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The Camino del Norte and Camino Primitivo: to Santiago de Compostela and Finisterre from Irun or Oviedo

The Camino del Norte and Camino Primitivo: to Santiago de Compostela and Finisterre from Irun or Oviedo

Whitson, Dave, author; Perazzoli, Laura, author

This is a guidebook to walking the Camino del Norte and Camino Primitivo pilgrim routes to Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain. The 817km Camino del Norte from Irún via Bilbao and Santander takes around 5 weeks to complete. The 355km Camino Primitivo takes about 2 weeks

Paperback, Book. English.
Third edition.
Published Kendal: Cicerone Press, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: Dave Whitson, Laura Perazzoli
ISBN: 1786310147, 9781786310149
Physical Description: 288 pages ; 18 cm
Subject: Spain, Northern Guidebooks.; Walking Spain, Northern Guidebooks.; Sport.

Contents

  1. Map key
  2. Overview map
  3. Route summary tables
  4. INTRODUCTION
  5. The story of Saint James
  6. The Northern Caminos: yesterday and today
  7. Along the routes: different cultures
  8. Choosing your camino
  9. When to go
  10. Preparation and planning
  11. Being a pilgrim
  12. Getting there and back
  13. Equipment
  14. Accommodation
  15. Food
  16. Postal services
  17. Telephones and internet
  18. Other local facilities
  19. Waymarking, route-planning, and maps
  20. Using this guide
  21. THE CAMINO DEL NORTE
  22. Prologue
  23. The Voie Littorale Bayonne to Ir·n/Hondarribia
  24. Stage
  25. Ir·n to San Sebastißn
  26. Stage
  27. San Sebastißn to Zarautz
  28. Stage
  29. Zarautz to Deba
  30. Stage
  31. Deba to Markina-Xemein
  32. Stage
  33. Markina-Xemein to Gernika-Lumo
  34. Stage
  35. Gernika-Lumo to Bilbao
  36. Stage
  37. Bilbao to Pobe±a
  38. Stage
  39. Pobe±a to Castro-Urdiales
  40. Stage
  41. Castro-Urdiales to Laredo
  42. Stage
  43. Laredo to G³emes
  44. Stage
  45. G³emes to Santander
  46. Stage
  47. Santander to Santillana del Mar
  48. Stage
  49. Santillana del Mar to Comillas
  50. Stage
  51. Comillas to Colombres
  52. Detour
  53. The Camino Lebaniego Mu±orrodero to Santo Toribio de LiÚbana
  54. Stage
  55. Colombres to Llanes
  56. Stage
  57. Llanes to Pi±eres de PrÝa
  58. Stage
  59. Pi±eres de PrÝa to La Isla
  60. Stage
  61. La Isla to Villaviciosa
  62. Detour
  63. The Camino Covadonga Amandi (Villaviciosa) to Covadonga
  64. Stage
  65. Villaviciosa to Gij¾n
  66. Stage
  67. Gij¾n to AvilÚs
  68. Stage
  69. AvilÚs to Muros de Nal¾n
  70. Stage
  71. Muros de Nal¾n to Cadavedo
  72. Stage
  73. Cadavedo to Luarca
  74. Stage
  75. Luarca to La Caridad
  76. Stage
  77. La Caridad to Ribadeo
  78. Stage
  79. Ribadeo to Lourenzß
  80. Stage
  81. Lourenzß to Gontßn/AbadÝn
  82. Stage
  83. Gontßn/AbadÝn to Vilalba
  84. Stage
  85. Vilalba to Miraz
  86. Stage
  87. Miraz to Sobrado dos Monxes
  88. Stage
  89. Sobrado dos Monxes to Arz·a
  90. Stage
  91. Arz·a to Santiago de Compostela
  92. THE CAMINO PRIMITIVO
  93. Stage
  94. Villaviciosa to Pola de Siero
  95. Stage
  96. Pola de Siero to Oviedo
  97. Stage
  98. Oviedo to Grado
  99. Stage
  100. Grado to Salas
  101. Stage
  102. Salas to Campiello
  103. Stage
  104. Campiello to Berducedo
  105. Stage
  106. Berducedo to Grandas de Salime
  107. Stage
  108. Grandas de Salime to A Fonsagrada
  109. Stage
  110. A Fonsagrada to Castroverde
  111. Stage
  112. Castroverde to Lugo
  113. Stage
  114. Lugo to As Seixas
  115. Stage
  116. As Seixas to Arz·a
  117. Primitivo-Norte Link via Oviedo: Oviedo to AvilÚs
  118. Primitivo-Norte Link via Friol: Lugo to Sobrado dos Monxes
  119. THE CAMINO FINISTERRE
  120. Stage
  121. Santiago de Compostela to Negreira
  122. Stage
  123. Negreira to Olveiroa
  124. Stage
  125. Olveiroa to Finisterre
  126. Appendix A
  127. Useful sources of information
  128. Appendix B
  129. English-Spanish-Euskera glossary
  130. Appendix C
  131. Suggestions for further reading