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The Route of Santiago de Compostela

The Route of Santiago de Compostela

In its economic boom, Arles welcomed pilgrims travelling towards Santiago de Compostela on the Via Tolosana, which is also know as the Arles route, or the way of Arles. The Alyscamps necropolis became one of the largest Christian cemeteries in the Western World. 

Pilgrim passport :

Issued by pilgrimage associations, this can be stamped at the entrance of St Trophime Monastery, the Alyscamps and the Tourist Office.