Way from Santander to Gijón

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Discover the Way from Santander to Gijón

On the Wey of Santiago from Santander, located in Cantabrian lands, we find the only place in the world where two Jubilee Pilgrimage Routes run: on one side, the Northern Way of Saint James, and on the other, the Lebaniego’s Way to Santo Toribio de Liébana. In its Monastery, the Lignum Crucis is kept, considered the largest piece of the cross of Jesus Christ that is preserved.

Safety and Peace of Mind

Our rates include travel insurance and vehicle assistance in case of emergency, for your safety and peace of mind.

Customized Way

If you want to cover fewer kilometers per day, we can design this route with more days of duration (suitable for older people or families with children).

Special Discounts

Discounts available for groups starting from 4 people. Inquire. (Not combinable with other discounts)

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Origin

Santander
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Destination

Gijón
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Duration

11 days / 10 nights / 9 stages
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Total Kms

218
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Price / person

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Services

Full and customizable services for a worry-free experience on the Wey of Santiago.

Services Included

Accommodations in Hotels, Country Houses, Hostels

Rooms with private bathroom

Travel Assistance Insurance in Spain

Digital Information Dossier of the Way

On-Route Telephone Assistance

Luggage transfer on the stages

✓ 1 suitcase per person, maximum 20 kg

Obsequios especiales

Gifts-

✓ Pilgrim Credential
✓ Pilgrim's Scallop Shell

No cancellation fees

✓ Up to 10 days before starting the Camino

IVA

Optional Services

Single Room Supplement

✓ Check

Additional baggage

✓ Consult rate if you bring more than 1 suitcase per person

Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)

Remember that the cost of the optional services chosen will be added to the base price of your route. We are committed to making your pilgrimage an unforgettable and carefree experience. Welcome to the Wey!

Stages

Discover the Wey of Santiago towards the majestic Santiago de Compostela.

Welcome to the beginning of your journey. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure!

  • Duration: 6h
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the first stage of the Wey of Santiago from Santander.

Like all departures from large cities, it passes through industrial estates and industrial areas. The rest of the stage mainly runs through paved areas and rural paths with moderate slopes.

Passing through Peñacastillo, Santa Cruz de Bezana, and Boo de PIélagos, we will arrive in Mogro.

Arrival in Mogro. Lodging.

  • Duration: 5h
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

This stage runs on paved paths and is dotted with numerous small towns, as is much of Cantabria.

The route goes through Cudon-Mar-Requejada, Barreda, and Viveda, ending in Santillana de Mar, where the Romanesque Collegiate Church of Santa Juliana and nearby, the Altamira Cave, as well as the Houses of Aguiola and La Parra are highlighted.

DID YOU KNOW…on our Wey of Santiago from Santander, you can visit Santillana del Mar.

Arrival in Santillana del Mar, ranked among the most beautiful in Spain along with its Collegiate Church declared a National Monument. Lodging.

 

  • Duration: 5h 30m
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

A pleasant and attractive stage, for its splendid landscapes, though with quite a bit of asphalt, where we will see some typical Cantabrian mansions. The passage through Luaña Beach becomes pleasant.

We highlight the magnificent Baroque Church of San Martin de Ciguenza. In Cobreces, the Via Coeli Abbey and the Church of San Pedro Ad Vincula.

In Comillas, Gaudi’s Capricho, The Palace, and the Chapel-Pantheon of the Marquises of Sobrellano.

Comillas is known as the “Villa of the Archbishops.”

Arrival in Comillas. Lodging.

  • Duration: 7h
  • Difficulty: Medium

Breakfast and start of the stage.

On our Wey of Santiago from Santander, we encounter a stage with a marked rural character and less asphalt.

Successive small ascents and descents mark the route.

The route will take us through San Vicente de la Barquera-La Acebosa-Hortigal–Serdio-Pesús and Unquera-passing by the Oyambre Natural Park, between Comillas and San Vicente.

We highlight the Puente de la Maza, in San Vicente de la Barquera, as well as the Church-Fortress of Santa Maria de los Angeles, the Castle, and Puebla Vieja.

Arrival in Unquera. End of the stage.

  • Duration: 6h
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

A pleasant stage with beautiful landscapes and slight slopes.

We advance close to the sea but do not see it until we arrive in Llanes. Beautiful and well-kept towns.

Wonderful views from Colombres, with wooded trails.

In Colombres, we will find beautiful Indianos houses. In Llanes, we highlight its monumental complex, Church of Santa Maria del Consejo, and the Cubes of Memory.

Arrival in Llanes. End of the stage.

  • Duration: 7h
  • Difficulty: Medium

Breakfast and start of the stage.

A stage that crosses numerous small towns such as Celorio-Barro-Niembro-Naves-Nueva-Cuerres, where Indianos houses abound in a marked agricultural-livestock environment with a smooth itinerary and moderate slopes.

We highlight the Torimbia Beach in Niembro and the Church of Dolores in Barro.

Arrival in Ribadesella with its well-known descent of the Sella river. End of the stage.

  • Duration: 5h
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

The Wey of Santiago from Santander enters the cider region. Flat terrain without any complication.

Much of the stage runs along the coastal area, with a beautiful route from Berbes to La Espesa, where we will find a bit more slope.

The itinerary passes through the towns of (San Pedro de Leces-Vega de Ribadesella–Berbes-La Espesa–La Isla–Huerres)

If we have time, it’s worth approaching Lastres, considered one of the most beautiful towns in Spain.

Arrival in Ribadesella. End of the stage.

  • Duration: 4h
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

A stage away from the coast, with more mountainous terrain compared to previous stages, with asphalt being a common companion.

An area of fertile, moist valleys, apple orchards, and chestnut trees.

We highlight in Priesca its pre-Romanesque Church of San Salvador, the Romanesque Church of Santa Maria de la Oliva (Villaviciosa), and San Juan de Amandi (at the exit of Villaviciosa).

Arrival in Villaviciosa. End of the stage.

  • Duration: 7h 30m
  • Difficulty: High

Breakfast and start of the stage.

We are probably facing the toughest stage of our entire journey on the Wey of Santiago from Santander, which changes the profile we had in previous stages. The itinerary heads to A Casquita, after Amandi, where the most important Crossroads of the Northern Way of Santiago is located, whether you head to Oviedo or Gijón. We will arrive at Nievares, from where the climb to Alto de la Cruz is taken.

Alto del Infanzón will be another important point of the stage.

Arrival in Gijón. End of the stretch of the Wey of Santiago from Santander. If you have more days, you can extend your Wey of Santiago from Gijón.

We’re coming to the last day of your trip! Enjoy breakfast and conclude this unforgettable experience with us.
Thank you for being part of this adventure!

This itinerary will take you through the most popular stages, allowing you to experience the beauty and culture of the Wey of Santiago. Be sure to book accommodation in advance, as it can get crowded, especially in the high season.
Safe travels and Buen Camino!

Lodging

In our constant effort to provide the best experience to our customers, we want to assure you that we are committed to your rest and comfort. The accommodations we offer have been carefully selected and provide private rooms with private bathrooms, along with all the necessary services to make the most of your stay. It is important to note that we will never put you up in hostels.

Since these accommodations have a limited capacity, we will provide you with the exact name once you confirm your reservation and we verify availability on the dates of your choice. Your satisfaction is our priority!

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