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Camino de Santiago and Covid-19

05-03-2021

The Camino de Santiago and Covid-19

The Covid-19 crisis has forced to close the Jacobean Routes. We summarize how the situation is and the measures adopted by the Government to recover the return to normality

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The Camino de Santiago and Covid-19

Xacobeo 2021

01-02-2021

Digital credential for the Holy Year

The digital Credential will be in force with the Xacobeo 2021 and in it the pilgrims will be able to register their steps through the different Jacobean Routes obtaining their stamps through the capture of QR codes.

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Digital credential for the Holy Year

History of the Camino

28-01-2021

2020: a different year in the Camino de Santiago

We take stock of this 2020, a year in which the Camino was empty for months, albergues and other accommodation were forced to close their doors and the number of pilgrims who made it to Santiago and picked up their Compostela barely reached 50.000.

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2020: a different year in the Camino de Santiago

Xacobeo 2021

31-12-2020

Reasons to do the Camino de Santiago in 2021 and 2022

The celebration of Xacobeo 2021 and the 120th Compostela Holy Year in its history invites you to visit one of the Jacobean Routes. Today we give you 10 reasons why you should do the Camino de Santiago in 2021 and 2022.

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Reasons to do the Camino de Santiago in 2021 and 2022

Tips to do the Camino

03-12-2020

The Camino de Santiago in winter

Choose the appropriate route, plan your itinerary well, protect yourself from the cold ... We give you the keys to enjoy the Camino de Santiago also in winter.

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The Camino de Santiago in winter

03-12-2020

The chestnut tree of Ramil, the tree of the Camino de Santiago

It’s been on the Camino de Santiago for over 800 years. Its impressive structure appears to be a weather map. And no pilgrim goes back home without taking a picture with it. Today we share the history of Triacastela and the chestnut tree of Ramil, thanks to a man that knows it better than anyone else: Santiago Soria, a resident of the village of Ramil and a true lover of the Jacobean Route.

 

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The chestnut tree of Ramil, the tree of the Camino de Santiago

Xacobeo 2021

12-11-2020

The 'Botafumeiro' returns to the Santiago Cathedral

The Xacobeo 2021 will allow us to watch the flight of this huge incense burner, which is more than one and a half meters tall and weighs over 50 kilos, swinging down from the Cathedral’s ceiling thanks to the “tiraboleiros”.

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The 'Botafumeiro' returns to the Santiago Cathedral

Culture & Traditions of the Camino

05-11-2020

Game of the Goose: symbolic map of the Camino

The Order of the Templars could have invented this game which is actually an encrypted guide of the Camino Francés through 63 squares that represent a round trip to Santiago.

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Game of the Goose: symbolic map of the Camino