IDIS W13 Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage

This program is not offered this academic year. See this year's interims.

Basic information

  • Location: Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage, Spain | Map
  • Dates: May 23-June 15
  • Cost: $2,975 (exact)

Students experience the ancient Christian practice of pilgrimage, walking 450 kms of the Camino de Santiago and staying in pilgrim hostels. Firsthand experience is supplemented by reading accounts written by pilgrims throughout the ages.

As they walk, students interview fellow pilgrims to discover their motivations, their insights and the highlights of their journeys. Students collect and annotate a selection of these interviews as a part of their final project. In addition, each student chooses a particular focus to share with the group throughout the walk such as art, architecture, Spanish history, iconography, traveler stories, folktales and legends, religious rituals, physical challenges.

Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage, Spain

Climate
Warm and temperate. Averaging around 56°F

Academics

No knowledge of Spanish language required. 

Cost

$2,975 (exact)

Questions / contact

Otto Selles

Otto Selles

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Cynthia Slagter

Cynthia Slagter

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