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Monuments - 27 results found, including:

The church of San Martiño de Moldes no longer has its Romanesque apse, due to the alterations that it has undergone. The church’s...
The church of Santa María de Melide, classified as a National Monument, is the gem of Melide’s Romanesque style. It is a church with...
The chapel of El Carmen was erected in 1741, on the site where the medieval castle of Melide had been built. The chapel was erected by Blas...
The church belonged to the old convent of the Third Order of St. Francis, founded in the 14th century. It is an example of continuity in space...
The present-day chapel of San Roque was built in 1949, with material from the demolished medieval churches of San Pedro and San Roque. Its main...

Museums - 4 results found, including:

The “Terra de Melide” Museum was founded in 1978 by a group of friends interested in the study, knowledge and dissemination of the...
The Pilgrimage and Santiago Museum occupies the former Banco de España building, designed in 1939 by the architect Romualdo Madariaga...
The Treasury and Archives of the Jacobean Basilica began with the 'Discovery' of the Apostle's Tomb, in 'Arcis Marmóricis', in the old...
The Pilgrimage Museum, which belongs to the state and whose administration was transferred to the Xunta de Galicia, was created in 1951 thanks to...

Parks and gardens - 2 results found, including:

Built overlooking the canyon of the River Tinto, the “Pazo de Faramello” forms a spectacular natural and architectural site. Ponds,...
Leaving behind the small garden of San Roque, on grounds that used to belong to the hospital and chapel of the same name, we arrive at the...

Contemporary architecture - 1 results found, including:

Project: Interventions in Monte do Gozo Architects: José Antonio Franco Taboada, Celestino García Braña,...

Where to eat - 6 results found, including:

La pizzería Xoldra está en el Camino de Santiago, a 50 metros de la capilla de San Roque. Se encuentra en el centro de Melide,...

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El restaurante Os Monaguillos fue fundado en 1963, trabajando siempre pensando en nuestros clientes, desde los que vienen todos los días...

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El Restaurante Xaneiro se encuentra en el centro de Melide, muy cerca de la iglesia de San Roque. En la planta superior del edificio está...

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Os Carrisos es un punto de tradición y sabor en el corazón de Galicia, que lleva ofreciendo lo mejor de los productos de la tierra...

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Restaurante situado en el centro de Melide, junto a la oficina de Correos. En el mismo edificio se encuentra el Hospedaje El Molino.

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Shops - 1 results found, including:

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Tour Points - 6 results found, including:

  Santiago de Compostela´s Romanesque Cathedral is the fourth building erected on the site of the Apostle James´ mausoleum. The...
Returning to Porta do Camiño enables us to travel along the final metres of the Way of St. James towards the Cathedral. Walking...
Belvís Park follows an elongated watercourse, made up of several meadows watered by a small stream. The walls, terraces and...
Although the monumental beauty tends to monopolise everyone’s eyes, Plaza del Obradoiro and its surroundings are the most emotionally...
`Quintana´ is the same as `praça´ and both words were used in the Middle Ages to define open spaces for public use. The...

Cultural Diary - 41 results found, including:

'Los caminos de Santiago de Compostela', exposición organizada por la Fundación Marcel Lucas, recoge las impresiones del artista...

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En el marco de actividades culturales organizadas para los peregrinos por la Archicofradía Universal de Apóstol Santiago, el...

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Con motivo de la celebración del VIII Centenario del viaje de Francisco de Asís a Santiago, y hasta finales del mes de noviembre,...

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Entre los meses de junio y septiembre la Archicofradía del Apóstol Santiago organiza un ciclo de conferencias en el Hostal dos Reis...

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La Hermandad de Hijos y Amigos de Padrón organiza durante esta jornada una Peregrinación desde Santiago a Padrón. El...

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Itineraries - 2 results found, including:

The source of the legend ½ day trip  Padrón-Iria Flavia-A Escravitude-Bastavales  Padrón is the...
O Cebreiro-Triacastela-Samos-Sarria-Portomarín-Vilar de Donas  Since in the early years of the ninth century the tomb of Saint...

