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Santiago de Compostela

The route in Northern Spain follows the ancient Roman trade route along the coast that ends a Finisterre. Pilgrims and visitors alike have been venturing to this northwestern Galician city since the early 9th century when St. James’ remains were discovered. From then on, believers from across the peninsula made their way to the saint’s resting place. It is not until later in the 11th century that there are records of pilgrims from beyond the Pyrenees making the journey.

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