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Pilgrim Hospitals on the Camino de Santiago

20 for April, 2020
The Pilgrim Hospitals on the Camino de Santiago began to gain strength once the tomb of the Apostle Santiago was discovered, in the XNUMXth century, a Pilgrimage Road to Santiago de Compostela was slowly started, from all points of Christian Europe. At the rate that this flow of pilgrims grew, it was also seen ... Continued
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Samos Monastery

11 for April, 2020
The Benedictine Monastery of San Julián y Basilisa (popularly known as the Monastery of Samos) is located on the French Way, near the mythical O Cebreiro in the province of Lugo and encased in a beautiful valley, located in the town of Samos. In our humble opinion the Monastery of Samos is probably, after the… Continued
Santiago Compostela pilgrimage

The arrival in Santiago de Compostela

1 for October, 2011
Upon arrival in Santiago de Compostela, stop for a few minutes in the Plaza del Obradoiro, sit down, lie down, stand in the middle of the square and admire the extraordinary facade of the recently restored Cathedral of Santiago. Let the sensations and feelings flow within you. For each pilgrim the arrival in Santiago de… Continued
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Manual of good practices of the Camino de Santiago

6 for October, 2011
List of tips / rules of the Manual of good practices of the Camino de Santiago 1. Follow the signs of the road. Respecting the signs you will not get lost and you will avoid accidents. 2. Close the gates, lobsters, gates and doors. If you walk with your pet, make sure it does not cause inconvenience to other users. 3. A photograph, the best ... Continued

Pilgrim or hiker

10 for October, 2011
Many are those who say that "they" do not make any route to the Camino de Santiago because it is "something" religious, that it does not go with them, that they are not believers, that they do not see any sense to make a route to Santiago if they do not have faith . The Camino is not only an exclusively “religious” pilgrimage whose primary objective… Continued
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The French Way

January 30, 2012
The Itinerary of the French Way was fixed in the XNUMXth century, thanks to the efforts of Sancho III the Elder, Sancho Ramírez of Navarra and Aragón, Alfonso VI and other Kings of Castile, León and Galicia. The Camino de Santiago enters through the North of the Peninsula (Pyrenees, where the famous Cantar de Roldan took place… Continued
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Year of Mercy 2016

November 12, 2015
The Year of Mercy takes place after the recent Franciscan Year of 2014, Pope Francis has proclaimed an extraordinary Jubilee, through the papal bull called "Mercy Vultus" having as its fundamental axis the mercy of God. We are, therefore, before a Holy Year of Mercy. Its official start will be on ... Continued
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Distance certificate

2 for February, 2017
Since 2017, in addition to the famous and well-known “Compostela”, it is now possible to obtain the Distance Certificate, which is the document that certifies the exact place from where the pilgrim has started his Camino de Santiago. The distance certificate can be requested by any pilgrim who has made the Camino ... Continued
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History of the Camino de Santiago

January 27, 2018
The Camino de Santiago is considered a historical pilgrimage route since a hermit, named Paio, found the remains of the Apostle Santiago el Mayor, in Galicia, around the year 830. ORIGIN OF THE ROAD TO SANTIAGO The history of the Camino de Santiago relates that the first pilgrimages were born in the Middle Ages as a Christian pilgrimage towards… Continued
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