For planning walks on the Way of Saint James. With the different features on this page, parts of the Way of Saint James can be selected and distances determined.
- Click on a name of a point in the table for a detailed map and more information.
- Or select your own start and end point on the map.
- Or select a start and end point in the table and press the 'Startendpoint' button below the table.
- More options see the text below the table.
The route of the Way of Saint James is displayed in red. The shortest direct connections between the Way of Saint James and the start and end points are shown in blue. These direct connections may not be possible!
Double-click a location on the map (near the Way of Saint James) for a new starting point of the route. Or click on the button for the route from the
Select a route of up to 100km for the highest level of detail of the route on the map and an elevation graph.
Start point Tours
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Paris 275 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.20 km
Santiago de Compostela 1,431 km
Elevation 51 m
End point Poitiers
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Paris 395 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.05 km
Santiago de Compostela 1,311 km
Elevation 123 m
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!