Gran Hotel Los Abetos

San Lazaro, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15820, Spain and Canary Islands | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $80.00

Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

A glimpse into pilgrims and hostals

A travel blog entry by travelswithelsa


... br> the same guy and being South African bred, I tipped him for his troubles and for
looking after the car. All’s well that ends well!

Late afternoon, Maryln and I strolled to the cathedral in
the old quarter and did a little shopping. We took a tourist train to see the
city. As we neared the final stop, the rain came down in torrents and we had to
sit and wait until it died down before hailing a taxi.


The Camino

A travel blog entry by nyukwha


O yes, Santiago de Compostela is exactly that spiritual place you expect it to be. The pilgrimage feeling oozes out of its narrow, hilly streets, its ancient buildings. In the square in front of the cathedral you can watch the hikers descend the stairs on the left, breathe the air on the wide terrace and jubilantly enjoy the last steps of their trail. In these modern times, many youngsters immediately grab their smartphone to call home ...

Day 34 - The End (or Is It?)

A travel blog entry by ottawacouple


We started off at 7am this morning for our 9km walk into Santiago. It's strange but I kept feeling that something would happen along the way and we would be unable to complete our journey on foot and be denied our Compostelas. Despite my worries, we made it in just fine, the last 5km being walked within Santiago city limits to the old city in the centre where the cathedral is located. When we arrived, I looked at a majestic building and felt a rush of emotion. We are ...

Beautiful Santiago....... Today I can enjoy you !!

A travel blog entry by hilaryramsey


Slept in until 8am..... Amazing and such a nice feeling!!!! So weird to not be walking at least 20 Km's and when I looked at my watch at 11 am had the thought that I should have walked at least 20 km by this time!!!

Booked in another night here as can't be bothered moving. Found the place where the airport shuttle bus leaves tomorrow so I know the way and and timed it - will be a 20 minute walk.

A Dream completed

A travel blog entry by bdvano


... br>
Finally we came into the plaza that surrounds the cathedral and all I can say is "wow"!!!!! what a building!!!!! The front of the cathedral is so elaborate that one has to sit and stare at it to take it all in. We stood there in awe and experienced a series of feelings, one of a bit of let down. Our journey was over, I now truly understand the saying that it isn't about the destination (no matter how beautiful it is) but it is about the ...

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