I will visit Santiago de Compostela in August, what leisure facilities will I have?
What to do in Santiago during the month of August? After the celebrations of the Apostle, the city offers numerous outdoor activities for the rúas and squares of the historic center that is worth knowing. Pilgrims, locals and tourists mingle in a month that the 2016 returns Feito a Man Festival, an initiative that energizes different corners of the city, with music and animation.
From day 2 until August 27 will be held between two or three concerts a day in different parts of the old city. For he will sixty different artistic proposals from various musical styles, from pop, blues rock, jass, hip hop and traditional Galician music.
Choose your soundtrack on your walk through the rúas
It is an ideal soundtrack to put a stroll through the city rúas option. It is, mostly of small concerts performed on the terraces of the organizers establishments, but there is also room for nights with artists larger format with actuacions in the streets of Mazarelos, San Martiño Pinario, Cervantes or Quintana.
The latter will host the big day of the festival on Sunday 21 with a foliated Balgalaika in which act Fanfare Ciocarlia and Radio Cos. If you are interested in the plan, here you can see the complete schedule.
Tribute to David Bowie in the Cidade da Cultura
There will also be music in the Cidade da Cultura, with Atardeceres not Gaiás until August 27 concerts will be heard from 21:00 with the best indie, pop, rock, electronic and classical music of the moment and also free. They will act, among others, Chancha Via Circuito, Noiserv, Astral Body, and the sessions will include one day a tribute to David Bowie by DJ Mix mustache. But if you want to know the complete concert schedule, click here.
Much art also in summer
During this month, we also recommend different artistic proposals. You can not miss a visit to our hotel Virxe da Cerca since in our art space, throughout the month could see an interesting group exhibition to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the exhibition project joining us.
In the Cidade da Cultura, do not miss With trust in Galicia, an exhibition in large format consisting of three hundred pieces in homage to the creativity and ingenuity of fashion designers Galicians and leading business groups that project positively the image and consolidation the 'brand Galicia'. An unmissable!
Circus for the smallest
And true to his summer appointment, August is the month of imaxinaria Cidade. Bigheaded wheeled, eyes flying, flesh puppets, magicians who can not do magic, jugglers, stilt walkers, clowns, jugglers ... On Saturday 20 August the City of Culture will become an imaginary city, a whole full day of shows, games and outdoor workshops for the whole family. From 11:30 to 20:30 and also free.
These are just some proposals for this month, which can not miss the traditional tapas and wines by la Rua, where taverns as O Boteco do Franco, the A Feira de Entrecercas terrace or restaurant Porta Faxeira are our perfect dining option. And sleep? Our hotels Airas Nunes, Pombal, San Clemente and Virxe da Cerca have open doors for you.
See you in August in Compostela!