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The Portuguese Caminho


CATEGORY Documentary
THEMATIC CATEGORY Religious Tourism; Travel
COUNTRY Portugal
DURATION 00:30:30
PRODUCER Martin John Dale
DIRECTOR Martin John Dale
SYNOPSIS The number of pilgrims walking the Caminho de Santiago has tripled over recent years and increased tenfold in the Alto Minho. This documentary addresses the historical and social explanations, symbolism and economic and religious importance of the ancient way. Every year, a community of pilgrims repeats the route to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, uniting Galicia and Portugal.

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