The Way of Saint James from Logroño
This section of the French Way with a soft profile will take you through La Rioja, one of the most important wine regions in Europe.
Entering the Castilian plateau, you will cross the solitary Montes de Oca to discover a region full of monasteries, castles and prehistoric sites such as Atapuerca.
At the end of the route awaits Burgos, a World Heritage City, where time stops to return to medieval epoch. Do not leave without visiting its impressive Gothic Cathedral and strolling through its historic quarter.
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- 24 hour assistance
- Complete route itinerary
- Vehicle available for emergencies
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- Transfer to the starting point
- Luggage transport
- Airport transfer
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Night at Logroño
We start this section of the Camino in the city of Logroño, bathed by the river Ebro and capital of the Autonomous Community of La Rioja. This city is famous for its exquisite red wine with the Rioja Designation of Origin. We recommend you visit its historic quarter, the Church of Santiago el Real, the Co-cathedral and the Plaza de la Oca and, of course, have some good tapas in the Calle del Laurel.
From Logroño to Nájera
Night at Nájera
5 - 6 h
Today's stage ends in Nájera, home to the impressive Monastery of Santa María la Real, where the Castilian language was born and considered by many to be the great jewel of Spanish medieval art.
From Nájera to Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Night at Santo Domingo de la Calzada
4 - 5 h
A quiet and easy stage, the main attraction is when you reach Santo Domingo de la Calzada, a town founded by Santo Domingo for the Camino de Santiago.
From Santo Domingo de la Calzada to Belorado
Night at Belorado
4 - 5 h
Cereal fields are the main feature of this stage, which runs mainly through plains as it enters Castile-León.
The Convent of Nuestra Señora de la Bretonera, the Caves of San Valentín and its castle await you in Belorado.
From Belorado to San Juan de Ortega
Night at San Juan de Ortega / Atapuerca
5 - 6 h
A highlight of this stage is the ascent of the small mountain range of Montes de Oca, at an altitude of 1,100 metres.
In San Juan de Ortega, a village born by and for the Camino de Santiago, its Romanesque churches and pilgrims' hospital await you.
From San Juan de Ortega to Burgos
Night at Burgos
5 - 6 h
Apart from the short climb up to the "La Cruz de Madera" pass, this is an easy stage to cover.
The highlight of this section is the city of Burgos, capital of the same province, where you can visit its imposing Gothic cathedral and medieval monasteries.