The magical city of the Guadalquivir is the traditional starting point of the Silver Route. If you decide to start your pilgrimage from Seville, besides being able to enjoy all the attractions of one of the most touristic cities in Spain, you will be amazed walking through Andalusian and Extremaduran lands, through olive groves and extensive pasture landscapes that will be diluted as you approach the north of the peninsula. From this point, you will walk a total of 23 stages to join the Sanabrés Way in Granja de Moreruela or 27 stages to join the French Way in Astorga.
Mérida is an idyllic starting point to begin the Silver Route. Called Augusta Emerita by the Romans, the city of Extremadura breathes Rome through every pore, with its amphitheatre, its Roman bridge and the famous Temple of Diana. A place that will make you travel to another time, before starting your pilgrimage. From Mérida you will travel a total of 13 stages until you join the Sanabrés Way in Granja de Moreruela; or 17 stages until you join the French Way in Astorga.
The brand new university city of Salamanca is a symbiosis of history, culture, tradition, architecture and knowledge. The southern half of the Salamanca section of this route has an important Roman legacy. You can still see parts of the Roman road, such as the Roman culverts, milestones and bridges. From Salamanca, you can follow the Silver Route in 8 stages until you join the French Route in Astorga or 4 stages until you join the Sanabrés Route in Granja de Moreruela.