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Camino de Santiago desde Madrid: una ruta diferente pero muy especial

By | 2 May, 2018 | 0 comments


Are you looking for a great experience? The Way of St. James, more commonly referred to as the Camino de Santiago, is one of the most transited routes in all of Europe and there are dozens of starting points. If you want to take a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, you don’t always need to start from France. In Spain there are routes that link up to the French trail, the most well-known out of all of the routes.

The Camino de Santiago is a very enriching experience that will take you through dozens of towns throughout Spain where you can get to know people and places and get by with only the bare necessities. There are many ways to walk the Camino de Santiago, however the most common is to depart from an official starting point. Currently, there are various routes or “ways” in Spain and Europe, such as the Tres Cantos route in Madrid. It is there where other routes from different points of Spain link up and it is the official starting point from Madrid.

From Madrid to Santiago de Compostela: 435 miles

The Camino de Santiago starting from Madrid includes a total of 13 stages with different variants you will have to pass until you reach Sahagún where you can link up to continue along on the classic route that begins in France.

In total, the route is 435 miles long and will take you through dozens of Spanish towns. There are a host of itineraries that will provide you with information about where to sleep, eat or take a break. In addition, you can obtain discounts at many places by showing the stamps you’ve received over the course of your journey. Don’t forget your booklet so you can have it stamped at all the points of interest along the way.

Madrid is one of the places in Spain that attracts the most tourists and also one of the cities most often chosen as a point of departure to make the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. This route is a World Heritage Site and those who complete it will experience something that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime.

If you are looking for an experience by foot, the Camino de Santiago departing from Tres Cantos awaits!

Categories: Excursiones, Guías Madrid

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