Santiago de Compostela Tourist Traps

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    A kind of Tourist trap

    by ncfg Updated Feb 19, 2007

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    Do you want to take a pic with a dog dressed like Santigo Saint?
    Well you have to pay for that! The price was 100 pesetas (old currency) , now certainly it will be at least 1 euro (new currency) .
    I saw this in other place! it was in Mallorca Island.

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    Tourist Town !!!

    by into-thin-air Written Jan 9, 2004

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    O Cebreiro in the Rain !!

    The Small Town of O Cebreiro is set High in the Mountains at 1300 metres and the views from up there are Stunning, Unfortunately it is now on ALL the Bus Tours from the surrounding area and this Beautiful Little Town now gets totally over-run with tourists, the Bars and Restaurants are crowded and somewhat unfriendly which is a Great Pity as it Really is a Beautiful Little Place !!!!!

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    • Religious Travel

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    The Refugio at Manjarin

    by into-thin-air Written Jan 9, 2004

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    The Refugio at Manjarin

    This Refugio is set in an Absolutely Stunning Location just 2k after The Cruz de Ferro and was once apparently a " Must " place to stay as the guy who runs it " Thomas " has devoted his life to looking after pilgrims who have just crossed the Pass. Unfortunately now the place seems to be full of hanger's on and it sounds like Thomas has lost the plot somewhat and has now taken to dressing up as a medieval night and likes to Dub his Guests with a huge Great Sword !!!!
    Also there are No washing Facilities, No Running water ( even the local spring has now been polluted with effluent ) and No Toilets So Think Carefully before deciding to stay here !!!!!!!

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    Calle Franco.....beware.....danger

    by keltic Written Nov 17, 2002

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    Franco Street is the best for local eating and drinking with plenty of traditional taverns and restaurants. But ask for menu first. They tend to charge more to foreigners.

    Fun Alternatives: For cheap eating you should try:
    -Casa Manolo (very busy) at Plaza de Cervantes.
    -Rey David at Alfredo BraƱas
    -Casa Roman: At Fernando Tercero el Santo.
    All have set menus at less than 6 euros.

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    Souvenirs

    by Tami_G Written Aug 4, 2003

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    street stands

    There are many souvenir stands near the cathedral and they usually have the same things than in shops but more expensive.

    Fun Alternatives: Just buy your gifts in the small shops on the "Rua do Franco".

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