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  1. stratophile

    In-depth Guide to the Ruta Dragonte v1.0

    Hi everyone, I've been getting requests for information about the beautiful Ruta Dragonte on the Camino Francés, one of the three options from Villafranca del Bierzo (rejoining the main route at Las Herrerías). It is a very challenging one-day route that definitely isn't for everyone, but it is...
  2. Rabatdoghomer

    Ruta Dragonte: Recent Updates

    For those interested in the Dragonte Route out of Villafranca del Bierzo, things have changed a lot in the last year or so. I recommend consulting the facebook group, "Friends of Dragonte" for updates.
  3. Rabatdoghomer

    Dragonte Route Has New Yellow Arrows

    Previous threads here have featured articles about the Dragonte route out of Villafranca del Bierzo. A common thread (pun intended) in these articles has been how easy it was to get lost on the Dragonte, due to poor, or non-existing, way marking. Last autumn, Matt Sanchez, from Vega de Valcarce...
  4. Sanchezac

    The Dragonte Option

    Hi all, APOC member Patrick Eibergen and I have spent a few days last week waymarking the whole Dragonte route from Villafranca del Bierzo to Las Herrerias for those intrepid enough to walk it. We believe that it's now doable without getting lost, and for those looking for the correct exit in...
  5. B

    Camino Dragonte: Villafranca del Bierzo to O Cebreiro

    Hello fellow Pilgrims, My brother and I completed our first Camino Frances over the course of 30 days (Apr 3 - May 3 2016), and along the way, I decided to take the elusive Dragonte route from Villafranca del Bierzo to O Cebreiro. I thought I would give a writeup of my experience for those...
  6. C

    Understanding Dragonte - The Ultimate Templar Tribute

    The route of Dragonte is very rarely discussed in any guidebooks and yet it is a important element of the Camino to understand and respect, but few know the true history of the most difficult alternative route on the French Way. Let's start with the route's history. It is NOT a historical path...

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