The Apostle James - 8 results found, including:

The Codex Calixtinus specifies that the apostle James “was martyred on March 25, on July 25 he was taken from Iria to Compostela and was...
According to Acts of the Apostles, in the year 44 AD, while preaching in Jerusalem, James was arrested by Herod Agrippa I, who ordered his...
The discovery of the apostle’s tomb was quickly related by Bishop Teodomiro of Iria Flavia to the Asturian king Alfonso II, who considered...
Starting in the 9th century, the monarchs of the Reconquest recognised the apostle James as the patron saint of Spain; they established the...
Plaza del Obradoiro is an excellent visual summary of the possible iconographic representations that have been made of St. James. The Cathedral...

Visiting the Cathedral - 4 results found, including:

The high altar reflects the lavish baroque intervention in the Romanesque Cathedral. To “brush up” the old 12th-century altar, it was...
The “Botafumeiro” is a giant censer, used since the Middle Ages to purify the air in a Cathedral that was full of crowds. Today, 800...
Following the French model of Romanesque pilgrimage churches, the Cathedral of Santiago’s interior space has a traditional Latin-cross...
The Cathedral’s west entrance was finished in 1188 with the culmination of Romanesque sculpture: the “Pórtico de la...

What to do in the Cathedral - 6 results found, including:

Open: every day of the year, from 7 am to 9 pm.  
Access: Visitor Reception Centre: Crypt of the Pórtico de la Gloria. Praza do Obradoiro (Obradoiro Square). Opening hours: Every day...
In accordance with the grace of the Jubilee granted to the Cathedral of Santiago in 1122 by Pope Callixto II, worshippers visiting the church...
Times of worship:  High Altar Sunday and holidays 9.30 am:  Laudes 10 am: Chapter Mass Noon: Pilgrim...
Priests visiting Santiago de Compostela may request to co-celebrate the day’s Pilgrim Mass, or celebrate their own Eucharist for the group...

The Children’s Cathedral - 2 results found, including:

Among the world’s cathedrals, Santiago’s has the honour of guarding the relics of one of Jesus’ 12 apostles, called St. James...
This oldest part of the Cathedral that you see today is more than a thousand years old. But the events that gave rise to it go back long before,...

History - 4 results found, including:

Wave after wave of pilgrims soon appeared. All of Christendom wanted to visit the Apostle’s tomb, especially after the Turkish invasions...
There were numerous motives for undertaking the pilgrimage. Pope Callistus, in 1122, during the diffusion of the Gregorian reforms, instituted...
The discovery of the tomb of the Apostle, which took place around the second or third decade in the 9th century, was the logical end of an oral...
Compostela enjoys a singular privilege that was first granted around the year 1122. It is mentioned in another papal bull of 1179, which still...

The Ways - 9 results found, including:

It enters Spain from France via Somport, in Aragon, and continues through the provinces of Huesca, Zaragoza and Navarre before reaching -after...
The first devotees from Oviedo, the capital of the Asturian kingdom, followed the ancient route that, according to tradition, led King Alfonso...
There are numerous routes, depending on the pilgrim’s starting point in Portugal, but the main itinerary starts in Oporto and enters...
The European pilgrims that travelled by ship to the Iberian Peninsula’s northern coast, especially the British, disembarked in A...
The Vía de la Plata is the longest Jacobean route, as a prolongation of the Roman road that crossed the western Iberian Peninsula from...

Practical Advice - 13 results found, including:

In the Middle Ages, walkers started out with little more than a bag, a staff or crook on which to lean, a cape for protecting themselves and a...
The stages are usually planned before undertaking the trip, depending on the starting point, type of pilgrimage (on foot, on horseback or...
Apart from following the general advice for pilgrims, disabled persons should pay special attention to their physical condition and prepare...
In general, the different roads to Santiago are sufficiently signposted and any deficiencies can be overcome by using the maps included in all...
During the early years of the pilgrimage’s revival (in the eighties), the present-day network of pilgrim hostels did not exist. Walkers...

Videos - 3 results found, including:

John Paul II, Benedict XVI, Paulo Coelho, Peio Ruiz Cabestany, Martin Sheen, Brian Sewell, Elías Valiña: Voices and presences...
The main figures in the greatest spiritual adventure of the 21st century.   Une famille de cinq humains et de deux mulets part sur le...
Groups such as Ensemble Organum, the Silo monks or the Alfonso X El Sabio Music Group perform musical scores included in the Calixtinus Codex...

Presentation - 1 results found, including:

Welcome to Santiago de Compostela. This virtual gateway takes you to the capital of the Autonomous Community of Galicia; declared a World...

