The “Camino de Santiago” in Germany
El Camino de Santiago de Compostela (in English: The Way of St. James) is a network of routes across Spain and Europe which all lead to Santiago de Compostela, in the northwest of Spain. In the Middle Ages, these routes were walked as a pilgrimage to the tomb of the apostle St. James.
Nowadays, tens of thousands walk or cycle the Camino de Santiago every year in an epic journey of hundreds of kilometers. People from all over the world with all kinds of motivations: sport, culture, health, religion, nature, adventure etc., travel El Camino de Santiago, or parts of it, in an unforgettable lifetime experience. El Camino de Santiago has been declared World Heritage by UNESCO and the First European Cultural Itinerary.
In Germany, known as Jakobswege consists of a network of trails connecting to neighbouring European countries like Austria, Poland and the Czech Republic to the East, Denmark to the North and France, Belgium and The Netherlands to the west.
Click on maps below (© 2017 Beate Steger) to view the entire network in Germany and the rest of Europe:
During three separate weekends, we will walk three contiguous sections of the Jakobswege in Bavaria, Germany, accompanied by a day of reflection and meditation at our Country House for Mindfulness Living located in the heart of the Jakobswege grid.
Our package include full board accommodations, home cooked meals with home grown ingredients, transportation to and from the starting and end points of each segment, evening outdoor group bonding activities such as bonfires and story telling.
Some images of the first segment “2836 Weyarn”