Camino Frances (Camino De Santiago)

The Camino Frances (Camino De Santiago) in Europe is estimated to be 490 miles (789 kilometers) long, and takes 33 days* to complete when hiking at an average of 15 miles (25 kilometers) per day.

This trail is also referred to as the The French Way.

It is a linear trail, which means that to do a thru hike, you will have to start and end your hike in different places.

The Camino Frances (Camino De Santiago) has 2 terminuses. Most thruhikers choose to start their hike at the Pilgrim Information Office SJPP in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France and end their hike at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.

A good day of the year to start this hike from the Pilgrim Information Office SJPP is April 1.


NameCamino Frances (Camino De Santiago)
Other Name(s)The French Way
Length490 miles (789 kilometers)
Far Out GuideCamino Frances (Camino De Santiago) Map
Terminus APilgrim Information Office SJPP, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France
Terminus BCathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

Camino Frances (Camino De Santiago) Thru Hike Budget Calculator

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490 / 15 = 33 days to complete the hike
33 days * $35/day = $1155

Estimated Total Budget (USD): $3,155.00

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*This data is estimated and should not be relied upon without further research. It is meant as a starting point for hike planning, not as the only information used to plan your thru hike.