Way of Fisterra-Muxía

Camino de Fisterra-Muxía
Way of Fisterra-Muxía

The peregrinación jacobea like such concludes in the city of Santiago de Compostela. However, almost from the discovery of the sepulcro of the apostle Santiago (s. IX) in what today it is the urbe compostelana, a lot of pilgrims decided prolongar his trip to the Coast gives Morte (“Coast of the Death”), in the most western zone of Galicia, in front of the bravas waters of the Atlantic ocean.

The reason of this tradition obeys to several reasons, all distinct, but all relacionables, and his result is what knows like the Way of Fisterra-Muxía. The Coast gives Morte was for the ancient –and like this went to the end of the Half Age– the last reducto of the earth known, the western tip of the continental Europe, the final stretch of a marked itinerary in the sky by the Dairy Road, a mythical space-symbolic that had in the impressive mole of the cape Fisterra (“Finisterre”) his more extreme part.

It was a loaded place of all type of beliefs and pagan rites in which the Romans (s. II to.C.) sobrecogieron When seeing to the enormous sun disappear between the waters.

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A Coruña 4 118 Km. 1000 m. 1000 m. Average Recorrido Solo de Ida
November 2007
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Place
Núm. de estapas
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A Coruña 4 118 Km.
Desnivel Positivo
Desnivel Desnivel Positivo
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1000 m. 1000 m. Average Recorrido Solo de Ida