The English Way
The English way find its origins in the route that British and other northern european pilgrims used to follow to visit Santiago de Compostela.
The first journey, walked by the Icelantic monk Nicolas Bergsson was done in the 12th Century. The boats usually arrived to the Coruña or Ferrol and the pilgrims follow a short an easy path towards Santiago. Starting in Coruña, the path takes 78 km, while from Ferrol the distance is a litte bit longer, 110 km.
Along the English Way you will be able to enjoy the nature and landscapes, as artistic and historic monuments. You can also visit Ferrol and La Coruña ports, Hercules’s Tower (La Coruña), Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, amongst other places.
We recommend you this route if you are interested in an easy and short path, where you can discover some of the most representative sites of Galicia.