Since the discovery of the tomb of St. James at Compostela, in the ninth century, the Camino de Santiago became the most important pilgrimage route of medieval Europe. Countless pilgrims who, moved by their faith, made their way to Compostela from all European countries, served as the starting point of an entire artistic, social and economic development that left its mark throughout the whole Camino de Santiago.
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Traditionally oriented towards maritime activities, thanks to its civil and military shipyards and facilities of the Navy, El Ferrol has played an important role in the history of Spain and those who were its overseas possessions.
Magnificent example of military strength, nestled in a setting of extraordinary beauty near the mouth of the estuary of Ferrol. Before it, on the other bank of the river in Mugardos and just over a hundred meters, the Catillo of La Palma rises. These Castles, along with the late San Martin, were a sure fire triangle against enemy ships.
Baptized by the Romans as "Brigantium". It sits on a hill that was formerly a fort at the bottom of the Ria de Betanzos, where the salt water of the sea meets the sweet Mandeo and Mendo. It was one of the seven capital of the ancient Kingdom of Galicia.
In Betanzos, you can taste the local wine ,fruity, light and served with local rustic foods, whose only emblem is a branch of laurel on the door. It has a long tradition of wine growers and Family and friends in their cellars.
The situation of Ordes, halfway between Santiago de Compostela and A Coruña, marked the history of the town, which is the ground step on the Jacobean road. There are several Romanesque churches that dot the city geography, the most important being the Romanesque church of San Paio.
In Betanzos you can taste the local wine, fruity, light and served with local rustic food, whose only emblem is a branch of laurel on the door. It has a long tradition of wine growers and Family and friends in their cellars.
Downtown, the city extends on a peninsula connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus, which has two different coastlines: the port, towards the estuary of La Coruña, and other open sea, toward Orzán Cove, on which major urban beaches stretch, Riazor and Orzán.
Its the world's oldest Roman lighthouse and the only one remaining in service.
Likely built in the second half of the first century by an architect from Coimbra Gaio Sevio named Lupo, its light has always been a landmark for sailors
The place is called Hospital de Bruma because there was an old hospital serving the pilgrims coming from La Coruña and Ferrol, it is here that the two branches converge and unite the English Way.
Although the medieval structure has remained fundamentally intact, over the centuries the cathedral has changed its appearance due to building in the Renaissance cloister and its annexed areas and especially in the Baroque, where works like the chancel are made, organs, closing the header or the facade of Obradoiro among other important activities.