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Way of St. James
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Map of the Way of St. James in Europe
Criteria Cultural: (ii)(iv)(vi)
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Routes of Santiago de Compostela: Camino Francés and Routes of Northern Spain
Inscription 1993 (17th Session)
Extensions 2015
Buffer zone 16,286 ha (62.88 sq mi)
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
Inscription 1998 (22nd Session)
Area 97.21 ha (0.3753 sq mi)

The Way of St. James or St. James' Way (Spanish: [El Camino de Santiago] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help), French: Chemin de St-Jacques, German: Jakobsweg, Basque: [Done Jakue bidea] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help)) 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.

  • "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."
  • App Mi Camino for Android SmartPhones

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Camino de Santiago para niños

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