Where To Eat In Santiago: This City Has Something For Everyone!

Cockles cooked to perfection. This simple Galician recipe is a hit at tapas bars in Santiago.

Galicia’s capital is a foodie haven—but with so many options it’s difficult to know where to eat in Santiago! From a quick tasty bite to a more elaborate three-course meal, we have the best gastronomic suggestions for your stay in the city! For Something A Bit Different Dim-lighting and an open kitchen greet customers in […]

Tapas Bars in Santiago: 11 Places You Don’t Want To Miss

Boiled octopus, topped with paprika: One of the tastiest vegetarian tapas in Santiago!

They say Santiago is full of magic and part of that magic manifests itself through the local gastronomy. You cannot fully appreciate all this region has to offer until you spend time enjoying the city’s thriving tapas scene. There are so many great places to enjoy Galician food here, and these are some of our favorite tapas […]

Shop Like A Local: An Inside Guide to Santiago’s Best Market

At the best market in Santiago, you can find lots of fresh produce like this.

A stroll through the best market in Santiago, the Mercado de Abastos, is essential to understanding Galicia’s fishing and agriculture-based culture and is a great way to scope out the local delicacies. Located on the eastern edge of Santiago’s Old Town, the Mercado de Abastos (Rúa das Ameas) boasts eight different indoor halls filled from end […]

Get to Know Galicia: The Top 8 Things to See in Santiago

Santiago de Compostela is a city of stone streets, mouth-watering tapas and impressive views. This Galician capital receives new visitors every day, some arriving at the end of their Camino de Santiago, exhausted but exhilarated, others taking the more typical route from the airport. Regardless of where they come from, they all end up enchanted […]

A Treat for Your Tastebuds: The Top 10 Typical Foods in Galicia

Pulpo a feira, or market-style octopus, is a very typical food in Galicia. Try this melt-in-your-mouth classic in one of the best historical bars in Santiago!

Anyone who’s ever tasted a bite of melt-in-your mouth boiled octopus, drizzled in paprika and olive oil, atop a bed of potatoes, knows that Galician cuisine is some of the best in Spain. Although financially it may be one of Spain’s poorer regions, it’s one of the richest when it comes to gastronomy. From prized […]