You are planning to Saint-Jacques de Compostela? This is surely the faith that takes you there. Whatever your motivation that will not prevent you to discover the destination from a tourism perspective. See and do in Saint-Jacques de Compostela: Saint-Jacques de Compostela each year attracts thousands of pilgrims who come to pray at the tomb of Saint Jacques le Majeur. If you also plan to go there on a pilgrimage, do not ignore culture and well worth discovering. Among the places not to be missed you: - The old town of Saint-Jacques de Compostela: This is one of the stages of the journey from Saint-Jacques de Compostela. This historic district a UNESCO World Heritage is home to many attractions including the majestic Cathedral of Santiago Apostol St. Jacques de Compostela (located Obradoiro Square), take the time to visit and especially to ride on the roof where offers breathtaking views over the city. If you want to attend Mass Pilgrim, plan a visit to the Cathedral at noon. - Church and Monastery San Martin Pinario: still in the old town, just behind the cathedral you will find this magnificent church. This Benedictine monastery comes to us from the XVII century. Do not forget to visit its interior. Do not leave the old town without having a stroll, we suggest the following streets: Quintana, Platerías Obradoiro. If you plan to buy souvenirs go to Rúa do Franco and Rúa do Villar. - The Alameda Park for a small halt kind you can get to the Alameda Park. This park sits on high and with panoramic views over the city. Do not miss the bandstand and the Santa Susana chapel.