Finisterre Cape

Related to Finisterre Cape: Cape Horn


 (fĭn′ĭ-stâr′, fē′nē-stĕr′rĕ), Cape
A rocky promontory of extreme northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Off the cape the British won two naval victories over the French (1747 and 1805).
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The ultimate goal for the pilgrims is to reach Saint-James's tomb, get the "Compostela" (Certificate of completion) and pursue the road until it ends at Finisterre Cape (literally: the end of the earth) where they burn a piece of clothing, signifying the death of their old selves.