Camino from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Pamplona in 4 days
The Camino from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Pamplona in 4 days, is the first stage of the Camino Frances. If you’re short on time but still want to get a taste of the Camino de Santiago experience, then this section of the famous French Way is perfect for you.
The Camino journey starts in the pretty walled town of Saint Jean Pied de Port in the French Basque Country and takes pilgrims across the Pyrenees, into the city of Pamplona and finally to the picturesque medieval town of Estella Lizarra.
A certain level of fitness and hiking ability is necessary to undertake this route – check out our Camino Fitness Bible for some tips! We also have some more information in our Hiking Fitness Ebook which you can download for free. This ebook will help you prepare for challenging Camino routes with helpful tips and advice for pilgrims.
This is one of the most challenging stretches of the Camino de Santiago but also one of the most spectacular ones, particularly if you take the ‘Napoleon Route‘ over the Roncesvalles Pass (1450m). The views of the Pyrenees are definitely worth the effort!
The Camino from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Pamplona is a 67 Km route and is rated by us as a medium to challenging hiking route. It is a 4-night trip and you will walk for over 3 days. On day 1, you will walk for 25 Km, on day 2 you will walk for 21 Km and on Day 3 you have to walk for another 21 Km.
Along the Camino Frances route, you will meet fellow pilgrims from all over the world, as St Jean is one of the most popular Camino starting points.
If you are travelling in July, you might be able to catch the world-famous San Fermín bull festival in Pamplona.
Click below to create your walk or bike trip on the Camino from St Jean Pied de Port. You will also be able to choose any starting point and ending points along the Camino Frances.