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Although most pilgrims undertake the Way of St. James on foot, more and more are doing so on horseback or cycling.  Cycling involves...
During the early years of the pilgrimage’s revival (in the eighties), the present-day network of pilgrim hostels did not exist. Walkers...
Advice for Cyclists Entering the City Cyclists travelling along the Way of St. James can enter Plaza del Obradoiro via the same urban route as...
The Way of St. James requires extra effort in relation to the pilgrim’s everyday life and therefore requires a special diet and...
Apart from following the general advice for pilgrims, disabled persons should pay special attention to their physical condition and prepare...
Pilgrims travelling along the Way of St. James for religious or spiritual reasons, and who therefore want to obtain the so-called ...
Spring and autumn are usually the best times of year for undertaking the Way of St. James. You can thereby avoid the rigours of the winter and...
The stages are usually planned before undertaking the trip, depending on the starting point, type of pilgrimage (on foot, on horseback or...
A daily Pilgrim Mass is celebrated at Santiago Cathedral’s high altar; it is attended by travellers from all over the world, who give...
Those who manage to reach Santiago unaided, during any year, are awarded the Compostela, a certificate issued by the Pilgrim Office to certify...