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Camino de Santiago: Camino Frances
Guide and map book - includes Finisterre finish
- This two-volume set of guidebook and map book makes an indispensable companion to planning and walking the 784km Camino Frances pilgrim route from St-Jean-Pied-de-Port across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela. Divided into 6 sections, the guidebook includes an additional section from Santiago de Compostela to Finisterre and Muxia on the Galician coast. Each section is broken down into detailed stages with easily customisable start and finish points due to the amount of accommodation available en route. Over 500 of these pilgrim lodgings are listed within this guidebook, including all public and private albergues, with contact details and a description of facilities available. The accompanying map book offers detailed, stage-by-stage maps and profiles of the route as well as over 120 town and village maps that helps you find the exact location of accommodation and other sites important to pilgrims. The small size allows you to keep the map book in an accessible pocket for use throughout the day. This two-part guidebook and map book provide an abundance of advice on planning and preparation, sample itineraries and detailed information that allows complete customisation of the Camino, making this an ideal guidebook for all pilgrims walking the Camino Frances.
- Contents Map key Map of the Spanish caminos Overview map and profile Route summary table General introduction What makes the Camino Frances special? History of the Camino de Santiago Do I have to be religious to walk the Camino? Planning your walk Where to begin? Where to end? When to walk? Where to stay? What to eat? How many days should I allow for the walk? How do I plan my daily stages? Should I make reservations ahead? How much money should I budget? How do I get to and from the Camino? How do I secure my credencial and compostela? Tips for making the most of your walk Topography of the Camino Preparing for the climates of northern Spain Understanding local cultures Training for your walk What and how to pack Baggage and storage services Walking sticks and trekking poles Health and well-being Pilgrim etiquette How to use this guide GPX tracks Section 1: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Pamplona Stage 1 Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Roncesvalles Stage 2 Roncesvalles to Zubiri Stage 3 Zubiri to Pamplona Section 2: Pamplona to Burgos Stage 4 Pamplona to Puente la Reina Stage 5 Puente la Reina to Estella Stage 6 Estella to Los Arcos Stage 7 Los Arcos to Logrono Stage 8 Logrono to Najera Stage 9 Najera to Santo Domingo de la Calzada Stage 10 Santo Domingo de la Calzada to Belorado Stage 11 Belorado to San Juan de Ortega Stage 12 San Juan de Ortega to Burgos Section 3: Burgos to Leon Stage 13 Burgos to Hontanas Stage 14 Hontanas to Boadilla del Camino Stage 15 Boadilla del Camino to Carrion de los Condes Stage 16 Carrion de los Condes to Terradillos de los Templarios Stage 17A Terradillos de los Templarios to Bercianos del Real Camino Stage 17B Terradillos de los Templarios to Calzadilla de los Hermanillos Stage 18A Bercianos del Real Camino to Mansilla de las Mulas Stage 18B Calzadilla de los Hermanillos to Mansilla de las Mulas Stage 19 Mansilla de las Mulas to Leon Section 4: Leon to Sarria Stage 20 Leon to Hospital de orbigo Stage 21 Hospital de orbigo to Astorga Stage 22 Astorga to Foncebadon Stage 23 Foncebadon to Ponferrada Stage 24 Ponferrada to Villafranca del Bierzo Stage 25 Villafranca del Bierzo to La Faba Stage 26 La Faba to Triacastela Stage 27 Triacastela to Sarria Section 5: Sarria to Santiago de Compostela Stage 28 Sarria to Portomarin Stage 29 Portomarin to Palas de Rei Stage 30 Palas de Rei to Arzua Stage 31 Arzua to O Pedrouzo Stage 32 O Pedrouzo to Santiago de Compostela Section 6: Camino Finisterre/Muxia Stage 33 Santiago de Compostela to Negreira Stage 34 Negreira to Olveiroa Stage 35A Olveiroa to Finisterre Stage 35B Olveiroa to Muxia Stage 36 Finisterre to Muxia Appendix A Stage planning tables Appendix B Major local festivals Appendix C Useful contacts, links and apps Appendix D Bibliography and further reading
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