Camino de Santiago from St Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona in 6 days

  • Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish St Jean Pied de Port / Pamplona
  • Distance 66 km / 41 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Price From $558

Overview

On an adventure of only 6 days, you will have the opportunity to travel along a charming and historic route from the French Pyrenees to the capital of Navarra.

This first stretch of the Camino Frances, one of the most popular among pilgrims, is ideal to get to know of charming landscapes in northern Spain through the history and culture of towns such as Valcarlos, Roncesvalles and Zubiri.

  • Journey along the well-known Napoleon route from St. Jean Pied de Port to the Lepoeder Pass. 
  • Admire the River Nive in the French town of St. Jean Pied de Port.
  • Walk through the historic streets of Pamplona, inspired by Ernest Hemingway in his work 'The Sun Also Rises'. 
  • Explore the Alto de Mezquiriz and Alto de Erro.
  • Visit the Royal Collegiate Church of Santa Maria, a beautiful Gothic-style church in Roncesvalles.

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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
    • Travel insurance
    • Free cancellation due to Covid-19
    • Taxes

    Extras

    • 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

    To start this journey along the Camino Frances, you can reach the airport at St. Jean Pied de Port. 

    At the end of your trip, you can take public or private transport from your accommodation to reach Pamplona 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, 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.