French Route stage 20: Sahagún - El Burgo Ranero
This stage passes through...
Sahagún, Calzada del Coto, Calzadilla de los Hermanillos, Bercianos del Real Camino, El Burgo Ranero
- Route belonging to:
- The Way of Saint James
- Name of route:
- French Route
- 17,90 km
- Mode of transport
- 3,50-4,50. Horseback
- 1,00-1,50. Bicycle
- 1,00-1,50. Walking
- Flora, fauna and crops
- This is a land of low treeless hills, cereal crops, sunflowers and grapevines. One of the routes is laid out over the old Roman road and passes through the large holm-oak wood of Valdelocajos. The other route is more frequented by pilgrims and consists of a path lined with numerous planted trees, and equipped with rest areas.
- Gastronomic products, cakes and pastries
- Game dishes, soups, pulses, milk-fed lamb, sausages and cured meats, trout, stews and casseroles.
- Rest areas
- Calzada del Coto track (near the shrine of Ntra. Sra. de Perales de Bercianos). Calzadilla de los Hermanillos (6 kilometres from the Calzada del Coto, just after the area at Valdelocajos): with a drinking fountain. Fuente del Peregrino (Calzadilla): with a wooded area and tables. Bercianos del Real Camino (on the way out of town): area with trees and benches. El Burgo Ranero: areas with trees and benches. This is one of the longest stretches of road without any intermediate towns or villages.