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Way of Saint James Amsterdam to Santiago de Compostella from Santander to Gijón/Xixón (205km)

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

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POIs Way of Saint James from Santander to Gijón/Xixón

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Start End Name Type Distance from Santander (km approximate) Shortest distance to Way of Saint James (km) Website
Santander
City 0.0 0.17
Cuatro Caminos
Hamlet 1.6 0.02
Monte
Village 2.9 1.31
Cajo
Hamlet 2.6 0.02
Barrio de la Peña
Hamlet 4.9 0.09
Peñacastillo
Village 5.3 0.36
Sancibrián
Village 8.9 1.45
Santa Cruz de Bezana
Village 9.4 0.01
Mompía
Hamlet 10.8 0.08
Mortera
Village 11.9 0.96
Boo de Piélagos
Village 14.7 0.60
Urbanización La Mina
Hamlet 17.3 0.13
Arce
Village 17.8 0.03
Oruña
Village 19.1 0.05
Mar
Hamlet 25.7 0.08
Polanco
Village 29.2 1.08
Requejada
Village 28.2 0.06
Barrio Obrero
Hamlet 29.7 0.06
Rinconeda
Village 30.4 0.79
Barreda
Village 30.8 0.48
Viveda
Village 32.6 0.43
Hinojedo
Village 34.0 1.18
Puente Avíos
Village 35.7 1.12
Camplengo
Hamlet 36.1 0.11
Santillana del Mar
Village 37.8 0.01
Arroyo
Hamlet 40.1 0.03
Oreña
Hamlet 41.4 0.04
Cigüenza
Hamlet 46.5 0.04
Novales
Village 47.9 0.78
Cóbreces
Hamlet 49.6 0.05
Trasierra
Hamlet 52.7 0.09
Sierra
Hamlet 54.2 0.09
Ruiloba
Village 55.7 0.06
Pando
Hamlet 56.5 0.05
Concha
Hamlet 57.5 0.03
Comillas
Village 59.8 0.08
Rubárcena
Hamlet 60.9 0.07
La Rabia
Hamlet 61.9 0.02
San Vicente de la Barquera
Village 71.5 0.12
La Acebosa
Hamlet 73.7 0.05
Hortigal
Hamlet 76.4 0.12
Serdio
Hamlet 78.7 0.06
Muñorrodero
Hamlet 82.1 0.20
Pesués
Village 84.2 0.17
Unquera
Hamlet 86.7 0.12
Bustio
Hamlet 86.7 0.05
Colombres
Village 88.5 0.03
El Peral
Hamlet 89.8 0.06
La Franca
Hamlet 91.6 0.01
Buelna
Hamlet 95.7 0.08
Pendueles
Hamlet 97.6 0.04
Vidiago
Hamlet 100 0.08
Riegu
Hamlet 101 0.07
Puertas
Hamlet 102 0.17
San Roque
Village 106 0.05
Cue
Village 108 1.20
Llanes
Town 110 0.16
Po
Village 113 0.01
Celoriu
Village 116 0.25
Barro / Barru
Hamlet 118 0.05
Balmori
Village 120 0.99
Quintana
Village 122 1.48
Posada de Llanes
Village 122 1.21
Naves
Hamlet 124 0.09
Villahormes
Village 125 0.26
Hontoria
Village 126 0.86
Güergu
Hamlet 127 0.00
Nueva
Village 128 0.01
Piñeres
Hamlet 130 0.19
Cuerres
Hamlet 134 0.15
Ribadesella / Ribeseya
Town 141 0.08
San Pedru
Hamlet 145 0.00
Vega
Hamlet 148 0.04
Berbes
Hamlet 151 0.03
Prado
Village 155 1.30
La Espasa
Hamlet 156 0.14
Güeñu/Bueño
Hamlet 158 0.02
Covián
Hamlet 159 0.05
Colunga
Village 161 0.02
El Conyéu
Hamlet 165 0.14
Pernús
Hamlet 166 0.02
La Vega
Hamlet 167 0.03
La Llera
Hamlet 168 0.02
Priesca
Village 170 0.08
Fongabin
Hamlet 171 0.10
Sebrayu
Hamlet 173 0.06
Villaviciosa
Town 179 0.04
La Parra
Hamlet 181 0.02
Casquita
Hamlet 182 0.02
Maoxu
Hamlet 183 0.14
Grases
Hamlet 183 0.02
Peón
Hamlet 192 0.04
Castañera
Hamlet 195 0.20
La Olla
Hamlet 195 0.03
Gijón/Xixón
City 205 0.06
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Route from Santander (City) to Gijón/Xixón (City)
Shortest distance from Santander to the Way of Saint James: 0.17 km
Length of the displayed part of the Way of Saint James: 205 km
Shortest distance from Way of Saint James to Gijón/Xixón: 0.06 km
Total distance Santander - Gijón/Xixón approximately 205 km

Elevation
Total ascent 4,219 m
Total Descent 4,224 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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Start 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

End point Gijón/Xixón
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Amsterdam 2,419 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.06 km
Santiago de Compostela 352 km
Type City
Elevation 7 m

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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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