Full Camino del Norte from San Sebastian to Santiago
The Full Camino del Norte from San Sebastian to Santiago or the Northern Way, is a fantastic Camino de Santiago route along the Northern coast of ‘Green Spain’ from San Sebastián in the Basque Country, to Cantabria, Asturias, and finally Ribadeo in Galicia.
From Ribadeo, the Northern Camino heads inland, taking pilgrims across forests and farmland of rural Galicia on its way to Santiago de Compostela.
The Camino del Norte Full Route starts in the chic seaside city of San Sebastián (Donostia in Basque), a real paradise for foodies: it is the city with the second-highest number of Michelin stars in the world. Following the coastline for most of the way, you will discover charming fishing villages, swim in beautiful sandy beaches, and taste delicious fresh seafood.
Feel inspired at the impressive Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao; stroll by the elegant royal palace by the sea in Santander; sample Asturias’s famous cider and step back in time in Mondoñedo, the former capital of the Kingdom of Galicia. If you have time, we recommend you take a trip to see Ribadeo’s impressive Cathedrals Beach. With 5 star reviews, you will be treated to a stunning walk across Northern Spain.
This Full Camino del Norte route is a medium to challenging Camino route and is recommended for hikers with previous hiking experience and a good level of fitness.
Click below to create your Camino del Norte from San Sebastian to Santiago. You can select your starting and ending point at any place along the Camino del Norte Full Route. You can walk or cycle.