On the "Camino"
On the road to Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, many passionate pilgrims and walkers arrive every day at Saint-Jean-Pied-de-port.They arrive also every day at Saint-jean-Le-Vieux, walking the last step of the northern track, coming from all northern Europe via Le-Puy-en-Velay, to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.
This mythical inspiring trail is still a dream for walkers and believers.
Take the Chemin de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, the "camino" from Puy-en-Velay to Portugal, via Spain, freely and at your own pace. A unique experience of life, incomparable, step after step, in keeping with encounters and landscapes.
From Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Logrono, discover the many different landscapes of our strong identity regions : Basque Country, Navarre and Rioja. Exceptionnal cultural sites on the way.
Many pilgrims start the prestigious pilgrimage from Saint-Jean-Pied-De-Port, crossing the border at the Ports of Cize, up the Pyrénées, towards the abbey of Roncevaux, high place of Christianty.
On the Compostella way, Hotel**Restaurant Mendy, situated 3km from Saint-jean-Pied-de-Port, offers to these brave pilgrims a relaxing and comfortable step and a "Pilgrims menu".
Carpark is available during your walk (3E/day)
Crédit-photos : Chemin de St-Jacques statut de pélerin ©CDT64