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If you want your Camino de Santiago site inserted here, please fill the form on the contact pages; name of site, description and URL.  I do want to list all the best resources on the Camino, but I also have to avoid sending visitors to non-relevant sites, so only blogs or sites that have good information will be listed.

Walking

Confraternity Sites


Main information sites

Most of these web sites are personally owned.
It is a lot of work keeping them up to date – most webmaster would like you to link to their site. So if you find a favourite and have your own site or blog give them a link. Thanks.

  • Wise Pilgrim – good guides and iphone apps for the Camino routes.
  • Backpack45 – Good site on Camino also other long distance walks.
  • Camino de Santiago – the best Dutch site on the Camino
  • Santiago-Compostela – Santiago Compostella
  • O Camino Portugues de Santiago – O Caminho Portugues de Santiago – Southern route in depth
  • Pilgrims Progress – Huge site
  • Camino Links – As it says, largest English list of links.
  • Santiago Today – A great forum Camino site.
  • Mundicamino – A great site in six languages.
  • Caminho de Santiago de Compostela – The Begining of the St James Way in the web. All of the informations you need to cross the “Camino de Santiago”. In portuguese, english and spanish language. Strong site, started in Brazil.
  • Camino Santiago Compostela Pilgrimage – Good info on different Camino routes.
  • Camino to Santiago de Compostela – Good site, a few languages, many link and loads of info.
  • The Roads to Santiago – A list of all walkable routes to Santiago from all over Europe. Also an excellent weather page covering the whole year.
  • El Camino de Santiago – Good site in four languages. information on art, history, advice, forum, webcams, natural warehouses, museums, places, ecosystems, transport, the horse route, the route in bicycle, restaurants…
  • Xacobeo – Good site, seven languages.
  • Norwegian Camino site – only in Norwegian.
  • Pilgern – Information on the camino and of the pilgrimage. Pilgrimages for groups on the camino by foot through Switzerland, France and Spain. In German, French and Spanish.
  • Asociacion de Amigos del Camino de la Comunidad Valenciana – Good Spanish site.
  • Pilgrims Tales – Articles about walking the Camino, Via Francigena, and St. Olav’s Way. I’m currently walking from France to Jerusalem; info about that trip is also included, as well as a pilgrimage trek across Tibet.
  • Jakobswag – In this web-site the routes of St. James in Switzerland are described and illustrated. Starting at the German boarder (Konstanz and Rorschach) this historic route leads the pilgrim via St. Gallen – Einsiedeln to the lake of Lucerne and from there via the Bernese Oberland to Fribourg and further down to the lake of Geneva: There it connects with the Route of St James in France.  The well maintained and marked pilgrim path crosses fields and forests and passes along beautiful lakes. In the Bernese Oberland the pilgrim is exposed to the snow covered Swiss Alps.
  • Jakobswage.net – In this web-site the lately started international project  “Europäische Jakobswege” (European Routes of St. James) is described.  Germany, Austria and Switzerland participate in this project and other  partners from different European countries, e.g. France, Poland a.s.o,  are connected in a common network.  The goal of the project is to activate and promote the Route of St James in all the regions.
  • The Camino de Santiago by Alex Paterson – A very interesting site illustrating Alex’s observations, worth a read even if not going on Camino.
  • Santiago Route – Camino de Santiago pages from the Hiking in Europe web site.
  • La web de la Asociación Galega de Amigos do Camiño de Santiago – Spanish site.
  • The trails of St. James in Switzerland – Swiss hiking website with an own site on the several pilgrims ways through Switzerland.
  • Hiking the Camino de Santiago – Good information and their own Camino book.
  • Shine a Light – Shine a light for peace site, information on pilgrimages and the connection with peace.

By Bike

  • Camino de Santiago – by bike
  • Bravo Bike Tours – Bike tours.
  • Magfos – Good list of cycle rides all over Europe and some world wide. However the Cyclist decided to walk the Camino de Santiago – read how they got on. A well written journal.
  • Goxploring – Cycling and walking holidays all over Europe and the US. Cycling trip on the Camino de Santiago.

Other Interesting Links

  • Archdiocese of Santiago – Good site on motivations of pilgrims.
  • Campus Stellae – University site that issues special compostellas to students and teachers. Site in a few languages.
  • Association for The Establishment of European Pilgrimage Routes – This association is currently building up the pilgrimage Route from Canterbury to Rome (Via Francigena).In 2005 EUROVIA published a DVD-documentary in 5 languages about the Via Francigena.
  • Pilgrims Tales. – Author Brandon Wilson site which covers many of his walks (Camino de Santiago included) and treks through-out the world but esp in Tibet. A great site to browse through.
  • Colmcille Climbers – We are a group of rock-climbers based in Derry, Northern Ireland. We go climbing in Counties Derry, Donegal and Antrim, and many other places in the north and south of Ireland.
  • The travels world of Gabi and Li-Tal

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