Compostela Pass

Compostela Pass

Enjoy the simplest Compostela Pass category, which includes:

Guided tour of Santiago de Compostela, World Heritage Site +  Ticket for Xelmírez Palace (Self-guided tour) + Ticket for the Cathedral Museum (Self-guided tour) + Ticket for Parador de los Reyes Católicos hotel + Complimentary glass of wine at Food Market La Galiciana + Discounts.

AVAILABLE FROM APRIL TO NOVEMBER

 

Adults 16,00€ Tax included

Children 4,00€ Tax included

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Activities

Discover below all the services included in this Compostela Pass category:

Guided tours

GUIDED TOUR TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
  • Discount: 100%
    12,00€ 0,00€
  • Availability: March 15th - October 31th
  • Opening time: Daily: 10:30 (In English) and 12:30 (In Spanish)
  • Location: Fuenterrabía, 2.
  • Duration: One hour and a half
  • Language: 10:30 Spanish / 12:30 English
  • Telephone: +34 981 587 454
  • Departures:

    Oficinas de ArtNatura

    Plaza de Fuenterrabía, 2.

    15702 / Santiago de Compostela

     

     

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This guided tour is a nice way to discover why Santiago de Compostela is one of the World Heritage Sites.

Walking through their cobbled streets, one can feel like taken back to the past for a while, always embraced by the pleasant stories told by our experienced guides team.

  • Guided tour to the Old Town, World Heritage Site
  • Visit to Parador HOSTAL DOS Reis Católicos.
  • Cathedral Museum: Free tour to the Museum, Cloister, Library and Treasury.
  • Xelmírez Palace: Visit this magnificent medieval palace attached to the cathedral that houses temporary exhibitions.
  • Complimentary glass of wine at Food-Market La Galiciana.

 

 Guided walking tour to the Historical Center

The tour starts at the ArtNaturas`s office, Fuenterrabía Square.

  • First spot, Toral Square where the three main touristic streets converge: Franco, Vilar and Nova. From there it’s possible to admire one of the most famous ‘Pazos’ of the city: Bendaña, where the Eugenio Granell Foundation is located. It houses a wide collection of surrealist works.
  • Following one of these streets is the Obradoiro Square. Our guides offer you a general explanation about the city and show the stunning facades surrounding the square: Cathedral, Hostal de los Reyes Católicos , Rajoy and Colegio de S. Jerónimo.
  • An outstanding stop in our tour is the possibility of entering at the private areas of the Hotel. There you can admire their cloisters, the Sacristy and the Royal Chapel, setting of several historical films.
  • Passing under the Arch of Xelmirez appears the Azabachería Square. There it is St. Martin’s Monastery.
  • The next target is the Quintana Square. You´ll visit the Church of S. Paio de Antealtares. Afterwards it’s possible to appreciate the rich barroc ornaments of Casa de la Parra before going down towards the east facade, to see the famous Doors: the Royal one, the Holy one and the door known as Los Abades.
  • From Platerías Square, it is ossible to admire the Romanesque iconografy of this front and the bizarre building named Casa del Cabildo.
  • Passing by Palacio de Fonseca, we are told  about the origin of the Santiago’s University.
  • At the end of the tour, we would be happy to offer you a toast at La Galiciana in order to bring closer the inmense world of tastes and flavours of galician viniculture. In this new space, the biggest food-market of the city, you could take a tour around some of the latest galician culinary trends, without leaving the hall.

According to the monuments schedule, the order of the tour could change.

Duration: About 1h 30mn.

 

Tour of Santiago de Compostela University heritage
  • Discount: 15%
    7,00€ 5,95€
  • Opening time: Mon - Sat 12:00
  • Telephone: +34 881 811 099
  • Departures:

    Colegio de Fonseca

    (Rúa do Franco, 3)

     

Do you want to explore the heritage of one of the world’s oldest universities? Make the most of the 15% discount provided by the Compostela Pass card.

