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From bridge to bridge and I keep walking

In our Route of the French Way from Saint Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela, we will cross many rivers, which will give us the opportunity to cross imposing bridges loaded with history, myths and legends that surround them since its construction ...
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Legends Camino Santiago

The Mystery of Obanos

June 22, 2019
The "From the martyrdom of Santa Felicia and the Penance of St. Guillén", is popularly known as "Mystery of Obanos", gives a literary body to a secular legend of the fourteenth century about the children of the Dukes of Aquitaine. After traveling the Camino de Santiago and feeling the religious vocation, the Princess Felicia, won by the fervor of ... Continued
Santiago de Compostela

Face Washing in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and its Portico de la Gloria

July 26, 2018
It has been waiting for but after years of restoration of the main facade of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Plaza del Obradoiro) and the Portico de la Gloria and look a more renovated. A thorough washing of the face to eliminate the "blackish" color and even the moss that was already coming out of some of its stones. ... Continued
Arzúa

Gastronomy on the Camino de Santiago Francés

June 15, 2018
As a pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago Francés, you will not only enjoy its spectacular landscapes, and its endearing people; but also its famous cuisine that will make our trip as complete as possible in every way. The lunch / dinner will be a place to achieve greater fraternization and approach with others ... Continued
The way

History of the Camino de Santiago

January 27, 2018
Brief history Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela Santiago el Mayor was Juan's brother, both sons of Zebedeo. After the death of Jesus Christ, Santiago came in preaching to Hispania, according to tradition. Apparently it did not get much success. The Virgin Mary appeared to him in Saragossa, inspiring him with his evangelical task. Of … Continued
Santo Domingo de la Calzada

Legend of Santo Domingo de la Calzada

June 15, 2017
Did you know…? Tradition has it that among the many Compostela pilgrims who stop in Santo Domingo de la Calzada to venerate the relics of the Saint, a German couple arrived here with their eighteen-year-old son named Hugonell, from Ad Sanctos (Xanten in the Diocese of Münster , but until 1821 of the Archbishopric of Cologne) The girl ... Continued
The way

News of interest on the Camino de Santiago

February 17, 2017
The figures of the Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela In the year 2017 in the Pilgrims Office of Santiago de Compostela, 301,006 pilgrims received the 278,232 pilgrims of 2016. This represents 8.3% more pilgrims: By sex - Pilgrim women 147,857 as against 133,998 (Year 2016) - Pilgrim men ... Continued