The Walking Pilgrim

Modern Routes - Route Details

Caminho Português do Norte
Barcelos, Vila Nova de Cerveira; Vila Nova de Cerveira, Vigo

Route map

This variant of the Caminho Português/Camino Portugués, called Camino Portugués del Norte in Spain, and also Caminho da Senhora do Norte in Portugal, runs from Barcelos via Lanheses to the Minho at Vila Nova de Cerveira, continuing on to Gondomar and the coastal route at Vigo. A guide is produced by the Asociación Amigos de los Pazos, and see caminador.es.

Detailed mapping for sections (compare with list above):

  • Vila Nova de Cerveira-Vigo
kmcumul kmview on map
Vila Nova de Cerveira-Gondomar26.9726.97kml dump
Gondomar-Vigo20.8547.82kml dump
Section overviewAll sectionsIndividual section (select above) *
IGN (Spain) view view view
OpenStreetMapview view view
Bing mapsview view view
Google mapsview view view

Kml dump of all mapped sections listed above


- opens in separate tab/window
- viewing all sections may take long time to load on slow lines and/or machines; overview loads quickly and is the recommended option
- OpenStreetMap/Bing/Google cover all countries; national topo maps only sections in that country
- there are separate pages for use in mobile devices - see blog post for more details
- a kml (Google Earth) dump can be loaded into a GPS device, either directly or using a conversion program such as GPSBabel or GPS Visualizer
- a height profile for individual sections is available in the route section popup
- * display of individual section does not work in popup on routes overview map

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