Video: Classic Camino – The French Way

7 July 2022

Video: Classic Camino – The French Way

As one of the most popular Camino de Santaigo trails, the French Way provides a beautiful Camino experience. Walking the full way you will start in the town of St Jean Pied de Port. Travelling through rural Galicia you pass through peaceful villages and many points of interest. Enjoy walking beside the vineyards, visiting the Templars Castle in Ponferrada and tasting the wide range of tapas. Karl has noted top 10 things to see and do in a recent article.

For this video we wanted to capture the essence of the last part of the trail from Sarria to Santiago. The last week is probably the most social ways of all the Camino routes. For this trail you will walk 111kms, collecting your pilgrim stamps along the way and meeting other pilgrims. This walk is manageable for all ages and all levels of walking experience. On average you will walk between 16 – 30 kms per day and the terrain on this route is relatively flat.

Walk over the green landscape of Northern Spain over 6 days until you collect your pilgrim certificate when you arrive in the stunning city of Santiago de Compostela. Be sure to spend an extra day exploring the old, the magnificent architecture and the parks while you are here.

For more information on the French Way from Sarria to Santiago or any of the Camino routes please contact one of our travel specialists.


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