Camino Frances: Stages 1-5

Walk the full Camino Frances (Way of St James) - a journey for the spirit and soul that millions of travellers complete year after year. Setting off from St Jean Pied de Port in the foothills of the Pyrenees, and finishing in Santiago de Compostela, you will enjoy an incredible sense of achievement and build a wonderful camaraderie with your fellow pilgrims.

Take in varied landscapes, from the majestic Pyrenees to the lush green valleys of Galicia, to the immense plains of Sierra de Campos. And enjoy overnight stays in some of Northern Spain’s most beguiling cities including Burgos, Leon, Pamplona and Santiago. This walk is one sure to stay in your memory for a long time to come!
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Darstellung
schwer
24,2 km
7:30 h
1.372 hm
594 hm

Tackle a tough walk today, and follow the Camino across the Pyrenees. 

3
von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
mittel
23,6 km
6:30 h
1.185 hm
409 hm

This is the low-level route from St Jean to Roncesvalles, via Valcarlos. Take this if you prefer an easier alternative to the tough first stage or ...

von Laura Paterson,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Orreaga
Roncesvalles to Akerreta
mittel
27,5 km
7:00 h
659 hm
1.069 hm

1
von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Esteribar
Akerreta to Pamplona
leicht
15,9 km
5:00 h
113 hm
184 hm

At first following the River Arga, today’s walk then starts to get slightly busier as you head towards Pamplona. Famous for the running of the ...

3
von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Pamplona
Pamplona to Puente la Reina
mittel
23,3 km
6:30 h
454 hm
547 hm

Walk out of Pamplona to the much quieter Puente la Reina

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Puente la Reina
Puente la Reina to Estella
leicht
22,1 km
6:00 h
324 hm
236 hm

Walking through rolling farmland and vineyards will bring you to Estella. There are also a few examples of Roman roadway on this section at ...

1
von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Estella
Estella to Los Arcos
leicht
20,8 km
5:00 h
323 hm
296 hm

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Los Arcos
Los Arcos to Logrono
mittel
27,7 km
7:30 h
333 hm
400 hm

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Logroño
Logrono to Najera
mittel
26,6 km
7:00 h
326 hm
237 hm

Leaving Logrono, pass through the Pantano de la Grajera, a pretty reservoir surrounded by woodland. Continue to Navarrete famous for its Rioja ...

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
mittel
21,4 km
5:30 h
425 hm
267 hm

Wide country roads through gently undulating farmland take you to Santa Domingo. The historic town of Santa Domingo is lined with medieval streets ...

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Santa Domingo de la Calzada to Belorado
mittel
22,5 km
6:00 h
294 hm
171 hm

Leave Santa Domingo by the Puente del Santo bridge over the Rio Oja, and pass the 16th century Iglesia de San Juan Bautista and Iglesia de Nuestra ...

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Belorado
Belorado to San Juan de Ortega
mittel
23,6 km
6:00 h
473 hm
241 hm

Continue through open countryside to Villafranca Montes de Oca, where the path starts to climb before dropping down to the remote village of St ...

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Barrios de Colina
San Juan de Ortega to Burgos
mittel
25,8 km
7:00 h
133 hm
293 hm

From San Juan de Ortega, youascend the mountainous Sierra Atapuerca before  descending to Burgos where the business of the city may be a bit of a ...

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Burgos
Burgos to Hornillos
leicht
21,4 km
5:30 h
120 hm
171 hm

Follow crop field through the area of Meseta., ascend to Fuente de Prao and admire the views from there before descending to Hornillos.

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure
Wanderung · Hornillos del Camino
Hornillos to Castrojeriz
leicht
19,6 km
5:00 h
178 hm
195 hm

Continue across the Meseta, with a brief stop in the pilgrim village of Hontanas, to the village of Castrojeriz, once one of the main stopping ...

von Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure