Hiking the Camino De Santiago

Hiking the Camino De Santiago Author Anna Dintaman
ISBN-10 0984353364
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 320
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This Village to Village Guide to Hiking the Camino de Santiago is a comprehensive guidebook to walking the Way of Saint James, from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela (the Camino Frances), and also the Camino Finisterre to Muxia and Finisterre. Now fully updated in 2016, and lighter than ever! This Camino guidebook includes full-colour detailed topographical stage maps of each day's walk with free GPS files online; 135 detailed stage, city and town maps; essential practical information on transport, accommodations and services. It includes detailed listings of pilgrim hostels (albergues) and private accommodations in each town, including prices, amenities, number of beds, contact information, open seasons, and more. There are regional introductions to the different areas along the Camino including information about traditional foods, flora and fauna, and local culture plus overviews of dozens of medieval pilgrim sites, with information about the historical context of the pilgrimage.



Camino De Santiago Village to Village Guide

Camino De Santiago   Village to Village Guide Author Anna Dintaman
ISBN-10 0984353380
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 288
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Now fully updated in 2017, 20% lighter and 30% thinner! This Village to Village Guide to the Camino de Santiago is a comprehensive guidebook to walking the Way of Saint James, from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela (the Camino Frances), and also the Camino Finisterre to Muxia and Finisterre. This Camino guidebook includes full-colour detailed topographical stage maps of each day's walk with free GPS files online; 135 detailed stage, city and town maps (now easier to read); essential practical information on transport, accommodations and services. It includes detailed listings of pilgrim hostels (albergues) and private accommodations in each town, including prices, amenities, number of beds, contact information, open dates, and more. There are regional introductions to the different areas along the Camino including information about traditional foods, flora and fauna, and local culture plus overviews of dozens of medieval pilgrim sites, with information about the historical context of the pilgrimage.



Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago Author Raimund Joos
ISBN-10 3866865171
Release 2016-01
Pages 288
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Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago Author Cordula Rabe
ISBN-10 9783763348350
Release 2015-08-06
Pages 232
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With over 1000 years of history, the Way of St. James is one of the classic long distance walks. This historical route along almost 1000 kilometres from the Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela offers unique cultural, scenic and nature experiences. Since the Holy Year of 2010 the Way of St. James has gained even more in popularity and attracts more and more people from very different backgrounds, faiths and generations. It does not matter what the reason might be for setting out on the path to Santiago de Compostela - in the end you are confident that you have had a quite special experience. The Rother walking guide describes in a total of 41 stages the whole of the Camino francés from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Roncesvalles, as well as the Aragon route from the Somport pass via Jaca to Santiago de Compostela, including possible secondary routes and the extension to Finisterre or Muxía. Thus the Way of St. James leads through a wealth of diverse landscapes, continuously interrupted by culturally and historically interesting places like Roncesvalles, Pamplona, Puente la Reina, San Juan de Ortega, Burgos or Leon, to name but a few. The natural experience dominates at first with the Pyrenean mountains, then the Rioja region characterised by vineyards, followed by the endless barren wastes of the Castillian plateau. But finally, it is the greenery of Galicia that rewards you for all your efforts and deprivations of the long journey, before you reach the climactic destination of Santiago de Compostela. If you still have time, then continuing to the coast, to Finisterre and Muxía, is highly recommended. Detailed maps, precise descriptions of the individual stages including easy-to-read height profiles, as well as comprehensive details of the infrastructure along the way such as medical services, shopping opportunities or banks, make your planning of the walk easier, especially for deviations from the stages described in this guide. Detailed information is also given about the location and standard of accommodation in the pilgrim hostels along the way, graded accordingly with one to three St. James shells. General tips on planning the route and equipment at the start of the book make this walking guide into a compact and practical guide. Special mention is also made of historical and scenic delights, as well as regional peculiarities, local fiestas and culinary specialities. A selection of representative photos provide insights into the diversity of landscape and culture experienced along the Way of St. James.



A Pilgrim s Guide to the Camino de Santiago

A Pilgrim s Guide to the Camino de Santiago Author John Brierley
ISBN-10 1844097110
Release 2017-01-10
Pages 288
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Now updated to include newer maps and photos - and lighter in weight to support carefree traveling - this comprehensive guidebook to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of St. James. Overview route planners plus daily stage maps and detailed town plans help sojourners with all the advance preparation they need. The maps feature contour guides to help distinguish the terrain that will be crossed each day, while full information on all pilgrim hostels, as well as details for alternative accommodation, allow travelers to plot adequate nightly stopping points. All reference information is accompanied by helpful spiritual guidelines to support the seeker's inner journey as well as the outer pilgrimage. Otherwise known as the Camino Frances, the main route covered in this volume is the most popular sacred route through Spain, from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela. "



