, and written into the region's autonomous community statute as being co-official with Castillian. The region's capital is the beautiful city of Santiago de Compostela, located in the province of A Coruna, the most northwesterly of the region's four provinces, which is also the final point on the „Way of St James“ Catholic pilgrimage route, whose old town has been designated an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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The main sites tourists staying in Galicia accommodation should not leave Santiago de Compostela without seeing is the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, the city university, the Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval and the Monasterio de San Martín Pinario. Other important cities in the region include Vigo, A Coruna, Ourense, Lugo and Pontevedra, all but the first being capitals of their respective provinces. Vigo, located in the province of Pontevedra, boasts some beautiful beaches and some wonderful examples of Romanesque architecture and Roman ruins. Vigo retains three of the most important examples of Romanesque churches in southern Galicia, namely Santa Maria de Castrelos, Santiago de Bembrive and San Salvador de Coruxo.
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Compared to the dry and hot landscape in central and southern Spain, the nothern regions of the Iberian Peninsula are lush, green and verdant and recieve much more rainfall and enjoy a milder, more wet climate. Therefore, if you want to experience the wonderful Spanish culture but are having second thoughts about the heat, come to Galicia and enjoy a milder holiday experience. Come and experience the delicious local Galician cuisine, based mainly on seafood such as fish and shellfish, due to the region's location on the coast. Try some exquisite Galician delicacies during your Galicia holidays, such as the empanada, a type of meat or fish pie, wrapped in pastry, usually with tomato sauce, onions and garlic. Caldo galego is a hearty soup, made mainly out of potatoes and a local vegetable similar to broccoli. Other seafoods such as octopus and crab are widely used, and the wide variety of cheeses produced in Galicia are also famous througout the country. When it comes to dessert, the Galicians can also cater to your needs, a famous almond cake called Tarta de Santiago, or St. James' cake, is well-known Galician sweet dish mainly produced in Santiago de Compostela.
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- Rent Kornat Holiday Villas and locate yourself within a stone's throw of Kornati National Park, one of Croatia's most beautiful natural areas
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- Come to Nord-Pas-de-Calais Holiday Lettings and enjoy a landscape renowned for its beautiful rolling countryside and green pastures, popular with walkers and bike riders
- Book Valga County Holiday Rentals and visit the charming, picturesque and unspoilt nature park of the Otepää Upland and Lake Pühajärv
What are the most popular accommodations in the area?
The most popular accommodation types in Galicia are apartment rentals and house rentals. With 3,202 accommodations in Galicia, the perfect vacation home is only one click away.
How much does it cost to stay the night?
With Casamundo, you will find vacation rentals starting from €45 in Galicia. On average, accommodations in Galicia will have a size of 116 m² (House rentals) and 71 m² (Apartment rentals).
Do you offer pet-friendly apartment rentals in Galicia?
When traveling with your dog in Galicia, apartment rentals are recommended. These are the most common pet-friendly accommodations with an average price of €115 per night.
Do you offer accommodations for traveling with a group?
For your vacation in Galicia, we do offer accommodations for groups. The typical apartment rentals has space for 5 guests.