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Way of Saint James Amsterdam to Santiago de Compostella from Poitiers to Bordeaux (290km)

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

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POIs Way of Saint James from Poitiers to Bordeaux

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Start End Name Type Distance from Poitiers (km approximate) Shortest distance to Way of Saint James (km) Website
Poitiers
City 0.0 0.05
Biard
Village 3.8 1.27
Croutelle
Village 7.9 0.85
Fontaine-le-Comte
Village 8.3 0.24
Coulombiers
Village 18.4 0.12
Lusignan
Village 27.4 0.02
Saint-Sauvant
Village 38.0 0.03
Chenay
Village 47.3 0.07
Chey
Village 50.5 0.40
Sepvret
Village 54.7 0.44
Saint-Léger-de-la-Martinière
Village 62.6 0.93
Melle
Village 63.5 0.01
Saint-Romans-lès-Melle
Village 68.7 0.87
Mazières-sur-Béronne
Village 68.5 0.14
Brioux-sur-Boutonne
Village 76.7 0.08
Villefollet
Village 81.9 0.13
Villiers-sur-Chizé
Village 86.5 0.04
La Villedieu
Village 91.2 0.02
Aulnay
Village 97.5 0.03
Paillé
Village 105 0.27
Vervant
Village 110 0.15
Antezant-la-Chapelle
Village 112 1.07
Poursay-Garnaud
Village 113 0.06
Courcelles
Village 114 0.08
Mazeray
Village 127 0.53
Fenioux
Village 130 0.06
Grandjean
Village 132 1.31
La Frédière
Village 134 0.01
Juicq
Village 139 0.18
Le Douhet
Village 141 0.06
Fontcouverte
Village 148 0.20
Saintes
Town 154 0.30
Les Gonds
Village 158 1.08
Préguillac
Village 163 0.20
La Jard
Village 168 1.23
Berneuil
Village 167 0.36
Saint-Léger
Village 170 0.08
Pons
Village 176 0.05
Mazerolles
Village 182 1.11
Belluire
Village 183 0.20
Pradelle
Village 184 0.36
Saint-Genis-de-Saintonge
Village 192 0.13
Plassac
Village 193 0.04
La Bergerie
Village 198 0.75
Nieul-le-Virouil
Village 204 1.49
Saint-Dizant-du-Bois
Village 205 1.22
Mirambeau
Village 207 0.04
Petit Niort
Village 208 0.06
Pleine-Selve
Village 214 0.09
Saint-Palais
Village 216 0.06
Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde
Village 220 1.43
Saint-Aubin-de-Blaye
Village 224 0.15
Étauliers
Village 230 0.16
Campugnan
Village 237 1.45
Cartelègue
Village 236 0.07
Mazion
Village 240 0.06
Saint-Seurin-de-Cursac
Village 241 0.04
Fours
Village 242 1.34
Saint-Martin-Lacaussade
Village 243 0.25
Blaye
Village 246 0.07
Cussac-le-Vieux
Village 254 1.20
Lamarque
Village 254 0.62
Arcins
Village 256 0.13
Tayac
Village 258 0.15
Soussans
Village 259 0.36
Bessan
Village 259 0.20
Le Pez
Village 260 0.07
Arsac
Village 267 0.01
Le Pian-Médoc
Town 272 0.10
Blanquefort
Town 279 0.03
Eysines
Town 283 0.67
Le Bouscat
Town 287 1.00
Bordeaux
City 290 0.03
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Route from Poitiers (City) to Bordeaux (City)
Shortest distance from Poitiers to the Way of Saint James: 0.05 km
Length of the displayed part of the Way of Saint James: 290 km
Shortest distance from Way of Saint James to Bordeaux: 0.03 km
Total distance Poitiers - Bordeaux approximately 290 km

Elevation
Total ascent 2,337 m
Total Descent 2,437 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 Poitiers
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Amsterdam 1,380 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.05 km
Santiago de Compostela 1,391 km
Type City
Elevation 123 m

End point Bordeaux
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Amsterdam 1,670 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.03 km
Santiago de Compostela 1,101 km
Type City
Elevation 22 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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