Santiago de Compostela has a long history with its Cathedral still being the main destination of pilgrim journeys. Starting in the 800s A.D., people followed the Way of St. James that leads up through Spain to Santiago’s Cathedral known as St. James’s place of burial. Today, the Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Santiago tours help people to appreciate the history culture of the area by exploring some of the most popular Santiago attractions.
Travelling the city by coach lets people see the sites and let someone else do the driving. Additionally, day trips to other villages and cities are an adventure.
Several guided walks are provided throughout the city and are an enjoyable way to spend your Spain holidays. These tours include such options as a night tour of the city, walks through the cathedrals, visits to City Hall and more.
The Mercado de Abastos de Santiago is an open market that is a pleasant place through which to walk. Plenty of fresh produce from the local farms is sold by locals. The Area Central is another excellent market.
Praza do Obridorio Walks
This impressive plaza is the heart of Santiago de Compostela. Walking about the square, people can admire the various architectural styles represented in the different buildings. The great Cathedral, destination for pilgrims dominates the area and welcomes tours.
The trip takes about an hour on this train tour of the city. The ride has an English speaking guide that gives interesting information on the history and historic buildings in Santiago.