For centuries, the walkers have been shaping the history of this humanized geography in the west of Europe. The Camino de Santiago pilgrims’ route opened a door to mutual knowledge between this green land and the rest of the world. A route that has lasted to the present day as the First European Itinerary and splendid World Heritage.
But Galicia has much more to offer and its characteristic hilly landscape is an invitation to discover all of its natural and historical facets from the tranquil, relaxed view of a walker.
Trekking has recuperated old roads brimming with history, where visitors can discover the marks of a past, not so remote, when roadways and medieval bridges, cruceiros (stone crosses) and petos de ánimas (shrines) defined the character of the people. Continue reading »