Sample Some History in Santiago de Compostela

The standard of accommodation in the area is extremely high as you would expect from Galicia and Northern Spain. The categorisation for the hotels is awarded on a star system and these are allocated by the regional tourist authorities.

If it is luxury that you are after then the best advice should be to head straight for the exclusive hotels and “Paradors” but to be honest even the basic family “casas rurales” are extremely good value for money.

In this article we are going to take a look at the Pazo Xan Xordo.

The Pazo can be found at Xan Xordo, 6 – Lavacolla – 15.820 Santiago de Compostela – LA CORUÑA

As of the time of the writing of this article the contact telephone number for The Pazo is +34 981 888 259 and the fax number is +34 981 888 293.

At the time of the writing of this article, the manager to contact for information would be Alfonso Barco Pérez and The Pazo has the following number of rooms: 10.

The Pazo is situated in the heart of the Santiago Region, 7 km from the centre of the city and only 3 km from Labacolla Airport. The last stage of the most well known route (The French Route) of the Santiago Way is only 1 km away from the house. Areas of great natural beauty and one of the most important north peninsular cultural and tourist sites are within easy reach of the visitors to this magnificent Pazo.

Like all Pazos, there is a fair amount of history surrounding the building and in this case it is the following. The Pazo which is situated on the last stage of the Santiago Way is exactly what this type of building should be, as it has a chapel, a corn granary and stone cross. The enormous chimney in the main lounge completes the attractive setting of this unique architectural enclave from the 17th Century. The construction is situated in a 64 sq kilometre estate and has been completely restored to meet the demands of the 21st Century.

With regards to the actual facilities that the Pazo has to offer they are as follows: 9 double bedrooms, 1 special double room, Heating, en suite bathrooms, telephone, satellite and Canal + TV, mini-bar.

All usual mealtimes are observed at this Pazo and they are, Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

As well as the individual room facilities, this Pazo has the following shared amenities and facilities: Dining room, Conference room, Lounge.

Outside you can find the following amenities for guests: 64 sq kilometre estate, A working water mill, Garden, Vegetable garden.

The immediate geographic location for this Pazo is as follows: The large estate that surrounds Pazo San Xordo guarantees a relaxing atmosphere where the guest can enjoy the large lounge with the interesting chimney, games area and corners which have been designed for reading and conversations around the fire.

With regards to the scenic location for the Pazo, it is extremely well located. The layout of the house allows the guest to go river fishing, observe the workings of a water mill or take a bicycle ride or walking tour along the numerous paths that cross the estate. Its also an ideal starting point to set out on the last stage of the French route of the Santiago Way or to go sightseeing in Santiago de Compostela and its surroundings..

If the above are not enough for either you or your family then you will find within close proximity the following facilities; Cycling, Hiking, Fishing.