Hotel Avenida

Address: Fonte de San Antonio, 5, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15702, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
 
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Avenida Santiago de Compostela

    Reviewed by dinojay2

    Great bargain in Santiago

    Reviewed Nov 6, 2012
    by (16 reviews) Saskatoon , Canada Flag of Canada

    Woman at the front desk was extremely helpful, the breakfast was great, and the location was perfect. And cheap to boot.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Avenida Santiago de Compostela

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    Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

    Pilgrim's Mass

    A travel blog entry by 2appreciate on May 27, 2015

    5 photos

    ... censers in the world, weighs 80 kilograms (176 pounds) and is 1.6 meters (more than 5 feet) tall. I think I counted 8 men pulling ropes to maneuver it.

    About the Parador where we had champagne in the glow of the sunset last night ... it was built in 1499 as a hospital for pilgrims, and then more recently became HQ for the Faculty of Medicine, and then a hotel and museum. It is considered to be the ...

    Walk the Walk? James Moorkiller, Iago & Pilgrims

    A travel blog entry by samcohon on Jan 21, 2015

    4 comments, 10 photos

    ... Francisco Franco relates to this: during his dictatorship he once sent a Moroccan Muslim General to make the offering for him. Cloth was laid over the sculptures of decapitated Moors' heads.

    In 2004, in the spirit of religious sensitivity, they tried to take the 18th century statue of James Moorkiller out of the Cathedral, and replaced it with one by the same sculptor showing James the pilgrim and evangelist. Public outcry forced them ...

    It's the quick or the dead...

    A travel blog entry by kymmurphy on Jun 08, 2014

    2 comments, 40 photos

    ... so much so that when I came back from the loo the table I had my things at had been moved by a group of Spanish pilgrims! Seriously, they would have jump in my grave if I had one! We continued on to O Coto talking to Fritz from Austria whose son lives in Australia and is a professor at Sydney University. He had so many questions! He eventually went back to walking with his wife. We then continued to Ponte Velha Furelos entering over a beautiful medieval bridge where I met ...

    Day 29 - 20.1km

    A travel blog entry by hilaryramsey on Jun 04, 2014

    7 photos

    Walked the last 20 km with Dotti from Sydney and Hans from Holland. Walked through some lovely eucalyptus forests.There were a lot of people on the trail today . Bittersweet moment as we arrived into Santiago at 10.30am.

























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    Lavacolla to Santiago 11k (6.8 miles)

    A travel blog entry by elaineburgess on Sep 27, 2013

    3 comments, 26 photos

    ... throat. Down thru a short tunnel where a young woman is playing the bagpipes. You walk on knowing you are really close. Left turn and there it is, a big open square and the cathedral de Santiago is towering above. After 4 weeks and 370 miles of walking, we have obtained our goal, reached our destination. We hugged, cried, took a few photos and went to the tourist office to get our final stamp and official certificate, the Compostela. At ...