Santiago de Compostela

Visual inspiration if you are curious about hiking Camino de Santiago

The Camino de Santiago is known as the Way of St. James and is a hiking trail that has been known for more than 1000 years. It goes to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in Spain. Originally this was a network of pilgrimage routes across Europe and in modern times it has become one of the most popular hiking trails in Western Europe. Check out these stunning videos that present the trail’s amazing views and give you a taste of what the hike is like. The first video takes you sightseeing from above! That’s right, you get to experience the nature wonders from the bird’s eye perspective.

A Camino de Santiago Story – From Above, by Artzi Creative

If you want to learn more about the history of this network of pilgrimage routes, this documentary will take you on an eyeopening journey with great visuals telling the story of how the Way of St. James came to be.

Camino de Santiago Full Documentary, by Planet Doc Full Documentaries

Enjoy this suggestion for your bucket list of travel adventures in Europe. The background to how this modern hiking trail has been around for more than 1000 years will likely inspire you even more.