CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FROM RONCESVALLES TO LOGROÑO
El Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles a Logroño represents the Beginning of Camino in French in Spain, at the foot of the Navarrese Pyrenees. Route of extraordinary culture, traditions and monuments that mark it, many of them intimate witnesses of the Jacobean Route.
Route of marked contrasts, from the Pyrenees, with its beautiful forests, to the streets-villages that were built by and for the Camino, until reaching the farmlands and vineyards of La Rioja.
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CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FROM RONCESVALLES STAGES
Day 1: Arrival in Roncesvalles. Accommodation.
Day 2: Roncesvalles – Zubiri Stage (22,14 kms)
Day 3: Zubiri-Pamplona Stage (20,05 kms)
Day 4: Stage Pamplona-Puente la Reina (23,87 kms)
Day 5: Puente la Reina – Estella Stage (23 Kms)
Day 6: Estella – Los Arcos Stage (21,90 kms)
Day 7: Los Arcos – Logroño Stage (28 kms)
Day 8: Breakfast – End of our services
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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.
👣 RONCESVALLES-ZUBIRI STAGE 👣
We start with the loquality that has been considered Together with O Cebreiro, it has been considered one of the oldest pilgrim assistance stations (Pilgrim Hospitals).
In the current Royal Collegiate You must visit the Collegiate Church of the XNUMXth century, presided over by the beautiful seated carving of the XNUMXth century of Santa María de Roncesvalles.
The magnificent Royal Pantheon, which keeps the remains of King Navarro Sancho VII El Fuerte and those of his wife Doña Clemencia. There you can see the chains that are said to have been brought by the King, from Las Navas de Tolosa, turned into a heraldic motif of the Coat of Arms of Navarre.
The Collegiate Church Museum has valuable pieces, among which we can highlight "Charlemagne's Chess". The primitive Cloister of the XIV century. The chapel of Santiago.
The Chapel of Sancti Spiritus or "Silo of Charlemagne", whose crypt served as an ossuary for the pilgrims who died in the hospital. A legend places in this place the tomb commissioned by Charlemagne to Roldán and the soldiers killed in the battle of Roncesvalles.
As soon as you leave Roncesvalles, to the left of the road, you will find the so-called "pilgrim's cross", a Gothic cross from the XNUMXth century.
In Alto de Erro, a large stone slab over two meters long marks the passage of the great French hero Roldán.
Zubiri means "people of the bridge", Gothic bridge over the Arga, with two semicircular eyes, called "of rage" because of the traditional rite in the region, of making the cattle turn three times around its central pillar to rid him of this disease.
👣 ZUBIRI-PAMPLONA STAGE 👣
Firstly, we recommend a visit to the Basilica de la Trinidad de Arre, next to the medieval six-arched bridge over the Ulzama river.
The Romanesque Bridge of Magdalena, at the entrance of Pamplona, whose access is presided over by an image of Santiago Pilgrim.
The Portal de Francia, entrance to the city of Pamplona through its walls.
The jewel in the crown of this Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles is the Metropolitan Cathedral, the heart of the old neighborhood of Navarrería. In this Pamplona Cathedral the famous legend of San Ataulfo against a wild bull was immortalized in a beautiful capital of the refectory.
The fortress church of San Cernín.
The Church of San Lorenzo, which guards the bust-reliquary of the patron of the city, San Fermín.
The Citadel, now converted into a park.
The Castle Square.
Stroll through its entire old quarter and enjoy the magnificent Navarra cuisine.
👣 PAMPLONA-LA REINA BRIDGE STAGE 👣
Before crowning the Alto del Perdón, to the left of the path, a modern fountain recalls the old Fuenterreniega, whose legend tells of the temptations of a pilgrim by the devil.
Obanos, historic “Villa de los Infanzones”, famous for the annual representation of the "Mystery of Obanos" that dramatizes the ancient legend of Santa Felicia and her brother Guillermo.
Visit the Church of San Juan Bautista in this town.
Puente la Reina is famous for its spectacular Romanesque bridge, named after its promoter Doña Mayor, wife of Sancho III.
Visit the Church of the Crucifix.
The Church of San Pedro de la Rua de Estella, inside which is the famous Gothic carving of Santiago “Beltza” (the black one)
The Church of San Pedro Apostle.
The Eunate Church (2 Kms from Puente la Reina)
👣 LA REINA-ESTELLA BRIDGE STAGE 👣
In Cirauqui, whose name in Basque means “nest of vipers”; stands out the Church of San Román from the XNUMXth century and the Church of Santa Catalina de Alejandría. At the exit of the town we find a section of the primitive Roman road with un single eye bridge.
