Camino Francés: Route Sections

Route Sections

Route Sections Along the Camino

This listing contains all of the route sections tracked in the Caminopedia from which you can build your personal route, sorted roughly in route-order. Route sections are generally short stretches between towns typically ranging from 2km to 10km (though some can be longer). In some cases there are alternative sections you can take between two points.

Sorted: Route-Order
Name Type Rank Distance Ascent Descent Terrain Difficulty
Saint Jean – Orisson Recommended Excellent 7.7 km 665 m 60 m Mountains Hard
Saint Jean – Valcarlos Alternate 11.7 km 540 m 365 m Mountains Hard
Valcarlos – Roncesvalles Alternate 12.1 km 970 m 390 m Mountains Hard
Orisson – Roncesvalles Recommended Excellent 16.7 km 805 m 660 m Mountains Hard
Roncesvalles – Burguete Recommended 2.8 km 5 m 60 m Gentle Hills Easy
Burguete – Espinal Recommended 3.8 km 55 m 80 m Steep Hills Moderate
Espinal – Viscarret/Gerendiain Recommended 4.9 km 120 m 210 m Steep Hills Moderate
Viscarret / Gerendiain – Linzoáin Recommended 1.8 km 15 m 65 m Gentle Hills Easy
Linzoain – Zubiri Recommended 8.0 km 180 m 380 m Steep Hills Moderate
Zubiri – Larrasoaña Recommended 5.3 km 125 m 155 m Gentle Hills Easy
Larrasoaña – Trinidad de Arre Recommended 10.3 km 225 m 295 m Gentle Hills Easy
Trinidad de Arre – Pamplona Recommended 4.1 km 40 m 30 m Urban Easy
Pamplona – Cizur Menor Recommended 5.0 km 85 m 65 m Urban Easy
Cizur Menor – Zariquiegui Recommended 6.2 km 205 m 45 m Gentle Hills Easy
Zariquiegui – Uterga Recommended 5.8 km 145 m 270 m Steep Hills Moderate
Uterga – Obanos Recommended 4.5 km 35 m 120 m Gentle Hills Easy
Uterga – Obanos via Eunate Alternate Excellent 7.7 km 80 m 160 m Gentle Hills Easy
Obanos – Puenta la Reina Recommended 2.3 km 10 m 70 m Gentle Hills Easy
Puente la Reina – Mañeru Recommended 5.2 km 175 m 80 m Steep Hills Moderate
Mañeru – Cirauqui Recommended 2.6 km 65 m 25 m Gentle Hills Easy
Cirauqui – Lorca Recommended 5.6 km 155 m 180 m Gentle Hills Easy
Lorca – Villatuerta Recommended 4.6 km 40 m 80 m Gentle Hills Easy
Villatuerta – Estella Recommended 3.9 km 75 m 75 m Gentle Hills Easy
Estella – Ayegui Recommended 1.5 km 65 m 5 m Gentle Hills Easy
Ayegui – Irache Recommended 1.8 km 85 m 20 m
Irache – Villamayor de Monjardín Recommended 5.8 km 205 m 80 m Gentle Hills Moderate
Irache – Luquin Alternate 6.4 km 220 m 165 m Steep Hills Moderate
Luquin – Los Arcos Alternate 11.0 km 95 m 255 m Gentle Hills Easy
Villamayor de Monjardín – Los Arcos Recommended 12.3 km 95 m 320 m Gentle Hills Easy
Los Arcos – Sansol Recommended 6.9 km 85 m 55 m Gentle Hills Easy
Sansol – Torres del Rio Recommended 560 m 20 m 35 m Gentle Hills Easy
Torres del Río – Viana Recommended 10.6 km 275 m 265 m Steep Hills Moderate
Viana – Logroño Recommended 9.3 km 95 m 195 m Gentle Hills Easy
Logroño – Navarrete Recommended No Opinion 12.7 km 230 m 95 m Gentle Hills Easy
Navarrete – Ventosa Recommended 6.8 km 155 m 30 m Gentle Hills Easy
Navarrete – Sotés Alternate 5.5 km 175 m 10 m Gentle Hills Easy
Sotés – Ventosa Alternate 2.1 km 15 m 55 m Gentle Hills Easy
Ventosa – Nájera Recommended No Opinion 9.7 km 70 m 215 m Gentle Hills Easy
