The Tours for Groups & Agencies French Way Highlights Coach Tour

Difficulty :
Easy +
Tour Type :
Guided
Time To Go :
March to October
Reviews :
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Difficulty:
Easy +
Tour Type:
Guided
Time To Go:
March to October
Rating:

Calling all groups of friends, walkers, family and more.  Experience the top highlights of the Camino over 10 days, with a mix of walking and bus transfers, all in the company of an experienced guide.  You will be warm, comfortable and well fed as we look after your groups food, accommodation and transport needs.  In total, you will walk 113km as you travel in the footsteps of thousands of pilgrims from the French border town of St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela.  Read more on the fascinating history of the Camino in our blog post here.  A journey of a lifetime awaits you and it is sure to be a truly unforgettable one.

This Camino highlights tour sees your group arrive into Biarritz to be transferred to St Jean for your first overnight. St Jean is the start point for thousands of pilgrims on their Camino journey. Next day you will walk the Napoleon route over the Pyrennees to Roncesvalles. After an overnight in Roncesvalles you will be transported to Pamplona to spend some time in this stunning historical city. The next day sees you return to the Camino trail and you will walk the section between Los Arcos and Logrono before spending a night in Logrono.
Next day, you will be brought to visit the Monasteries of San Millán de la Cogolla. The monasteries of San Millán de Suso (6th century) and San Millán de Yuso (11th century) are two monasteries which have been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since December 1997. After your visit, you will continue to Burgos to do some sightseeing before going on to Leon to spend the night. Leon is home to many churches and cathedrals noted for their architecture and art.
Next day will involve a drive to Astorga where you will have the opportunity to visit the Catedral de Santa María de Astorga and the 19th-century Episcopal Palace (Palacio Espiscopal), designed by Antoni Gaudí. You will then travel on to the mountain village of Rabanal del Camino. The morning you return to walking the Camino and walk the section between Rabanal and Acebo. After your walk you will be brought to spend the night in Ponferrada. Next day continue on the trail walking between O Cebreiro and Triacastela before overnighting in Sarria, the start point for huge numbers of pilgrims looking to walk the last section of the Camino into Santiago.
After your night in Sarria transfer to Lavacolla from where you will pass Monte de Gozo as you walk the final section of the Camino as far as the cathedral in Santiago. Your first evening in Santiago will give you time to explore the Cathedral and on your second day there you will have a guided city tour.
NOTE: This is a group tour, requiring a minimum of 12 people.

esther
Specialist: Esther
Esther has a love of scenery and the great outdoors, and has been around the world hiking in places like Hawaii, Morocco and Mexico. Having worked in the Irish tourism sector ...
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