Northern Spain's Wild Coast
The Camino del Norte, or Coastal Way, has been one of the first to the resting place of St. James. It is well known for its scenic beauty. The coastal winds and some ascents make this journey a bit more challenging, but every climb will be rewarded with breathtaking views. The Camino del Norte is much more quite than the Camino Francés and a real treat for everyone looking for some peace and solitude.
Hondarribia to Bilbao
The first stretch of the Camino del Norte included an ascent of the Jaizkibel heights that offer you great views over the sea and the green Northern inland. You will then make your way towards San Sebastián - a bustling city with famous cusine. Carry on to Bilbao along the coast. Learn more...
138 km 9 days medium-difficult
Bilbao to Santander
This stretch of the Camino is highly diverse. Following the coast it will lead you to sandy beaches and when it turns inland, it follows lonely paths through green and fertile lands. It is easy to forget all worries on this way. Read more...
117 km 8 days medium
Santander to Gijón
Now the Camino leads you westwards through the green apple region of Asturias. Enjoy the beautiful city Gijón and follow the coast - you can always stop in one the many small villages for some fresh seafood. Read more...
182 km 11 days medium
Ribadeo to Baamonde
Now the Camino turns away from the coast and into the green hinterland. You are still in Asuria's apple region and will pass by the exciting city Gijón. The nature here is particularly healthy and you will have great walks through forests and picturesque villages. Read more...
95 km 6 days medium