Council of St James

Council of St James: useful links

The following is a list of useful addresses that provide varied and useful information for the pilgrimage.

Official/institutional websites:

  • Xacobeo
    Official Xacobeo website (St. James Holy year), the content is centred on the routes in Galicia and also provides general information of the whole route. Versions in Galician, French, English, Portuguese, Italian and German.
    http://www.xacobeo.es
  • Pilgrims to Santiago. Archbishopric of Santiago de Compostela
    Religious orientation website with information on the credential, jubilee, the diocese of the Way and other considerations and advice for the pilgrim. It includes a list of published and audio-visual material for the pilgrimage. Versions in English, Italian, French and German.
    http://www.archicompostela.org/Peregrinos/
  • Aragon, gateway to the Way
    Official website of the Regional Government of Aragon on the Way of St. James in the region. Versions in Spanish, English and French.
    http://jacobeo.aragon.es
  • Way of St. James Study and Documentation Centre
    Way of St. James Library website with a very extensive bibliography on all aspects related to the Way.
    http://www.bibliotecajacobea.org/index.html
  • The Way of St. James. Instituto Cervantes
    Follow the route of the French Way. The contents are mainly historical-artistic, with photos of monuments.
    http://cvc.cervantes.es/actcult/camino_santiago/
  • Federación Española de Asociaciones de Amigos del Camino de Santiago (Spanish Federation of Friends of the St. James Way Associations)
    It describes the sections of the different Ways, with maps from the Armed Forces Geographical Centre, a list of hostels and useful information for pilgrims. It offers a list of Spanish and foreign St. James associations.
    http://www.caminosantiago.org/
  • UNESCO World Heritage
    Space on the official UNESCO website with information on the recognition of the Way of St. James as a World Heritage site. Not available in Spanish. Versions in English and French.
    http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/669
  • European Institute Foundation Way of St. James
    European Institute Foundation website with content on the paths and stages that pass through Castilla- León, local celebrations and environmental information for pilgrims. It has a link to the Castilla-Leon regional government's Way of St James Mobility Services, from where assistance is offered to pilgrims via a mobile phone number. Versions in English, French, German, Italian and Portuguese.
    http://www.iultreia.net/
  • Way of St. James on RED.es
    RED.ES Programme Page from the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade offering general information on the whole route of the Way of St. James as it passes through the Autonomous Communities of Navarre, La Rioja, Castilla-León and Galicia..
    http://www.caminodesantiago.com.es
  • Jacobean University Accreditation
    Page with information on how to get the Jacobean University Accreditation. Includes links to national and international universities where the Accreditation can be obtained. Also available in English.
    http://www.campus-stellae.org
  • Environmental Research Centre of Galicia
    Website of the Regional Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of the Regional Government of Galicia offering up-to-date information on weather forecasts for the towns in Galicia which form part of the Way of St. James. Available in Galician only, not available in Spanish.
    http://www.meteogalicia.es/galego/prediccion/xacobeo/xacobeo.asp?lang=1
  • Way of St. James in Catalonia
    Generalitat de Cataluña website on the Way of St. James in Catalonia.
    http://www.gencat.cat/diue/ambits/turisme/rutes/elcamidesantjaume/index_es.html

Private websites:

  • Mundicamino
    A practical and complete website, with varied and useful contents for the pilgrim. It refers to several types of Ways. Also available in English, French and German.
    http://www.mundicamino.com/
  • Way of St. James. Fundación Grupo Eroski
    A website with useful content, with a description of the route sections and lengthy comments on the hostels. It provides more information on the French Way than the rest.
    http://caminodesantiago.consumer.es/
  • Jacobeo.net. Personal website
    Fairly comprehensive website, with several sections such as hospitaleros (hostel volunteers), competitions related to the Way or commented bibliography. Versions in French and English.
    http://www.jacobeo.net/
  • El Camino del siglo XXII ("The Way of the 22nd Century")
    Newspaper on the Way of St. James. Updated information on the Way of St. James. News. Reports. Useful content for pilgrims: tips, accommodation, etc. It is also provided in English.
    http://elcaminodigital.es/
  • Infocamino
    Website with complete and varied information on the Way of St. James. Offers users the possibility of consulting Meteosat forecasts in realtime. Also available in English.
    http://www.infocamino.com
  • Caminosantiago.com
    Website offering a variety of content on the Way of St. James. It includes a pilgrims' forum and a blog where you can view updated information. Versions in French, English and Italian.
    http://www.caminosantiago.com



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