The Camino Frances from Burgos to Leon is surely the easiest section of the entire route. It is an easy and flat road in practically all its stages, because it is found that crosses the central plateau, an area characterized by the variety of yellow, orange and green tones of its crop fields.
The itinerary starts in the beautiful city of Burgos, considered the Gothic capital of the country for the style of its architecture and for its beautiful Cathedral, declared a World Heritage Site.
Arrival in the beautiful city of Burgos. Burgos is a city of Gothic style that will not leave you indifferent. It is advisable to take a walk along the river, as well as its beautiful old town and visit some of its monuments such as the Monastery of Las Huelgas, in addition to the impressive Cathedral of Burgos.
You will leave the splendid city of Burgos on dirt roads to enter typical cereal farmland in the region. Your first stage will be very easy, with flat land until you reach the town of Hornillos del Camino, where you will stay tonight.
After spending the night in Hornillos del Camino, your journey will continue along dirt paths between huge and long cereal crops. You will pass through the town of Hontanas, and next to the Convent of San Antón, before finishing the hike of Castrojeriz.
When leaving Castrojeriz you will find a short and slight climb to the Alto de Mostelares. From there, everything will be calm and endless views that will leave you with an indelible image of the Camino. You will cross the Pisuerga river, to enter the province of Palencia. Before finishing your stage, you will pass through Boadilla del Camino, where it is advisable to see the historic Church of the Assumption. You will follow your path along the old Canal de Castilla to reach Fromista.
We recommend that before leaving Fromista you pass through the Church of San Martin, from the 11th century. Today's stage will be simple, crossing the typical plains and cereals, and small towns along the Camino. The route of the official road that follows parallel to the road can be monotonous, but you can take the Villovieco variant in the town of Campos, and continue to Villalcazar de Sirga, to join the official route again until you reach Carrion de los Condes .
Carrion de los Condes is a beautiful town where we advise you to visit the Monastery of San Zoilo. Today a short route awaits you but with the typical straight path to infinity. A large part of your journey will be via Via Aquitaine, an ancient Roman road that linked Bordeaux with Astorga. Finally you will reach Calzadilla de la Cueza, where you will sleep tonight.
A peaceful day awaits you on a route that will take you through valleys and forests with a landscape and route more varied than in previous stages leaving the province of Palencia to enter the province of Leon, ending the day in Sahagun. </ p >
After spending the night in Sahagun, and after crossing the Cea river you will arrive at Calzada del Coto, where you must take the path on the left to continue along Bercianos del Camino and arrive later at El Burgo Ranero.
You will wake up in El Burgo Ranero to continue your Camino de Santiago with a short and simple stage. You will pass through the beautiful town of Reliegos before the end of the day in Mansilla de las Mulas.
Your Camino continues with another stage of relative short distance and with a more urban environment as you get closer to the city of Leon, another of the beautiful cities present on the Camino Frances, and where you will stay tonight. < / p>
In Leon it is advisable to visit the wonderful and well-preserved historic center with its beautiful Cathedral as the greatest example. You will also have the opportunity to see the Casa de Botines, a building by the popular architect Gaudi or the Convent of San Marcos, among many other monuments that make up a wonderful architectural heritage.
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