French Way walking from Ponferrada

Saint James Way
From 860.00


French Way walking from Ponferrada

The French Way takes its name from the fact that it begins on French territory, and enters Galicia along a steep path that reaches its maximum height in the O Cebreiro highlands. On the Galician part of the route walkers can enjoy the hospitality of the people, a wealth of varied, delicious gastronomy, the considerable artistic heritage, and a country that warmly welcomes the traveller.
This touristic package service is specifically designed for the St. James´ Way. It lets you walk through 9 stages along the different historical paths that through various centuries have reached Santiago de Compostela, sleeping each night in a different rural tourism house and hotels. The price includes accomodation, dinners, breakfast and the transport by car from rural establishments to the beginning and end of each stage.

What is included?

You can see a summary of the services included in the package

  • 9 nights of accommodation in hotels/guest houses in half board (dinner and breakfast) during the Way.
  • 1 night of accommodation in hotel in Santiago de Compostela in B&B.
  • Luggage transfer during the route: 1 piece of luggage per person (max. 15kg).
  • Basc travel insurance.
  • VAT.


Day 1: Arrival on your own to Ponferrada.

Dinner and accommodation in Ponferrada.
Day 2: 1st stage "Ponferrada - Villafranca del Bierzo" (21 km)
Dinner and accommodation in Villafranca del Bierzo.
Day 3: 2nd stage "Villafranca del Bierzo - O Cebreiro" (28 km)
Dinner and accommodation in O Cebreiro.
Day 4: 3rd stage " O Cebreiro - Triacastela" (25,6 km)
Dinner and accommodation in Triacastela.
Day 5: 4th stage "Triacastela - Sarria" (18 km)
Dinner and accommodation in Sarria.
Day 6: 5th stage "Sarria - Portomarín" (22 Km)
Dinner and accommodation in Portomarín.
Day 7: 6th stage "Portomarín - Palas de Rei" (24 Km)
Dinner and accommodation in Palas de Rei.
Day 8: 7th stage "Palas de Rei - Arzúa" (28Km)
Dinner and accommodation in Arzúa.
Day 9: 8th stage "Arzúa -  O Pino" (19 Km)
Dinner and accommodation in O Pino.
Day 10: 9th stage "O Pino - Santiago de Compostela" (19 Km)
Free dinner. Accommodation in Santiago de Compostela.
Day 11: End of the services.
Breakfast and check-out.

Useful information

*Reservation requests must be made at least 14 days before the start of the trip.*

Optional services

  • Extra nights accommodation in Santiago de Compostela
  • Extra night in Melide (1 more stage): 55,00 € per person in double room // 70,00 € per person in single room.
  • Private transfer to the starting point of the Camino.
  • One day or private trips: Finisterre, Rias Baixas, Ribeira Sacra..etc., guided tour of Santiago de Compostela...etc.
  • Optional insurance.
Note: If you want to hire any of these services, include it in the booking form on the field observations.


  • Single room: 1115.00 €
  • Double room: 1720.00 €

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