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Doing a Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage? Check Out This Site

¡Buen Camino! is dedicated to all things Camino de Santiago and more.

If you dream of crossing the Camino de Santiago de Compostela someday—on foot, bike, wheelchair, or virtually—click on a new website to help you plan the ultimate pilgrimage trip.

¡Buen Camino!, or “good journey,” which is how pilgrims along the route greet each other, is also the name of the site dedicated to all things Camino de Santiago and more.

First up, Find Your Route Into Galicia gives you a visual-heavy sampler of 10 ways to make the pilgrimage. There’s the Primitive Way, or the route of the earliest pilgrims; the more popular French Route;  the easier Winter Way, which avoids snow-covered mountains; and the Sea Route, an homage to commemorate the arrival of St. James’s remains by the Sea of Galicia. Whichever route you choose, the views—and there are countless—are breathtaking. (Read: Pope Cheers for Teenage PWD on Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage)

Photo from Google Arts & Culture

Still need convincing? Click Travel with your Senses to see the sights and hear the sounds you expect to encounter along the way. A 360° tour of the St. James Way in Galicia gives you a sweeping view inside the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. And Meet the People Who Work the Camino introduces you to the men and women whose jobs make your pilgrimage all the more convenient, safe, meaningful, and memorable. 

There are other things to see and do in this website. Explore gives you photos and info of everything under the sun—from artists and the environment to history and places around the world. Play offers fun and educational multi-sensoral games.  And Nearby informs you of museums and other cultural points of interest close to where you are. (Read: Pilgrims Can Now Walk the Camino de Santiago After Lockdown)

Photos from Google Arts & Culture

Developed with Google Arts & Culture in cooperation with the Regional Government of Galicia, the Regional Government of Aragon, Santiago Cathedral Foundation, and the Spanish Federation of Associations of Friends, the site has something for every member of the family.  

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