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Stage 9: Nájera-Santo Domingo de la Calzada

Stage 9 of the French Way takes pilgrims from Nájera to the historic town of Santo Domingo de la Calzada. This section combines the natural beauty of the Riojan landscape with the rich history of the Camino, offering walkers an enriching day.

Towns through which the stage takes place

  • Azofra: This small town is one of the first on the route, known for its agricultural fields and its parish church. It is a quiet place that invites reflection.
  • Cirueña: Surrounded by agricultural fields, Cirueña is another point on the road. Here, pilgrims can enjoy the peace of the environment and the simplicity of rural life.
  • Santo Domingo de la Calzada: The final destination of this stage, Santo Domingo de la Calzada is a city with a rich history linked to the Camino. Its cathedral and other monuments make this stop a highlight of the trip.

Monuments to see along the route

  • Church of Santa María in Azofra: This Romanesque temple is an architectural jewel in Azofra, with its unique nave and artistic details. Pilgrims can explore its interior as part of their experience on the stage.
  • Carrizal Bridge: An ancient medieval bridge over the Oja River, this historic monument is a point of interest along the way, providing walkers with a tangible connection to the tradition of the Camino de Santiago.
  • Monastery of San Juan de Ortega: Located near Cirueña, this monastery is a sacred site linked to the figure of San Juan de Ortega, an important figure in the history of the Camino. Pilgrims can visit the church and learn more about his legacy.
  • Santo Domingo de la Calzada Cathedral: Upon arriving in the city, pilgrims are greeted by the imposing cathedral, known for its Gothic architecture and its historical role on the Camino. The interior houses numerous artistic and religious treasures.

Stage 9 of the French Way offers pilgrims a combination of serene landscapes, historical monuments and the opportunity to immerse themselves in the spirituality of the path, especially upon reaching Santo Domingo de la Calzada, an enclave with deep meaning in jacobean tradition.

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StagesThe Camino Francés | French Way

Etapa 1

Saint Jean Pied de Port-Roncesvalles

24 km
5/5
7h
Etapa 2

Roncesvalles-Zubiri

21 km
3/5
5h15m
Etapa 3

Zubiri-Pamplona

20 km
1/5
4h30m
Etapa 4

Pamplona-Puente de la Reina

24 km
2/5
5h45m
Etapa 5

Puente de la Reina-Estrella

22 km
2/5
5h
Etapa 6

Estrella-Los Arcos

21 km
2/5
5h
Etapa 7

Los Arcos-Logroño

28 km
2/5
6h15m
Etapa 8

Logroño-Nájera

29 km
2/5
6h30m
Etapa 9

Nájera-Santo Domingo de la Calzada

21 km
1/5
4h45m
Etapa 10

Santo Domingo de la Calzada-Belorado

22 km
1/5
5h
Etapa 11

San Juan de Ortega-Belorado

24 km
2/5
5h30m
Etapa 12

San Juan de Ortega-Burgos

26 km
2/5
5h45m
Etapa 13

Burgos-Hornillos del Camino

20 km
2/5
5h15m
Etapa 14

Hornillos del Camino-Castrojeriz

20 km
2/5
4h30m
Etapa 15

Castrojeriz-Frómista

25 km
2/5
5h30m
Etapa 16

Frómista-Carrión de los Condes

19 km
1/5
4h15m
Etapa 17

Carrión de los Condes-Calzadillla de la Cueza

20 km
2/5
4h32m
Etapa 18

Calzadilla de la Cueza-Sahagún

25 km
2/5
6h30m
Etapa 19

Sahagún-El Burro Ranero

18 km
2/5
4h
Etapa 20

El Burgo Ranero-Mansilla de las Mulas

19 km
2/5
4h15m
Etapa 21

Mansilla de las Mulas-León

18 km
1/5
4h15m
Etapa 22

León-Villavante

31 km
2/5
7h40m
Etapa 23

Villavante-Astorga

21 km
2/5
5h9min
Etapa 24

Astorga-Rabanal del Camino

21 km
2/5
5h50m
Etapa 25

Rabanal del Camino-Ponferrada

32 km
4/5
6h 30m
Etapa 26

Ponferrada-Villafranca del Bierzo

24 km
2/5
5h30m
Etapa 27

Villafranca del Bierzo-O Cebreiro

28 km
4/5
7h30m
Etapa 28

O Cebreiro-Triacastela

21 km
2/5
4h45m
Etapa 29

Triacastela-Sarria

18 km
2/5
4h15m
Etapa 30

Sarria-Portomarín

22 km
2/5
5h
Etapa 31

Portomarín-Palas de Rei

25 km
2/5
5h45m
Etapa 32

Palas de Rei-Arzúa

28 km
3/5
6h45m
Etapa 33

Arzúa-O Pedrouzo

19 km
2/5
4h30m
Etapa 34

O Pedrouzo-Santiago de Compostela

19 km
2/5
4h30m

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