15 Must See Places on Spain’s Camino del Norte

March 21, 2017 at 11:15:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

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With the surging popularity of the ancient Camino de Santiago, many trekkers, nature lovers, and religious pilgrims are seeking alternate routes. Among the most stunning is Camino del Norte along northern Spain’s Atlantic coastline, from Basque Country to Galicia. With the ocean to the north and the Cantabrian Mountains to the south, the Camino del Norte creates a corridor into a different Spain, one with Celtic designs, bagpipes, and hard cider. It is a path dotted with colorful traditional fishing villages and seaside chapels dedicated to Mary as their protector of hearth, home, and boats. Here are the top 15 coastal highlights for this trek. –Beebe Bahrami

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