Camino Frances: Foncebadon a Ponferrada

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Camino Frances: Foncebadon a Ponferrada is a 16.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Foncebadón, Castile and León, Spain that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options.

Distance: 16.8 miles Elevation Gain: 1,154 feet Route Type: Point to Point

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

partially paved

views

wild flowers

This route is part of a multi week long walk, along the Camino Frances, also known as the French Way. The Camino Frances is a pilgrimage route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It can be done at a variety of paces and starting points. Legend has it that the remains of the Saint Apostle Santiago are buried there. Every spring and summer, many people follow its routes as a form of spiritual path or retreat for their spiritual growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts and organized tour groups. The full route can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/spain/palencia/camino-de-santiago-frances A list of individual trails can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/camino-de-santiago-frances--3 Following this link, you'll find day hike sections of the trail for easy downloading.

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