Next to the surroundings of Lorca, we cross the Rio Salado, by a small medieval bridge with two eyes.
We highlight in Lorca the Romanesque Church of San Salvador.
Villatuerta is accessed by a two-eye Romanesque bridge over the Iranzu River.
We continue with the city of Estella, which emerged in the shadow of the Lizarra castle in 1090.
Among other wonders of the Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles and that are in this town, we must highlight the Church of San Nicolás and the Holy Sepulchre, the Church of San Miguel, the Church of San Pedro de la Rua, the Church of San Pedro de de Lizarra and the Virgin of Puy.
The bridge of the jail or of San Miguel.
In the Plaza de San Martin, the Palace of the Kings stands from Navarra, the capital representing the struggle of Roldán and the giant Ferragut being a must.
👣 ESTELLA-LOS ARCOS STAGE 👣
In Ayegui, you can visit the Church dedicated to San Martin de Tours.
La Wine Fountain, which Bodegas Irache installed at the edge of the Camino, to the pilgrim's delight.
El Monastery of Santa Maria la Real de Irache, which was in 1054 pilgrim hospital. in Azquetta, the parish church dedicated to San Pedro, in which its main altarpiece stands out.
At the entrance of Villamayor de Monjardin, you can admire the original Fuente de los Moros, Gothic from the XNUMXth century.
At the top of Villamayor is the castle of San Esteban, a fortress of the kingdom of Pamplona, dating from the XNUMXth century.
Los Arcos, a medieval town founded on another of Roman origin. The Church of Santa María stands out, with elements from the XNUMXth to XNUMXth centuries.
👣 LOS ARCOS-LOGROÑO STAGE 👣
In Torres del Río, highlight the Church of the Holy Sepulcher-of Templar origin and the parish church of San Andrés.
In Viana, a beautiful town, we can see numerous religious monuments, including the Convent of San Francisco and the Hermitage of the Virgen de las Cuevas, patron saint of Viana, dating from the XNUMXth century.
The Hermitage of San Martin, an old church dating from the XNUMXth century, today considered a Romanesque hermitage.
The church of San Pedro, in a Gothic style from almost the end of the XNUMXth century, and the Church of Santa María de la Asunción, a cathedral church from the end of the XNUMXth century, stands out for its magnificent Renaissance portal and tower, highlighting its ornaments and altarpieces from the centuries XVII and XVIII. It is considered a national monument.
Pilgrim Hospital Nuestra Señora de Gracia, It was originally the civil hospital for the poor and pilgrims, a civil Gothic building from the XNUMXth century.
And as a finishing touch to our What to see on the Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles, in the city of Logroño we can admire the Church of Santiago el Real, a temple of clear importance for pilgrims, with its famous sculpture of Santiago Matamoros. It seems that it replaced a primitive church of which only a few sculptures remain. The current one was built in the XNUMXth century.
The Church of San Bartolomé, which is the oldest building in the city. The Co-cathedral of Santa María de la Redonda, inside which is a beautiful painting by Miguel Angel, representing the Calvary.
In the old quarter and close to the Church of Santiago el Real, is the Game of the Goose Square; its boxes represent the long route that the Camino Frances de Santiago entails, with its obstacles, landscapes and cities.
The Paseo del Espolón and the modern Rafael Moneo Town Hall complete our visit in Logroño, without forgetting, of course, to have some wines on Laurel Street, since we are in La Rioja.
- Accommodations in Hotels, Cottages, Hostels
- Special breakfast
- Travel assistance insurance in Spain
- Informative digital dossier of the road
- Roadside assistance vehicle in case of emergency
- Roadside telephone assistance
- Luggage transfer in the stages
- 1 suitcase per person, maximum 20Kgs
- Pilgrim's credential
- Pilgrim's Scallop
- No cancellation fees
- Up to 15 days before starting the Camino (for no reason)
Remember that the cost of the optional services you choose will be added to the base price of the route.
- Single room supplement: € 225
- Dinner supplement: € 120 / person
- Dinner not included in Logroño
- Start route in Saint Jean Pied de Port
- € 85 / person (double room with breakfast)
- Transfer from Pamplona Station to Roncesvalles: € 80
- Up to 4 people included
- Transfer from Pamplona Train Station to Saint Jean Pied de Port: € 140
- Up to 4 people included
- Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)
- Cancellation Insurance (Foreigners)
- Additional luggage
- If you carry more than 1 suitcase per person