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  • friends in Xove ,Hala Madrid!!
    friends in Xove ,Hala Madrid!!
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  • from my hotel looking into the city of A Coruña
    from my hotel looking into the city of A...
    by gwened
  • driving to coruna airport by
    driving to coruna airport by
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Galicia Favorites

  • Driving in A Coruña

    great feeling of driving here as been a while not done it, and it was easy, nice strees good signage and light traffic for me even if the locals think its too much already. 1) Rua Enrique Mariñas Romero Periodista2) road N550 to airport3) tunnel on AC11 into city

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  • Good old friends in Xove

    I am an honorary member of the Real Madrid peña or supporting group here ,so whenever in town, (wish its more) ,it is always a grand event to meet old friends of many years and new oneswe went tapas and drink to practically every bar in town, so many after so many drinks can't remember all their names lol!!! Some like Sierra, Terramar etc.Where is...

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  • Castros

    A castro or hill fort is a fortified settlement, placed in elevation, typical from the celtic culture. The castros date back to the Bronze and Iron Ages.Inside the castro there are no streets; the buildings are round or if with rounded corners. The fortification usually follows the contours of the hill, with defense walls and external ditches.

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  • Cruceiros

    A cruceiro is a stone cross on top of a stone pillar, with a relief of the crucifixion. Cruceiros are placed at crossroads, atriums and cemetery entrances. They are very common in Galicia, but also in the Cantabrian coast and Portugal.

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  • Alfonso II and the Way to St. James

    Alfonso II el Casto (791-842), King of Asturias, was the king that instituted the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. During his reign, the remains of the Apostle were found and he promoted the construction of a shrine to house the relics.According to the tradition, a herit called Pelayo observed strange phenomena (brightness and angelic songs)...

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  • Hórreos

    An hórreo is a granary built in stone or wood, supported by stone pillars that isolate it from the ground. These pillars end in flat pieces to avoid the access of rodents. The slots in the walls allow ventilation.Hórreos are very common in Galicia, but also in nearby regions such as Asturias and León.Maize, grain, potatoes, beans and also tools are...

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  • Have a wee glass on me!

    I loved Galicia as a whole (except for the weather!) When here though you have to have a glass of the wine form this region. It's a crisp white wine called Rubiera. I loved ACoruna- just wish i had have had more time there and also a better hostel!

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  • Beautiful landscapes and amazing cities

    My opinion of Galicia: beautiful!! Amazing beaches and fantastic landscapes, both by the sea and in the mountains, where River Sil flows. And some abandoned monasteries and little villages waiting to be discovered on the mountain’s slopes. So beautiful and yet so difficult to describe. In one word: breathtaking! But Galicia is so much more than...

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  • Location

    Galicia is an Autonomous Community situated on the North of Spain, bathed by the Atlantic Ocean and bordered by Portugal. This Autonomous Community is “divided” into 4 Provinces, namely: Pontevedra, A Coruña, Lugo and Orense. From the mentioned, I have visited some destinations in all of them, but I missed all those major cities, which name...

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  • Celtic people, Galiza’s founders

    It?s an enough demonstrated fact that celtic was the first culture which introduced in Galician territory (It?s possible that even before the rest of celtic nations). They (we) thaught the natives to build up villages we call "castros" (exclusives of the ancient Gallaecia, inquestionable proof that celtic people only stayed in Gallaecia in the...

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  • Parador Los Reyes Catolicos

    We stayed three nights at the Parador de Santiago - Hostal Reis Catolicos in May 2013 when we came...

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  • Melia Maria Pita

    this is possibly the best hotel in town. But the location was not suitable for the conference my...

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  • Gran Hotel Hesperia La Toja

    Rua da Condesa, 36991 O Grove, Spain

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Apartamentos Dabarca

    We stayed a night in this hotel during our pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in May 2013....

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  • Hotel Rustico Vila Do Val

    Plaza Santa Maria.2, Ferreira do Valadouro, Lugo, 27770, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Mi Norte

    N-634, Km 559- A Devesa, Ribadeo, 27796, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Palacete San Roque

    Carretera De Castilla, 38, Betanzos, 15300, es

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Playa Langosteira

    Lugar De Escaselas S/N, Finisterre, 15155, es

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Parador de Baiona Hotel

    Rua Arquitecto Jesus Valverde, Baiona, Galicia, 36300, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

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