Spain 8 Day French Way (Logroño – Burgos)
Durartion: 8 Days
Price: From $663 (excluding flights)
8 DAY FRENCH WAY (SELF GUIDED)
Logroño – Burgos
The French Way is the most famous Camino route to Santiago. It runs from the eastern side of the Pyrenees at SJPP to Santiago de Compostela in the Northwest of Spain, extending to a distance of 780km. This route follows earlier Roman trade routes and traverses the Pyrenees, beech and pine forests of Navarre, the vineyards of La Rioja, the Meseta of Castile until it reaches the mountains and oak/chestnut forests of Galicia.
This 8 day walking experience takes you over the third section of this Camino from the heart of the Rioja wine region, Logroño, to the medieval city of Burgos, court of the Kings of Castile.
You leave the capital of the Rioja region, Logroño, in a westward direction and cross a wine growing territory to the town of Najera, where the Monastery houses the tombs of important noblemen including a Kings and Queen and onwards to the historic town of Santo Domingo de la Calzada. The Camino continues through vineyards until you reach the meseta as you get close to the historical city of Burgos which was the seat, first of the Counts of Castile and later on of the Kings of Castile and Leon. Burgos was a very important centre for the wool trade, with privileges granted to their merchant population for the export of wool to Flanders and England.
This trip is ideal for people who have walked the first two sections of the Camino from Saint Jean Pied de Port to Logroño and wish to continue west to Santiago de Compostela as they complete the entire Camino in stages over a number of years.
As part of this trip, you will stay 7 nights in 2, 3 and 4 star Hotels and a high quality Rural Guesthouses with breakfasts and luggage transport between your accommodation. Around-the-clock emergency assistance is also included which adds confidence to the detailed walking notes which covers landmarks, distances and things to see over the course of your walk.
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Day 1 – Arrival day to Logroño
Day 2 – Logroño – Najera (29km)
Day 3 – Najera – Santo Domingo de la Calzada (21km)
Day 4 – Santo Domingo de la Calzada – Belorado (22.5km)
Day 5 – Belorado – San Juan de Ortega (24km)
Day 6 – San Juan de Ortega – Burgos (26km)
Day 7 – Free day in Burgos
Day 8 – Departure day from Burgos
Total Distance 122.5km
April, May, June, September & October
Price €550 per person, based on two people sharing a room
Single Room Supplement of €210
July & August
Price €595 per person, based on two people sharing a room
Single Room Supplement of €245
CUSTOMISE YOUR TRIP
- Add Airport Transfers from and to Bilbao or Biarritz Airport
- Upgrade to Luxury accommodation in a 5 star Hotel in Burgos
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 mid March to mid October. Choose a start date that suits you/your group. You can secure your booking with a 20% deposit.
For further information about this package, contact us on 01 – 442 8921 or email us at email@example.com
At a glance:
- 7 nights in 2, 3 and 4 star Hotels and a high quality Rural Houses
- 7 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:
“One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.”