Walking and Cycling tours in France Camino Frances - From St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela with a van and a guide.

Camino Frances - From St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela with a van and a guide.

 

Another way of walking along the Camino Frances or French Way starting from Saint Jean Pied de Port, and ending in Santiago de Compostela. 

For those who wish to catch the Spirit of the Way but do not feel like walking 20 km per day, we propose an English speaking guide-driver driving a follow van. The group is composed of 8 persons max. This is a discovery of the most beautiful stages with stop offs on the most renown places.

3 to 4 hours walk per day without technical difficulty. The van driven by your guide follows you, taking you to the start of the walks.

Join a group on your own on the dates we propose or create your own group on the date of your choice !

Day 1

Start of the trip in St Jean Pied de Port in the afternoon. This fortified medieval city is the last stage in France before reaching Spain and Roncevaux Pass across the Pyrenees. Hotel in BB.

Day 2

St Jean Pied de Port - Puente la Reina. Meet with your guide driver at 8h30. Transfer to The Croix Thibault and walk to Roncevaux - 11km (7 miles) - 3 hour walk. 14h30 transfer to Puente la Reina. Hotel in BB.

Day 3

Puente la Reina – Santo Domingo de la Cazalda. Walk to Lorca – 12 km (7.5 miles) – 3h30. Meet in Lorca at noon and transfer to Sto Domingo de la Cazalda with possible visits of Monasteries in Iratxe, Najera. Hotel in BB.

Day 4

Santo Domingo de la Cazalda-Burgos. Walk from Villafranca Montes de Oca to San Juan Ortega - 12km (7.5 miles) - 3h30. Transfer to Burgos and visit the city on your own. Hotel in B&B.

Day 5

Burgos to Carrion de los Condes. Transfer to Fromista and Villovieco. Walk to Carion de los Condes – 13 km (8 miles)– 3h30 Hotel in B&B.

Day 6

Carrion de los Condes - Leon. Transfer to Terradillos de los Templarios. Walk to Sahagun- 13,5 km (8 miles)– 3h30. Transfer from Sahagun to Leon. Visit the city on your own. Hotel in B&B.

Day 7

Leon – Villafranca del Bierzo. Transfer to Foncebadon by Hospital de Orbigo (visit the bridge) and Astorga (Cathedral and Gaudi Palacio can be visited). Walk from Foncebadon to El Acebo – 13 km (8 miles) – 3 hours walk. Transfer from el Acebo to Villafranca del Bierzo by Molinesca and Ponferrada (possible visit of the Templiers Castle). Hotel in B&B.

Day 8

Villafranca del Bierzo - O’Cebreiro. Today you can choose your walking time with a minimum stage from Ruitela to O Cebreiro - 10,5 km (6.20 miles) - 2h30. Hotel in B&B.

Day 9

O’Cebreiro - Rua. Transfer from O Cebreiro to Samos with the possible visit of the Monastery. Walk from Ventas de Naron to Palas del Rei – 12,5 km (8 miles)- 3h00. Transfer to Rua Casa Rural in B&B with a swimming pool.

Day 10

Rua - Santiago de Compostela. Transfer from Rua to Labacolla. Walk from Labacolla - Santiago - 10 Km (6 miles) – 2h45. Visit of Santiago on your own. Hotel in B&B.

Day 11

Extension to Cabo Fisterra by van and way back to Santiago where you finish your pilgrimage. From Santiago you can take your plane or your train to the city of your choice or choose to come back to Bayonne Station in France with your guide driver.

titre 1

Guided WALKING
Level
THE CAMINO FRANCES TO COMPOSTELA
Duration :
11 Days
From :
1395 €

Included : see the details in Dates and Prices section

2 or 3 star hotels

Breakfast and dinners

English speaking guide driver expert in the Way of Saint James.

Transport from stage to stage

English speaking assistance

 

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Groups only composed from 5 to 8 persons max.


Level 1 : Walks average 3 hours per day. 

 

More information on the levels ? 


Starts in : Saint Jean Pied de Port

Ends in : Santiago de Compostela or in Biarritz on request

 

Access : 

Train : TGV to Bayonne or Biarritz . Transfer possible to Saint Jean Pied de Port.

Airport : Biarritz Parme. Flights from Paris, London, Brussels, Manchester, Geneva, Rotterdam.

 

 

More information on the tour in our blog


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Phone :  +33 558 48 71 65



Highlights :

Soft walking and expert guide !

The best stages of the Camino