Camino Francés > León-O Cebreiro > Villafranca del Bierzo - Vega del Valcarce (16,5 K

After the toughness of the fields of Castilla and the vineyards of El Bierzo, today it´s the great day to arrive in Galicia. This mountainous stage finishes in O Cebreiro which is an important place of the French Camino. We leave Vilafranca going across the Burbia river and face the first part of the stage. We will find picturesque villages that have preserved their Jacobean style. We set out towards Pereje, Trabadelo, La Portela de Valcarce and Ambasmestas, and we will reach Vega del Valcarce.

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(* Remember that the check-In date is the night before starting walking)

Room 1

Duration: 9 days / 8 nights

  • Day 1: Arrival to León and accommodation.
  • Day 2: León - Villadangos. Accommodation in Villadangos.
  • Day 3: Villadangos del Páramo - Astorga. Accommodation in Astorga.
  • Day 4: Astorga - Rabanal del Camino. Accommodation in Rabanal del Camino.
  • Day 5: Rabanal del Camino - Ponferrada. Accommodation in Ponferrada.
  • Day 6: Ponferrada - Villafranca del Bierzo. Accommodation in Villafranca del Bierzo.
  • Day 7: Villafranca del Bierzo - Vega del Valcarce. Accommodation in Vega del Valcarce.
  • Day 8: Vega del Valcarce - O Cebreiro. Accommodation in O Cebreiro.
  • Day 9: Breakfast and end of our services.

The price includes:

  • Bed and breakfast every day.
  • Luggage transfer in all the stages of the Way (maximum 15 kilos per person in just a rucksack).
  • Accommodation: Hotels, Rural Houses, Hostels or Inns (According to the availability and the dates).
  • Travel insurance.
  • If the accommodation is not located in the same village of arrival/departure of the stage, you will be provided with an arrival transfer from the end of the stage to the hotel and from the hotel to the beggining of the stage the following day. This servive has no additional cost.


  • An advance os 100 euros / booking (non-refundable at the time of booking. The rest must be paid one month before the departure.
  • In case of cancellation with more than 15 days before the departure, we will refund you the money except 100 euros / booking in respect of non-refundable advance.
  • In case of cancellation with lless than 15 days, the total booking will lost.


MunicipalityStage (km)To Santiago (km)Altitude (m)
Río Burbia0,2180,4502
Convento de la Concepción0,3180,3509
Pereje (Trabadelo)4,9175,7572
Arroyo afluente del Río Valcarce10,3170,3598
La Portela de Valcarce (Vega de Valcarce)13,4167,2665
Ambasmestas (Vega de Valcarce)14,5166,1670
Vega de Valcarce16,3164,3674
Iglesia de la Magdalena16,4164,2648