Getting the Compostela certificate is subject to rather strict conditions, which the Cathedral and its agents take very seriously.
What can you do to be sure you will be granted yours? Be well informed, of course!
This post goes over the requirements needed to get your Compostela.
Routes of Spain and Portugal
(Information checked and updated: May 2021) Why cut in half the stage from Saint Jean Pied de Port to Roncesvalles? Ascent of the Pyrenees, splendid views upon the surrounding Basque Country, herds of stock let loose, ethereal sensations, excitement to cross over Spain… This stretch wins unanimous agreement: it’s one of the most beautiful stage …