Santiago University, with more than 500 years of history, is the Galician University with the longest history and one of the oldest in the world, as you can see in its most emblematic buildings: the School of Fonseca with such evocative features as its Library América, the School of San Xerome, a former city hospital that now houses Santiago de Compostela University rector’s office, the Geography and History Faculty (the site of the enlightened university), with its magnificient Salón Paraninfo. The tour ends with a visit to the faculty’s terrace. From its Mirador #Compostela360 you will enjoy beautiful views of the old town.

* The visit to the terrace is available every Saturday in the tour at 12:00 PM, and during August in the tour at 12:00 PM from Monday to Saturday. 

Historic building open to visitors

Pazo de Xelmírez
  • Discount: 100%
  • Availability: March 15th - November 2nd
  • Opening time: Winter: Daily:10 am-8 pm./ Summer: Daily:9 am-8 pm.
  • Location: Praza do Obradoiro

The Ancient Cathedral Bishop's Palace host nowadays temporary exhibitions.  Before it as been the seat os the Galician Parliament.

When you go into the Rooms you feel like if your profane eyes staring at an arqueological tasting showing the marks of the time.

 

The first layer that appears is the Ancient Romanesque Portico hidden behind the new facade.

Crossing the Court, a new layer: The Gothic Ceremony Hall, a stunning room beautifully decorated with corbels representing a royal medieval feast, with exquisite little wall busts depicting musicians, bakers, feasters, kings and jugglers, and close to it an interesting medieval kitchen.

In order to continue the walk through its history you will visit the Manrique Hall, from 17th century, before leaving the palace. Once out the building, let the eyes calm down while look at the humble wall of the Neoclassic facade, which contrasts with the lavish Baroque splendour of the close Cathedral.

 

Cathedral Museum
  • Availability: March 15th - November 2nd
  • Location: Praza do Obradoiro
  • Departures:

    Praza do Obradoiro

    Daily from April to October: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

    (July 25th: closed)

     

Despite the state of works of restoration at the Cathedral, the users of Compostela Pass will appreciate

its majesty and magnificence, admiring the valuable precious objets on exhibition at the Museum.

 

Arquaeological pieces, part of the old facades, reconstruction of the Maestro Mateo’s stone choir, the collection of tapestries, including pieces of great masters such as Rubens or Goya... There are some of the wonders that you could visit on your own showing the Compostela Pass. This pass it also allows access to the Library, the plateresque Cloister and the Treasury.

 

 

 

Tourist transport

Trip to Rías Baixas
  • Discount: 25%
    55,00€ 41,25€
  • Availability: Subject to availability
  • Opening time: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9:00 to 18:00
  • Location: Ruela de Fuenterrabía
  • Language: Spanish and English
  • Telephone: +34 981 587 454
  • Departures:

    9:00 am Parking La Salle, Rúa Valle Inclán 3
    9:10 am Artnatura Office, Plaza de Fuenterrabía 2

     

  • Return: Approx. 6:00 P.M.

Do you have time to discover more of Galicia? With this card you will obtain a 25% discount in Art Natura’s trip to the Rías Baixas coastline.

Enjoy with Art Natura a beautiful tour of the Salnés Peninsula and the Ria of Arousa, exploring the most striking corners and villages of the heart of Rías Baixas. The trip also includes a tasting of mussels and a visit to the Pazo de Rubiáns, where we will sample its Albariño wine.(D.O. Rías Baixas)

  • In the this first stop we will visit the magnificent Pazo de Rubiáns. It is so old that this house it is closely linked to the foundation of Vilagarcía de Arousa. But it has really become one of the most visited tourist resources in the Ría de Arousa thanks to its famous gardens. We also have the opportunity to visit the inside, the chapel and the cellar.
  • A Lanzada Beach, in O Grove: one of the largest in Galicia, it is bordered by a boardwalk along its almost-3-kilometre length.
  • Illa da Toxa. Here we will board a boat to explore the Ria of Arousa from the sea. The excursion includes a tasting of mussels, accompanied by a glass of Albariño wine.
  • Cambados. You will have free time (around 2 hrs 30 min) to have lunch and discover one of Galicia’s most picturesque villages (the most beautiful one according to some).
  • Illa de Arousa. This last stop consists of a panoramic tour of the island’s port before returning to Santiago de Compostela.