Nájera – Azofra Recommended 5.9 km 135 m 75 m Gentle Hills Moderate
Azofra – Cirueña Recommended 9.2 km 235 m 40 m Steep Hills Moderate
Cirueña – Santo Domingo Recommended 5.9 km 40 m 135 m Gentle Hills Easy
Santo Domingo – Grañon Recommended 7.0 km 120 m 40 m Gentle Hills Easy
Grañon – Redecilla del Camino Recommended 3.9 km 80 m 60 m Gentle Hills Easy
Redecilla del Camino – Castildelgado Recommended 1.6 km 30 m 0 m Gentle Hills Easy
Castildelgado – Viloria de Rioja Recommended 2.0 km 45 m 20 m Gentle Hills Easy
Viloria de Rioja – Villamayor del Rio Recommended 3.5 km 55 m 60 m Gentle Hills Easy
Villamayor del Rio – Belorado Recommended 4.7 km 40 m 55 m Gentle Hills Easy
Belorado – Tosantos Recommended 4.8 km 65 m 20 m Gentle Hills Easy
Tosantos – Villambistia Recommended 2.0 km 45 m 5 m Gentle Hills Easy
Villambistia – Espinosa del Camino Recommended 1.5 km 40 m 5 m Gentle Hills Easy
Espinosa del Camino – Villafranca de Montes de Oca Recommended 3.5 km 75 m 25 m Varies Moderate
Villafranca de Montes de Oca – San Juan de Ortega Recommended 12.0 km 250 m 185 m Steep Hills Moderate
San Juan de Ortega – Agés Recommended 3.6 km 20 m 60 m Gentle Hills Easy
Agés – Atapuerca Recommended 2.5 km 10 m 20 m Flat Easy
Atapuerca – Villalval Recommended 4.4 km 120 m 130 m
Villalval – Burgos Recommended 15.4 km 55 m 125 m Gentle Hills Easy
Burgos – Tardajos Recommended 10.9 km 55 m 105 m Gentle Hills Easy
Tardajos – Rabé de las Calzadas Recommended 2.2 km 20 m 15 m Gentle Hills Easy
Rabé de las Calzadas – Hornillos del Camino Recommended 7.7 km 105 m 110 m Steep Hills Moderate
Hornillos del Camino – Hontanas Recommended 10.5 km 170 m 120 m Gentle Hills Easy
Hontanas – Convento de San Anton Recommended 5.6 km 25 m 95 m Gentle Hills Easy
Convento de San Anton – Castrojeriz Recommended 3.7 km 40 m 30 m Gentle Hills Easy
Castrojeriz – Albergue / Ermita de San Nicolás Recommended No Opinion 9.0 km 155 m 200 m Steep Hills Hard
Albergue / Ermita de San Nicolas – Itero de la Vega Recommended No Opinion 1.9 km 10 m 5 m Flat Easy
Itero de la Vega – Boadilla del Camino Recommended 8.0 km 65 m 55 m Gentle Hills Easy
Boadilla del Camino – Frómista Recommended 5.8 km 25 m 25 m Flat Easy
Frómista – Población de Campos Recommended 3.4 km 10 m 10 m Flat Easy
Población de Campos – Villovieco Alternate 4.5 km 30 m 30 m Flat Easy
Población de Campos – Villarmentero de Campos Recommended 5.7 km 20 m 10 m Flat Easy
Villarmentero de Campos – Villalcázar de Sirga Recommended 4.0 km 15 m 5 m Flat Easy
Villovieco – Villalcázar de Sirga Alternate 6.5 km 50 m 30 m Flat Easy
Villalcázar de Sirga – Carrión de los Condes Recommended 5.4 km 50 m 20 m Gentle Hills Easy
Carrión de los Condes – Calzadilla de la Cueza Recommended 17.3 km 75 m 45 m Gentle Hills Easy
Calzadilla de la Cueza – Ledigos Recommended 6.1 km 55 m 40 m Gentle Hills Easy
Ledigos – Terradillos de los Templarios Recommended 3.4 km 30 m 25 m Gentle Hills Easy
Terradillos de los Templarios – Moratinos Recommended 3.3 km 25 m 40 m Gentle Hills Easy
Moratinos – San Nicolás del Real Camino Recommended 2.6 km 20 m 40 m Gentle Hills Easy
San Nicolás del Real Camino – Sahagún Recommended 7.0 km 60 m 70 m
