Via de la Plata

Semana Santa in Seville

5 Special Places To Experience The Camino at Easter

5 Special Places To Experience The Camino at Easter Easter, Semana Santa or Holy Week, sees widespread celebrations in Spain, with towns and cities along the Camino de Santiago staging grand processions. A wide array of destinations offers diverse experiences of the Camino at Easter. From coastal celebrations to famous locations or traditional settings, the

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Vegetarian on the Camino

Vegetarian on the Camino Being a vegetarian on the Camino de Santiago can sometimes pose a bit of a challenge. Pilgrims who adopt a pescetarian diet (i.e. eat fish) will be spoilt for choice, particularly in Galicia. For those who don’t eat fish, following these tips and bringing a steady supply of snacks and a

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A short overview of Seville

A short overview of Seville Seville is one of the most loved places by visitors to Spain, it is also the starting point of the Via de la Plata route to Santiago de Compostela. Here will give you an overview of Seville. Although today Moorish influence is architecturally most evident – Andalusia was occupied by Moors

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Ponferrada, a magical Camino town

9 Magical Camino Towns

9 Magical Camino Towns From Pontedeume on the French Way with its Templar castle via the fairytale city of Salamanca all the way to picturesque Porto and beyond. Here are nine of the most magical towns on the Camino de Santiago routes, hand picked by the team. 1. Ponferrada – French Way With it’s

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Easter Celebrations, Santiago de Compostela

Camino Festivals Calendar

Planning your Camino de Santiago trip? Many interesting festivals take place along the different Camino routes throughout the year; as most towns and villages host annual festivals to honour their patron saint’ but also celebrating their local food and wine and other special events. Whether they are world-famous such as San Fermin in Pamplona, local

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Camino Culture: cathedrals of Galicia

Cathedrals of Galicia Santiago de Compostela cathedral is the most famous cathedral in Galicia but did you know there are four other cathedrals in Galicia, along four main Camino de Santiago routes to Santiago de Compostela.  Most of Galicia’s cathedrals are medieval in origin, following a classic Romanesque style, although later additions have given the

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10 Things to do in Seville

The Via de la Plata starts in the magnificent city of Seville. This Camino de Santiago route was first of all a trading road used by the Romans to join the North and the South of Spain and it is by far the longest Camino (1000km). Seville is the capital and largest city of the

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