Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela is the capital of the region of Galicia, in NorthWest Spain. Designated “World Heritage City” by UNESCO in 1985, it is one of Spain´s most remarkable cities, containing old quarters, churches, convent buildings, a university and an air at once ancient, solemn, lively and modern.
The city´s Cathedral is the destination today, as it has been throughout history, of the 9th century medieval pilgrimage route, the Way of St. James or Camino de Santiago.
It has a population of about 100,000 inhabitants and an international airport.