The Camino de Santiago is sometimes referred to as the Pilgrimage of Compostela, or in English as the Way of Saint James. It is a network of pilgrims’ ways that serves the pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint James the Great at the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain.
You have decided to take a walking holiday this year and have your heart set on walking the Camino de Santiago. This epic pilgrimage is undertaken by hundreds of thousands of people every year and the Camino’s popularity continues to grow with each passing 12 months.
Hundreds of thousands of people make the pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago every year and the numbers keep on rising. You may be considering making the pilgrimage yourself and are making plans in advance of what a journey can be, if you take the French Way, of up to 780 km, mostly on foot […]
At up to 790 kilometres in length and taking approximately 30 days to complete on foot, it is safe to say that the Camino de Santiago is an epic journey. You get to see the shrine of the apostle Saint James the Great at the end of the pilgrimage, which some may see as a […]
Every year, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims embark on the Camino de Santiago and visit the shrine to the apostle Saint James the Great in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The number of official pilgrims is rising and doing so rapidly. Some 114,026 pilgrims made the journey in 2007 and 10-years later these numbers […]
There is no correct or incorrect route on the Camino de Santiago so long as the end destination is the shrine of Saint James the Great at the Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain. While the above statement is true, there are two common routes that are popular with pilgrim from around the […]