Full Camino Frances from Saint-Jean to Santiago
The Full Camino Frances from Saint-Jean to Santiago is the most famous Camino route. Millions of pilgrims have walked it, from all over the globe since the Middle Ages. More than just a pilgrimage, the Camino is a very unique social and cultural experience and a truly memorable adventure.
Step back in time and follow in the footsteps of medieval pilgrims, walking the Full Camino Frances from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in the French Pyrenees to the stunning city of Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia, where the remains of St James are believed to be buried.
Breathtaking scenery, towns, and cities full of history and quaint villages will be part of this extraordinary journey: From the phenomenal views of the Pyrenees to the vineyards of La Rioja, from the lively tapas bars of Burgos to the magical beauty of O Cebreiro.
A life-changing experience for many, the essence of the Camino de Santiago is about enjoying each step of the journey: The fellow pilgrims you will meet and the camaraderie you will encounter along the way will make this trip simply unforgettable. The most famous Camino route of all gets 5 stars from regular walkers.
You can read more about what it’s like to walk the Camino Frances Full Route in this day-by-day account of famous pilgrim Johnny Walker. Johnny and his friend Stephen took on the Camino Frances full route in August 2020 for those who could not walk due to the pandemic. They walked 775km to Santiago, having many adventures along the way!
Click below to create your Camino Frances from Saint-Jean to Santiago Full Route. You can walk or cycle.
*Note that in order to receive your Compostela Pilgrim Certificate in Santiago you must walk at least the last 100kms (from Sarria) or cycle at least the last 200kms (Ponferrada) of the route.