The new location for welcoming pilgrims to their goal in Santiago is located in Rúa Carretas, number 33, a few short metres from Praza do Obradoiro. It houses all pilgrim services, including the Pilgrim's Office, where the Compostela is obtained.
In 2015, the Xunta de Galicia, Government of Spain and the Galician provincial councils, created a Road Safety Commission for the Way of St. James. Its purpose is to improve and ensure the tranquillity of pilgrims on the nine routes leading to Compostela.
We offer a quick directory of key addresses and contact information, the main websites where you can obtain information, contacts for public transport providers and emergency telephone numbers. The emergency number in Galicia is 112.
The Servizo Galego de Saúde (Galician Health Service) has a search engine on its website that will allow you to locate hospitals, health centres and pharmacies in any municipality in Galicia. The website indicates contact information, hours, all-night pharmacies, etc.
Contact information for every municipality in Galicia is provided by the Galician Federation of Municipalities and Provinces search engine. Civil Protection recommendations in case of emergency, storm, snow, fire, heatwave and other events.
We propose different utilities and services that will provide you information about hostels and other accommodations such as rural houses, as well as places of interest or establishments where to enjoy the local cuisine, in order to make your trip easier