llegada-de-los-peregrinos-de-la-ruta-jacobea-a-santiago-del-teideThis year’s traditional Ruta Jacobea Tinerfeña from Los Realejos to the Hermitage of Santiago del Teide in El Valle de Arriba is set to take place this weekend on 18th and 19th July.

The walk starts on Saturday, July 18th, at 08:00 in the morning from the parish of Santiago Apóstol de Los Realejos where nine Menceyes Guanches were baptised, and follows the route of symbolic places such as el Mirador de La Corona, las coladas del Volcán de Garachico, Los Campeches, la Fuente del Bardo and los Partidos de Franki, finally arriving at la Ermita de El Valle de Arriba at 10.00 on Sunday, July 19th where pilgrims will be received by a fanfare leading them to the Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol in El Valle casco to take part in the mass.

Each pilgrim will carry their own backpack and a support team will accompany them with water and first aid.