Galicia and Asturias Sights

Cathedral roofs

  • Praza do Obradoiro Map It
  • Santiago de Compostela
  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

Updated 06/10/2014

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For excellent views of the city, join one of the tours arranged by Xelmírez Palace that takes you across the cubiertas, the granite steps of the cathedral roofs. Call ahead to arrange one in English. Pilgrims made the same 100-foot climb in medieval times to burn their travel-worn clothes below the Cruz dos Farrapos (Cross of Rags).

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Pazo de Xelmírez, Praza do Obradoiro, Santiago de Compostela, 15704, Spain

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Sight Details:

  • €12
  • Tours daily on the hour: Apr.–Oct. 9–8; Nov.–Mar. 10–8

Updated 06/10/2014


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