Sahagún – Bercianos del Real Camino Recommended 10.1 km 70 m 55 m Gentle Hills Easy
Sahagún – Calzada del Coto Alternate 5.1 km 30 m 45 m Gentle Hills Easy
Calzada del Coto – Calzadilla de los Hermanillos Alternate 8.4 km 80 m 15 m Gentle Hills Easy
Calzadilla de los Hermanillos – Mansilla de las Mulas Alternate 24.1 km 70 m 160 m Gentle Hills Easy
Bercianos del Real Camino – El Burgo Ranero Recommended 7.3 km 40 m 10 m
El Burgo Ranero – Reliegos Recommended 13.0 km 35 m 80 m
Reliegos – Mansilla de las Mulas Recommended 6.3 km 5 m 40 m Gentle Hills Easy
Mansilla de las Mulas – Puente Villarente Recommended 5.9 km 15 m 10 m
Puente Villarente – Arcahueja Recommended 4.4 km 55 m 5 m
Arcahuenja – León Recommended 8.2 km 105 m 115 m
León – Trobajo del Camino Recommended 3.6 km 25 m 30 m
Trobajo del Camino – La Virgen del Camino Recommended 3.5 km 75 m 5 m
La Virgen del Camino – Villar de Mazarife Recommended 13.7 km 105 m 140 m
La Virgen del Camino – Valverde de la Virgen Alternate 4.2 km 50 m 70 m
Valverde de la Virgen – San Miguel del Camino Alternate 1.4 km 15 m 5 m
San Miguel del Camino – Villadangos del Páramo (direct) Alternate 7.4 km 35 m 35 m
Villadangos del Páramo – San Martín del Camino Alternate 4.5 km 10 m 35 m
San Martín del Camino – Hospital de Órbigo Alternate 7.4 km 5 m 55 m
Villar de Mazarife – Villavante Recommended 9.5 km 0 m 40 m
Villavante – Hospital de Órbigo Recommended 4.4 km 5 m 20 m
Hospital de Órbigo – Villares de Órbigo Recommended 2.5 km 15 m 5 m
Villares de Órbigo – Santibanez de Valdeiglesias Recommended 2.5 km 50 m 30 m
Santibanez de Valdeiglesias – San Justo de la Vega Recommended 7.9 km 130 m 130 m
San Justo de la Vega – Astorga Recommended 3.3 km 35 m 20 m
Astorga – Murias de Rechivaldo Recommended 5.2 km 50 m 25 m Gentle Hills Easy
Murias de Rechivaldo – Santa Catalina de Somoza Recommended 4.3 km 100 m 0 m
Santa Catalina de Somoza – El Ganso Recommended 4.3 km 40 m 10 m
El Ganso – Rabanal del Camino Recommended 6.8 km 155 m 15 m
Rabanal del Camino – Foncebadón Recommended 5.5 km 290 m 5 m Gentle Hills Moderate
Foncebadón – Manjarin Recommended 4.3 km 80 m 75 m
Manjarin – El Acebo de San Miguel Recommended 7.0 km 110 m 405 m
El Acebo de San Miguel – Riego de Ambrós Recommended 3.2 km 0 m 205 m
Riego de Ambrós – Molinaseca Recommended 5.4 km 30 m 390 m
Molinaseca – Ponferrada Recommended 6.8 km 100 m 145 m
Ponferrada – Cacabelos Recommended 16.1 km 125 m 180 m
Cacabelos – Pieros Recommended 1.6 km 65 m 0 m
Pieros – Valtuille de Arriba Recommended 1.9 km 50 m 30 m
Valtuille de Arriba – Villafranca del Bierzo Recommended 4.3 km 70 m 95 m Gentle Hills Easy
Villafranca del Bierzo – Pereje Alternate 6.0 km 140 m 130 m Gentle Hills Easy
Villafranca del Bierzo – Trabadelo (via Pradela) Recommended 11.6 km 545 m 510 m Steep Hills Moderate
Pereje – Trabadelo Alternate 4.4 km 90 m 70 m
Trabadelo – La Portela de Valcarce Recommended 3.8 km 100 m 75 m
La Portela de Valcarce – Ambasmestas Recommended 1.3 km 30 m 15 m Gentle Hills Easy
Ambasmestas – Vega de Valcarce Recommended 1.6 km 45 m 20 m
Vega de Valcarce – Ruitelán Recommended 2.2 km 50 m 25 m
Ruitelán – Las Herrerias Recommended 1.4 km 35 m 25 m
