Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles to Logroño

The Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles to 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.

Puente la Reina
Los Arcos
Remember that in Mundiplus we adapt the kilometers of the stages of the Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles according to your needs.
We prepare this French Way route for people traveling alone, as well as for groups of friends and / or family.

Itinerary French Way from Roncesvalles (8 days-7 nights-6 stages)

Day 1: Arrival in Roncesvalles. Accommodation.
Day 2: Roncesvalles – Zubiri Stage (22,14 kms)
Difficulty: Medium Duration: 5h 30m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

This emblematic stage passes through a low mountain area in the shade of numerous forests, which poses no more difficulty than the Altos de Erro and Mezquiriz. It crosses the villages of Burguete, with its "four-sea" houses, and through the roads that circulate through its streets. Next, we find Espinal, another typical village-street of the Camino.

Once we cross the Alto de Erro, we arrive at Zubiri, capital of the Esteribar Valley, the most populated place on the Camino de Santiago, north of Pamplona.

At this stage we can admire, among other monuments, the Collegiate Church of Roncesvalles, the Chapel of the Sancti Spiritus or "Silo de Carlomagno", the Gothic Cruise of the XIV century, at the exit of Roncesvalles, in Zubiri we will cross the "Puente de la Rabia"

The Song of Roldan had its origin in these lands, do not miss its history and monuments.

Arrival to Zubiri End of the stage Accommodation.

* Note: You can start the route in Saint Jean de Pied de Port

Saint Jean Pied de Port is France's last town on the border with Spain. Spectacular stage, which has its beginning in the beautiful French town, at the foot of the Pyrenees. Hard stage, but also mythical on the Camino, in which its extraordinary views will be its hallmark.

Saint Jean de Pied de Port-Roncesvalles Stage (24,96 Kms)

Day 3: Zubiri-Pamplona Stage (20,05 kms)
Difficulty: Easy Duration: 5h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Through the Esteribar Valley, we reach Larrasoaña, through small agrarian villages.

We cross successively Irotz, Zabaldica, until we reach Trinidad de Arre, a beautiful complex of the Camino de Santiago in Navarra, formed by the Bridge over the Ulzama river. The Trinity was hospital, shelter and basilica.

From Burlada, you can already see Pamplona, ​​which we access through the Romanesque bridge of La Magdalena and enter the city through the “Puerta de Francia”, crossing the city wall.

We will admire the Cathedral of Pamplona, ​​the city walls, the Fortress Church of San Cernín, Ciudadela and Plaza del Castillo, among other monuments of interest.

Arrival to Pamplona. End of the stage Accommodation.

Don't forget to leave Pintxos in the famous bars of Calle Estafeta – Not everything is a pilgrim walk!
Day 4: Stage Pamplona-Puente la Reina (23,87 kms)
Difficulty: Easy Duration: 6h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

After passing through Alto del Perdón, we will approach Puente la Reina, where pilgrims will meet at a crossroads with those from Somport and have followed the Aragonese route of the French Way.

In Alto del Perdón we will find the Pilgrim's Monument, one of the most significant pictures of the route.

DO YOU KNOW… in which Church on this Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles do you have to walk three times before entering… ??

After Obanos, there is an inescapable visit to the Templar Church of Our Lady of Eunate, with an octagonal plan.

Before reaching Puente la Reina you pass through one of the most important Romanesque jewels: Church of Santa María de Eunate. It is believed that it was built in the middle of the XNUMXth century, with an octagonal plan and its membership in the order of the Temple is attributed. Tradition has it that before accessing its interior, it must be turned three times and finally placed under the vault to be charged with energy.

In Puente la Reina, the majestic Bridge over the Arga River, the Church of the Crucifix and the Church of Santiago stand out, inside which is the famous carving of “Santiago Beltza”

Arrival at Puente la Reina. End of the stage Accommodation.

Day 5: Puente la Reina – Estella Stage (23 Kms)
Difficulty: Easy Duration: 5h 45m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Stage that runs without difficulty, through farmland and vineyard area.

