Camino Frances

Route Overview


of walking trails

30 +

days of walking


different sections

Recommended Packages

Two men walking the Camino route in France

Sarria to Santiago de Compostela

Section 8 of 8
7 Days
Easy Difficulty

One of the most popular starting points on the Camino Frances is the small town of Sarria, which sits 117KM outside of Santiago de Compostela. Many pilgrims choose this section for their first Camino experience, as it boasts gorgeous Galician landscapes, delicious food and wine and is extremely social. You’ll meet many new Camino friends along The Way, as also get to pick up your Compostela (Certificate of Completion) for walking 100KM+ when you arrive in Santiago.

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Full Camino Frances

35+ Days
Moderate Plus Difficulty

Unplug from modern life and reconnect with yourself by walking or cycling the full Camino Frances. The 772KM pilgrimage starts in St. Jean- Pied-Du-Port in France, crosses the Pyrenees and continues through the flat plateau of Northern Spain and the undulating hilly landscape of Galicia. To complete the full French Way you do need to have a reasonable level of fitness and also over a month free to give you the time to walk and incorporate a few rest days along the way. We can assist with booking this trip for all budgets. So do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like to find out more about completing the full Camino Frances and to get a personalised quote and itinerary.

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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port - Pamplona

Section 1 of 8
5 Days
Moderate Plus Difficulty

This highly rewarding walk over the Pyrenees includes numerous cultural highlights, as well as a breathtaking scenery. Once you get to Pamplona, you’re be rewarded with some of the best tapas and pintxos in Spain. Additionally, as the beginning of the French Way is in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, the atmosphere is very special, full of enthusiasm, spirituality and joy from pilgrims from all around the world!

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Jamie and Flo McIvor – UK

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Joan Flynn, retired – Ireland

“Thank you for helping us plan our journey in Spain. What a wonderful time we had trekking through the countryside. The places we stayed were wonderful!
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Georgia Meckes – USA

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