Camino Francés (The French Way)
Camino Francés (The French Way)

Los Arcos - Logroño

27'98 km Difficulty

The beginning of the stage in Los Arcos goes through the Portal de Castilla to cross the highway and the Río Odón. The Camino through the tracks of the land of low difficulty, crossing the Regata de San Pedro before reaching Sansol, and continue to Torres del Río.

From Torres del Río, the Camino is marked by a steep climb for the first three kilometres with some really hard stretches. Once you have reached the chapel of the Virgen del Poyo and you are back onto the NA-1110, the signs will lead you to a descent into de ravine of Cornava. The path runs parallel to the NA-1110, with some parts on the asphalt itself.

The wonderful church of Santa María de Viana welcomes pilgrims when they have walked a bit more than 10 kilometres from the departure point. This is the last Navarrese village on the Camino. Once it is left behind, the path continues behind the chapel of the Virgen de Cuevas, a wonderful spot to take a break.

The route continues through several forests until it moves from Navarre to La Rioja, as the stone sign explains, 16 kilometres away from the departure point. The last part of this section leads to Logroño across the current bridge over the Ebro, built on top of the one constructed by Santo Domingo de la Calzada and San Juan de Ortega in the 11th century.

Logroño offers a lively old town, the cathedral of Santa María la Redonda and its famous Espolón.
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Máximo Ramírez, Correos of Logroño. 
 
 
“For a novel and interesting way of taking in Logroño, try a higher vantage point. . The tower of the church of Santiago, after 220 steps, offers a beautiful view over the city and surrounding areas”. Máximo Ramírez, Correos of Logroño. 
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Transfer Rucksack

 

We transfer your rucksack

So that you can travel light along the Camino de Santiago

 

We transfer your rucksack or suitcase from your accommodation at one stage to the next!! This way, your walk is more comfortable, your bag is lighter and you can enjoy every step of the Camino. We will take your luggage every day to your next hostel or hotel.

Send Bicycle

 

Bicycle transportation services 

We send your bicycle to your starting or finishing point

 

Decide where you want to start the Camino and we will send your bicycle there from any branch of Correos. Once you finish the Camino de Santiago you can go to the nearest post office and send it back home again. Your bicycle will be insured and we package your bike without disassembling it.

Send luggage to Santiago

 

Luggage transfer

For everything you want in or out of your rucksack 

 

With our Paq Peregrino you can send suitcases or parcels to any point along the Camino (hostels, hotels, branches of Correos, etc) so that you have your personal belongings when you arrive. You can therefore have extra clothes or other items and not only the ones you carry along the Way. You can also send back whatever you have in your daily rucksack that you no longer need.

Prepaid Payment Card

 

Prepaid Card

So that you have nothing to worry about other than just enjoying the Camino 

 

Correos offers a prepaid card that is not linked to a bank account. In this way, you can defort walk the Camino without taking your credit or debit cards with you. You only have to put the money on the card that you are going to need and then top up again if your balance is low. This is a simple, safe and comfortable way of taking your money along the Camino.

 

Pilgrimage Stamps

 

Stamping Your Credential

So that you have the best stamps on your Pilgrim's Passport 

Branches of Correos along the Camino de Santiago stamp your Credential or Pilgrim's Passport with our special stamps. Many of these stamps represent important tourist attractions from that particular place to help you remember your jorney.

 

Send Parcels

 

Sending parcels along the Camino de Santiago 
 

Send your parcels without having to go along to a branch of Correos!

 

You can send a parcel from any of the over one-hundred branches of CORREOS located along the Camino de Santiago and additionally from some of our “Tiendas Amigas del Camino”, a network of shops and accommodation from where you can send parcels any time of the day. This service will help you to get rid of things from your luggage that you no longer need. You can also buy souvenirs or some typical products without having to worry about carrying them with you. 
 

 

Luggage Storage

 

Lockers in Santiago

So that you can freely visit the Cathedral or enjoy the city

Our Pilgrim's Office at Rúa do Franco, 150 metres from the Plaza del Obradoiro, has lockers. You can leave your rucksack, suitcase, bike or trekking pole before you go into the Cathedral or you can wander around Santiago without having to worry about your luggage.

Correos Offices

 

Correos Branches

To help you with anything you may need 

 

We have over 150 branches of Correos along all the Caminos. We will be delighted to welcome you and help you with anything you need.