Las Herrerias – La Faba Recommended 3.3 km 270 m 35 m
La Faba – Laguna de Castilla Recommended 2.5 km 260 m 5 m
Laguna de Castilla – O Cebreiro Recommended 2.3 km 155 m 25 m Mountains Moderate
O Cebreiro – Liñares Recommended 3.2 km 75 m 135 m
Liñares – Alto do Poio Recommended 5.2 km 235 m 125 m
Alto do Poio – Fonfría Recommended 3.4 km 30 m 70 m
Fonfría – Biduedo Recommended 2.4 km 5 m 105 m
Biduedo – Triacastela Recommended 6.5 km 25 m 545 m
Triacastela – Renche Alternate 5.7 km 105 m 170 m
Triacastela – Calvor Recommended 13.2 km 315 m 470 m
Calvor – Aguiada Alternate 530 m 0 m 20 m
Renche – Samos Alternate 4.2 km 155 m 225 m
Samos – Aguiada Alternate 10.2 km 275 m 310 m
Aguiada – San Mamed del Camino Recommended 1.2 km 10 m 20 m
San Mamed del Camino – San Pedro do Camino Recommended 1.8 km 10 m 75 m
San Pedro do Camino – Sarria Recommended 1.5 km 30 m 10 m Flat Easy
Sarria – Vilei Recommended 3.6 km 140 m 65 m
Vilei – Barbadelo Recommended 700 m 35 m 0 m
Barbadelo – Morgade Recommended 7.7 km 190 m 95 m Steep Hills Moderate
Morgade – Ferreiros Recommended 1.4 km 30 m 15 m
Ferreiros – Moimentos Recommended 2.9 km 35 m 115 m
Moimentos – Mercadoiro Recommended 465 m 0 m 35 m
Mercadoiro – Portomarin Recommended 5.1 km 30 m 230 m
Portomarin – Gonzar Recommended 7.5 km 235 m 30 m
Gonzar – Hospital da Cruz Recommended 3.6 km 140 m 15 m
Hospital da Cruz – Ventas de Narón Recommended 1.4 km 35 m 5 m
Ventas de Narón – Ligonde Recommended 3.5 km 25 m 105 m
Ligonde – Eirexe Recommended 795 m 30 m 20 m
Eirexe – Lestedo Recommended 2.6 km 40 m 70 m
Lestedo – Palas de Rei Recommended 4.9 km 70 m 115 m Gentle Hills Easy
Palas de Rei – San Xulian Recommended 3.5 km 45 m 135 m
San Xulian – Ponte Campaña Recommended 1.0 km 5 m 45 m
Ponte Campaña – Casanova Recommended 1.3 km 70 m 5 m
Casanova – Leboreiro Recommended 3.3 km 70 m 105 m
Leboreiro – Melide Recommended 5.7 km 85 m 80 m
Melide – Boente Recommended 5.5 km 85 m 145 m Gentle Hills Easy
Boente – Castañeda Recommended 2.2 km 75 m 60 m
Castañeda – Ribadiso da Baixo Recommended 3.1 km 55 m 165 m
Ribadiso da Baixo – Arzúa Recommended 2.2 km 90 m 0 m Steep Hills Easy
Arzúa – Salceda Recommended 12.0 km 240 m 270 m
Salceda – Santa Irene Recommended 4.7 km 110 m 110 m
Santa Irene – Pedrouzo Recommended 3.2 km 50 m 130 m Varies Easy
Pedrouzo – Lavacolla Recommended 9.0 km 210 m 205 m Gentle Hills Easy
Lavacolla – Monte do Gozo Recommended 5.5 km 120 m 45 m
Monte do Gozo – Santiago de Compostela Recommended 4.8 km 50 m 165 m
Santiago Walking Tour Tour Excellent 5.2 km 115 m 115 m Urban Easy
Santiago – Ventosa Optional 9.9 km 215 m 365 m Steep Hills Easy
Ventosa – Negreira Optional 10.9 km 330 m 270 m Varies Moderate
Negreira – Vilaserio Optional 12.9 km 395 m 220 m Gentle Hills Moderate
Vilaserio – Santa Marina Optional 7.9 km 130 m 135 m Gentle Hills Easy
Santa Marina – Olveiroa Optional 12.7 km 185 m 245 m Steep Hills Moderate
Olveiroa – Cee Optional 18.7 km 280 m 535 m Varies Moderate
Cee – Sardineiro Optional 5.9 km 160 m 175 m Gentle Hills Easy
Sardineiro – Fisterra Optional 5.9 km 130 m 120 m Varies Easy
Fisterra – Land’s End Optional 3.4 km 140 m 50 m Varies Easy