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Camino by Neil Cummings @flickr
Templo Palacios
Templo Palacios by Turismo De Pontevedra @flickr
Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela by Reservasdecoches.Com @flickr
Iglesia de Santa María de Beade
Iglesia de Santa María de Beade by Freecat @flickr
Iglesia de San Xulián de Astureses
Iglesia de San Xulián de Astureses by Freecat @flickr
Pazo de Raxoi - Santiago de Compostela
Pazo de Raxoi - Santiago de Compostela by Dani_Vr @flickr
Puesta de Sol en Samil
Puesta de Sol en Samil by Iván Pc @flickr
Coruña by Berto Garcia @flickr
Pontevedra de noche
Pontevedra de noche by Bonus1Up @flickr
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Top sigths of Spain

The Royal Palace remains the main landmark of Madrid. Nowadays, the palace is used to host most important meetings and official ceremonies. An ancient Moorish castle stood on the site of the modern Royal Palace until 1755. In the middle of the 18th century the castle lost its strategic importance, and as it was built in a very beautiful place it was decided to demolish it and build a luxury palace instead. Currently, this magnificent building has more than 2,000 rooms halls that hold precious collections of old items - chandeliers, clocks, furniture, musical instruments, weapons and artworks. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Galicia

Cuisine and top restaurants

Among snacks, calamares fritos are worth mentioning; these are delicate squid rings fried in batter and cooked with various spices. Steamed shellfish is also among popular national delicacies. It is always served with amazing sauces emphasizing the taste of dishes. Shrimp lovers have to taste gambas al ajillo; this is a special kind of large shrimp served with garlic sauce. Guests of the region would have an … Open

Traditions and mentality of Galicia

Seafood is cooked on the grill, stewed with spices and baked in delicious cakes. Travelers won’t find a better occasion to taste lobsters and langoustines; the holiday menu knows no bounds. Dishes for holiday are cooked by famous chefs, so they turn out fine. The festival lasts for 9 days; guests are offered to diversify a rich gastronomic program with interesting folklore events. During the holiday, amazing … Open

Travel guide to Galicia

The most famous ski resort is Manzaneda. It attracts with its well-developed infrastructure and high-quality ski routes. At the resort, there are upscale and modest hotels, a lot of restaurants, and cafes with reasonable prices. The resort is suitable for beginners. Here, they can train under the guidance of experienced instructors. In the submontane area in Galicia, there are a lot of round-the-clock … Open

Best beaches

Playa de Carnota is probably the biggest in the whole region, its length is more than eight kilometers. It's an excellent choice for secluded relaxation and family rest. Most of the tourists prefer the picturesque area near Majseras village. Barr is the one of the few nude beaches in Gailicia. This area meets highest ecological standards with its crystal-clear sea; rich pine forests and sand dunes can be seen next to … Open

Advices for travellers

7. La Coruna and some other cities of the region provide travelers absolutely free bike rental that will be an excellent alternative to public transport. The procedure of the initial registration is rather long and tedious, but afterwards it gives you an opportunity to use services of all urban rent centers freely. 8. Travelers who expect to find many exciting souvenirs should pay attention to local cheese and … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Shopping is an integral part of holidays. You could find interesting trading pavilions and attractive souvenir shops in every town. In the city of Ferrol there is a popular clothing store Kenia, where you can purchase items of excellent quality at the best prices. Athletes would like Guay shop situated in Vigo, where they can buy an excellent range of sports shoes and related accessories. Those who will rest in Vigo … Open

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