The parish of Santiago de Carril belongs to the municipality of Vilagarcía de Arousa. Its historic port, commercially linked during the 17th to 19th centuries to the city of Santiago de Compostela, was the departure point for Galician emigration to America. Opposite it and a short
The Convent of Saint Francis was founded in 1214 by Saint Francis of Assisi. Legend has it that on a pilgrimage to the city of Santiago de Compostela he ordered a charcoal burner called Cotolay to build the convent. The great work was paid for thanks
Galicia's nature is much more extensive than the mountainous area and the extensive meadows that the Way of Saint James crosses. For this reason, it is recommended that, once the tomb of the apostle Saint James is visited, a few days should be devoted to discovering
The pilgrimage to the tomb of the apostle Saint James is of spiritual, cultural and gastronomic interest, but it also allows pilgrims to reconnect with nature. After leaving behind the landscapes of the Castilian-Leonese plateau, the Way makes its way through mountains and lush forests.
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.
After crossing the landscapes of Navarra, the Way of Saint James enters the Autonomous Community of La Rioja. The Pilgrim's Way crosses the territory at its northern end, and pilgrims can enjoy its nature from the seventh stage, a day that ends in Logroño, the capital