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Camino de Santiago

Trails

The Camino de Santiago, known in English as the Way of Saint James among other names, is a network of pilgrims' ways serving pilgrimage to the shrine of the apostle Saint James the Great in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain, where tradition has it that the remains of the saint are buried. Many follow its routes as a form of spiritual path or retreat for their spiritual growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts and organized tour groups.

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  • Notable examples 

  • Major Christian pilgrimage route 

  • History 

  • Modern-day pilgrimage 

  • Selected literature