Learn about Cape Finisterre at the end of the Camino
A day in the life on the Camino in June.
The second to last day of tour one.
Journey along the Camino de Santiago as told by pilgrim Paul Pritchard.
Day one of the first Camino de Santiago trip of 2014!
The first part of our Camino begins in the beautiful, historic city of León. The city boasts ancient monuments and pieces of history dating back to the 1st century AD.
By the 12th and 13th centuries, over half a million pilgrims were making their way across Saint James Way each year. At this point in time, kings and clergymen had begun to build hostels, roads, bridges, and hospitals to accommodate the needs of so many travelers.
The scallop shell is the most prolific and meaningful symbol of the Camino. Virtually all of those who walk the path carry a scallop shell tied to their backpack or their walking stick. It calls out to the world that you are walking the Camino and are a pilgrim on a journey.