Hotel Pineiro

Playa de La Lanzada 104 , Sanxenxo, Galicia, 36990, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sanxenxo

Santiago de Compostella to Barcelona

A travel blog entry by derekandrew on Jun 03, 2014

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... museum. Huge. Lots of relics, tapestries etc plus access to cloisters, library and balcony overlooking the square. Saw replica Bombafeiro and told they were getting the real one going as part of pilgrims mass. So back to cathedral. Just in time to see Father Kevin participating. Then the Bombafeiro. Then as the priests enroute to the sacristy met up with Paul Carina and Kevin. Then off for seafood lunch at Cafe Dakar. Later taxi to airport and then long wait for ...

Galicia: The Land of Pilgrims and Green Grass

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson on Oct 28, 2013

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... land sticking out into the harbor. This castle served as a fort to protect the port during the 16th and 17th centuries, but now has been converted into the archeological museum of A Coruna. We spent about an hour here observing some of the old artifacts of Galicia and were able to catch some good views of the bay from the lookouts of the castle.  Next came the most exacting part of the day - the Tower of Hercules. This is an ancient Roman lighthouse (comparable to ...

The Pilgrim's Mass

A travel blog entry by nicky.howe on May 28, 2013

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A Pilgrim's Mass is held in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela every day at noon. We were told that the best place to observe the ritual of the Botafumeiro (literally 'smoke spreader' in Galician) was from the front rows of seats in the transept. At 10.30am I took my place here while Megan and Amy explored the interior of this magnificent cathedral. It soon began to fill and about 15 minutes before the service started, a nun appeared. She proceeded ...

Saturday May 25

A travel blog entry by ronandsusie2013 on May 25, 2013

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... We booked the tour to Santiago de Compostela. This is a 5 hour excursion. It is a 45 minute bus drive from Villagarcia. This is the end point for the Camino Pilgrim trail to the Apostle Jacob's grave in the Catholic Cathedral. Every year 200,000 people make the trek either by foot, bike, horse or wheelchair. Jacob's Day is 25 July. If this falls on a Sunday then there are huge celebrations and the bells in the right tower are rung and a ...

40k to Santiago...Really???

A travel blog entry by m00nman72 on Sep 12, 2012

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... nutty delight, not knowing for sure when we might eat again...24 kilometres to Siguiero, lets go!!

It was now that we began to recount the memories and mental images we had experienced so far, both of us knowing that despite a long long day ahead, the end of our trip was beginning to reel us both in. We shared a laugh and a giggle - Deany on the Bongo Drums on the First night - hmm, that might need to be explained!!! Our day spent with Paul now ...

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This hotel is located on Playa de La Lanzada 104 , Sanxenxo.
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