cha English translation of the Compostela - Fresco Tours '

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English translation of the Compostela

The English translation of the Compostela:

The Chapter of this Holy Apostolic and Metropolitan Cathedral of Compostela, custodian of the seal of the Altar of St. James, to all the Faithful and pilgrims who arrive from anywhere on the Orb of the Earth with an attitude of devotion or because of a vow or promise make a pilgrimage to the Tomb of the Apostle, Our Patron Saint and Protector of Spain, recognises before all who observe this document that: …………… has devotedly visited this most sacred temple having done the last hundred kilometers on foot or on horseback or the last two hundred by bicycle with Christian sentiment (pietatis causa).

In witness whereof I present this document endorsed with the seal of this same Holy Church.

Issued in Santiago de Compostela on ……… of …………… year of our Lord ……….

The Dean of the Cathedral of Santiago.

Requirements to request the Compostela:

  1. Make the pilgrimage for religious or spiritual reasons, or at least an attitude of search.
  2. Do the last 100 km on foot or horseback, or the last 200 km by bicycle.
  3. You must collect the stamps on the “Credencial del Peregrino” from the places you pass through to certify that you have been there. You must stamp the Credencial twice a day at least on the last 100 km (for pilgrims on foot or on horseback) or on the last 200 km (for cyclists pilgrims).
The English translation of the Compostela.

All of our guided and self-guided tours that end in Santiago de Compostela allow you to request your Compostela.