La Ruta de la Costa

Section 1........Irún to Bilbao / Bilbo

Section 2........Bilbao / Bilbo to Santander

Section 3........Santander to Gijón

Section 4........Gijón to Luarca

Section 5........Luarca to Ribadeo

Section 6........Ribadeo to Villalba

Section 7........Villalba to the Camino Francés

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Irún to Bilbao

Itinerary ...... Irún, Hondarribia / Fuenterrabia, Guadalupe, Monte Jaizkibel, Pasai Donibane, Pasai San Pedro, Monte Ulia, San Sebastian / Donastia, Monte Igueldo, Orio, Zarautz, (Getaria), Azkizu, Zumaia, Itziar, Deba, Astigarribia, Markina-Xemein, Ziortza, Gernika, Muxika, Andra Mari, Larrabetzu, Zamudio, Artxanda, Begoña, Bilbao.

Places named in Cerise have an Albergue (Refugio), or other accommodation.

Ferry Landing, Pasaia Donibane, Guipuzcoa    Mount Igueldo from San Sebastián    The Harbour and Peninsula of el Ratón, Getaria, Guipuzcoa
Some views taken along the route

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Bilbao / Bilbo to Santander

Itinerary ...... Bilbao, Barakaldo, Sestoa, Portugalete, Santurtzi, Abanto y Ciervana, La Arena, Muskiz, Somorrostro, La Haya, Onton, Castro-Urdiales, Cerdigo, Islares, Liendo, Laredo, Colindres, Treto, then one of three alternatives through Trasmeira:

Alternative1. Gama, Argoños, Santoña, Noja, Arnuero, Solargo, Bareyo, Güemes, Galizano, Loredo, Somo, ferry to Santander.
Alternative 2. Gama, Beranga, Praves, Omoño, Pontones, Puente Agüero, Orejo, Rubayo, Elechas, Pedreña, ferry to
Santander.
Alternative 3. As 1 to Galizano, then via Pontones, Puente Agüero, Solares, Santigo de Heras, La Concha,
Astillero, Revilla, Cacicedo, Santander.

Places named in Cerise have an Albergue (Refugio), or other accommodation.

Church of Santa María, SantoñaPilgrim Bridge, Solaro, TrasmeiraChurch of Santa María, Bareyo, Trasmeira

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Santander to Gijón

 

Itinerary ......Santander, Puente de Arce, Barreda, Santillana del Mar, Cobreces, Comillas, San Vicente de la Barquera, Unquera, Colombres, Buelna, Pendueles, Vidiago, San Roque de Acebal, Llanes, Celerio, Barro, Niembro, San Antolin de Bedón, Naves, Hontaría, Piñeres, Siliella, Belmonte, Ribadesella, San Pedro, Abeo, Leces (San Esteban), La Vega, Berbes, El Arenal de Moris, La Isla, Colunga, Pernús, Priesca, Sebrayo, Tornón, Carda, Villaviciosa, Amandi, Casquita, Las Vallinas, Barcena, La Olla, Gijón.

Places named in Cerise have an Albergue (Refugio), or other accommodation.

              
The bridge at Bueño         The church of Niembro       The albergue at Leces

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Gijón to Luarca

Itinerary ...... Gijón, Veriña, Santa Eulalia del Valle, San Juan de Tamón, Avilés, San Cristobal, Raices, Salinas, San Martín de l'Aspra, Villar, Santiago del Monte, El Castillo, Soto del Barco, Muros de Nalón, Cudillero, Rellayo, La Magdalena, Soto de Luiña, Valdredo, Novellana, Castañeiras, Santa Marina, Ballota, El Puente que Tiembla, Tablizo, Ribón, Cadavedo, Villademoros, Quintana, San Cristobal, Querúas, Canero, Cueva, Barcia, Barcellina, Luarca.
Alternative... From Veriña it is possible to stay nearer to the sea and travel via Candas and Luanco on the way to Avilés.

Places named in Cerise have an Albergue (Refugio), or other accommodation.

Ermita de Valdredo, Nr. Soto de Luiña    El Puente que Tiembla (Trembling Bridge) Nr. Ballota    Chapel of San Joaquín and Santa Ana

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Luarca to Ribadeo

Itinerary ...... Luarca, Taborcias, Villuir, Pedrera, Rellón, Los Remedios, Las Hervedosas, Río Bareyo, Villaín, Villapedre, Piñera, La Venta, La Colorada, Navia, Jarrio, Cartavio, La Caridad, Valdepares, El Franco, Porcía, Salave, Tapia de Casariego, Calambre, Cornayo, Villamil, Santagadea,Villadún, Ribadeo.
Alternative...Shortly after crossing the river at Porcia the Camino divides and those who wish to travel via Vegadeo head off in a SW direction through: Brul, Barrionuevo, Tol , Molin del Monte, Vilavedelle, Vegadeo.

Places named in Cerise have an Albergue (Refugio), or other accommodation.

View of the Harbour at Luarca    New footbridge on a recently restored section of the Camino nr. Piñera    House and chapel at La Venta, between Piñera and Navia

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Ribadeo to Vilalba

 

Itinerary ...... Ribadeo, Ove, Vilela, Cubelas, Puente, San Martin Pequeño, San Martin Grande, Gondan, Calzada, Outeiro, Vilanova de Lourenza, Arroxo, O Grove, San Pedro, San Lazaro, Mondoñedo, Barbeitas, Pedroso, Lousada, Xesta, Gontán de Arriba, Gontán, Abadin, Os Castros, Regueira, Martiñan, Chouzas,Santiago de Goiriz, As Casanovas, Vilalba.

 

Places listed in Cerise have an Albergue , other accommodation is shown in Green.

 

A section of the Camino above the village of Cubelas nr. Ribadeo. Pilgrims on the Camino. Puente de San Lazaro at the approach to Mondoñedo.

 

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Vilalba to the Camino Francés

 

Itinerary ......Villalba, Puente Rodriguez, Carralmayor, Hermida, Puente de Saa, As Penas, Casasnovas, Alto de Silvosa, Baamonde, Puente de San Alberte, San Breixo, Raposerio, Santa Leocadia, Seixon, Miraz, Laxes, Casa a Braña, Portalamas, Loureiro, Roxica, Cabanal, Travesas do Ledro, Marcela, Marco das Pias, Vilariño, Guitizá, Sobrado dos Monxes (Sobrado de los Monjes), Vilarchao, Castro, Madelos, Corredoiras, Boimorto, Gándara, Franzomil, Piñeiro, Vilar, Castro, Arzua. To Santiago along the Camino Francés.

 

Places listed in Cerise have an Albergue..

 

The Camino as it enters the village of Raposerio, Guitiriz. The entrance to the Monastery of Sobrado dos Monxes The Church of San Pelagio of Seixon, District of Friol

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© Eric Walker
Last Revised: 5/10/2012