The Camino de Santiago is one of the most famous Christian pilgrimages in the world. The pilgrimage leads to the shrine of the apostle Saint James the Great in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain. There are many routes from Spain, France, and even Portugal, and is one of the three great Christain pilgrimages in the world.Regardless of the route taken, it is going to be a long hike. Make sure to pack the right items when hiking the Camino de Santiago. But if one has ever hiked the massive Appalachian Trail in America, the Camino de Santiago will likely be quite simple and straightforward.