Winter Wonderland! Best Things to Do in Santiago in Winter 2017

Santiago in winter is a great place to visit! We have the best ideas for things to do in the city during this magical season!

Santiago de Compostela is a magical place to visit in winter. The Christmas lights, the decorated shop windows and all the great seasonal things to eat make this one of the best times of the year to visit Santiago! Santiago’s historic center isn’t teaming with tourists because the pilgrimage or Camino of Santiago is much […]

Best Historical Bars in Santiago

Soak up the atmosphere at one of the most popular historical bars in Santiago!

Spain is known for having more bars per person than any other country in the world! So it’s no surprise we love hanging out at our local bar! But some bars have a bit more history and tradition behind them than most. While these tapas bars may differ in décor and clientele, they are certainly […]

Retail Therapy! Where to Shop in Santiago

Some of our favorite shops in Santiago are all about food. This is one of the best in the city for spices, nuts and artisan pasta. Shopping is always a fun thing to do in Santiago in winter!

Santiago is a shopping mecca for those who want to take home some great quality, original presents for others or just for yourself! Here is our go-to list of where to shop in Santiago! Take a look at our guide to the best shops in Santiago, and get your retail therapy while in the Galician […]

Complete Vegetarian Guide to Santiago

A tomato salad topped with greens. Vegetarian restaurants in Santiago are not only inventive but they use the freshest local produce to make their delicious dishes.

Galicia can seem like a meat-lover’s paradise, but vegetarians have lots of delicious foodie options too. So here’s our pick of the best vegetarian restaurants in Santiago, plus our go-to veggie shops and veggie tapas!  It seems like all the tapas bars and restaurants you pass by are displaying meat and fish dishes in all […]

Spoil Your Loved Ones With Gourmet Food Gifts From Santiago

Don't leave without some fantastic local chocolate as gourmet food gifts from Santiago! Everyone loves to receive chocolate!

Everyone likes to buy themselves a little something to remember that amazing vacation—but giving is even better! Galicia’s reputation for fantastic food is the best reason to give the gift of deliciousness to your friends and family back home. Pick up any of these gourmet food gifts from Santiago and you’re sure to make an […]

Get to Know The Real Galicia: Santiago’s Must-See Museums

Santiago in winter is a great time to explore the Pilgrimage Museum and discover the origins of this fascinating tradition.

Vacationing in Galicia is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about its history and culture! There’s so much more to the region than beaches and bagpipes! Galician culture is steeped in Celtic legends and superstitions, but its people are a blend of modern and traditional Spain. The best way to see and understand all […]

Wine, Dinner and Romance! Top Romantic Restaurants in Santiago

This is a great romantic restaurant in Santiago if you want to get away from it all! Get out of the city and relax in luxurious surroundings!

Who doesn’t love a romantic evening out on vacation? Santiago’s winding stone streets, Medieval architecture and charming squares provide the setting, all you have to do is provide the romance! If you’re looking to up the romance on your Galician holiday we’ve got some fab restaurants that you might want to include in your holiday […]

Relax and Watch the World Go By: Our Favorite Terraces in Santiago

Terraces in Santiago don't come any more green than this one! Cafe-Jardin Costa Vella is a great place to take a break and relax in the city.

You might think that Santiago’s characteristic rainy microclimate would preclude the existence of terrace bar/restaurant/café culture. Fortunately, you’d be wrong! On those occasional sunny days that make you want to kiss the Old Town’s beautiful cobblestone streets, you’ll be delighted that Santiago’s many plazas—both nearly secret and ostentatiously grand—and abundant greenery lend themselves to some […]