This beautiful route through the north of Spain is one of the world’s most famous Christian pilgrimages. Follow in the footsteps of worshippers who have walked this path for a thousand years and immerse yourself in rural Spanish life while trekking trails steeped in history. The hike, also known as the Way of St James, extends for 800 kilometres, but there’s no need to do it all to enjoy an unforgettable experience. A popular option is to start in Sarria where you’ll trek woodland paths and quiet country roads through quaint hamlets as you make way to Santiago de Compostela, said to be the final resting place of the apostle Saint James. As your journey comes to an end you’ll feel a connection to millions who have walked this land.