CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FROM LEÓN TO CEBREIRO

León
San Martin del Camino
Astorga
Rabanal del Camino
Ponferrada
Villafranca del Bierzo
Or Cebreiro
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El Camino de Santiago from León to O Cebreiro It passes through different regions of León until it enters Galicia through the mythical O Cebreiro, with its enormous significance on the Camino de Santiago.

We will visit the Maragateria, with the monumental Astorga and Ponferrada, capital of El Bierzo, with its spectacular Castle of the Templars. Halfway, we will find the mythical Cruz del Ferro, the highest altitude of the French Way.

Price

Double room with breakfast
525€ per person
No Cancellation Fees for Covid.
Double room with breakfast and dinner en route
650€ per person
No Cancellation Fees for Covid.
IMPORTANT!!  Unlike other companies OUR RATE INCLUDES TRAVEL INSURANCE AND VEHICLE ASSISTANCE IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, for your safety and peace of mind.
We prepare this French Way route for people traveling alone, such as for groups of friends and / or family.
Special discounts for families and groups. Consult.
NO CANCELLATION FEES FOR COVID !!

CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FROM LEÓN STAGES

Day 1: Arrival in León. Accommodation.
Day 2: León – San Martin del Camino Stage (26,15 km)
Difficulty: Easy Duration: 6h 30m

Breakfast and start of the first stage, the first stage of our Camino de Santiago from León.

We leave León, as in any major city, along residential and industrial areas. The stage runs along dirt and asphalt tracks, very close to the road.

We highlight the passage through Virgen del Camino, Valverde de la Virgen and San Miguel del Camino, until our arrival in San Martín del Camino.

Arrival to San Martín del Camino. End of the stage Accommodation.

Day 3: Stage San Martin del Camino – Astorga (22,16 kms)
Difficulty: Easy Duration: 5h 30m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Stage similar to the previous one, until we reached Hospital de Orbigo, where we found the spectacular medieval bridge, which gave rise to the historical event of the feat of Don Suero de Quiñones.

From here, the Camino de Santiago from León runs along a beautiful path, with wooded areas, moors and cultivated areas.

The Cruceiro de Santo Toribio, precedes our imminent arrival in Astorga, with its fabulous Cathedral and the Bishop's Palace, the work of Gaudí.

Arrival to Astorga. End of the stage Accommodation.

Day 4: Astorga – Rabanal del Camino Stage (19,61 kms)
Difficulty: Easy Duration: 5h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

We entered fully into the Comarca de la Maragateria, moorland area, with typical stone houses and large and colorful wooden gates. Beautiful stage and without any difficulty.

Castrillo de los Polvazares and Santa Catalina de Somoza, are some small rural towns, which we will find. Lands known for its famous Cocido Maragato, the only one eaten backwards.

Arrival to Rabanal del Camino. End of the stage Accommodation.

Day 5: Rabanal Stage of the Camino – Ponferrada (32,12 Kms)
Difficulty: High Duration: 8h 30m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Spectacular stage, with ascent to Foncebadón and the mythical Cruz de Ferro, maximum altitude of the French Way.

Throughout the tour the landscape will captivate us, with splendid views of the Montes de León and the Comarca del Bierzo.

Small and typical towns such as Foncebadón, El Acebo, Riego de Ambrós and Molinaseca, with its beautiful medieval bridge, are some of the towns of our stage today, until we reach Ponferrada, with its magnificent Castle of the Templars.

Arrival in Ponferrada. End of the stage Accommodation.

RECOMMENDATION

This stage of the Camino de Santiago from León is the longest, so if your intention is to do the route smoothly, it would be advisable to divide the stage into two days:

Stage: Rabanal del Camino - El Acebo (16 Kms)

Stage: El Acebo - Ponferrada (16 Kms)

Day 6: Stage Ponferrada – Villafranca del Bierzo (22,35 km)
Difficulty: Easy Duration: 5h 30m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Stage that runs in its first part through many urban centers, until passing Camponaraya. From here, areas of vineyards and dirt tracks, with Cacabelos as the main witness, will accompany us on our way to Villafranca del Bierzo with its wonderful monuments and churches, such as the Romanesque Church of Santiago.

Arrival to Villafranca del Bierzo. End of the stage Accommodation.

Day 7: Villafranca del Bierzo – O Cebreiro stage (29,73 km)
Difficulty: High Duration: 8h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

The arrival in Galicia, with its end in the mythical O Cebreiro, marks today's stage. Andaderos, at the exit of Villafranca, until the entrance to the Valcarce Valley, with its many typical Berzian villages, with its slate roof and granite walls.

The Herrerias and Hospital, give way to the steep climb to La Faba, and Laguna de Castilla, with impressive views, until our long-awaited arrival in Cebreiro, with its Romanesque Church of Santa María, one of the historical jewels of the Camino, and cradle of the legend of the Galician Holy Grail.

Arrival at O ​​Cebreiro. End of the stage and our Camino de Santiago from O Cebreiro. Accommodation.

If you have more days you can extend your Camino de Santiago from O Cebreiro.

Day 8: Arrival at O ​​Cebreiro-End of Our Services

Do youDID YOU KNOW in the Ferro Cross the tradition is to throw a stone ??

Accommodations

YOUR REST AND ENJOYMENT WILL BE OUR MAIN OBJECTIVE !!

The accommodations that we offer to our clients are of high quality. The rooms are private and have their own exclusive bathroom, as well as the necessary services for your comfort.

We personally supervise and select the accommodations, based on the satisfaction expressed by our clients over the years. We will never put you in Hostels.

As these are accommodations with limited capacity, the exact name of them will be provided once you have made the final reservation of the trip, and we will verify availability on the dates you have chosen.

Route Information
  • Distance León-O Cebreiro: 151 kms
  • Duration: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 stages
  • Dates: Free choice. You choose the day!
    • The trip must be booked at least 1 week before the date you have decided.
  • Travel assistance insurance in Spain
  • Informative dossier of the road / stages profiles
  • Roadside telephone assistance
  • Luggage transfer in the stages
    • 1 suitcase per person, maximum 23Kgs
  • Roadside assistance vehicle in case of emergency
  • IVA

Remember that the cost of the optional services you choose will be added to the base price of the route.

  • Supplement habitación individual
    • Consult rate
  • Divide the Rabanal-Ponferrada Stage (2 stages)
  • Additional luggage
    • If you carry more than 1 suitcase per person
  • Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)
  • Cancellation Insurance (Foreigners)