The Santiago de Compostela Camino: Centuries Old, Yet Very Much Alive
Santiago de Compostela has been a pilgrimage destination since the Middles Ages. Better known by its Spanish name the 'Camino', this trail is one of the eldest challenges worldwide. Since Medieval times, millions of people have travelled to Santiago on these roads coming from all over Europe.
Today more than ever, the Camino attracts people from all over the world. Not only pilgrims but also hikers, cyclists and mountain bikers, as it has become a well-known challenge inviting people to surpass themselves and live a once in a lifetime experience, regardless of their age or background. Every year, more and more people reach the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, each of them with their own story and, of course, their own memories.