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1/Feb/2020

8/Jan/2020

The Xunta opens registration for the 11th Congress of Jacobean Studies dedicated to Berenguel de Landoria

It will be between the 19th and 22nd February in the Museum of Pilgrimage and Santiago and will include many speakers and specialists with a large reach Santiago de...

16/Dec/2019

Feijóo guarantees 10 activities each day across 313 places for Galicians and visitors to celebrate the Jacobean year and enjoy the best of Galicia over the next two years

Feijóo highlights that this initiative, presented today, already has sufficient resources, has been established, is decentralised and is complete He thanks all those involved in...

13/Dec/2019

Galicia, Andalucía, Extremadura and Castilla y León will transfer the responsibility for creating a National Plan of the Ways of Saint James to globally promote the Jacobean routes to the central Government

The four Autonomous Communites have agreed to work together to enable coordinated planning for the development of this route They emphasise the need to include Galicia and...

24/Nov/2019

The Xunta decides on the Way of Saint James rewards that recognise institutions and groups for their work in the Xacobeo field

The winners in the business category are Leidiz, for a project to travel the Mar de Arousa route and the Rio Ulla by kayak, and Tdniet App, which created an application for mobile...

23/Nov/2019

A new milestone for the Way of Saint James is installed in the Italian city of Pistoia, 2505 kilometres away from Galicia

Xacobeo 21 commissioner, Cecilia Pereira, participated in the unveiling of the milestone This is the sixth milestone installed by the Galician Government following the ones...

29/Oct/2019

The Xunta has installed a Way of Saint James signpost in Krakow, in front of the John Paul II ‘Papal Window’

The regional minister of Culture and Tourism highlighted the Polish pope’s support for the Way of Saint James and recalled that he visited Santiago twice, in 1982 and 1989 He...

24/Oct/2019

The Xunta recognises the Council of Europe as an Ambassador of the Camino de Santiago due to its work publicising, promoting and raising awareness of the Jacobean Route

The institution promoted knowledge of and publicisation of the Way of Saint James, making it the first Cultural Route of the Council of Europe in 1987 and promoting the Jacobean...