“The first thing to do to understand a new country is to sniff it”
Rudyard Kipling


Pre-Conference Camino Journeys

Join a Camino Journey adventure prior to the conference with 3 different trail experiences to choose from: walk, run or cycle one of the famous Camino routes and network with other confernece delegates.

These journeys are for your own cost (that is staying in refuges each night and paying for your won meals). Each jouenry has a World Trails Network coordinator who will be organizing the group.

Each of the different Camino Journey teams will arrive in Santiago de Compostela together on the same day in time for the start of the conference proceedings.

This is an amazing opportunity to explore Galicia and the various Camino routes with funloving trail enthusiasts and professionals form around the world.



17 – 25 September 2018

French Route – “Camino Frances” – from East


  • Sep 17: Ponferrada to Villafranca, 24.2km
  • Sep 18: Villafranca to La Faba, 23.7km
  • Sep 19: La Faba to Triacastela, 25.7km
  • Sep 20: Triacastela to Sarria, 18.7km
  • Sep 21: Sarria to Portomarín, 22.0km
  • Sep 22: Portomarín to Palas de Rei, 25.2km
  • Sep 23: Palas de Rei to Melide, 15.0km
  • Sep 24: Arzúa to Arca, 19.1km
  • Sep 25: Arca to Santiago, 20.0km


21 – 25 September 2018

English Way – “Camino Ingles” – from North

  • Sep: 21: Ferrol to Pontedeume, 19km (or 29km)
  • Sep: 22: Pontedeume to Betanzos, 19km
  • Sep: 23: Betanzos to Hospital Bruma, 28km
  • Sep: 24: Bruma to Sigüeiro, 24km
  • Sep: 25: Sigüeiro to Santiago de Compostela, 17km


16 – 25 September 2018

Portuguese Route – “Camino Portugues” – from South

  • Sep 16: Lisbon to Azambuha, 61km
  • Sep 17: Azambuha to Golegã, 67km
  • Sep 18: Golegã to Alvaiázere, 63km
  • Sep 19: Alvaiázere to Coimbra, 61km
  • Sep 20: Coimbra to Alb. a Nova, 72km
  • Sep 21: Alb. a Nova to Porto, 56km
  • Sep 22: Porto to Barcelos, 56km
  • Sep 23: Barcelos to Valença, 69km
  • Sep 24: Valença to Pontevedra, 55km
  • Sep 25: Pontevedra to Santiago, 66km