Schools in Santiago de Compostela
Get to know Santiago de Compostela
El Camino de Santiago (The Way of Saint James)
For centuries, thousands of pilgrims have walked the Camino de Santiago every year with a dream to fulfill: to reach the capital of Galicia and enter its now legendary Cathedral. Tradition says that the remains of the apostle Santiago, discovered in the 9th century, are buried in this monument.
Much to discover
Santiago de Compostela is a very lively city with many other reasons to charm the traveller, whether he is a pilgrim or not: countless restaurants and bars in which to savour the exquisite seafood of Galicia, a historical center declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, contemporary art proposals… There are many plans to be made in this city that combines its history with a younger and more modern face.
Many say that doing the Camino and finally arriving in Santiago is a life-changing adventure. Of course, this city has something to offer.