...
Last edited: July 28, 2013
Voltage is 220V, 50 Hz (cycles). One needs to use a transformer (converter) if...
Last edited: July 09, 2008
Exchanging money in Spain is easy and follows a similar pattern to elsewhere in...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
Main-line policing in Spain is organised and managed on a national basis by the...
Last edited: August 14, 2014
 Rental Cars Driving in Spain is easy as the roads are in good condition and...
Last edited: December 18, 2014
English to Spanish translation of words commonly seen whilst travelling by...
Last edited: July 02, 2008