Spain Self Guided Package – French Way Accommodation – 4 Days
Price: €295 (excluding flights)
FRENCH WAY (SELF GUIDED)
ARZUA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
The quintessential, most traveled and most documented of all the Ways.
Running from the western side of the Pyrennes at Roncesvalles to Santiago de Compostela in the Northwest of Spain, the French Way is the Way par excellence. It is the most famous route to Santiago and the most walked (in 2017, 180,000 pilgrims from all over the world reached Santiago).
The French Way was one of the most important Christian pilgrimages during the Middle Ages, its entire length being 780km. It follows earlier Roman trade routes and traverses the Pyrennes, beech and pine forests of Navarre, the vineyards of La Rioja, the meseta of Castile until it reaches the mountains and the oak and chestnut forests of Galicia.
Our 4 day trip runs from Arzua to the Cathedral in Santiago through quaint rural hamlets, meadows and eucalyptus forests. It is the perfect Camino for those short of time and who would like a ‘taste’ of the experience before embarking on a longer route. This section is well signposted and has a good range of services (cafes, restaurants etc) for rest breaks. Please note: You will not be entitled to receive a Compostela as you need to walk a minimum of 100km.
As part of this trip you’ll find featured 3 nights in comfortable locally-owned 2/3 hotels or rural guesthouses with breakfasts and luggage transport between accommodation. Around-the-clock emergency assistance is also included which adds confidence to the detailed walking route notes that cover landmarks, distances and things to see over the course of your walk.
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Day 1 – Arrival day to Arzua
Day 2 – Arzua – O Pedrouzo (18.5km)
Day 3 – O Pedrouzo – Santiago (20.2km)
Day 4 – Departure day from Santiago de Compostela
Total Distance 38.7km
PRICE – 2019
April, May, June, September & October
Price €295 per person, based on two people sharing a room
Single Room Supplement of €90
July & August
Price €325 per person, based on two people sharing a room
Single Room Supplement of €105
CUSTOMISE YOUR TRIP
- Add Airport Transfers from and to Santiago Airport
- Upgrade to Luxury accommodation in the 5 star Parador in Santiago
- Add an extra Free Day in Santiago
If you choose not to include airport transfers, we will provide detailed advice how to get from /back to the airport.
Self guided, tailor made trips are available from the 30th March to the 30th October 2019. Choose a start date that suits you.
For further information about this package, contact us on 01 – 442 8921 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
At a glance:
- 3 nights in 2 or 3 star Hotels/Rural Houses/Rural Pensiones
- 3 breakfasts
- Luggage transfer between hotels (one bag per person, up to 20kg)
- Pilgrim’s Passport
- Camino Information Pack and Walking Notes
- 24 hour phone assistance
- Transfer in case of emergencies
Quote of the day:
“If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress”