Santiago De Compostela Flights Guide
Santiago de Compostela is the capital of Spain's Galicia region sitting on the west coast and is best known for being the end of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage. The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is a must see dating back to the 1300s while the Alameda Park is a beautiful setting with views of the old town. Don't forget to visit the cultural square at Praza de Cervantes.
If you're walking along the Camino de Santiago expect to pass through France before following the Way of St. James to Spain. Busses connect Santiago de Compostela to Porto and other Galician areas including A Coruna. Trains are also available from the main train station to A Coruna and nearby Galician cities, while flights from the nearest airport will take travelers to locations including Madrid, Bilbao, and Venice.
Santiago de Compostela has a mild oceanic climate with wet winters and dry summers with an average summer high of 24 degrees celsius and winters averaging at 12 degrees. The weather in northern Spain can be unpredictable due to its surroundings and location. The weather is usually at its best during July and August with mild temperatures and dry days. The weather gets a little chillier during the winter months but are still moderate making it okay for travelers to visit without sacrificing sights and even beaches.