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  LA CORUÑA

Important historical city, is located on the northwest coast of Spain, in the Rías Altas. The city centre is spread over a peninsula linked to the mainland by a narrow isthmus, so it has two different facades sea: the port (toward the estuary of the Ria del Burgo with its calm waters) and other sea open towards the Orzán Ensenada, where the major urban beaches are, Riazor beach and Orzán beach

The Galician Foods have an international reputation won in La Coruna, you can check in its hundreds of restaurants, bars and taverns where you can taste the best delicacies of this wonderful land.

The famous seafood of high quality freshly fished from the sea: sole, monkfish, octopus, barnacles, crabs and langoustines. Also famous for the meat prepared in multitude of ways.

All this you will find prepared in many ways, from the more traditional kitchen cooking up more innovative and current.

Sightseeing:

Old Town: Throughout its narrow streets and small squares, including the Barbaras square, one can envision all historic buildings built prior to the nineteenth century and some after this century, mainly those related with military installations, and the houses of the nobles and aristocrats of the city, besides its endless bars and restaurants
The San Anton castle with its archaeological museum
The Museom of the Collegiate Church with its Religious Art
The Archives of the Kingdom of Galicia
The Galician Royal Academy
The Garden of San Carlos, where the tomb of General Sir John Moore English.

The modern city with some of the historic streets of the city, such as Calle Real, Calle San Andres, Avenida de la Marina, Gardens Mendez Nunez, Panaderas and Orzán, with its buildings with glass facades, so the Coruna is known as the Crystal City.

Route to Santiago de Compostela

It is obliged to carry out, given its proximity, a trip to Santiago de Compostela.
This city was declared a World Heritage Site and for centuries has been the major destination for Christian pilgrims from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Should have more time, you can take the path of English pilgrimage to the tomb of the Apostle Santiago, which began in the port of La Coruna, where thousands of pilgrims disembarking from northern Europe, principally from Great Britain.

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