Camino Santiago on foot: Roncesvalles-Logroño

Start of the Camino in French in Spain, from Roncesvalles, 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.

Roncesvalles
Zubiri
Pamplona
Puente la Reina
Estella
The arches
Logroño
Remember that in Mundiplus we adapt the kilometers of the stages according to your needs.
We prepare the 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 low mountain area in the shadow of numerous forests, which poses no more difficulty than the Altos de Erro and Mezquiriz. It crosses the villages of Burguete, with its "four-stepped" mansions, and the streams that run along its streets. Next, we find Espinal, another typical street-town on the Camino.

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

In this stage we can admire, among other monuments, the Collegiate Church of Roncesvalles, the Chapel of the Sancti Spiritus or «Silo of Charlemagne», The Gothic Cruise of the XIV century, at the exit of Roncesvalles, in Zubiri we will cross the «Bridge of Rabies»

Arrival in 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 the last town in France bordering Spain. Spectacular stage, which starts in the beautiful French town, at the foot of the Pyrenees. Hard stage, but also mythical on the Camino, where his extraordinary views will be his hallmark.

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

Day 3: Stage Zubiri-Pamplona (20.05 kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 5h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

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

We pass successively Irotz, Zabaldica, until arriving at Trinidad de Arre, a beautiful set of the Camino de Santiago in Navarra, formed by the bridge over the Ulzama river. The Trinity was a hospital, shelter and basilica.

From Burlada, you can see Pamplona, which we access by Romanesque bridge of the Magdalena and we enter the city by «Door of France», crossing the wall of it.

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

Arrival in Pamplona. End of the stage. Accommodation.

Do not forget to leave PINTXOS In the famous bars of Calle Estafeta-Not everything is walking pilgrim.
Day 4: Stage Pamplona-Puente la Reina (23,87 kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 6h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

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

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

After Obanos, the unavoidable visit is Templar Church of Our Lady of Eunate, octagonal.

In Puente la Reina, highlights the majestic Bridge over the river Arga, the Church of the Crucifix and the Church of Santiago, inside which is the famous carving of «Santiago Beltza»

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

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

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Stage that runs without difficulty, through work areas and vineyards.

We leave Puente la Reina, crossing its magnificent bridge and we arrive at Cirauqui, where we can see the Romanesque church of San Román and at the exit of the town, remains of the ancient Roman road with its bridge, with only one eye.

After crossing Lorca and Villatuerta successively, we arrive at Estella.

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

Arrival in Estella. End of the stage. Accommodation.

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

Breakfast and start of the stage.

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

We will leave Estella, guided by Montejurra and Monjardin Peak.

We will arrive in Iratxe, where the first hospital of pilgrims, dating from the year 958. In addition we can delight with the Source of wine, installed by Bodegas Irache.

In Monjardin, its castle stands out, which crowns the mountain. At the entrance to the village, we can observe the «Fountain of Moors»

In Los Arcos, we highlight the Porticoed square of Santa María with its Romanesque church, as well as the Puerta de Castilla built in the seventeenth century.

Arrival at Los Arcos. End of the stage. Accommodation.

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

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Stage of slides and undulating terrain.

The first urban center that we find is Torres del Rio, with its fantastic Romanesque church of the Holy Sepulcher, octagonal, of the twelfth century, inside which we find a carving of the crucified of the thirteenth century.

Next, the spectacular Viana appears, located in a high one, in which its well-preserved wall stands out.

In its urban center, mention the churches of Santa María of the 12th 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 his famous Santiago Matamoros on the porch, the Procathedral, with a famous Altarpiece by Miguel Angel and the Plaza de la Oca.

Arrival in Logroño. End of the stage. Accommodation.

Day 8: Breakfast-End of our services

DID YOU KNOW ... in which Church of this Way you have to go three times before entering ...?

Before arriving at Puente la Reina, you go through one of the Romanesque jewelry more important: Church of Santa María de Eunate. It is believed that it was built in the middle of the twelfth century, Octagonal plant and attributed its membership to the Order of the Temple. Tradition has it that before entering its interior, it must be turned three times and finally placed under the vault to be charged with energy.

Accommodation

The accommodations that we offer to our clients are from great quality and all rooms have a private 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 customers over the years. On our routes, we never offer hostels.

As they are dates of free election in which they can carry out the Camino, and when they are accommodation with limited capacity, the exact name of the same will be provided once they have made the firm reservation of their trip, and verified the availability in them.

Our primary objective is his tranquility, rest and enjoy the Camino de Santiago.

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

Price

Double room with breakfast
€ 600 per person
Double room with breakfast and dinner en route. Logroño only Breakfast
€ 715 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 people or more
    • € 25 / person for groups of 10 people 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
  • Information dossier of the road / profiles stages
  • Assistance vehicle en route in case of emergency
  • Telephone assistance en route
  • Transfer of luggage in the stages
    • 1 suitcase per person, maximum 23Kgs
  • Gifts
    • Pilgrim's Credential
    • Pilgrim scallop
  • VAT

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

  • Supplement single room
    • € 25 / night (If you travel alone)
  • Start route in Saint Jean Pied de Port
  • Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)
  • Insurance Cancellation (Foreigners)