Camino de Santiago from Burgos to Santiago

  • Duration 24 Days / 23 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Burgos / Santiago De Compostela
  • Distance 472,2 km / 293,4 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Price From $2,152

Overview

Get ready to tour half of the Camino Frances to Santiago, one of the most popular and busy pilgrimage routes in the world. In this adventure, you will get to know the Castilian plateau and the wooded and rural areas of Leon and Galicia, from Burgos (a mandatory stop for walkers) to the beautiful city of Santiago de Compostela. 

Approximately 450 kilometres separate you from one city to another, so get ready to enjoy walks amid the incredible Galician and Leonese landscape while you get to know unique places such as Astorga, Sahagun, Leon, Ponferrada, O Cebreiro and many more.  

  • In Burgos, get to know the Holy Metropolitan Cathedral and Basilica of Santa Maria, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • In Astorga, visit the Cathedral and the Episcopal Palace, the work of renowned architect Antoni GaudI
  • Discover the imposing 12th-century Templar Castle in Ponferrada. 
  • Explore the Plaza del Obradoiro and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela when you finish your trip.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation in hotels and country cottages
    • Rooms with private bathroom
    • Breakfast
    • Luggage transport between accommodations
    • Camino de Santiago pilgrim credential
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Assistance vehicle in case of emergency
    • Taxes

    Excluded

    • Unspecified lunches and dinners
    • Unspecified transfers
    • Personal equipment

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights
    • Dinners
    • Picnics

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    The nearest airports to Burgos are Madrid and Bilbao Airports. From either of these two points you can take a train or a bus. 

    You also have the option to rent a car in one of these two cities, since Burgos is very well connected by the region's highways and roads. 

    At the end of your tour, you can take public or private transport from your accommodation to get to Santiago Airport.  

    FAQs

    You must have good physical endurance to be able to make the most of this walk.

    We recommend you take this walking holiday in spring or autumn. However, it is available also from February to November.

    We recommend that you ​book as soon as you are sure about your dates​, as accommodation can fill up very quickly in this area.

    Once you make your reservation we will send you all the ​detailed information about the specific equipment you need​ for this route, considering recommendations for shoes, boots, clothes and a day-to day backpack.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    Yes, we recommend purchasing full travel insurance before doing the trip.

    Yes, you can take this trip alone or accompanied. There are no restrictions.

    Yes, we can adjust the route to your needs and tastes. However, our routes are designed to bring out the best in each trip.

    The pilgrim's credential can be found upon arrival at your first accommodation. 

    This credential must be stamped in churches, restaurants and hotels during your journey on the Camino de Santiago. At the end of the trip in the city of Santiago, you can obtain the Compostela that certifies you as a pilgrim.