We leave Puente la Reina, crossing its magnificent bridge and arrive at Cirauqui, where we can see the Romanesque Church of San Román and at the exit of the town, remains of the old Roman road with its one-eyed bridge.

After crossing Lorca and Villatuerta successively, we reach Estella.

The most significant monuments of this stage, in addition to those already mentioned, are in Estella the Palace of the Kings of Navarra, the Church of San Pedro de la Rúa and the Church of San Miguel.

Arrival in Estella. End of the stage Accommodation.

Day 6: Estella – Los Arcos Stage (21,90 kms)
Difficulty: Easy Duration: 5h 15m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Like the previous stage, the land we will find is of similar orography.

We will leave Estella, channeled by the Montejurra and the Monjardin Peak.

We will arrive at Iratxe, where the first pilgrims' hospital was located, which dates back to 958. We can also enjoy the Wine Fountain, installed by Bodegas Irache.

In Monjardin, its castle stands out, which crowns the mountain. At the entrance to the town, we can see the "Fuente de Moros"

In Los Arcos, we highlight the Plaza porticada de Santa María with its Romanesque church, as well as the Puerta de Castilla built in the XNUMXth century.

Arrival to Los Arcos. End of the stage Accommodation.

Day 7: Los Arcos – Logroño Stage (28 kms)
Difficulty: Easy Duration: 7h 15m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Slides stage and undulating terrain.

The first urban nucleus that we find is Torres del Rio, with its fantastic Romanesque Church of the Holy Sepulcher, with an octagonal plan, from the XNUMXth century, inside which we find a carving of the crucified from the XNUMXth century.

Next, there is the spectacular Viana, located on a high, which highlights its well preserved wall.

In its urban center, mention the Churches of Santa María of the XNUMXth century and of San Pedro.

We enter Logroño, through the great bridge over the Ebro river.

In Logroño, we highlight the Church of Santiago el Real, with its famous Santiago Matamoros in the portico, the Co-Cathedral, with a famous Altarpiece by Miguel Angel and the Plaza de la Oca.

Arrival in Logroño. Accommodation. End of the stage and our Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles. If you have more days you can extend your Camino de Santiago from Logroño.

Day 8: Breakfast – End of our services

The accommodations we offer our clients are of high quality and all the rooms are private and have their own exclusive bathroom, as well as the necessary services for your comfort. All establishments have been supervised and selected by Viajes Mundiplus, based on the satisfaction expressed by our clients over the years. On our routes, we never offer Hostels.

As they are free choice dates in which they can make the Camino, and when dealing with accommodations with limited capacity, the exact name of them will be provided once they have made the firm reservation of their trip, and verified their availability.

Our primary objective is your tranquility, rest and enjoyment on the Camino de Santiago.

You can then see and display a wide selection of some of our usual accommodations where you could stay.


Double room with breakfast
€ 580 per person
Double room with breakfast and dinner en route. Logroño Breakfast only
€ 695 per person
Route Information
  • Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles
    • Total distance: 139 kms
  • Dates: Free choice. You choose the day!
    • The trip must be booked at least 1 week before the date you have decided.
  • Applicable Discounts:
    • € 25 for children under 12 in a shared room
    • € 20 / person for groups of 4 or more
    • € 25 / person for groups of 10 or more
  • Accommodations in Hotels, Cottages, Hostels
  • Diet to choose:
    • Special breakfast
    • Half board (Breakfast and dinner. Logroño breakfast only)
  • Travel assistance insurance in Spain
  • Informative dossier of the road / stages profiles
  • Roadside assistance vehicle in case of emergency
  • Roadside telephone assistance
  • Luggage transfer in the stages
    • 1 suitcase per person, maximum 23Kgs
  • Gifts
    • Pilgrim's credential
    • Pilgrim's Scallop
  • 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
  • Transfer from Pamplona station to Roncesvalles
  • Start route in Saint Jean Pied de Port
  • Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)
  • Cancellation Insurance (Foreigners)