You still haven’t discovered the promotional material we’ve prepared for our destination Mar de Santiago? On our website you can access all the tools we’ve made available about this sea-river route that forms part of the Camino (Way of St. James).
Follow the itinerary taken by the boat that brought the Apostle’s remains to Santiago de Compostela, the origin of the Camino, step by step, by sea, river and land. A trip –the first one– that has resulted in countless pilgrimages down to the present:
- Our map is the first thing you need upon arrival. It provides practical information about this sea-river route and the Traslatio, highlighting the main points of interest that you shouldn’t miss in the municipalities of Vilanova de Arousa, Catoira, Valga and Pontecesures. It’s made of flexible, waterproof paper, so that you can take it with you on your trip by boat.
- The Mar de Santiago brochure, just like the map, highlights the main attractions in each of the municipalities that make up the destination. Discover Vilanova accompanied by the playwright and writer Ramón del Valle-Inclán, the beaches of O Terrón and As Sinas, or its fantastic cuisine featuring local mussels and clams from Ría de Arousa. Catoiraand its outstanding Torres de Oeste and Viking Festival, an Internationally Renowned Tourist Festival that is held every August. Valga with its natural habitats, small green gems such as the Parafita and Raxoi waterwheels and the Mina Mercedes Lagoon. And Pontecesures, enjoying the Roman bridge, the beautiful surroundings along the banks of the Ulla River and the Lamprey Festival. Follow our advice and discover the best of each locality!
- Finally, our Mar de Santiago guide. 80 pages of detailed information about the municipalities and the beauty characterising this area, where Ría de Arousa embraces the mouth of the Ulla River. A book that’s the perfect size for travelling, with all the practical information that you need to make the most of your break!
Download it all from our Downloads section; discover these 4 municipalities and enjoy a different Camino, Mar de Santiago, on your way to Santiago de Compostela. Embark on a legendary trip, with the same spirit as the first pilgrims.