4.60km → Santiago de Compostela at the end of the Camino Sanabrés
Altitude: 
250

Welcome to Santiago! There are a tremendous amount of things to see and things to do in Santiago de Compostela; you are encouraged to stay for at least one full day extra for exploring the web of streets, all of which seem to bring you back to the Cathedral.

Your pilgrim related business is likely to start in front of the cathedral, kilometer zero. A shell and plaque mark the spot in the center of Plaza Obradoiro (see below).

If you are interested in receiving your Compostela, the certificate of completion, you will need to visit the Pilgrim’s Office, which was relocated in 2016 to a bright new building. To get there from the Plaza Obradoiro, face the Parador (the hotel on... (continued in Camino App and Book)

Notice: 

One word of caution regarding accommodation is in order. If you are arriving in the high season, you are advised to make a reservation in advance. There have been several additions to the albergue roster in recent year but the numbers of pilgrims still exceed capacity in the high season.

Fiesta: 

The Feast day of Saint James is celebrated with a full week of music and dance, with a fireworks display in the Plaza Obradoiro on the evening of the 24th of July. The best views can be had from Obradoiro, or from Alameda park.

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Services
ATM: 
Yes
Bar: 
Yes
Grocery: 
Yes
Pharmacy: 
Yes
Medical Center: 
Yes
Correos: 
Rua do Franco 4, 15702, Mon-Fri: 0830-0230 & Sat: 0930-1300, 981 581 252
Train: 
Yes
Bus: 
Yes
Bus Terminal: 
Yes
Accommodation in Santiago de Compostela at the end of the Camino Sanabrés

Comments

Camino de Santi... (not verified) said:

IT would be helpfull If you wrote the distance to the cathedral.