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Hi Les Brass,
I wouldn‘t skip and like to miss any part of the C‘aragones.
When I did the aragones in 2012 every part was worth walking.
Did you think about taking public transport from your end point of the day back to your starting point. There are busses circulating between Oloron...
May be one more word to the “alpinista-route“:
I do agree to all the comments before, but ...
If you come along the Jaizkibel in wet, rainy weather, the steep slope at the beginning is as slippery as yellow soap. You do 1 step forward and 2 steps back.
In addition in rainy weather the top of...
- Camino Primitivo from Villaviciosa
- Camino do mar from Ribadeo in connection with Camino inglès (partly) and Camino dos faros to Finisterre
- St. Olavs way from Selånger/sweden to Trondheim/norway (optional)
Allan, there are more than just the Camino frances and the Camino portugues in spain. Ourense is situated on the Camino Sanabres (extension of the Via de la plata).
May be less known and less walked. But an official camino.
next time try the camino duro, which turns off to the right shortly after passing the bridge in Villafranca. A short steep ascent and you will be high above the valley, guardrails and highways.
Very beautiful alternative.
Just continue climbing the ramp on the right side.
The bridge is accessible on both sides. This is the footpath on the right side of the bridge and it looks pretty much the same as on the lefthand side shown in the video.
At the end of the bridge on the other side of the ria you either turn right to go the the albergue municipal or pass...
The way is well marked and the road wasn‘t very busy last year when I did it in april as there is a motorway (A8) leading parallel to it (may be a handful of cars). There‘s an alternative route (not shown on your map) along the coastline between El Pontarron and Villanueva. But I have no further...
As far as I know, the EU will keep the borders closed for all non-european visitors ufn.
Travelling within the EU from juin 15th will only be possible for european citizens.
Spain opens their borders for non-spaniards from july 1st.