Santiago de Compostela
ILP 2006 will be held in Santiago de Compostela.
The venue is
Facultad de Medicina (College of Medicine)
Rúa de San Francisco, s/n
15782 Santiago de Compostela
Yellow arrow points to the College of Medicine, it is close to Hotel Reyes Catolicos which is in the Cathedral main square (Obradoiro square) as you see in the picture
Santiago de Compostela is one of the most splendid and harmonic architectural
ensembles in the world, with its Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque Spanish Empire historical buildings.
The city was declared World Heritage in 1985.
Santiago is the capital city of Galicia, a state in Northern Spain
with Celtic traditions.
Santiago has one of the oldest Universities in Spain, about 500 years old.
Since the Middle Ages, people from Central and Western Europe come to visit this city.
It is, by tradition and by its personality, a youthful
and active city with the hospitality as an icon of its identity, ready to show
its history and its legends, share the beauty of its streets and plazas to its
Compostela also has a wide-ranging scope of cultural
activities held in museums like the Galician Centre of
Contemporary Art, Cathedral Museum, Museum of
Galicia and Pilgrimage Museum.
You may stay in small nice hotels in renewed historical buildings,
experiencing the Imperial atmosphere
and the Spanish way of living in restaurants, wine cellars and coffee bars.
Besides well known Spanish food like paella or
tortilla, Galicia is famous for
the seafood, including shellfish from the
temperate bays nearby Santiago.
Nightlife in Compostela is of great intensity. There
are night spots with very different themes.
The students of the University provide a lively atmosphere you may enjoy.
For more information:
University of Santiago,