CAMINO SANABRÉS

Introduction  (historical background) The Camino Sanabrés is 368km long, starting in Granja de Moreruela, in Zamorra, to Santiago via Ourense. Ourense to Santiago represents the last 100 km of this Camino. It starts from where the Cistercians had chosen to built their first monastery in 1143 on the site given to them by Emperor Alfonso …

Camino Mozarabe

INTRODUCTION There are catalysts, ebbs and flows to ancient pilgrimage practice. For Santiago 2 of the earliest dynamos generating momentum for the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela were the The Ummayyed occupation of Andalusia (Arab Spain) as far East as Autun (Roman/Celtic Augustodunum) and Marseilles in France in the 1st millennium. In Spain, the stories …