For fourteen days, the Way crosses Castilla y León, a land with a strong gastronomic tradition that allows the pilgrim to gather strength to face the route to the tomb of the apostle Santiago. The Autonomous Community has an extensive popular recipe book and a great
The extension of Castilla y León makes it a territory with a very rich biodiversity and a lot of nature to enjoy. Pilgrims who have time to extend their journey and deviate from the traditional itinerary can visit some of the most precious enclaves of Burgos,
Through the town of Redecilla del Camino, the Way of Saint James enters Castilla y León to cross its territories during sixteen stages. The Jacobean Route leaves behind the landscapes of La Rioja and enters the Castilian plateau, crossing Burgos, Palencia and León.
The Pilgrim's Way is a spiritual journey, but it also involves physical effort. Therefore, rest is one of the fundamental keys to face each day. The Community of Castilla y León offers a network of municipal hostels exclusively for pilgrims.