Padrón attractions

Church in Padrón

Igrexa de Santiago

Padrón is the last stop before Santiago de Compostela on the Camino Portugués pilgrim route, and pilgrims make a beeline for the Igrexa de Santiago, next to the Ponte do Carme over the Río Sar. Beneath the church's …
Museum in Padrón

Casa-Museo Rosalía de Castro

The pretty stone house and flowery garden of Galicia's beloved 'national poet', Rosalía de Castro (1837-85), are open to visitors as the Casa-Museo Rosalía de Castro. It's opposite the train station on the east side…
Museum in Padrón

Fundación Camilo José Cela

The life and work of Nobel Prize–winning novelist José Camilo Cela is extensively documented in the exhibits at the Fundación Camilo José Cela, in Iria Flavia, 1km north of central Padrón. Locally-born Cela was auth…