Stage 5: Sigüeiro-Santiago de Compostela

Stage 5 of the English Way, which connects Sigüeiro with Santiago de Compostela, covers around 16 kilometers and represents the final and exciting section of the pilgrimage. This stretch is characterized by a well-marked path that winds through forested hills and suburban areas, offering pilgrims the palpable anticipation of reaching their sacred destination.

Towns through which the stage takes place

  • Sigüeiro: Starting point that still retains its rural charm before entering the proximity of Santiago de Compostela.
  • San Marcos: Small village with a serene atmosphere that marks the path to the capital of Compostela.
  • Santiago de Compostela: The culmination of the stage and the English Way, where pilgrims immerse themselves in the majesty of the historic city.

Monuments to see along the route

  • Saint Mark’s Chapel in Sigüeiro: An initial point that highlights the religious tradition before entering the last section.
  • Bridge over the Tambre River: An emblematic crossing that connects suburban areas with the rural environment.
  • Santiago de Compostela Cathedral: The summit monument, which awaits pilgrims with its architectural and spiritual majesty in the Plaza del Obradoiro.

This final stage is an exciting and significant journey that culminates in arrival in the majestic city of Santiago de Compostela, where pilgrims can experience the spirituality, culture and excitement of having completed the English Way.

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StagesEnglish Way

Etapa 1

Ferrol - Pontedeume

28 km
Etapa 2

Pontedeume - Betanzos

20 km
Etapa 3

Betanzos-Mesón do Vento

24 km
Etapa 4

Mesón do Vento-Sigüeiro

24 km
Etapa 5

Sigüeiro-Santiago de Compostela

16 km

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