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Way of Saint James Amsterdam to Santiago de Compostella from Bilbao to Santander (141km)

Hiking map, Points of Interest, Elevation graph and GPS File

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POIs Way of Saint James from Bilbao to Santander

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Start End Name Type Distance from Bilbao (km approximate) Shortest distance to Way of Saint James (km) Website
Bilbao
City 0.0 0.61
Santa Águeda / Agate Deuna
Hamlet 7.0 0.02
Alonsotegi
Village 8.4 1.45
Gurutzeta - Cruces
Village 10.2 0.22
Bengolea
Village 10.9 0.06
Barakaldo
City 13.4 0.55
Erandio
Town 16.8 1.36
Leioa
Town 18.1 2.29
Sestao
Town 17.1 0.03
Portugalete
Town 18.9 0.06
Santurtzi
Town 20.5 1.43
Valle de Trápaga-Trapagaran
Town 22.2 0.87
Urioste
Village 21.5 0.21
Ortuella
Town 23.0 0.50
Intxaurdi
Village 23.5 0.11
Abanto y Ciérvana-Abanto Zierbena
Town 24.8 0.55
Muskiz
Town 34.4 2.63
Ontón
Village 37.9 0.03
Baltezana
Hamlet 39.2 0.02
Santullán
Hamlet 47.5 0.07
Sámano
Village 49.6 0.05
Ornás
Hamlet 50.2 0.10
Castro Urdiales
Town 54.2 0.02
Barrio Campijo
Hamlet 56.4 0.03
Allendelagua
Hamlet 58.0 0.01
Cerdigo
Hamlet 59.8 0.03
Islares
Hamlet 63.0 0.07
Nocina
Hamlet 67.5 0.08
Rioseco
Hamlet 69.1 0.05
Lendagua
Hamlet 70.1 0.18
Tresagua
Hamlet 70.6 0.03
Lugarejos
Hamlet 72.2 0.01
Iseca Nueva
Hamlet 76.8 0.05
Rocillo
Hamlet 77.2 0.01
Sopeña
Hamlet 77.5 0.05
Liendo
Village 78.3 0.04
Iseca Vieja
Hamlet 79.7 0.11
Las Cárcobas
Hamlet 85.2 0.04
Barrio de San Antonio
Hamlet 87.8 0.09
Puebla Vieja
Hamlet 88.1 0.02
Laredo
Town 88.8 0.05
Barrio de Pescadores
Hamlet 88.9 0.16
Santoña
Town 94.8 0.15
Piedrahíta
Hamlet 99.1 0.10
Argoños
Village 99.5 0.04
Cerecedas
Hamlet 100 0.18
Noja
Village 105 0.13
Barrio Tregandín
Hamlet 105 0.09
Barrio El Arco
Hamlet 106 0.06
San Sebastián
Hamlet 107 0.10
Riegos
Hamlet 107 0.09
Soano
Hamlet 107 0.04
Acebo
Hamlet 108 0.02
Isla Playa
Village 110 1.31
Isla
Hamlet 111 0.00
Quintana
Hamlet 114 0.07
Arnuero
Village 114 0.46
Ajo
Village 120 0.03
Barrio Mies de Ampudia
Hamlet 121 0.09
Barrio Peña
Hamlet 121 0.02
Galizano
Hamlet 128 0.10
Carriazo
Village 130 1.29
Somo
Village 134 0.13
Pedreña
Village 138 1.14
Barrio El Muelle
Hamlet 137 0.18
Santander
City 141 0.17
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Route from Bilbao (City) to Santander (City)
Shortest distance from Bilbao to the Way of Saint James: 0.61 km
Length of the displayed part of the Way of Saint James: 141 km
Shortest distance from Way of Saint James to Santander: 0.17 km
Total distance Bilbao - Santander approximately 141 km

Elevation
Total ascent 2,558 m
Total Descent 2,573 m
The elevation data contains minor measurement errors which can cause the total ascent and the total decent to be too high.
The altitude differences on the routes from the starting point to the hiking route and from the walking route to the endpoint are not included in the totals!

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The calculation is an approximation. The actual duration varies per person and also depends on the terrain and the weather conditions.
The formula used to calculate the walking time: Walkingtime = distance / horizontalspeed + ( totalascent / ascentspeed + totaldescent / descentspeed)/2

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Info selected point (s)

Start point Bilbao
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Amsterdam 2,074 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.61 km
Santiago de Compostela 697 km
Type City
Elevation 16 m

End point Santander
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Amsterdam 2,214 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.17 km
Santiago de Compostela 556 km
Type City
Elevation 5 m

Way of Saint James Amsterdam to Santiago de Compostella


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Notes on the map and the table

The routes of the Ways of Saint James come from the website of the Dutch Genootschap van Sint Jacob (Society of Saint James) www.santiago.nl. The POI come from www.openstreetmap.org.The POI are selected with the website overpass-turbo.eu.
Heights have been added to Waymarkedtrails tracks using the website gpsvisualizer.com.

The exact locations of Cities, Towns, Villages and Hamlets are based on the locations that Openstreetmap or Google Maps gives. Usually this is somewhere in the center.

The distances in the table and on the map are an approximation!! This is because the actual routes from the Way of Saint James to the POI are not included.
The distance from a Point Of Interest (POI) to the Way of Saint James is the shortest distance to the Way of Saint James in a direct line.

The distances between two POIs (point 1 and point 2) are calculated as follows
Total distance = Distance point 1 to nearest point on the Way of Saint James + Distance point 2 to nearest point on the Way of Saint James + Distance between the two nearest points on the Way of Saint James

If points 1 and 2 are close to the Way of Saint James, the calculated distance is usually a good approximation.
If one of the two points is situated further from Way of Saint James, the actual distance may differ (significantly) from the calculated distance.

It is recommended to check the route from a starting point to the Way of Saint James and from the Way of Saint James to the end of a stage! This may e.g. by zooming in on the map and checking for a path or road from the starting point to the Way of Saint James and from the Way of Saint James to the end point.

The track of the Way of Saint James is from different sources and may include errors. Also, the recorded POIs may include errors! It is recommended to check the track and points before walking the path!

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