Quiz – How well do you know Santiago de Compostela?

Feel like you know everything there is to know about Santiago de Compostela? Let’s put you to the test!

Careful, we made this quiz quite difficult, maybe brush off your knowledge beforehand by reading our blog!

Hope you had fun, let us know what your result was and if you have any comments.

Using Santiago Matamoros for political reasons in Medieval Times

In the middle of the 9th century, the Iberian peninsula was a large, bloody battlefield, as a result of the constant fighting between Christians and the Arab invaders. The south of Spain was controlled by the Arabs where they consolidated their supremacy by converting much of the old Visigoth élite to Islam. Still, Galicia, parts of Leon, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque area have not been subdued (where the French Way passes).

Santiago Matamoros in the Cathedral of Burgos
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The Parador of Santiago de Compostela – el Hostal de los Reyes Católicos

About the Parador of Santiago de Compostela

The Parador of Santiago de Compostela

Certainly, one of the most luxurious and beautiful hotels in Spain. The Parador de Santiago, known as the Hostal dos Reis Católicos, is a blend of history, art and tradition, the dream of pilgrims and emblem of Santiago. This 5* luxury hotel is located on Obradoiro Square near the cathedral, creating an area of spectacular beauty in one of the most visited provincial capitals in the world. The exclusivity of the location, the quality of the accommodation and the cuisine on offer makes it a perfect place to stay in the City of the Apostle.

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