CAMINO FRANCES ROUTE
The Camino Frances route starts in Saint Jean Pied de Port in France and continues to Santiago de Compostela.
Camino Francés route is the most popular and well-known pilgrimage route.
The Camino Frances route leads to famous Spanish pilgrimage sites such as Pamplona, Puente la Reina, Leon, Burgos and Cruz de Ferro to Santiago de Compostela.
Camino Frances route has a distance around of 800 kms between Sant Jean Pied de Port and Santiago de Compostela that is often completed by walking or biking.
Camino Frances route. The pure energy of the Camino
You can feel the pure energy of the Camino Francés route at the moment you decide to follow the famous yellow arrows and shells to get to Santiago de Compostela as a pilgrim.
Pilgrims from all over the world come together to share their joys and sorrows along the way and that is the pure energy that can be experienced.
Every year more than 300,000 people decide to do the Camino de Santiago and of them more than 180,000 choose to travel the Camino Frances route.
Camino Frances route. The Cities
Along the Camino Frances route you will cross many villages and towns entirely dedicated to the pilgrim. Some of the hamlets would not exist without the many pilgrims who flock there every year. The cathedrals of Burgos and Leon are also definitely worth a visit.
Camino Frances route. Landscapes
Camino Frances route is also a very varied Camino. From the Pyrenees in Saint Jean Pied de Port, the flat Meseta between Burgos and León to the green forests in Galicia.
Camino Frances route. The Stages
The whole Camino Francés route is a unique experience of approximately one month of walking. Many pilgrims use to cover it divided in stages of on week or more so they can do it in several years. We will be glad to share with you the story of our Co-founder Annemiek Nefkens who walked almos 2000 kms in 3 months from Vezelay to Santiago de Compostela along the Camino Frances route.
Many people decide to walk the last 100 kms of the French Way between Sarriá and Santiago de Compostela as this is a requirement to get the Compostela, the certification that accredits you as a pilgrim who has made the Camino de Santiago.
We take care of everything. Accommodations. Foods. Transfers. Bicycle rental. Luggage transport.