One of the benefits of walking the Camino in the Spring is the opportunity to observe Holy Week in Spain.
Semana Santa or Holy Week has a long history in Spain. It dates back to the 16th century when Spanish pilgrims returning from Jerusalem began their own version of the Stations of the Cross.
If you are planning to walk the Via de La Plata from Sevilla to Santiago, beginning your pilgrimage in Sevilla during Holy Week would be a perfect start.
Read more on Nancy Hoxsie Mead’s blog Semana Santa – Good Friday….