The Camiño de Santiago (or Way of St. James or St. James’ Way ) is the pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain, where tradition has it that the remains of the apostle Saint James are buried.
Legend holds that St. James’s remains were carried by boat from Jerusalem to northern Spain where he was buried on the site of what is now the city of Santiago de Compostela.
The Way can take one of any number of pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela.
The French Way (Spanish: Camino Francés) is the most popular of the routes. It runs from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port on the French side of the Pyrenees to Roncesvalles on the Spanish side before making its way through to Santiago de Compostela through the major cities of Pamplona, Logroño, Burgos and León.
To see how we got on check out the blog posts below:-
- Biarritz to St Jean Pied de Port
- St Jean Pied de Port to Auritz (Burgette)
- Burgette to Puente La Reina
- Puente La Reina to Lograno
- Logrono to Santo Domingo de Calzada
- Santo Domingo To Burgos
- Burgos to Carrion
- Carrion to Leon
- Leon to Rabanal
- Rabanal to O’Cebreiro
- O’Cebreiro to Portomarin
- Portomarin to Santiago
To see a video compilation of the Camino Trip click here:-
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