Places of Interest nearby
Location address: España, Lugo
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Samos is located approximately 11 kilometers from Sarria and 45 kilometers from Lugo. This villa is a must for all pilgrims walking to Santiago de Compostela, and many sleep in the accommodation offered by the Benedictine monks at the Royal Benedictine Abbey of St. Julian of Samos, one of the most important religious centers of Galicia. This abbey is dated the sixth century, a period in which the Swabian territories inhabited what is now known as Galicia.
Samos is a village in the municipality of Samos in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. It is home to an abbey, the Real Abadía de Samos, and the Benedictine monastery of San Xulián de Samos. Pilgrims on the Way of St. James to Compostela often pass through Samos to visit the abbey and monastery. There is a refuge that the pilgrims can use freely at the monastery.