Camino de Santiago from Sahagun

The Camino de Santiago from Sahagún to León is a five-day, four-night route, that runs through the heart of the Castile plateau. The characteristics of this route make it especially suitable for all those people who do not want to climb many slopes, but who wish to discover on foot the emblematic towns of this area of Spain.

From Sahagún, a beautiful medieval town, influenced by Mudejar art, the route crosses a landscape characterized by the presence of cereal crops and vineyards. On the tour you can visit villages such as El Burgo Ranero and Mansilla de las Mulas.

The trip ends in the walled city of León, where you will find many sights, such as the Cathedral, the Real Basilica of San Isidro or the peculiar building designed by Gaudí, la casa de Botines. In addition, throughout the tour, you can enjoy excellent traditional cuisine and taste exquisite wines.

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    Day 1
    Arrival in Sahagún
    Arrival in Sahagún usually impresses pilgrims, as the town has a peculiar medieval architecture, influenced by Mudejar art. Therefore, on the first day on the Camino de Santiago it is advisable to dedicate it to visit this town, characterized by the presence of mud houses.

    Some places of interest in Sahagún are: The Church of San Tirso and San Lorenzo, with a combination of Mudejar, Romanesque and Gothic architecture, and the peculiar excavated cellars that you will find in the town.

    Accommodation: Overnight in Sahagún.

    Day 2
    From Sahagún to El Burgo Ranero
    Today’s day runs over León moorlands. On the tour you will have the opportunity to visit small villages, typical of León, and enjoy a landscape marked by the almost constant presence of fields of cereal crops.

    You will end the day in the quiet village of El Burgo Ranero. In the village, you can visit the Church of San Pedro and the Laguna de la Manzana, which owes its name to a beautiful legend that we invite you to discover during your stay in the village.

    Distance: 17 kilometres.

    Accommodation: Overnight in El Burgo Ranero.

    Day 3
    From El Burgo Ranero to Mansilla de las Mulas
    Through Valle de la Granja, you will pass through various streams, such as Valdasneros or Valdearco, to reach Reliegos, a beautiful village that will remain hidden to your eyes, until the last moment.

    After leaving Reliegos, where it is recommended to visit the mud-constructed cellars, you will continue along flat cultivated fields to a beautiful grove, which introduces the entrance to the ancient walled town of Mansilla de las Mulas.

    Distance: 19 kilometres.

    Accommodation: Overnight in Mansilla de las Mula.

    Day 4
    From Mansilla de las Mulas to León
    The last day of walking is marked by silence and tranquillity provided by crossing fields of crops in León. At the beginning of the day, you will have the opportunity to deviate slightly to visit the beautiful Monastery of Santa Maria de Sandoval, declared as a Historical Monument.

    During the tour, you will cross small villages such as Villamoros de Mansilla, Puente Villarente or Arcahueja. At the end of the day, and from the highest point of the stage, you will enjoy extraordinary views of León, just before wandering towards the centre of the city.

    Distance: 17 kilometres.

    Accommodation: Overnight in León.

    Day 5
    León is a city of great historical value and has numerous places to visit, such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria, the Monastery of San Marco, the Casa Botines and the Church of the Real Colegiata de San Isidoro, known as the Sistine Chapel of the Spanish Romanesque age.

    Another thing you have to do before you leave the city is wander through the streets of its old town, known as the Barrio Húmedo. On these streets, you will find a large number of bars and restaurants that serve free tapas with each consumption.

    The Jewish Quarter and the Romantic Quarter are also highly recommended, but to discover in depth the city, you will need to spend two days in León. If you would like to add an additional night to your trip, please contact us.

    On the other hand, if five days on the Camino de Santiago seems little to you, do not hesitate to contact us to add to your trip some stages of the stretch that joins León with Ponferrada.


    Selection of hotels and cottages

    Our partner travel agencies only works with accommodation that have private bathrooms and that guarantee maximum comfort and convenience to those pilgrims who book with us.

    Since reservations are subject to availability, the name of the hotels and cottages you will stay in will be provided to you 1 month before you start your pilgrimage.

    Booking single rooms

    You can book your stay on the Camino de Santiago by staying in single rooms, which also include a private bathroom. Single rooms are subject to an additional charge for the selected route.

    Accommodation in single rooms is subject to availability in hotels and cottages as it is a highly sought-after service. Reservations must be made in advance.

    Commitment to quality

    To ensure the quality standards of the accommodation with which we collaborate, our partner travel agencies teams travels to each of them to check that their facilities and services, as well as the quality of their attention, are excellent. Only in this way, can we guarantee you the best rest and an unforgettable stay while you are on the Camino de Santiago.

    In addition, if due to the low capacity of some of the hotels or cottages with which we collaborate, there is no availability, we guarantee that they will offer you other accommodation of the same range or even of superior quality.

    Accommodation partners

    All hotels and cottages have been selected with the utmost care, to guarantee your rest and comfort on all stages of the Camino de Santiago

    • Staying in hotels and cottages.
    • Accommodation with a private bathroom in your room.
    • Detailed itinerary of the reserved route.
    • Selected meal plan.
    • Baggage transfer between stages.
    • Personal assistance 24/7, by phone, throughout the trip.
    • Emergency assistance car available
    • Information dossier for the Camino de Santiago from Sahagun.
    • Taxes included.
    • Booking of single rooms at an additional cost.
    • Picnics to go (includes sandwich, drink and dessert).
    • Additional nights (breakfast included).
    • Transfers according to your needs.
    • Assistance insurance during the tour.
    • Travel cancellation insurance.
    Excellent and well organised walking
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    Well done!
    They arranged all accommodation and transport of luggage flawlessly. Not a single glitch was experienced. Well done!
    Camino Trail
    Amazing experience and I was very satisfied. I would highly recommend booking with this company as they were organized, helpful and I never had to worry about anything other than enjoy hiking the Camino.
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    The tour was really superb! We were impressed with all aspects of communications both during the booking and planning stage as well as during the trip. Transfers were flawless and the standard of accomodation excellent! Highly recommend… And will surely use them again!
    Fabulous experience
    Fabulous experience. Walks in Spain were a very good company to travel with. Highly recommend them. Accommodation was very good and food excellent.