Joining hands with like-minded organisations in Europe

Setting out from Grandas de Salime, Camino Primitivo Aug 2019

Propagating Europe’s Cultural and Historical Heritage through Trekking

If you are part of an NGO, national or regional organisation in Europe with a similar passion for trekking we would like to hear from you. We would like this to become a hub for sharing events and treks with like-minded organisations and a platform for individuals and groups seek information regarding treks in Europe.

We are working with similar like-minded people, NGOs and/or micro-organisations across Europe including but not limited to (in alphabetical order):

    1. Andrea Vitello ⎸Via Postumia:
    2. Associations of the Way of Saint James: and
    3. Attilio Calderera ⎸Vai Col Trekking, Sicilia:
    4. Camino de Santiago Society, Slovakia ⎸OZ Priatelia Svätojakubskej cesty na Slovensku – Camino de Santiago:
    5. Camino Society of Ireland:
    6. Confraternity of St. James (UK):
    7. Donatella Segarizzi:
    8. Johnnie Walker – Santiago:
    9. Laurie Ferris ⎸Camino Provides:
    10. Pilgrim Paths, Ireland:
    11. St. Augustine Camino, United Kingdom:


Becoming a XirCammini Member: Participating in Europe’s Cultural and Historical Heritage through Trekking

XirCammini is a voluntary, membership-based, organization. If you are interested in joining as a member we look forward to hearing from you.

The annual membership fee was previously waived and has been re-introduced from June 2021. To participate in XirCammini events one has to be a member.

In addition to participating in XirCammini trekking events and social activities, members also enjoy other benefits including discounts from selected outlets, participation in Volunteer Hospitalero training and placements, a say in planning/selection and early notification of overseas trekking itinerary, participation in our local and overseas trekking experiences , the election of up to 2 of our directors during the Annual General Meetings, updates, news, links and think-pieces related to trekking and/or ancient pilgrimages.

XirCammini has 2 membership drives, i.e. June and December. This does not mean that you cannot register at anytime by completing the form below. It does mean, however, that any application received

BetweenIs treated as a
April – SeptemberJune application/renewal
October – MarchDecember application/renewal

Members and local walks: Local walks are currently subject to online registration due to the prevailing Covid situation and to enable us to comply with public health directives, 6-person grouping and tracing requirements. As much as possible new members are beig invited to register for local walks even after online registration for walks expires. But, one may experience delays when requests fall outside our normal processes.

To apply for membership please fill in this form:

Note for those paying by Bank Transfer: The recipient account name is XirCammini. Please include your name and surname in the payment reference.

For further information please write to