Please, book the tour in advance at +34 981 587 454 or at info@artnaturagalicia.com

Shops

Ámboa shops

Enjoy a 10% discount in this emblematic shop specialising in creative ceramics and silver jewellery, both traditional and avant-garde.

Ámboa has two shops in Santiago’s old town, specialising in creative ceramics from different parts of Spain and silver jewellery featuring traditional Galician silverwork and avant-garde designs.

Restaurants

Café de Altamira
  • Discount: 10%
  • Opening time: 7 am to 12:30 am. Kitchen: Mon-Sat
  • Location: Rúa de Altamira
  • Telephone: +34 981 558 592

Immerse yourself in the taste of Galician gastronomy with a 10% discount in the Café Altamira located opposite the Mercado de Abastos (food market) with produce in recipes featuring traditional Galician cuisine enhanced with contemporary techniques and influences.

This cafeteria, located opposite the Mercado de Abastos (food market), is perfect for enjoying the best fresh and seasonal produce in recipes featuring traditional Galician cuisine enhanced with contemporary techniques and influences.

 

Note: Discount does not apply to menus of the day or any offers that the restaurant may have.

 

O Curro da Parra
  • Discount: 10%
  • Opening time: Mon-Sun from 1:30 to 3:30 pm / 8:30 to 11:30 pm
  • Location: Rúa Travesa
  • Telephone: +34 981 556 059

Immerse yourself in the taste of Galician gastronomy with a 10% discount in the O Curro da Parra restaurant, the perfect place for enjoying the best traditional cuisine with a modern touch.

O Curro da Parra is a restaurant located beside the Plaza de Abastos (food market) in the centre of the old town. It is the perfect place for enjoying the best traditional cuisine with a modern touch, since its creative dishes have deep Galician roots.

 

Note: Discount does not apply to menus of the day or any offers that the restaurant may have.

 

Enxebre Restaurant
  • Discount: 10%
  • Opening time: 1 – 4 pm // 8 – 11:30 pm
  • Location: Praza do Obradoiro
  • Telephone: +34 981 582 200

Immerse yourself in the taste of Galician gastronomy with a 10% discount in the Enxebre restaurant (Parador de Santiago de Compostela) that features traditional Galician cuisine made with top-quality ingredients.

As part of the Hostal Parador de los Reyes Católicos hotel, it is one of the city’s most renowned restaurants. It features traditional Galician cuisine made with top-quality ingredients and accompanied with wines from Galicia’s 5 designations of origin.

 

Note: The discount in this restaurant does not apply to the pilgrim’s menu.

Other

Quintana Massages
  • Availability: March 15th - November 2nd
  • Opening time: Mon to Sat. From 10:00 to 20:30
  • Location: Praza do Obradoiro
  • Language: SP-ENG-FR
  • Telephone: +34 67966922
  • Departures:

    3, Quintana Square. Instituto Europeo Campus Stellae

    15704 Santiago de Compostela

    Tf: (+34) 679669223 

    www.quintanamassages.com

     

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SAVE 5 € in every therapeutic or relaxing massage.

 

Enjoy a special discount of 5 € in any of the massages avaliable, relaxing or therapeutic (decontracing, facial, sportive or foot reflexology).

Quintana Massages offers a very special type for pilgrims: THE END OF THE WAY MASSAGE, mainly focused to walkers' and bikers' recovery.

If you choose this massage, you will be given a welcome herbal infusion + devil’s claw and arnica gel to apply after the physical effort in order to relieve muscular discomfort.  

Campus Stellae luggage storage
  • Discount: 100%
    3,00€ 0,00€
  • Availability: March 15th - November 2nd
  • Opening time: Mon-Sun 10 am to 8 pm
  • Location: Praza da Quintana
  • Telephone: +34 981 522 788

Do you want to enjoy the city without carrying around your luggage? With the Compostela Pass you can leave 1 piece of luggage free of charge in Campus Stellae luggage storage. 

Located in the centre of the Old Town, in Quintana Square, and beside the cathedral, this luggage storage is the place where you leave your things in order to visit the city in a more convenient, relaxed way. With your Compostela Pass, you can leave 1 piece of luggage for 1 day free of charge.