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Language:
Spanish
Currency:
Euro
Time Zone:
GMT +1 hour
Flight Time:
2 hours 15 mins
Airport Code:
SCQ
Holiday Type:
City Break / Sightseeing / Summer Sun

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Located in the northwest of Spain, compare holidays to Santiago De Compostela and prepare to visit the capital of the country’s Galicia region. With lashings of history, swathes of wonderful architecture and a great degree of religious importance to those of Catholic faith, Santiago De Compostela is a superb choice for a holiday.

Cheap Santiago de Compostela Holidays

Gran Canaria
Roslara
3 star rating
Ryanair
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
7 nights Self-catering
from£191
Tenerife
Tropical Hotel
3 star rating
Ryanair
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
7 nights Self-catering
from£200
Menorca
Ibb Blue Hotel Paradis Blau
3 star rating
Friday, June 9, 2017
7 nights Bed and breakfast
from£200
Costa Del Sol
Vista De Rey
3 star rating
Ryanair
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7 nights Self-catering
from£210
Gran Canaria
Apartamentos Montesol
4 star rating
Ryanair
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
7 nights Self-catering
from£215
Lanzarote
Blue Sea Hotel Los Fiscos
3 star rating
Ryanair
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
7 nights Bed and breakfast
from£219
Costa Del Sol
Playamaro
3 star rating
Ryanair
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
7 nights Bed and breakfast
from£221
Fuerteventura
Palm Garden Apartments
3 star rating
Ryanair
Sunday, July 2, 2017
7 nights Self-catering
from£222
Tenerife
Elegance Dania Park
4 star rating
Ryanair
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
7 nights Bed and breakfast
from£222
Tenerife
Trovador
3 star rating
Ryanair
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
7 nights Bed and breakfast
from£222
Gran Canaria
Cala Blanca by Diamond Resorts
3 star rating
Ryanair
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
7 nights Self-catering
from£223
Fuerteventura
Puerto Caleta
3 star rating
Ryanair
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
7 nights Self-catering
from£226

Five Star Santiago de Compostela Holidays

Costa Dorada
Mas Passamaner
5 star rating
Ryanair
Saturday, June 17, 2017
7 nights Bed and breakfast
from£602
Found close to the north western coastline of Spain, holidays to Santiago De Compostela open up a destination that has experienced a real resurgence since the 1980s. Tourism has been on the increase and around 200,000 religious pilgrims visit the city each year, thanks to belief that Saint James the Great, an apostle of Jesus Christ, was buried at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The name of the city is believed to originate from the story surrounding the burial of Santiago Apóstol, with ‘Compostela’ thought to come from the Latin campus stellae, which means field of the star. Saint James the Apostle was brought back to the region, where he preached, after he died, and the tomb is said to have been rediscovered in the 9th century by a religious believer who followed a guiding star, hence the name. By the 11th century the pilgrimage along the Way of Saint James - Camino de Santiago - was a highly popular trail, and this has continued to this day. The Praza do Obradoiro is the heart of the city and the end point of the pilgrimage, with the cathedral opening out onto the square. Other sights around town include the Church of Santa María a Real do Sar, the ancient monastery of San Martiño Pinario, and the City of Culture project, which is a complex of cultural buildings on the outskirts of town. Santiago De Compostela boasts an excellent reputation among foodies thanks to its lovely cuisine, while the events calendar offers an energetic Carnival, more sombre Holy Week, and the interesting Feria del Ganado, which celebrates Galicia’s Celtic roots. Whether you're looking for religious fulfilment or just a great destination to enjoy a break, holidays to Santiago De Compostela from Stansted are a great choice.