Swiss Camino – via jacobi 4

The Swiss Camino starts in Rorschach or St.Gallen and leads through Switzerland to Geneva.

Karte Jakobsweg Schweiz
Quelle: Dachverband Jakobsweg Schweiz –

How to reach St. Gallen

  • 1 hour by train from the Airport of Zurich to St.Gallen railway station.
    See the timetable of trains: Zürich Flughafen – St.Gallen.
  • 3 1/2 hours by train from the airport of Munich. See the timetable.
  • 3 hours from Munich City (ZOB) by bus to St. Gallen railway station. Flixbus

15 minutes by walking you need from the railway station of St.Gallen to the pilgrim hostel. (Googlemaps)

Pilgrim albergue – Pilgerherberge St. Gallen

The address:
Pilgerherberge Sankt Gallen, Linsebühlstrasse 61,
CH – 9000 St. Gallen,
Tel. 0041 71 220 00 62, 

A reservation is possible

to do online
or you can wright a mail to
or call by phone.
We are glad to welcome you in our pilgrim albergue. In Spain it is named ‘refugio’.

Informations about the Swiss Camino

St. Gallen – Einsiedeln: Flyer for download

Einsiedeln – through Switzerland : the way up from Einsiedeln

Signalisation through Switzerland

the way trough Switzerland is signaled ‘via jacobi’ with the number 4

Recommended book for the Swiss Camino

Renate Florl: Jakobswege Schweiz – Link

Were to stay on the Swiss Camino

You will find in these lists

Some impressions of the Swiss Camino about Rorschach and St.Gallen

  • Jakobsweg
    typical way between St.Gallen and Wattwil
  • shell on the floor through the centre of St.Gallen
  • Pilgerstube
    pilgrim room in the pilgrim hostel of St.Gallen
  • Kornhaus Rorschach at the Lake of Constance
    Rorschach at the lake of Constance
  • cathedral of St.Gallen
  • Kirche Maria Magdalena Untereggen
    Untereggen church of Maria Magdalena
  • Jakobusfigur am Jakobsbrunnen in Rorschach
    St.James on the Jakobsbrunnen at Rorschach
  • Eingang Pilgerherberge Sankt Gallen
    the pilgrim hostel in St.Gallen is on the right side (in direction to the old town) - in back you see the cathedral
  • am Jakobsweg
    wonderful nature on the Swiss Camino
  • Jakobsmuschel Pilgerherberge
    Shell at the entrance of the pilgrim hostel of St.Gallen