The Camino Frances from Sarria

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The Camino de Santiago from Sarria

Distance: 111 Km

Duration: 7 days / 6 nights

Meals: Half Board or Only Breakfast

Accomodation: Hotels, Country Cottages and Guest Houses

Available: All year round

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The Camino de Santiago (or Way of Saint James) from Sarria is the most popular section of the entire Camino de Santiago. This section, from Sarria to Santiago, is perfect for those pilgrims who want to capture the essence of the Camino de Santiago.

In this section, we will have the opportunity to venture off on many pleasant hikes, all while getting to enjoy the wonderful local cuisine. This route is ideal for meeting other pilgrims and immersing ourselves in the incredible natural setting that will accompany us throughout the entire Camino.

We depart from the Galician town of Sarria, which is located about 100 km away from Santiago. The distance from Sarria to Santiago is around 100 km, which is the minimum distance required for pilgrims to receive the traditional “Compostelacertificate, verifying they have done the Camino de Santiago.

In this section we will walk through beautiful forests, farmlands and rustic villages following trails and paths that are surrounded by stonewalls. We will be able to admire the beautiful green landscape that is so characteristic of Galicia. At the end of this stage we will reach our destination: Santiago de Compostela.

In Santiago de Compostela we can receive our “Compostela” certificate and visit the city’s beautiful old town, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Camino de Santiago Itinerary from Sarria



In Sarria we will have the opportunity to visit the town center where we will find beautiful churches, chapels, monasteries and pilgrim hospitals. Sarria’s main street, rea Maior, is picturesque and serves as a great place for getting a coffee. We recommend visiting the Church of Santa Mariña with its evocative pilgrim mural, the Castle and Fortress of Sarria, along with the Monastery of La Magdalena.


From Sarria to Portomarín - 22km

6h | +230m / -300m.

We will go on a relaxed hike through beautiful towns and quiet villages walking along country roads under the shade of oak trees. Along the way we will find traditional Galician granaries. We recommend visiting the Romanesque church in the town of Barbadelo. If we’d like to make the walk easier, we can choose to divide this route in 2 and spend the night in the beautiful village of Ferreiros.


From Portomarín to Palas de Rei - 22km

6h15 | +633m / -407m.

Once we leave the beautiful town of Portomarín, the Camino de Santiago crosses the Miño River and begins its ascent to the Serra de Ligonde. We will cross through beautiful villages such as Gonzar and Ventas de Narón. We definitely have to make a stop at the Romanesque Church of Santa María de Castromaior and at the Romanesque Church of Eirexe, where we can admire a sculpture of Santiago the Pilgrim. We can make this route easier by dividing it in 2 and spending the night in Ventas de Narón.


7h | +553m / -723m.

We will continue on the Camino de Santiago walking among beautiful rural trails until reaching Coto, where we will continue to walk up and down many hills surrounded by many beautiful locations, such as the Iso River in Ribadiso.


7h | +276m / -362m

This route is ideal if you want to walk at a more relaxed pace from Palas de Rei to Arzúa. We will be staying in a charming hotel in the town of Melide.


5h30 | +371m / -460m.

Today’s section of the Camino de Santiago will pass through beautiful forests, quiet villages and lovely streams. We will have the opportunity to visit the Chapel of St. Irene with its famous statue of Santiago. We will also cross through the beautiful village of Rúa, following rural trails until we reach Amenal. There is also the possibility of making this route more relaxed by spending the night in Rúa.


4h | +296m / -306m.

Once we leave Amenal, the next destination will be Lovacolla on the outskirts of Santiago de Compostela, where the pilgrims used to wash in the river in preparation for their arrival to the city of Santiago de Compostela. We will continue our pilgrimage along the Monte do Gozo hill, from where we can already see the Cathedral of Santiago. Once we reach Santiago, we will get to admire its rich local architecture and let ourselves be captivated by its historic center that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We must arrive to Santiago in time in order to participate in the daily Pilgrim’s Mass.

A few meters to the right we walk uphill to Burió followed by Collado de Hoz, with a panoramic view of the beautiful Lamasón valley.


The French Way ends in Santiago de Compostela. We recommend visiting the city center before returning home, so please feel free to ask us about additional nights or day trips through the city’s historic centerDay trips to Finisterre or the Cíes Islands are also recommended.

Camino de Santiago Accommodations from Sarria

Accommodation in hotels, country homes, guesthouses, traditional Galician homes and charming hostels.

All rooms have a private bathroom and all the necessary facilities to ensure your comfort. Our accommodations have been selected to guarantee your rest and relaxation so that you have a pleasant stay along the Camino de Santiago.

All of the accommodations that we offer are personally checked on-site by our team. We also double check them by referring to the opinions of our customers.

Since we work with quality accommodations that have limited capacity, the exact name of the accommodation will be provided 30 days before the start of the Camino de Santiago.

Camino de Santiago Services from Sarria


Accommodation in hotels, traditional Galician homes, country homes, and charming hostels.

Rooms with private bathroom.

Meal plan of your choice.

Luggage transport between stages.

Complete itinerary of the route.

24 hours Telephone assistance on route.

Assistance vehicle in case of emergency.

Informative dossier on the Camino de Santiago.



Additional single room: €150 per person.

Supplement of 5 picnics (sandwich, drink and dessert): 60€ per person.

Extra night in Santiago: €55 per person. (Breakfast included)

Transfer from Santiago (includes airport) – Sarria: contact us for price.

Travel assistance insurance: €12 per person.

Cancellation insurance: €12 per person.

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