The Cathedral of Santiago is a sanctuary that is open all year round, from 7:00 am to 8:30 pm.


Ticket Office – Praza do Obradoiro

  • Daily from April to October: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Daily from November to March: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

[December 24th and 31st: 10:00h am 3:00pm. January 1st and 6th, July 25th and December 25th: closed]

Visits to the permanent Collection / Gelmírez Palace / Portico of Glory

Archive – Library

Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm; Monday to Wednesday, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm; closed in August and holidays.


Visits and guided tours (Permanent collection / Xelmírez Palace / Portico of the Glory)


Guided tours (Codex Calixtinus, Tumbo A, Breviario de Miranda)


The Cathedral of Santiago offers an audio guide service with which visitors can individually tour the interior of the basilica and the different rooms of the Museum’s Permanent Collection while listening to an audio tour.

Available in Spanish, Galician, English, French, German and Italian.

The audio guides can be requested at the Entrance – Praza do Obradoiro. From April to October: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm / From November to March: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.