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NEW 2017 EDITION. This is the Camino most pilgrims do, and the one most people have in mind when they picture the Camino. The French Camino was also the first one to be marked with yellow arrows when the pilgrimage made its revival in the 1970s. It is also the one that is described in the Codex Calixtinus (the renown medieval pilgrimage travel guide to Santiago). So it was clearly destined for fame and fortune. This is the one that takes you through the historic cities of León and Burgos and comes over the Pyrenees from France.

In 2015, 69% of all the pilgrims walked this one. A Survival Guide to the Camino de Santiago in Galicia covers the Galician section of this route.

 

A Survival Guide to the Camino de Santiago in Galicia is organised in eight chapters that correspond to the commonly suggested daily stages to be covered on foot. There is also a ninth chapter describing the alternative route to Sarria via Samos. There is also a final chapter for the city of Santiago de Compostela, a general introductory chapter and an annex on general Spanish culture.

General information is provided for each village or place of interest as well as information on how to get in and out of the towns (not always the easiest thing). Finally, there are miscellaneous information snippets about the places you are travelling through or near to. This information can be historical, religious, artistic, or anything else related to Spanish and Galician culture and/or customs.

 

Paperback: 164 pages | Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (December 28, 2015) | Language: English | ISBN-10: 1502356198 | ISBN-13: 978-1502356192 | Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches | Shipping Weight: 9.1 ounces.

 
 
 

NEW 2017 EDITION. As it’s name indicates, it starts in Portugal and heads north to Santiago, not quite on the coast. Highlights include the towns of Tui, Pontevedra and Padrón, the place where the Camino story began 2000 years ago. This is the only Camino route where you can actually say that you are following in the footsteps of the Apostle Santiago as it was on this route where he carried out his mission in life and later arrived after his martyrdom.

In 2015, 16% walked this one. A Survival Guide to the Portuguese Camino in Galicia covers the Galician section of this route, starting on the border town of Tui.

 

A Survival Guide to the Portuguese Camino in Galicia is organised in six chapters that correspond to the commonly suggested daily stages to be covered on foot. There is also a final chapter for the city of Santiago de Compostela, a general introductory chapter and two annexes, one for the Portuguese town of Valença do Minho, and the other on general Spanish culture.

General information is provided for each village or place of interest as well as information on how to get in and out of the towns (not always the easiest thing). Finally, there are miscellaneous information snippets about the places you are travelling through or near to. This information can be historical, religious, artistic, or anything else related to Spanish and Galician culture and/or customs.

 
Paperback: 150 pages | Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 3, 2016) | Language: English | ISBN-10: 1519246811 | ISBN-13: 978-1519246813 | Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches | Shipping Weight: 9.1 ounces.

 
 
 

In December 1494, the German traveller Hieronymus Münzer began his pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela on the Portuguese Camino.

One hundred years later, the Italian priest Giovanni Battista Confalonieri followed his footsteps, arriving in Santiago on May 4th.

In 1670, another Italian - the priest Domenico Laffi - completed his pilgrimage on the 30th of June, after walking all the way from Bologna Italy on the French Camino.

These are their accounts.


 

Three Journeys to Santiago de Compostela includes the translations with commentaries of the journeys of these three pilgrims on the Portuguese Camino and the French Camino. These commentaries have not only been thoroughly researched, with the aim of offering more insight and understanding to the text, but are also accompanied with personal insights. As I work and regularly walk both the Portuguese and French Caminos every year, I am able to enrich these commentaries with current observations of the places they visited.

Three Journeys to Santiago de Compostela only includes the sections that describe their journeys on the French or Portuguese Caminos. This means that, in the case of Müller, only the accounts of his journey through the Iberian Peninsula that coincide with the historic Portuguese and French Caminos have been included.

 
Paperback: 114 pages | Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (March 12, 2017) | Language: English | ISBN-10: 154461604X | ISBN-13: 978-1544616049 | Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches | Shipping Weight: 8 ounces.

 
 
 

En este libro encontrarás información acerca de los hitos históricos y artísticos de los distintos lugares y monumentos que puedes visitar en el Camino Francés en Galicia.

Encontrarás también información acerca de los personajes y momentos históricos relevantes asociados al Camino. Esperamos que encuentres esta información útil y que sirva para enriquecer tu peregrinación y experiencia en el Camino.

El Cuadernillo no pretende ser una guía del Camino de Santiago sino más bien un libro de consulta y referencia acerca de los distintos lugares asociados con Santiago a su paso por Galicia.

 
 
Paperback: 73 pages | Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (December 8, 2015) | Language: Spanish | ISBN-10: 1540415546 | ISBN-13: 978-1540415547 | Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.2 x 8 inches | Shipping Weight: 4.3 ounces.

 
   
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