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The place to see it all

Lots of outdoor cafes and narrow streets and chocolate shops lead to this main square where a... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Scott W
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South Miami, Florida
Nice Place for Lunch

There are many places to get an abbreviated lunch around Plaza Mayor. It's right on the Camino. A... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
BiggPapa
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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Good place to rest after visiting the town. Lots of cafes and restaurants to choose from. Very tranquil.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nikki s
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Lots of outdoor cafes and narrow streets and chocolate shops lead to this main square where a unique clock has figures striking out the hours. Great for relaxing and people watching and only five minutes away from cathedral, roman museum and other churches.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Scott W
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a great place to meet fellow pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago. The large town square of Astorga offers many options for people watching with many restaurants. Lots of shops for all your Camino needs. The locals are super friendly and supportive with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Fernando O
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

There are many places to get an abbreviated lunch around Plaza Mayor. It's right on the Camino. A good place to watch people. Lots of shops around the plaza.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BiggPapa
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This large square has many restrauants and seating areas to stop and watch the Pilgrims and locals interact. Right on the walk through town. You can't miss it.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Terry S
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Astorga town square is full of restaurants and shops and is a great meeting place for friends and pilgrims. On the camino route, you will see lots of hikers trekking through.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TripTalkHawaii
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The plaza is nice for a short stop, but otherwise it's nothing special and much like hundreds of other plaza mayors throughout Spain.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is the loveliest square in all of Astorga. It has a good atmosphere, especially in the evening, when people eat there or have a drink. It seems everyone is happy. With a view on the beautiful City Hall, there is no wonder that everyone...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The plaza is a great place to go to one of the many bars/cafes for a snack/drink to watch what is going on and to watch the clock on the Ayutamiento.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank wvlivingston
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lots of restaurants around the square give it a feeling of activity. There is also a clock on the Town Hall building where you can watch the clock chiming on the hour.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank CatherineH94
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