Today Day 18: O Pedrouzo-Santiago de Compostela, the first half of the day runs through a rural landscape, similar to days before.
From Lavacolla you walk past the airport, near highways and urban residential areas. Eventually reaching Monte do Gozo (Mount of Joy) 5km before the city centre. From here you will glimpse the spires of the Cathedral in Santiago.
The entrance to the old city of Santiago (100,000 inhabitants) is stunning. An incredible walk through the historic city streets leading you under the Arco del Obispo. Here you make your triumphant entrance into the Plaza del Obradoiro, Congratulations a great achievement!
*Don’t forget to go and get your Compostela. The location will be noted on your daily map
This night is one of celebration the City will be brimming with Pilgrims and Locals alike enjoying the local cuisine and wine. Sharing tales of their Camino and for many saying farewells to their Camino Friends