Camino de Santiago Tours

Based in Spain Since 2006


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Based in Spain, we develop our routes from our backyard with our firsthand knowledge of the land and the people. We are proud of our casa and hope to share with you things that we find interesting and exciting.

All Caminos lead to Santiago, and almost all pass through Castilla y León

April 23rd is Castilla y León Day

So here are some Camino related facts:

1. Of the 450 miles that make up the French Way from the Spanish border, 250 miles are in Castilla y León. That’s the yellow line in the map below.

2. There are more World Heritage Sites in Castilla y León than any other region (not country) in the world, (almost) all of them on Caminos to Santiago.

  • Burgos Cathedral
  • Old Town of Segovia
  • Old Town of Ávila
  • Old Town of Salamanca
  • Camino de Santiago Francés (French Way)
  • Las Médulas (León)
  • Atapuerca (Burgos)
  • Siega Verde (Salamanca)

3. The highest point on the French Way is in Castilla León (higher than the Pyrenees crossing); at Mount Irago, where the Iron Cross is.

4. Apart from the French Way, there are another 11 marked routes to Santiago that cross Castilla y León. See map below.

5. Our signature Camino de Santiago Tour starts in León, in Castilla y León

*Map courtesy of Castilla y León Tourism