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8/Aug/2017

From today the new pools in Monte do Gozo Park are open, free of charge, to pilgrims and the general public

The facilities enhance the leisure and relaxation options in the largest park in Santiago de Compostela, one of the most symbolic points on the Way of St. James. The pools,...

7/Aug/2017

Feijóo frames the improvement of the services of the Camino Primitivo within the decision to diversify the Jacobean Routes and transform Galicia into a peaceful, welcoming destination.

“We want tourists to come and visit us because we are a welcoming people”, he stated. He reminded us that last year was “the best historical year of the Caminos”, in the months...

6/Aug/2017

Nava Castro welcomes the passengers from the first Pilgrim Train at the end of its journey along the Portuguese Way

The travellers left Madrid and today arrived at the railway station of the capital of Galicia after travelling along several stages of the Camino de Santiago and visiting several...

26/Jul/2017

Nava Castro congratulates the International Committee of Experts on the Way of St. James for its work over the past 25 years

The Turismo director closed today’s working meeting of this team of nine specialists from throughout Europe, which advises the Xunta on issues around the pilgrimage route The...

24/Jul/2017

Smart Camino digital initiatives secure growing interest among pilgrims in the first half of the year

The free website and app for planning and following the Way of St. James are gaining users, with excellent loyalty levels and a very high average visit duration Santiago de...

24/Jul/2017

Turismo de Galicia provides close to 46,000 euros to the French Route Municipal Association to improve signage for local tourism resources

Regional Representative José Manuel Balseiro explained that a lighted totem sign will be installed in each municipality, enabling pilgrims to obtain the information they need for...

21/Jul/2017

The Turismo director highlights the parallels between the Way of St. James and Shikoku pilgrimage routes that emerge in a new exhibition

Today, Nava Castro opened the show on this Japanese route organized by the Shikoku Trail World Heritage Committee Until 24 September, the Museum of Pilgrimage and St. James will...

20/Jul/2017

Feijóo announces the creation of the Xacobeo 2021 Organizing Committee with the goal of making this the best Holy Year in our history

The Xunta is tackling the organization of Xacobeo 2021 with the hope that it will set the tone for the decade in the community and provide a stimulus which will help consolidate...