The traditional Camino de Santiago
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. 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.
Saint Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona
You will start in St. Jean Pied de Port, on the French side of the Pyrenees, following the Camino over the great mounatin range of the Pyrenees. Later you will cross the wine region "La Rioja" to the charming town Nájera. Read more...
67 km 5 days medium - difficult
Sahagún to Astorga
The Camino leads you further through "La Meseta" - the surreal landcape that seems like No Man's Land. You will reach León an, where you should visit the famous cathedral, before you carry on to the Roman city Astorga. Read more...
104 km 7 Tage easy
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...
68 km 5 Tage medium
Sarria to Santiago de Compostela
The last 100 km of the Camino Francés are especially busy and pilgrims become more and more excited before they reach the destination of their journey: Santiago de Compostela. Enjoy this special stretch of the Camino. Read more...
110 km 7 Tage easy