Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve
13:45 - 14:45

Simon investigates ancient routes and shrines across Europe that are still being used, trying to find out whether modern pilgrims are motivated by religious devotion or a sense of adventure. In the French town of St Omer, he finds piles of shoes left on the tomb of a 7th-century saint with notes pleading for children to be cured of their walking difficulties. Simon also visits the Way of St James, a 500-mile route that starts in the French town of St Jean-Pied-du-Port, crosses the Pyrenees, winds through northern Spain and finishes in the holy city of Santiago de Compostela(n)

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