The Way of St James Spain

The Way of St James   Spain Author Alison Raju
ISBN-10 9781849659215
Release 2013-04-24
Pages 224
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An walking guidebook to the Way of St James. The 778km Camino de Santiago pilgrimage from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in the Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain and onto the 'end of the earth' at Finisterre on the Galician coast. As well as giving directions for walking the route, the book also provides information on places to visit along the way, the history of the pilgrimage and the availability of practical facilities such as shops, bars, restaurants and accommodation. Unlike existing guides this one contains: details of the walker's continuation from Santiago to Finisterre (75km) and a comprehensive listing of St James' and other pilgrim references along the way. It also contains a list of suggestions for further reading, a glossary of geographical and other useful terms, and a series of sketch maps covering the entire route to help the user in planning his or her journey. This guidebook is the second part of a series that follows the Way of St James from Le Puy-en-Valey in ventral France to the Pyranees.



Walking Guide to the Camino de Santiago History Culture Architecture

Walking Guide to the Camino de Santiago History Culture Architecture Author Gerald Kelly
ISBN-10 1475190352
Release 2012-07-18
Pages 150
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The new, updated 2014 version of this guide is now available. A practical guide to walking the Camino de Santiago/Camino Francés with information about pilgrim accommodation and services plus lots of background information about the history, culture and architecture of the places you will pass through. This guide grew out of the caminoguide.net free community-based guide to the Camino which is kept up-to-date with the help of feedback from pilgrims past and present. Fully revised in 2012 this is the most up-to-date and reliable English-language guide to accommodation and services on the Camino. It covers St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela and Finisterre. This new edition, published in January 2014, has been updated with the latest information about accommodation and services. The guide includes: The Route: distances between places with pilgrim accommodation, descriptions of difficult points along the route. Maps: route maps showing the Camino in rural areas and large-scale maps of the major cities and towns showing the location of Pilgrim Hostels and other facilities. Accommodation: up-to-date and accurate information about pilgrim accommodation, the facilities provided and prices. Services: information about services (shops, restaurants, tourist information, internet, etc.) plus the dates of local festivals. Sights: historical and architectural information about the sights you'll see along the Camino. History: a brief history of the towns and villages along the Camino, describing significant events and people and any legends associated with the Camino. Gastronomy: descriptions of the traditional dishes to watch out for in the different regions and recommendations on where to try them. Placenames: the meanings and origins of the names of villages and towns.



Walking the Camino de Santiago

Walking the Camino de Santiago Author Bethan Davies
ISBN-10 097316980X
Release 2003
Pages 213
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Camino de Santiago in 20 Days

Camino de Santiago in 20 Days Author Randall St Germain
ISBN-10 9780987709004
Release 2011-10
Pages 205
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Funny, touching, and inspiring! A book about really walking the Camino de Santiago! Perhaps it was the onset of middle-age or just too much diet cola, but in the Spring of 2010, Canadian boy, Randall St. Germain felt called to take on the 800 kilometer, or 500 mile Camino de Santiago pilgrimage from St. Jean Pied de Port, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Seriously, what ensued was a dedication to his mother, a personal challenge, and a journey of cultural and historical enlightenment. A million footsteps, and a few pounds of gauze and tape later, he arrived in Santiago de Compostela, with a better understanding of himself - and a newfound familiarity with snoring and flatulent pilgrims! Join St. Germain on his adventure in Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, an irreverently chuckle-inducing look at one man's attempt at the famed walk as he confronts apocalyptic weather, snarling dogs, epic blisters, an exhausted body, and his greatest paranoia in life-bed bugs. Along with his humorous reflections, there is practical insight into how he successfully prepared, packed, and then walked across the entire French Way in 20 days - and in doing so, pushed far beyond his personal comfort zone. Never to be included on the final list of Pulitzer Prize nominees, or in Oprah's Book Club, Camino de Santiago in 20 Days is not your granddaddy's Camino book, either. One word of caution: Pilgrim Discretion is Advised.



A Pilgrim s Guide to the Camino de Santiago

A Pilgrim s Guide to the Camino de Santiago Author John Brierley
ISBN-10 9781844091928
Release 2010
Pages 288
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Now updated to include newer maps and photos?and lighter in weight to support carefree traveling?this comprehensive guidebook to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of St. James. Overview route planners plus daily stage maps and detailed town plans help sojourners with all the advance preparation they need. The maps feature contour guides to help distinguish the terrain that will be crossed each day, while full information on all pilgrim hostels, as well as details for alternative accommodation, allow travelers to plot adequate nightly stopping points. All reference information is accompanied by helpful spiritual guidelines to support the seeker's inner journey as well as the outer pilgrimage. Otherwise known as the Camino Francés, the main route covered in this volume is the most popular sacred route through Spain, from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago.



Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago Author
ISBN-10 2067148052
Release 2010-01
Pages 12
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El Mapa-guía Zoom Camino de Santiago, editado a escala 1/150 000, muestra en un formato muy práctico y manejable la ruta de carácter histórico, cultural y religioso que une la localidad francesa de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port con Santiago de Compostela. El trayecto está dividido en etapas, en las que se combina la detallada cartografía Michelin con los perfiles de altitud de cada tramo, para que el peregrino tenga una noción clara de la dureza del recorrido. No obstante, el peregrinaje resulta menos duro gracias a las múltiples informaciones prácticas recogidas (estaciones de tren y de autobús, tiendas de alimentación, farmacias, monumentos, oficinas de turismo...), las direcciones y horarios de los albergues existentes a lo largo del recorrido, así como los planos de las principales ciudades.



Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago Author John Brierley
ISBN-10 1844091341
Release 2008
Pages 96
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Spiritual seekers and travelers will find all the resources they need to walk the Way of St. James in this complete set of maps and town plans. Covering the sacred route from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago, including the Finisterre extension for modern-day pilgrims who wish to reach the ocean, this portable book of maps makes the perfect companion for adventurers attempting to heed the spiritual calling. Light enough to carry while walking long distances each day, the maps show the location of all pilgrim hostels en route and the distances between all villages and points of interest, as well as alternative routes and accommodations.



The Northern Caminos

The Northern Caminos Author Dave Whitson
ISBN-10 9781783621415
Release 2014-12-19
Pages 320
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This guidebook is a comprehensive, pocket-sized guide to walking the pilgrimage routes through northern Spain to the sacred city of Santiago de Compostela. The Camino del Norte is an 817km five-week coastal route from the town of Irún, close to the French border. Its alternatives are the Camino Primitivo (which splits from the Norte near Oviedo for the next 355km) and the Camino Inglés (a five-day 116km route from the city of Ferrol on the north-west coast). The guide gives stage-by-stage descriptions to all three routes, and to the Camino de Finisterre (a three-day extension route from Santiago to the west coast). It features lots of advice including recommended gear, useful information on all available pilgrim hostels and an extensive glossary in English, Spanish and Euskera. The Camino Francés is often referred to as the Camino de Santiago, but it is actually, along with these Northern Caminos, part of a network of routes. As the Francés is so popular, however, the Northern Caminos offer ideal conditions. They are popular enough to offer sufficient facilities, clear waymarking and a pilgrim community, while plentiful cheap accommodation means no need to race for a bed.



Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago Author Sergi Ramis
ISBN-10 1781312230
Release 2014-05-15
Pages 180
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The first one-volume walking guide to the most popular long-distance route walked by British tourists in Europe. With the advent of low-cost airlines it is as cheap for the British tourist to go to mainland Europe as to the extremities of the UK -- which is why in recent years continental long-distance routes have become increasingly popular with the British walker. Most popular by far is El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, the ancient Christian pilgrimage route that has been travelled for over a thousand years to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, where, legend has it, the bones of St James are buried. This guide follows the most popular route, starting at St Jean-Pied-de-Port in south-west France and heading all the way westwards across northern Spain for 800km to finish at Cape Finisterre on the Atlantic coast. Now, extending its series of Trail Guides beyond the UK for the first time, Aurum publishes the first compact one-volume guide to the path, fully illustrated with photography, it offers comprehensive route directions, sectional route maps, gradient profiles, a history of the route and details of sights to see and separate chapter guides to the main cities along the way like Pamplona, and a list of accommodation en route.



A Pilgrim s Guide to the Camino Finisterre

A Pilgrim s Guide to the Camino Finisterre Author John Brierley
ISBN-10 9781844091584
Release 2009
Pages 95
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"Even if you don't think you will ever make this pilgrimage, you will enjoy the books because they help you feel like you are right there, making the journey along with the many travelers on the paths.""New Spirit Journal."



Camino de Santiago Maps Mapas Cartes

Camino de Santiago Maps   Mapas   Cartes Author John Brierley
ISBN-10 1844095991
Release 2012-10-05
Pages 112
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Basic information, alternative routes and accommodation for pilgrims walking from St. Jean Pied de Port to Finisterre via Santiago de Compostela. -- P. [4] of cover.



What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim

What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim Author Jane Christmas
ISBN-10 9781926685564
Release 2009-07-01
Pages 288
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To celebrate her 50th birthday and face the challenges of mid-life, Jane Christmas joins 14 women to hike the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Despite a psychic’s warning of catfights, death, and a sexy, fair-haired man, Christmas soldiers on. After a week of squabbles, the group splinters and the real adventure begins. In vivid, witty style, she recounts her battles with loneliness, hallucinations of being joined by Steve Martin, as well as picturesque villages and even the fair-haired man. What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim is one trip neither the author nor the reader will forget.