Santiago de Compostela, next to Rome and Jerusalem, is an important pilgrimage route for christians. According to the legend, the apostle Saint James is buried in the cathedral. Modern science has disputed the fact that the apostle ever reached Spain, however, thousands of people annually make the pilgrimage either by foot, horse, or on bicycle. The historical atmosphere and the spiritual adventure, as well as the physical challenges, cast their spell on the contemporary traveller.

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All through Europe a network of paths exist which unite on the western side of the Pyrennees. The spanish portion of this route has become known as 'Camino de Santiago'.
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We have travelled the Camino in May/June 2000 by bicycle. We are not experts on the subject, but if you have a question not answered on these pages, we will try to help.
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