Tour operators

The Confraternity does not organise group pilgrimages or tours.

The following is a list of various commercial tour companies that may be of interest to those wanting escorted or supported tours.  While we have taken care with the compilation of the following list of commercial tour operators, their inclusion here is not to be construed as a recommendation of such companies and we cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the information included here or for the reliability of the companies mentioned. For further details, please contact the companies directly.

Whilst we regret we cannot be of further assistance to anyone looking for an organised tour, please note we are happy to include in our Bulletin messages from CSJ or other pilgrim association members looking for companions for all or part of the journey.

Art, History, Culture


Martin Randell Travel

12-day escorted walking tours on Camino Francés, concentrating on architecture.


Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

2 week language course, with guided visits covering history, culture, art and gastronomy and walking from O Cebreiro to Santiago.

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ATG Oxford

15-day all-inclusive escorted walking tours of Camino Francés.

The Enlightened Traveller

Self-guided walks between Le Puy and Conques, pre-booked accommodation and luggage transfers.


Self-guided walking or cycling tours from León to Santiago.

Frontier Holidays

Guided and self-guided walking tours on Camino Francés, self-guided on Vía de la Plata.

New Experience Holidays 

This company offers a guided walk, using hotels, along Camino Francés and to Finisterre. Luggage can be carried if desired.

Ramblers Holidays Ltd

León to Santiago or Le Puy - Conques guided walks.

Saddle Skedaddle

Guided cycling tours from Astorga to Santiago.

Walks in Spain

Small group or independent walking tours on Camino Francés.

Walks Worldwide

Self-guided walking tours for Caminos Francés, Primitivo, Inglés, Portugués and Vía de la Plata.

 World Walks

Self-guided and guided for Caminos Francés, self-guided for Portugués.


Camino Ways

Tours (walking and cycling) to various routes in France, Spain and Portugal.

Follow the Camino

Walking and cycling tours for Caminos Francés, del Norte and Portugués.

Map Travel

Irish company offering walks along Caminos Francés, Inglés and Portugués


Bike Spain

Guided and self-guided cycling tours along Camino Francés.

Bravo Bike

Guided cycling tour from Burgos.

Camino de Santiago Reservas

Walking or cycling tours on various routes in Spain.

Cycle Fiesta

Self-guided cycling tours from León to Santiago.

Fresco Tours

This company offers 2 guided walks of either 100km or 160km or a self-guided walk of 200km with pre-booked accommodation and luggage service, all on Camino Francés.  There is also a walking tour along the Camino del Norte. They offer a special 100€ discount to members of the CSJ.  Members can claim their discount by writing “CSJUK 100€ Discount” in the Special Instructions section of the Fresco Tours Registration Form.

Iberian Adventures

This company offer self-guided and guided walking journeys with pre-booked accommodation on the Camino Francés, Camino del Norte, Camino Primitivo and to Finisterre.  Also hiking tours in the Pyrenees and the Sierra de Gredos west of Madrid.

Marly Camino

Walking tours on various routes in Spain.

On Foot in Spain

A company run by two Confraternity members: walking tour of Camino de Santiago: selected sections from Roncesvalles to Santiago.
They also offer walking tours in the Basque country, the Picos de Europa and Galicia.

Pilgrim Pathways

Tours for independent, group or cycling pilgrims, along the Camino Francés.

Spanish Adventures

Custom made guided and self-guided walks and cycle rides in various routes in Spain and Portugal.


Various cycling routes, optional bike hire.

Ultreya Tours

Various walks (including custom-made) and horseback tours available on Camino Francés, Camino del Norte and Camino Portugués.


Various escorted walking tours with support vehicles and pre-arranged accommodation. Youth/school group tours, tourist tours, group tours and boutique accommodations tours, also cycling support.  Website currently only available in Spanish.


Portugal Green Walks

Camino Portugués self-guided or guided walks, bicycle hire and luggage transfer services.


Chemins de France

Offers walking and cycling tours on various routes in France and Spain with luggage support.  Some walking tours supported by minibus (walk mornings only on selected parts of path, guided tour by bus in afternoon)


2-week walks on the le Puy Route, in Switzerland, and on the Vía de la Plata, in small groups, with an emphasis on the spirituality of the pilgrimage, and at minimum cost.


The Camino Experience

'Just Get Me Started' is a program designed to ensure the first-time pilgrim's successful start on the Camino Frances.  Part tour, part organized walk, part on-the-trail assistance, this program includes pre-travel planning, a guided start at St Jean Pied-de-Port, and assistance through the first four days walking on the Way.

Cycling through the Centuries

Offer 2 cycling tours, one from Roncesvalles, one from León, bike hire included.

Easy Rider Tours

2 cycling tours, one from Burgos, one from León, fully supported and guided with bike hire included.

Spanish Steps

Walking tours of Camino Francés, Finisterre, Le Puy and Chartres.


Under the general heading "Spiritual Vacations" this site lists a number of firms offering tours along the Camino. 


Great Explorations

Guided cycling tours (including extra sightseeing along the way) from Pamplona or León.

Rayo Travel

Various walking tours along along Camino Francés and to Finisterre, including accommodation and luggage transfers. Also provides a smartphone guide.

Walkers' World

Guided and self-guided walks Camino Francés, guided on Caminho Portugués.

South Africa

amaWalkers Camino

3-week trip, walking the 3 most scenic parts of Camino Francés in a group.


Outdoor Travel

Various self-guided or small group walking or cycling trips in France, Spain and Portugal.

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Norman Allen Group Travel

Tours worldwide, please contact for details

Pax Travel

Group pilgrimages worldwide.


Over-50's escorted coach tours on Camino Francés, some offering limited walking.

Tours for Churches

Various fly/coach escorted tours to Santiago and other pilgrimage destinations round the world.


Catholic Travel Center

12 day trip along Camino Francés

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Nativa Travel

Customisable escorted tours for groups on Camino Francés.

On Foot in Spain

A company run by two Confraternity members: Camino de Santiago: selected sections from Roncesvalles to Santiago.  Contact them for information on tours for youth/church/school/private groups.

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World Walks

Self-guided for a section of Pilgrims Way to Canterbury and Via Francigena.


Map Travel

Fly/coach escorted pilgrimages around the world.


Caminos Y Rutas

Walking itineraries on Camino Ignaciano and Camino Lebaniego. Trips include accommodation and luggage assistance.


Spanish Steps

Via Francigena


Outdoor Travel

Self-guided walking Via Francigena.

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Camino a Caballo

Spanish company offering supported horseback pilgrimage tours on various routes in Spain and Portugal.

Camino Santiago Caballo

Spanish company offering supported horseback pilgrimage tours on multiple routes in Spain and Portugal.

Hidden Trails

Canadian company offering horseback pilgrimage tours on various routes in Spain and Portugal.

Unicorn Trails

UK company offering supported horseback tours from O Cebreiro or Rabanal.

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Confraternity of Saint James,
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Tel: (+44) (0)20 7928 9988
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Founded in 1983 to promote the pilgrim routes to Santiago de Compostela

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