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Camping As Cancelas

Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela

+34 981 58 04 76
+34 981 58 02 66
All year.

Alan Rogers Review

The beautiful city of Santiago has been the destination for European Christian pilgrims for centuries and they now follow ancient routes to this unique city, the whole of which is a national monument. The As Cancelas campsite is excellent for sharing the experiences of these pilgrims in the city and around the magnificent cathedral. It has 113 marked pitches (60-90 sq.m), arranged in terraces and divided by trees and shrubs. On a hillside overlooking the city, the views are very pleasant. The site has a steep approach road.

Electrical hook-ups (5A) are available, the site is lit at night and a security guard patrols. There are many legendary festivals and processions here, the main one being on July 25th, especially in holy years (when the Saint’s birthday falls on a Sunday). Examine for yourself the credibility of the fascinating story of the arrival of the bones of Saint James at Compostela (Compostela translates as ‘field of stars’), and also discover why the pilgrims dutifully carry a scallop shell on their long journey. There are many pilgrims’ routes, including one commencing from Fowey in Cornwall.


Two modern toilet blocks are fully equipped, with ramped access. The quality and cleanliness of the fittings and tiling is good. Laundry with service wash for a small fee. Small shop. Restaurant. Bar with TV. Well kept, unsupervised swimming pool and children’s pool. Small playground. Internet access. WiFi throughout.

  • Accommodation to Rent
  • All Year
  • American Motor Homes
  • Bar Nearby
  • Bar on Site
  • Bicycle Hire on Site
  • Boat Launch Nearby
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Fishing Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Indoor Pool Nearby
  • Outdoor Pool on Site
  • Restaurant
  • Riding Nearby
  • Seaside Beach Nearby
  • Shop Nearby
  • Shop on Site
  • Takeaway Food
  • TV on Site
  • Twin Axle Caravans Accepted
  • Wifi (all site)
  • Wifi Free


From motorway AP9-E1 take exit 67 and follow signs for ‘Casco Historico’ and ‘Centro Ciudad’ then follow site signs.

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  • Directions Name: Clínica Veterinaria San Roque, Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña), Spain Distance: (0.6km)
    English Spoken: Yes
    Pet Passport Services: Yes
  • Directions Name: Clinica Veterinaria Peluxa, Pontevedra, Spain Distance: (52.2km)
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  • Directions Name: Ozavet, A Coruña, Spain Distance: (52.2km)
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  • Airports
  • Directions Name: Santiago (Rosalía de Castro) Airport, Santiago, Spain Distance: (8.9km)
  • Directions Name: A Coruña Airport, La Coruna, Spain Distance: (47.4km)

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