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Full Camino - St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago

  • Walking the full French Way from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago
  • Arriving at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela after a journey of 791 km
  • Leon, Burgos and Pamplona - Northern Spain's most beguiling cities
  • Enjoying wonderful camaraderie with your fellow pilgrims
  • Varied landscapes including the dramatic Pyrenees, lush Galicia and immense plains
Walk the full Camino Frances (Way of St James) - a journey for the spirit and soul that millions of travellers complete year after year. Setting off from St Jean Pied de Port in the foothills of the Pyrenees, and finishing in Santiago de Compostela, you will enjoy an incredible sense of achievement and build a wonderful camaraderie with your fellow pilgrims. Take in varied landscapes, from the majestic Pyrenees to the lush green valleys of Galicia, to the immense plains of Sierra de Campos. And enjoy overnight stays in some of Northern Spain’s most beguiling cities including Burgos, Leon, Pamplona and Santiago. This walk is one sure to stay in your memory for a long time to come!


Day 1 Arrive in St. Jean Pied de Port and overnight Day 2 St Jean Pied de Port to Roncesvalles 15.1 miles / 24.3 km Day 3 Roncesvalles to Akerreta 17 miles / 27.4 km Day 4 Akerreta to Pamplona 9.9 miles / 16 km Day 5 Pamplona to Puente La Reina 14.3 miles / 23 km Day 6 Puente La Reina to Estella 13.7 miles / 22 km Day 7 Estella to Los Arcos 12.4 miles / 20 km Day 8 Los Arcos to Logroño 17.4 miles / 28 km Day 9 Logroño to Nájera 16.7 miles / 27 km Day 10 Nájera to Santo Domingo de la Calzada 13 miles / 21 km Day 11 Santo Domingo de la Calzada to Belorado 13.7 miles / 22 km Day 12 Belorado to San Juan de Ortega 14.9 miles / 24 km Day 13 San Juan de Ortega to Burgos 15.5 miles / 25 km Day 14 Rest day in Burgos Day 15 Burgos to Hornillos and transfer to Isar 13 miles / 21 km Day 16 Transfer to Hornillos and walk to Castrojeriz 12.4 miles / 20 km Day 17 Castrojeriz to Frómista 15.5 miles / 25 km Day 18 Frómista to Carrión de los Condes 11.8 miles / 19 km Day 19 Carrión de los Condes -to Calzadilla de la Cueza 11.75 miles / 18.8 km Day 20 Calzadilla de la Cueza to Sahagún 13.6 miles / 22 km Day 21 Sahagún to El Burgo Ranero/Transfer to Sahagun 11.2 miles / 18 km Day 22 Transfer to El Burgo Ranero/Walk to Mansilla de las Mulas 11.8 miles / 19 km Day 23 Mansilla de las Mulas to León 10.6 miles / 17 km Day 24 Rest day in León Day 25 León to Villar de Mazarife 13 miles / 21 km Day 26 Villar de Mazarife to Astorga 19.3 miles / 31 km Day 27 Astorga to Rabal del Camino 12.4 miles / 20 km Day 28 Rabal del Camino to Molinaseca 14.9 miles / 24 km Day 29 Molinaseca to Villafranca del Bierzo 18.6 miles / 30 km Day 30 Villafranca del Bierzo to Herrerías de Valcarce/Ambasmestas 11.2 miles / 18 km Day 31 Herrerías de Varcarce/Ambasmestas to O Cebreiro 5.6 miles / 9 km Day 32 O Cebreiro to Triacastela 13.7 miles / 22 km Day 33 Triacastela to Sarria 11.2 miles / 17.5 km Day 34 Sarria to Portomarín 13.7 miles / 22.1 km Day 35 Portomarín to Palas de Rei 15.5 miles / 24.9 km Day 36 Palas de Rei to Arzúa 17.8 miles / 28.6 km Day 37 Arzúa to A Rúa 11.1 miles / 17.8 km Day 38 A Rúa to Santiago de Compostela 12.7 miles / 20.5 km Day 39 Rest day in Santiago de Compostela Day 40 Onward travel

This trip has a carbon score of 15kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 15kg is equivalent to 4.5 cheeseburgers. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.


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  • Walking the Camino de Santiago

    The Camino de Santiago in Spain is the heart of the modern pilgrimage world, and every year, thousands take to its various paths to trek to Santiago de Compostela. A deep spiritual sense accompanies this walk, whether you are looking for it or not. People undertake pilgrimages for a multitude of reasons and it is meeting these fellow pilgrims, hearing their stories and sharing your adventure with them that makes a Camino tour a life-changing event.

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  • Everything you need to know about the Camino de Santiago.

    In this video, Rachel and Ewan talk through the main points of walking the Camino.  While there are more detailed videos on most of the points covered, this is a great place to start to give you a general overview of what walking the Camino Frances is going to be like.  

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  • What to pack for the Camino de Santiago

    One of the most important things people think about when walking the Camino is what to pack.  There are some essentials, but most people are trying to lighten their load and carry their backpacks with them as they go.  This is amazing, but with Macs Adventure, we transfer your luggage for you (which is not cheating!!) so you can pack whatever you like.  

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  • How to travel to the Camino de Santiago

    How do you get to Sarria?  How do you get back from Leon? There are so many start and endpoints on this massive spiritual journey, that we thought it would be helpful to make a video that told you exactly how to get to and from the various points along the route.  No longer need you wonder about getting from Biarritz to St Jean Pied de Port, it is all laid out here for you.  

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  • How many days to walk the Camino?

    With a walk that stretches all the way across the north of Spain, you might imagine that there is a lot of different itineraries on this route.  In this video we break down how many days it takes to walk the Camino de Santiago and all the different ways you can break it up. 

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