Jabikspaad

Description

  1. Name Jabikspaad
  2. Length of trail 150 km, 93 miles
  3. Length in days 7 days
  4. Start of trail St. Jacobiparochie
  5. End of trail Hasselt
  6. Traildino grading LW, Light walk, countryside walk

Start of the trail, near the Zwarte Haan

Jabikspaad, Sint Jacobiparochie - Hasselt, 150 km, 6 days

The Jabikspaad is a path through the polders of Friesland and the marshes of Overijssel.

The trail is part of the international network of pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela. This variant begins in Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands. To be more precise, it starts in a village named after the apostle James (Jabik in Frisian) proper: Sint Jacobiparochie.

From Sint Jacobiparochie there is a western and eastern variant. They meet in the town of Jirnsum. Hence it goes to Hasselt in Overijssel.

Several organizations have cooperated to create this path. It is marked by a yellow whelk on a blue background. Note that there is also a trail called Jacobspad, another pilgrimage route, starting in Groningen and joining the Jabikspaad in Hasselt. From Hasselt, the route continues south via the Hanzestedenpad.

Visit Traildino's overview page for the Way of Saint James / Camino de Santiago.

Books

De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids - Pelgrimsroute Het Jabikspaad | Noordboek
  • Een beschrijving van het Friese deel van de pelgrimsroute naar Santiago de Compostela: van St. Jacobiparochie tot in Hasselt (Ov.) De route is 150 km. En met zwart wit kaartjes goed ingetekend, de beschrijving van de route is prima. Achterin een uitgebreide lijst met overnachtingsadressen. Read more
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