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Camino Francés: Santa Irene to Santiago de Compostela

easy(8)
Santa Irene, Galicia, Spain

Camino Francés: Santa Irene to Santiago de Compostela is a 15.8 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Santa Irene, Galicia, Spain that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and backpacking.

Distance: 15.8 miles Elevation Gain: 2,372 feet Route Type: Point to Point

backpacking

hiking

walking

partially paved

views

city walk

historic site

This route is part of a multi week long walk, along the Camino Francés. The Camino Francés is a pilgrimage route starting in Irun and finishing at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It can be done at a variety of paces and starting points. This route takes pilgrims along the wonderful northern Spanish coast, from the Basque Country, across Cantabria, Asturias and on to Santiago de Compostela, in the center of Galicia. 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. 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.

recorded Santiago de Compostela

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
Tue Aug 01 2017