O Cebreiro, known for its straw roof houses (pallozas), is located on the Galicia border, about 95 miles (150Km) from Santiago. This section of the French route will have you descend from the mountains from the highest point of the Camino in Galicia, through beautiful landscapes and fertile valleys to the city of Santiago. You will have the opportunity to visit sights along the way like the benedictine Monastery of Samos. It is a great route for those willing to explore the French camino beyond the last 100Km.
Self-guided French Camino Tours
Sarria is a great starting point as it is a large town and has everything you need to set out on your journey. This route will take you 70 miles (115 km) along the French route in the Galician region, through green landscapes and lush forests to Santiago during a five-day walk. It is a great route to become acquainted with the Camino. This trip makes you eligible to obtain your Compostela certificate when you arrive in Santiago.