Hiking in Spain - Camino de Santiago (Chapter)
This is the Camino de Santiago chapter from Lonely Planet's Hiking in Spain guidebook.
Even non-walkers have heard of the Camino de Santiago. What started as a medieval pilgrimage is now Europe's Premier Cultural Itinerary and a Unesco World Heritage Site, to name but a few of its accolades. Grab this chapter and get the most out of this magnificent and incomparable walk.
- watch the setting sun from the gates of Roncesvalles and think about the long road ahead
- admire the light filtering through the stained-glass windows of León's beautiful cathedral
- revel in the solitude on Castilla's flat plain, where endless fields roll off into distant nothingness
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Environment, Climate, Planning, Gateway, Camino de Santiago, More Pilgrim Walks, Towns & Facilities.
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