Cheap flights to Santiago de Compostela
With its world famous cathedral and old world medieval streets, Santiago de Compostela can claim to be one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. Add to that a cuisine that is up there with the best in Europe and a countryside that rivals Ireland for its beauty and you have a city that makes for a great holiday destination.
Silverwork is part of the Compostelan cultural identity. In the past, silversmiths sold their pieces under Platerías Square's colonnade. Today, there are still a lot of craftspeople who work with silver and jet, the most typical stone, here. You can find exclusive rings, bracelets or earrings in the silver shops located around the cathedral. Take home a highly original souvenir.
"Orinoco: Trip to a Lost World" is a huge exhibition of ethnic art from Latin America, and is on display at Santiago's City of Culture until 12 January 2014. An immersion in the life, culture and traditions of 12 ethnic groups, highlights incude masks, ornaments and magic objects. In all, there are 1,500 pieces gathered during 50 years of exploration. cidadedacultura.org/en
Still searching for your true vocation? Then pay a visit to the "Science Tree", located in the San Geronimo building, just next to the famous Obradoiro Square. Traditionally, students came to it to decide their future. You have to stand with your back to the tree, extend your arm and grab a branch. The university discipline contained on it will tell you your destiny!