Other Self Guided Pilgrimage Tours
Pilgrimage walking holidays and off the beaten track itineraries in countries other than Spain, Italy, France and Portugal, where most of the famed Camino walks take place.
The Shikoku 88 Pilgrimage connects 88 Buddhist temples and the full walk covers more than a thousand kilometers. For our Shikoku Pilgrim Trail itinerary we have selected the best walks and accommodations, including Shukubo pilgrims lodgings and fine inns in appealing cities, which offer convenient transport to the trailheads.
Our Kumano Kodo Trail itinerary takes in the complete path, focusing on both the Nakahechi-do and Kohechi-do, weaving through forested mountains and small villages first towards the Grand Shrine of Hongu and then onwards to the mountain-top temple complex of Mount Koya.
Follow one of the routes of the Way of St James in Tyrol, crossing parts of Austria and Germany. While the pilgrimage routes of El Camino de Santiago in Spain and France have become increasingly popular in recent years, the Tyrolean section of the Way of St James offers unspoilt nature, quiet villages and immersive experiences.
The Judaean Mountains is a mountain range in Israel, where Jerusalem and several other biblical cities are located. The trip follows the Judean Hills route to Jerusalem while discovering natural scenery and ancient sites and offers first-hand encounters with the diverse and friendly local communities.
Few know that Denmark has its own Camino route called Hærvejen (“The Army Road”, also known as “The Oxen Road”), which is the most famous hiking trail in the country. It was established in the Middle Ages as an important route for the transport of animals and goods, as well as for pilgrims and armies. Hærvejen was designated a European Cultural Route in 2010.
St Cuthbert’s Way is a 100-kilometre long-distance trail bridging the national border between Scotland and England, named after Cuthbert, a 7th-century saint. It is one of the most beautiful, varied and enjoyable itineraries in the UK, giving you enough time to explore the many historic sites of interest scattered along the route.