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Villafranca del Bierzo: Little Compostela

The quaint mountain town of Villafranca del Bierzo, on the Camino Frances, is also known as ‘la pequeña Compostela’, little Compostela. Villafranca’s Romanesque Iglesia de Santiago, Saint James Church, is home to the ‘Puerta del Perdón’, the gate or door of Forgiveness. This 12th-century church dedicated to St James is the only other temple along …

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The Camino de Santiago by bike

Press release date: 24th June 2014 Take the pilgrim trail to Santiago de Compostela on your bike with CaminoWays.com, the walking and cycling holiday specialist. The Camino de Santiago is not just a walking route and last year, over 12% of those who received their Compostela Camino certificate completed the journey by bike. These cyclists are …

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