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Along the coast past little beaches and bays from Muskiz

The old minerals railway now part of the route along the coast

Lush green Onton

Fishing harbour of Castro Urdiales

13th century gothic church of Santa Maria de la Asuncion (Castro)

Medieval bridge on the way

Wayside chapel - Ermita de San Antonio y San Lorenzo

Another ermita nearby

Laredo - looks like the Gold Coast

Roofs of old Laredo

Walking along the beach towards Noja

Roman bridge leading into Noja

The Way


Another old bridge

Romanesque Abbey of Santa Maria at Bareyo

Unusual bell tower with a twist

Waymarks leading us to the ferry to Santander

Santander ferry

In Santander, the Cathedral

Medieval bridge at Fuente, original construction methods still evident

After Mogro

Approaching Santillana del Mar (no Saints, not flat and not near the sea as the name suggests!)

But a beautiful medieval village, not overrun

Lovely plazas

College of Santa Juliana, Santilla del Mar

Details of pilgrims on the College

Isolated Church

Two pilgrims in the rain

Different colours - Cobreces

More old pilgrim's path

Grassy path between high stone walls

Old village street

Gaudi's creation in Comillas


A Gaudi gateway - big hole for cars, smaller hole for people and little hole for birds

Women resting at the chapel dedicated to sailors at Comillas

Salt marshes

Staircase leading to the bell tower

Pilgrims taking a break on medieval bridge in the middle of a golf course

Tree growing out of bell tower

28 eyes in the bridge leading to San Vicente de la Barquera, snow on the Picos del Europa behind

Church of Santa Maria de los Angles in San Vicente

Remains of a torre

We cross the bridge at Unquera and into Asturias