The Evolution of Walking trips, Camino de Santiago, Spain
Why Walk the Camino
Decreed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 with over 1,800 buildings rich in historical significance, it’s no surprise that the Camino de Santiago (also known as the Way of St-James) welcomes more than 150,000 walkers annually.
Originally an ancient pilgrimage route, today the Camino de Santiago Trail is frequented by people from all walks of life, of all ages, ethnicities and beliefs from all over the world.
The reasons for walking the Camino de Santiago range anywhere from looking to lose weight or just being on holiday, to religious or spiritual motives.
No matter one’s reasons for being there though, all walk away with a unique, unforgettable experience.
“ INSPIRING, REJUVENATING, ENCHANTING, ADVENTUROUS, MOVING, CHALLENGING ”
There are many long distance trails on the globe but only the Camino de Santiago has achieved such International recognition. Millions have walked this path over the last 1,200 years, perhaps now is your time to set foot along this ancient trail?