Vía Künig

Vía Künig

Hermann Küning de Vach,monk of the monastery of the Vacha Servite Order (Germany) drafted in 1495 a pilgrim's guide that collects places, distances, tips and useful information for pilgrimage Santiago de Compostela.

This guide, addressed mainly to German pilgrims, published on 5 occasions, bears witness to the importance of the pilgrimage to Compostela through this variant of the French Way by Lugo at the end of the 15th century.

Through his verses we discover stories and legends about the way and his own experience as a pilgrim.

A journey that transports us every day of the walker hosting, forking paths, currency exchange, trips, bridges and help points.

The itinerary followed by Hermann Küning begins in the German city of Vachaand enters into the Iberian Peninsula through Roncesvalles.Just at the entrance to Galicia, in Herrerías de Valcárcel, turn off at Piedrafita, where you will find accommodation in our «As Miguiñas do Cebreiro», and continue through As Nogais, Becerrea, Baralla and O Corgo, to the city of Lugowhere it joins the route of the Primitive Way to Santiago de Compostela.

Explore visible and invisible paths. Roman Way XIX, Royal Way of Charles III, Medieval Way. Discover them in the footsteps of the pilgrims of the Via Künig.

Breathe in the heart of nature as you walk along a path through native forests of oak and chestnut trees that are hundreds of years old.

Enjoy a landscape that will conquer you with its authenticity in an environment of tranquillity that attracts inner peace.

Experience the magic of a Camino de Santiago different.

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