In Spanish Camino means – way. For pilgrims the Way is not just a word, it is a way of life.
The St. James Way or Camino de Santiago is one of the main historic pilgrimage routes in Europe.
Its origins come from the 9th century, when, according to tradition, the forgotten tomb of apostle James was discovered in Galician, Spain, and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela was built over it.
Camino de Santiago or is one of the most fascinating pilgrimage routes in the world. Its destination is the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, located in the Northern part of Spain. Pilgrims walk this Way on foot. It is commonly regarded as a way of self discovery, forgiveness and devotion.
Camino has been featured in many documentaries and films, depicted in numerous books, it has served as inspiration for beautiful music. Every year thousands of pilgrims from all over the world take up their backpacks and set out on the Way. For each pilgrim the Camino is unique, to each one it speaks in a very personal way.

The length of St. James Way in Latvia is 562 km. It consists of 24 stages. There are 12 stages (280 km) from the starting point in Valka near the Estonian border to Riga.
There are two ways to travel from Riga to the Lithuanian border: 6 stages to Žagare (133 km) or St. Maynard road – 6 sections to Skaistkalne (149 km).

Descriptions and stages of the entire route. HERE

Bauska region stages:

For easy use, the stages that croses Bauska region are updated on a PDF map, together with caterers and accommodations - albergues, as well as places where it is possible to get a stamp in the pilgrim's passport.