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Way of St. James

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Route of Santiago de Compostela *
Map of the way of St. James In Europe
Country  Spain
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iv, vi
Reference 669
Region ** Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1993 (17th Session)

The Way of St. James or St. James' Way (Spanish: El Camino de Santiago, French: Chemin de St-Jacques, German: Jakobsweg, Basque: Done Jakue bidea) is the pilgrimage route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain. Tradition says that the remains of the apostle Saint James are buried there.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • "Looking For Infinity: El Camino" (2017) follows the ancient pilgrimage path of St James's Way. Described by the Blue Mountains Australia Supporters of the Camino as “A beautiful, sincere and gentle work for those who want to savour life and slow down to see it, Working on many different levels, the film provides insight into what attracts many people to undertake a Camino and what the words “freedom” and “simplicity” mean to them when coupled with “giving” to others and always receiving more than you gave." [1][2][3]



  1. "Mount Vicks Screening". http://mountvicflicks.com.au/sessions/australian-friends-of-the-camino-screening-of-looking-for-infinity-el-camino/.
  2. "YouTube Trailer". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJT7NyQfBV4.
  3. "Looking For Infinity: El Camino Official Film Website". http://www.lookingforinfinityelcamino.com.