Destination guide

Rustic Ames will entice you

Enjoy the history and other features of Ames. This relaxing and walkable city entices travellers with its gardens and restaurants. Santiago de Compostela Cathedral and Obradoiro Square are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ames

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ames is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alameda Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Galicia Plaza (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Parque do Paxonal (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Belvis Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Santo Domingo de Bonaval Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Pozo Bastón (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ames

Fly into Santiago de Compostela (SCQ-Lavacolla), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into La Coruna (LCG), which is 31.4 mi (50.5 km) away.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ames?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ames. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palace of Rubianes: 814 holiday rentals
  • University of Santiago de Compostela: 251 holiday rentals
  • Laxe Beach: 206 holiday rentals
  • Galicia Parliament: 254 holiday rentals
  • Mercado de Abastos de Santiago: 252 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ames listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ames?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 37 Houses in Ames. Our other popular types of Ames holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 101 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 29 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ames?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 32 holiday homes with pool available in Ames. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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