The Camino de Santiago has experienced a striking revival. Cutting across Spain from the Pyrenees in the east, to Santiago de Compostela in the west, it leads you through the varied and beautiful ancient kingdoms of northern Spain. Footprint Focus provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of this medieval pilgrim route. ac Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and along the Camino de Santiago. ac Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and play. ac Includes information on tour operators and activities, from sampling red wine in La Rioja to the magnificent cathedral at Santiago. ac Detailed maps for the Camino de Santiago. ac Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known places of interest, Footprint Focus Camino de Santiago provides concise and comprehensive coverage of Spainas most famous historical route. The content of the Footprint Focus Camino de Santiago guide has been extracted from Footprintas Northern Spain Handbook.But the daddy of them all is the Holy Grail, the cup used to knock back the bevvy at the Last Supper. ... possession of pope after pope until things got dicey and it was handed to a Spanish soldier, who took it home to Huesca in the third century. ... Neither majestic nor lofty, it was built in the late 11th and early 12th centuries, although the interior owes more to later periods. ... Next to this is a 12th-century figurine of a wide-hipped virgin and child, dedicated to Zaragozaa#39;s Virgin of the Pillar.
|Title||:||Camino de Santiago Footprint Focus Guide|
|Publisher||:||Footprint Travel Guides - 2013-02-28|