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I'm flying to Biarritz to start my pilgrimmage and was going to do so at St Jean but am now thinking that I would prefer to start at Roncesvalles - is that possible and easy(ish)?


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Its not that difficult. You can get the train to St Jean and then get a taxi - or hitch a lift - to Roncesvalles.
Why not email Caroline at: to arrange a lift from St Jean to Roncesvalles after lunch on the day you arrive there? That'll give you time to explore St Jean and Roncesvalles before starting your walk.


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last year Caroline was only taking pilgrims to Roncevalles in the mornings at 9am. You may have to stay overnight then in SJPDP or Bayonne - a lovely town worth exploring if you are trying to kill time. cheers, Jane


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