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Camino de Santiago

Where does the Camino de Santiago start?

One of the most popular questions we receive from pilgrims every year is: where does the Camino de Santiago start? As we always say, there are as many Caminos de Santiago as pilgrims walking them. There is more than one route leading to Santiago de Compostela, final destination of this pilgrimage, and the starting point...

The Origins of the French Way | Camino de Santiago

What do you know about the origins of the French Way (or Camino Francés)? All Pilgrims interested on the Camino de Santiago have heard of the French Way, as it is the most popular route. However, very few people know about the origins of this pilgrimage route, and that’s exactly what we want to talk...

O Cebreiro to Santiago Walking Route, Map & Stages

How long is the route from O Cebreiro to Santiago de Compostela? What are the distances between stages? Where can I get a map for the route? The French Way is one of the longest Caminos to reach Santiago de Compostela. Many pilgrims decide to walk the last 100 kms from Sarria. Nevertheless, there are...

The Primitive Way, a spiritual trip

Today we will discover the oldest route of the Camino de Santiago: the Primitive Way More than a thousand years ago, it was the Camino crossed by the King Alfonso II  when he visited the grave of St. James the Apostle.  The Primitive Way is one of the most beautiful Caminos to Santiago de Compostela,...

Route of Father Sarmiento

Who was Father Sarmiento? Which one is the route of Father Sarmiento? Which is the relationship between the route of Father Sarmiento and the Camino de Santiago? Why is so important to the Galician culture? Which villages are crossed by the route of Father Sarmiento? The Route of Father Sarmiento is getting popular between hikers...

The most popular Camino Routes in 2019

We are reviewing the most popular Camino routes to Santiago de Compostela registered in 2019. Have a look to find out the numbers of pilgrims along each Way!   After the cold winter months, the Camino de Santiago wakes up again by the end of March, beginning of June. Pilgrims from all over the world...

The Winter Camino

Have you ever heard about the Winter Way or Camino de Invierno? This is the only route that crosses all the Galician regions (Ourense, Lugo, Pontevedra and A Coruña). You may meet the green countryside in one of the less walked Camino routes: The Winter Way.   A Guide for the Winter Way A recurring...

Spiritual Variant – Portuguese Camino

Day after day it is more frequent to hear about it… The spiritual variant of the Portuguese Way is beginning its heyday. The Traslatio, based on the legend that tells that the Apostle Santiago remains arrived in a boat, bordering the Iberian Peninsula to reach Padrón, is increasingly popular. Would you like to know more...

Accommodation along the Camino de Santiago

 The variety of accommodation along the Camino de Santiago depends on the route you choose. Would you like to know more about it? I bet you are already imagining it… The thing is that among the routes to Santiago, you can either find quiet or crowded ones. Finding accommodation along the Camino de Santiago At first,...

Difference between St James Way and Via Francigena

What is the difference between the St James Way and The Via Francigena? The main one is that one route is going to Santiago de Compostela and the other to Rome. Even though they are two of the main pilgrimage routes in Europe and in the world, they present many different aspects. Discover in what these...
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