The routes to Santiago

Los Caminos del Norte

The homepage of Eric Walker, a Confraternity member and the author of our guide to the Camino del Norte. It includes some basic information about the pilgrimage, practical advice for those contemplating walking the coastal route, and detailed descriptions of all branches of this less frequented route to Santiago.

The Madrid route

The website of the Madrid Amigos gives a full description, in Spanish, of the route from Madrid via Segovia to Sahagún (where it joins the Camino Francés) - and now includes much else besides (all in Spanish).

The Via de la Plata

The website of the Seville Association, in Spanish and English, with links to several other sites covering the Via de la Plata.  It is possible to purchase a guide in English from this site.

Cádiz to Seville

The website of the Asociacion Gaditana Jacobea gives information, maps and directions for the Vía Augusta from Cádiz.


Eroski is a supermarket chain originating in the Basque country. Their website contains a useful interactive map and guides for the stages of various Spanish camino routes (all in Spanish).

Todos Los Caminos De Santiago

Guides for stages of various routes in Spain plus detailed albergue information, all in Spanish.


Guides for stages of various routes in Spain plus lots of local information, including albergues, all in Spanish.

The route in Ariège-Pyrénées

"The part of the Way of Saint James that runs along the foothills of the Pyrenees crosses the department of Ariège from Mirepoix to the Col du Portet d'Aspet in the direction of Saint-Bertand-de-Comminges. About 140 km in length, this section can be done in several stages of 15 to 20 km."This site, in English and French, belongs to the Association "Le Chemin de St Jacques de Compostelle du Piémont Ariège-Pyrénées".

Walking in France

Lots of helpful advice on various French routes and walking in France in general.

The routes in Switzerland

This very well organised site, in English, French and German, gives a detailed overview of the routes crossing Switzerland.

For further information contact:

Volkswirtschaft Berner Oberland
Claire Haltner
Jungfraustr. 38, 3800 Interlaken

Tel. +41 33 828 37 36, Fax +41 33 828 37 35
E-Mail: admin* (shown in this format to avoid spam, replace * with @)

The Routes in Germany

Exhaustive list of all routes in Germany, in German.

The Routes in Europe

Includes routes in Luxembourg, Denmark, Czech Republic, Belgium, Austria and Poland.  All in German.

The Walking Pilgrim

A very comprehensive site maintained by another of our members, Peter Robins, giving details of routes suitable for present-day walkers across all of Europe, including those from Hungary and Slovenia. Probably the most up-to-date overview of the development of the pilgrimage routes.  Also includes other pilgrimage routes in Norway and Sweden.


Confraternity of Saint James,
27 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NY, United Kingdom.
Tel: (+44) (0)20 7928 9988
Company Limited by Guarantee, Registered no. 4096721 — UK Registered Charity no. 1091140
Founded in 1983 to promote the pilgrim routes to Santiago de Compostela

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