-The Traditional Camino-
The Camino Francés is probably the best Camino to travel alone: A great infrastructure and many fellow pilgrims make travelling easy and memorable. The rich cultural heritage of northern Spain and the long history of the Camino Francés ensure that this trip will be a definite highlight. Most pilgrims begin their journey in St. Pied de Port on the French side of the Pyrenees. It’s a 800km walk to Santiago de Compostela from here. The Camino crosses various region and passes mountains, dense forests, fertile wine region and vast high plains until its final destination in Santiago de Compostela.
Astorga to Cacabelos
On this stage you will leave Asorga and hike through green hills and get to one of the highlights of the Camino Francés: El Cruz de Ferro (Iron Cross). Pilgrims lay down a stone at the cross - a ritual that goes back to Celtic times. Read more...