French Route stage 01 A: St. Jean-Pied-de-Port - Orreaga/Roncesvalles
Alto de Ibañeta, Roncesvalles
This stage passes through...
St. Jean-Pied-de-Port, Huntto, Alto de Ibañeta, Orreaga/Roncesvalles
- Route belonging to:
- The Way of Saint James
- Name of route:
- French Route
- 25,00 km
- Mode of transport
- 5,30h. Sin paradas y sin mochila.. Walking
- Main difficulties
- This is an extremely tough stage, particularly in the French part, which is uphill all the way. It is also poorly marked with deteriorated signs which are difficult to see. The downhill part towards Ibañeta is also hard. Drinking water fountains are few and far between.
- Flora, fauna and crops
- The vegetation in this area consists mainly of meadows, and beech and oak woods.