Day 33a. Sahagún, Camino.September 6, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C
Next to San Nicolás del Real Camino which is also a village associated with the Knights Templar. The brick built church, the Iglesia de San Nicolas de Bari has an ornate Baroque altar.
We left the province of Palencia and entered the province of Leon. The path went over a Roman bridge over the Rio Valderaduey and led to the 12th century Ermita de La Virgen del Puente Church.
The Ermita de la Virgen del Puente had originally been a pilgrim hospice and the path into Sahagún is known as the Camino Frances de la Virgen (the French Camino of the Virgin).
At the church the guide told us to go to Santuario de la Virgen Peregrina church to get our half way Camino certificate.Read more