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.
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”.READ MORE
Culture & Traditions 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.READ MORE
Camino de Santiago and Covid-19
Less pilgrims, closed albergues but the same urge to go back to the Camino. Isabel and Jesús tell us about their experience on the Camino Francés in a year marked by coronavirus.