French Way walking from Ponferrada

Saint James Way
From 865.00


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

  • 10 nights in rural accommodation and hotels.
  • Half - Board (breakfast and dinner)during the way.
  • Transfer at the end of each stage to the rural house and back (if it is necessary).
  • Bagagge transfer during the route.
  • Travel insurance.
  • VAT.


Day 1: Arrival to Ponferrada.
Accommodation and dinner in Ponferrada
Day 2: 1st stage "Ponferrada - Villafranca del Bierzo" (21 Km).
Accommodation and dinner in Viallafranca del Bierzo
Day 3: 2nd stage "Villafranca del Bierzo - O Cebreiro"(28 km).
Accommodation and dinner in O Cebreiro 
Day 4: 3rd stage"O Cebreiro – Triacastela"(25,6 Km). 
Accommodation and dinner in Triacastela
Day 5 : 4th stage "Triacastela - Sarria" (18 Km)
Accommodation and dinner in Triacastela

Day 6 : 5th stage"Sarria - Portomarín" (22 Km)
 Accommodation and dinner in Portomarín
Day 7: 6th stage"Portomarín - Palas de Rei" (24 Km)
Accommodation and dinner in Palas de Rei
Day 8: 7th stage "Palas de Rei - Arzúa" (28Km)
Accommodation and dinner in Arzúa
Day 9 : 8th stage  "Arzúa -  O Pino" (19 Km)
Accommodation and dinner in O Pino
Day 10 : 9th stage ""O Pino - Santiago de Compostela" (19 Km)
Accommodation in Santiago de Compostela. Free dinner.
Day 11: End of the services.

Useful information

*Rural accomodations' double rooms aren't guaranteed to have two beds.*

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

Optional services

- Private service transfer from the principal airports to the start way.
- Service of picnic: direct booking in the accommodations. 

Note: If you want to hire any of these services include it in the booking form on the field observations.


  • Single room: 995.00 €
  • Double room: 1570.00 €

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