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Camping As Cancelas

Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela

Tel:
+34 981 58 04 76
Other:
+34 981 58 02 66
Open:
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.

Facilities

Two modern toilet blocks are fully equipped, with ramped access for disabled visitors. 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
  • Pets allowed
  • 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

Location

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

Location Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (DD)
Latitude Longitude
42.88939 -8.52418
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds (DMS)
Latitude Longitude
N42 53 21 W8 31 27

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