October 27, 2019

Why is it called “Vía de la Plata”?

The Way, Optional

Andalucía is the starting point of the famous “Vía de la Plata” (Silver Route) or also known as “Ruta de la Plata,” the route to Santiago that runs through the peninsula from South to North. In Astorga, it joins the well-known “Camino ...

September 18, 2019

What is the Compostela?

The Way, Optional

What is the Compostela? Is it the same as Compostelana or the credential? Many pilgrims ask themselves these questions the first time they make the routes. It is practically impossible to talk about the famous Routes of Santiago, without...