Santo Domingo de la Calzada is a municipality in La Rioja, Spain, situated on the banks of the Oja River. Its name refers to its founder, Dominic de la Calzada, who built a bridge, hospital, and hotel here for pilgrims on the French Way the most popular path of the Way of St. James.
One of the Rioja towns most deeply marked by the Pilgrim's Route to Santiago de Compostela is Santo Domingo de la Calzada. Its network of medieval streets, declared a National Historic Interest Site, store a valuable heritage, particularly its walls, the Cathedral and the old Pilgrims' Hospital.
Ayuntamiento Santo Domingo De La Calzada 18 Government Buildings Abadía cisterciense 8 Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites Muralla Medieval 27 Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks Centro zen Dharma 11 Lessons & Workshops Stay A mix of the charming, modern, and tried and true. See all Parador Santo Domingo Bernardo de la Fresneda 634
Santo Domingo de la Calzada in La Rioja, Spain, photographed in 2014. Photograph: Louise Heusinkveld/Getty Images In the northern region of La Rioja, one medieval town has suffered...
Dominic de la Calzada (or Dominic of the Causeway) ( Spanish: Santo Domingo de la Calzada) (1019 – 12 May 1109) was a saint from a cottage in Burgos very close to La Rioja . Contents 1 Life 2 Miracles 3 Legend 3.1 Analysis of the story 4 Veneration 5 Notes 6 External links Life [ edit]
Santo Domingo de la Calzada is one of the main points of the Santiago Way. In fact, the city was founded by the saint whose name gives the intention to help the pilgrims on the pilgrimage route. Plan your trip to Santo Domingo de la Calzada