Making the journey

For pilgrims to El Rocío, "Making the Journey" is more than just a turn of phrase. It is a way of experiencing the long trek to worship the Virgen del Rocío, a journey made step by step, on foot, in carts, on horseback, indeed on any type of vehicle.

Hailing from Seville, Huelva, Cádiz, and all over Spain and the rest of the world, the pilgrims and worshippers gather in their numbers to make the journey – an extraordinary, joyous celebration enlivened by dancing and singing, and no little devotion; an event full of passion and intensity.

Although all roads lead to El Rocío at Whitsuntide, there are several routes to choose from:

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