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 […]

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 […]

Cheers! 5 Must-Try Wine Bars in Santiago de Compostela

Gourmet food gifts from Santiago can be tricky to find, but not if you take home a bottle of top quality Galician wine!

Home to five of Spain’s most prolific wine regions, Galicia will keep you sniffing, swishing and sipping throughout your visit. These must-try wine bars in Santiago will facilitate your sampling! Some of the finest seafood, cheeses and wine in the world are exported from Galicia, but the locals love to boast that they keep the […]

Fresh from the Oven: Our Favorite Pastry Shops in Santiago!

Breakfast should always be from a great local bakery in our opinion! These pastry shops in Santiago offer fantastic artisan croissants that are crying out to be eaten!

It seems like there’s a pastry shop around every corner in Galicia, but that shouldn’t be cause for concern! If you feel overwhelmed about where to go or what to order, fear not! Because here’s our list of our favorite pastry shops in Santiago! Pastelería Mercedes Mora This is one of our favorite pastry shops in […]

The Best Churros and Chocolate in Santiago

Churros sprinkled with sugar and rich hot chocolate, a traditional Spanish combination we sample on our Santiago tours!

Throughout Spain, churros with hot dark chocolate are a favorite, traditional sweet to enjoy for breakfast or a late afternoon snack. However, few places in Spain provide a better ambiance for this warm, comforting treat than Santiago. Santiago’s characteristically drizzly weather undoubtedly has its charm, but if the sun fails to come out for a couple days […]