Shell motif Camino de Santiago

The pilgrimage routes to
Santiago de Compostela
in pictures

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Camino de Madrid - overview

These photographs were kindly taken by Colin Jones in 2006 to illustrate the route of the Camino de Madrid.

The CSJ Pilgrim Guide and other guidebooks are available from the Confraternity
of St. James bookshop





Fuencarral having crossed the Autovia de Colmar

leaving Fuencarral and heading towards the Burgos/Segovia railway line.

Way marking through the huerta before reaching the Antiguo Camino del Pardo

Plateaux before reaching Monte El Pardo

Path between the estate wall and railway line.

1km after the Apeadero El Goloso

Tres Cantos - 1st way marker - plaque has Madrid emblem

Between Tres Cantos and Colmenar Viejo.

Ford and bridge in the Arroyo Tejada

about 3km before Colmenar Viejo - way mark and the Via Pecuaria sign

the approach to Colmenar Viejo

Sundial on the corner of the Calle del Reloj in Colmenar Viejo

about 2km after leaving Colmenar

about 6km to Manzanares el Real

Manzenares el Real seen from the descent towards the Embalse de Santillana

2km from Manzenares on Camino to Mataelpino

4km ditto with view of Sierra de los Porrones

ditto on the Via Pecuaria

on the Via - Mataelpino with La Maliciosa in the distance

view to west approaching Mataelpino

After Mataelpino - camino up the valley parallel to the N607

about 3km from Cercedilla on the road through the nature reserve

Overlooking Cercedilla

Segovia Cathedral

Roman Aquaduct, Segovia

Segovia - S Clemante - SundIal on tower

Segovia - S Clemante - Sundail on tower

Aquaduct - Segovia

between Zamarramal and Valseca: early morning Approaching Valseca







between Valseca and Los Huertos

Approaching Los Huertos

Ermita de Nuestra Señora - 2km after Los Huertos



The disused railway Segovia-Medina del Campo

Pine forest about 4km from Añe







Leaving Nava de la Asunción



Way marking approaching Coca

After Coca - R Voltoya



Approaching Villeguillo

First hito of the Valladolid section

The enclosure 4km after Villaguillo

Leaving Villeguillo

about 5km from "Valviadero"

about 4km from Valviadero

unofficial way marking 3km from Valviadero

Approaching Hostal-Pension El Puente



Alcazarén ' Church of Santiago

Alcazarén Refuge in the Ermita del Christo Humilladero



Between Brazuelas and Valdestillas



Approaching Valdestillas

Between Valdestillas and Puente Duero

3km from Simnacas on the way to Ciguñuela



2km from Ciguñuela

Tower of the Church of san Ginés… Ciguñuela

Mesta after leaving Cigu;uela



Appraoching Wamba

Leaving Wamba

Mesta about 3km from Peñaflor de Hornija

Approaching Peñaflor

3km out of Peñaflor

between peñaflor and castromonte (sign for alternative route via the monastery of Santa Espina

8.5 km from castromonte

about 6.5 km from casteromonte

about 5.5km from castromonte

Approach to Valverde de Campos

Leaving Medina de Rioseco





4km to Berrueces

leaving Fontihoyuelo

10km to Santervás de Campos

By the Rio Valderduey



































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