Municipal pilgrims’ hostels in La Rioja
La Rioja offers a network of municipal hostels exclusively for pilgrims. These establishments have all the basic services and reduced prices. In them, it is compulsory to present the pilgrim's credentials. This passport can be obtained in some of the establishments themselves.
The flavour of La Rioja through the Way of Saint James
On their way through La Rioja, pilgrims can recover their strength with the traditional gastronomy of these lands. Throughout La Rioja, it is very typical to have an aperitif before a meal. Pickles, chorizo sausage and olives are, together with wine, the main protagonists.
Recipe: Rioja-style potatoes
Rioja-style potatoes are one of the most typical dishes in the gastronomy of La Rioja. The preparation of this spoon dish has spread throughout Spain, but it is of Riojan origin. This traditional recipe is very easy to make and has two basic ingredients: potatoes and
Recipe: Ahorcadillos from Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Hangadillos are a typical sweet from the gastronomy of La Rioja. They are made in the town of Santo Domingo de la Calzada and are a scallop-shaped pastry filled with almond cream or angel hair.
The Romanesque in La Rioja
As it passes through the autonomous region of La Rioja, the Way of Saint James is home to great monuments typical of Romanesque art from the 11th and 12th centuries.
The nature of La Rioja through the Way of Saint James
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