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10/Mar/2017

Nava Castro highlights that the Portuguese Route has now established itself as the second most popular pilgrimage route to Santiago

The Turismo de Galicia director and the archbishop of Santiago, Monsignor Julián Barrio, attended the opening of the new pilgrim hostel in Milladoiro, Ames Last year, almost...

10/Mar/2017

Feijóo describes the refurbishment of Pambre Castle as part of the heritage of all Galicians which will help boost the status of the routes of the Way of St. James

He states that actions of this kind reinforce the potential of the Camino, in order to make 2017 another record year for pilgrims, like 2016, and to prepare for the best Xacobeo...

4/Mar/2017

Turismo de Galicia focuses on promoting the values of the Way of St. James with two travelling exhibitions

This week marked the opening of the exhibition Hospitality on the Way of St. James. Photographs by Manuel G. Vicente in the Granada town of Guadix. The show...

1/Mar/2017

Nava Castro unveils new signage for the Portuguese Coastal Route in Baiona

81 milestones will be erected along the 150 kilometres of the Portuguese Coastal Route in Galicia This coastal variant, now an official Pilgrimage Route to Santiago de...

23/Feb/2017

Nava Castro stresses the role of scientific and informative publications in the preservation of the Camino de Santiago

The Director of Turismo de Galicia attended the presentation of the book ‘Translating the relics of St. James', directed by Antón Pazos, Assistant Director of the Instituto de...

15/Feb/2017

The Xunta is making progress in the projects to improve the integration of the landscape of the Caminos de Santiago in Compostela, with an investment of 4.2 million euros

In accordance with the agreement signed today, the Xunta will address adaptation work in, at least, four areas of entry of the Caminos de Santiago into the city, where the Town...

11/Feb/2017

Turismo de Galicia takes the Exhibition of the Japanese photographer Tomohiro Muda 'Camino de Santiago. A View from the East' to Valencia.

The exhibition, which opens the commemorative programme of the XXX anniversary of the Foundation of the Association of Friends of the Camino de Santiago in the Community of...

8/Feb/2017

The Road Safety Commission for the Way of St. James analyses proposed measures to improve the pilgrimage route

• Through this multi-disciplinary commission, the Ministry of Public Works and the Xunta de Galicia work together to improve locations where the Way of St. James intersects with...