World Heritage - 1 results found, including:

Santiago de Compostela was declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO in 1985, in view of its urban beauty and monumental integrity, as well as the...

History - 2 results found, including:

  The pilgrimage to Compostela acquired great importance soon after the city’s foundation. Santiago became the spiritual focus of...
  During the early 9th century (the year 813 is the most probable), the bishop of Iria Flavia, Teodomiro, was taken by a hermit called...

Holy years - 1 results found, including:

Compostela enjoys a singular privilege that was first granted around the year 1122. It is mentioned in another papal bull of 1179, which still...

Trails - 1 results found, including:

This route for cyclists goes through the municipalities of Arzúa, Touro, Boqueixón and Santiago de Compostela.  The route...

Accomodation - 25 results found, including:

A 8 km de Arzúa y del Camino de Santiago, la Casa das Corredoiras está situada en el fondo de un valle rodeado de naturaleza. En...

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Estamos en el Camino de Santiago a su paso por Arzúa, donde se unen las rutas del Norte y Francés, a escasos metros de la Plaza...

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Estamos en el Camino de Santiago a un paso de Arzúa, frente al albergue público en Ribadiso, cruzando el antiguo puente romano...

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The Teo hostel is located at km 12.3 in the 6th stage of the Portuguese Road, on the ascent that follows the straight stretch of A...
The Bandeira hostel is located at km 16.2 in the 12th stage of the Southeast Road. This newly built hostel was opened in the summer of 2013. It...

Activities - 7 results found, including:

Disponibilidad All year round during office hours. Duración Delivery time: -National: 48 hours -International: several...
  Price "Circulation / Tired Legs" Programme: € 70 Availability Mon to Thu, 11.30 am - 10 pm. Fri and Sat, 10 am - 10 pm...
Price Iberian Peninsula. € 45.00  Europe 1: € 208.80 (France, Benelux, Germany, Austria, Italy, UK, Portugal)  Europe 2:...
Disponibilidad Any day of the year except the month of August and Holy Week. Duración 8 days / 7 nights. Incluído en el...
Price 22,40 € Availability Monday to Friday: 10 am to 10 pm. Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm and 5 to 9 pm. Sunday and public holidays: 10 am to...

Standard Tours around Galicia - 2 results found, including:

Duration: Full-day tour Itinerary: O Cebreiro - Triacastela - Samos - Sarria - Portomarín - Vilar de Dornas. Possibility of completing...
Duration: Full-day tour Itinerary: Noia - Muros -Carnota - Corcubión - Finisterre Description: The trip to Fisterra, the end of the...

Photo gallery - 1 results found, including:

Venues - 3 results found, including:

In Praza da Inmaculada, facing the Cathedral’s north façade, Pinario is the most valuable complex belonging to Galicia’s...
The Convent of San Francisco, located a few metres from Plaza del Obradoiro, dates from 1214 and now combines its religions function with that of...
The Congress and Exhibition Hall of Galicia features innovative infrastructure, designed with an multi-purpose nature. Its facilities, ranging...

Leisure and incentives - 1 results found, including:

Way of St. James on foot, by bike or on horseback To experience the rigours and satisfaction of this ancient pilgrim route to Compostela, we ...

Dual Year Spain-Japan - 7 results found, including:

- Esperar el comienzo de la temporada de abono en el Auditorio de Galicia, que abrirá la Real Filharmonía de Galicia dirigida por...

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El pasado 10 de agosto, 2.406 caminantes hacían cola frente a la Oficina del Peregrino de la rúa do Vilar. Habían completado...

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Excepto en el Año Santo de 2010, nunca habían llegado a Santiago tantos peregrinos en un mes de mayo. La Oficina del Peregrino, que...

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Cada día llegan más peregrinos a Santiago de Compostela. El fenómeno, que parecía limitado a los Años Santos,...

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Santiago de Compostela es este fin de semana un túnel del tiempo hacia la Edad Media. Su mercado medieval regresa para llenar las plazas...

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Downloads - 7 results found, including:

News - 2 results found, including:

Turismo de Santiago participa mañana en Canterbury en una reunión de la Green Pilgrimage Network, en la que los miembros...

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Turismo de Santiago participa esta semana en las principales ferias turísticas de Brasil y Japón, dos países en los que...

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