Santiago Way from Burgos to León

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Discover the Santiago Way from Burgos to León

This Way of Saint James from Burgos to León (French Way) traverses the lands of Castile and León with significant Jacobean meaning, passing through its small and austere villages. The vast plains will be our travel companions, as well as millennia-old bridges and a multitude of beautiful Romanesque churches, among which some of the most beautiful on the Way of Saint James can be found. A route that will leave its mark on us, as it will help us reflect, meditate, and think about the numerous moments it will provide us.

Safety and Peace of Mind

Our rates include travel insurance and vehicle assistance in case of emergency, for your safety and peace of mind.

Customized Way

If you want to cover fewer kilometers per day, we can design this route with more days of duration (suitable for older people or families with children).

Special Discounts

Discounts available for groups starting from 4 people. Inquire. (Not combinable with other discounts)

More details

Origin

Burgos
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Destination

Leon
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Duration

11 days / 10 nights / 9 stages
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Total Kms

181
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Price / person

795€

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Services

Full and customizable services for a worry-free experience on the Wey of Santiago.

Services Included

Accommodations in Hotels, Country Houses, Hostels

Special breakfast

Travel Assistance Insurance in Spain

Emergency roadside assistance vehicle

Digital Information Dossier of the Way

On-Route Telephone Assistance

Luggage transfer on the stages

✓ 1 suitcase per person, maximum 20 kg

Obsequios especiales

Gifts-

✓ Pilgrim Credential
✓ Pilgrim's Scallop Shell

No cancellation fees

✓ Up to 10 days before starting the Camino

IVA

Rooms with private bathroom

Accommodations in Hotels, manor houses, Country Houses, Hostels

Optional Services

Single Room Supplement

✓ Check

Dinner Supplement

✓ Check

Additional baggage

✓ Consult rate if you bring more than 1 suitcase per person

Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)

Remember that the cost of the optional services chosen will be added to the base price of your route. We are committed to making your pilgrimage an unforgettable and carefree experience. Welcome to the Wey!

Stages

Discover the Wey of Santiago towards the majestic Santiago de Compostela.

Welcome to the beginning of your journey. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure!

  • Duration: 5h 15m
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the first stage of the Way of Saint James from Burgos.

We leave Burgos behind the Cathedral towards Calle Fernán González, heading to Villalvilla. Later, we cross the Archbishop’s Bridge and arrive at Tardajos.

This is our first stage in Castilla, and it will be entirely flat.

Extensive and solitary plains that will allow us to engage in our “inner thoughts” if desired. We will pass through small localities with towns of great tradition and history, such as Tardajos and Rabé de las Calzadas.

Arrival in Hornillos. End of the stage. Lodging.

  • Duration: 5h
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Similar stage to the previous one, presenting no difficulty. The road layout is typical medieval.

We highlight the ruins of the Convent of San Antón before reaching Castrojeríz, with its Gothic arches.

Castrojeriz, a monumental town, where we can visit the old Collegiate Church of the Virgin of Manzano, the Church of Santo Domingo, and the Church of San Juan Bautista.

Arrival in Castrojeriz. End of the stage. Lodging.

  • Duration: 6h 30m
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

We enter the Tierra de Campos. Just after leaving Castrojeriz, we encounter the Alto de Mostelares, in a steep ascent.

Stage of great attraction, where we will encounter the impressive Fitero Bridge over the Pisuerga River, the Gothic Chapel of San Nicolás, Boadilla del Camino, with its magnificent Jurisdictional Pillory, where you can see this impressive stone column that conferred authority to the town to administer justice in the area.

And just before entering the town of Fromista, you will encounter the impressive Canal de Castilla, built in the 18th-19th centuries for the transportation of goods, mainly grain. The canal is declared a Cultural Heritage.

In Fromista, the impressive Church of San Martín de Fromista, a Romanesque gem, alone justifies this stage.

Arrival in Fromista. End of the stage. Lodging.

  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

The stage mainly passes through a curious path parallel to the road.

In Villalcazar de Sirga, its splendid Church of Santa María la Blanca, of possible Templar origin, with the Chapel of Santiago, is the most important monument of this stage and one of the finest on the French Way.

Arrival in Carrión de los Condes. End of the stage. Lodging.

  • Duration: 4h 15m
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

One of the loneliest stages of the Way, since from its beginning, we won’t pass through any town, except for the ancient Abbey of Benevivere ‘Well Living’.

Carrión de los Condes offers us the opportunity to visit the Monastery of San Zoilo, the Romanesque Church of Santiago, with its fabulous portal featuring 22 figures, and the Church of Santa María of Way.

Arrival in Calzadilla de la Cueza. End of the stage. Lodging.

  • Duration: 5h 30m
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

In contrast to the previous stage, we will encounter small villages with adobe houses. Our route will mostly be on compact dirt tracks close to the road.

Terradillos de los Templarios y San Nicolás of the Royal Way, son los principales lugares de paso.

At the entrance to Sahagún, we encounter the jewel of the stage, the Romanesque-Mudejar Hermitage of the Virgin del Puente.

Sahagún treats us with magnificent Mudejar jewels such as the Churches of San Lorenzo and San Tirso.

Arrival in Sahagún. End of the stage. Lodging.

  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

The stage will pass along the Royal Way through cereal fields and the Leonese moorland, with Bercianos of Royal Way as the main locality on the route. A stage conducive to meditation and silence if you wish.

Arrival in Burgo Ranero. End of the stage. Lodging.

  • Duration: 4h 45m
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

A stage very similar to the previous one, which runs very close to the road and on dirt tracks along the Royal French Way.

Villamarcos and Reliegos are the only localities we will encounter until reaching Mansilla de las Mulas.

In Mansilla, the city is surrounded by walls, which encircle a large part of the city.

Arrival in Mansilla de las Mulas. End of the stage. Lodging.

  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Difficulty: Low

Breakfast and start of the stage.

The first part of the stage runs near cereal fields and agricultural plains before, after Puente Villarente, progressing through some industrial areas and residential zones before entering the urban nucleus of León.

The Cathedral of León and the Royal Collegiate Church of San Isidoro are the city’s iconic monuments.

Arrival in León. End of the stage. Lodging.

We’re coming to the last day of your trip! Enjoy breakfast and conclude this unforgettable experience with us. Thank you for being part of this adventure!

This itinerary will take you through the most popular stages, allowing you to experience the beauty and culture of the Wey of Santiago. Be sure to book accommodation in advance, as it can get crowded, especially in the high season.
Safe travels and Buen Camino!

Lodging

In our constant effort to provide the best experience to our customers, we want to assure you that we are committed to your rest and comfort. The accommodations we offer have been carefully selected and provide private rooms with private bathrooms, along with all the necessary services to make the most of your stay. It is important to note that we will never put you up in hostels.

Since these accommodations have a limited capacity, we will provide you with the exact name once you confirm your reservation and we verify availability on the dates of your choice. Your satisfaction is our priority!

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