Via Jacobi

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The Via Jacobi leads from the Lake of Constance to Geneva, Switzerland. It is a part of the European Way of St. James, a pilgrimage route to the grave of St. James in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, one of the oldest religious traditions in Europe .


The Via Jacobi leads across Switzerland along the foot of the Swiss Alps from the Lake of Constance to Geneva. Chapels, churches, and hostels, together with a diverse cultural and visual landscape, offer an interesting hiking experience. One can emphasize the spiritual aspect of the pilgrimage or simply enjoy the journey. The Via Jacobi offers the possibility of hiking its entire length in approximately 33 stages or any portion of the route.

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Way of St. James (route descriptions)

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