Camino Francés from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela with your dog
The Camino de Santiago is a natural outdoor route, a great trip that we can enjoy with our dog. We will all love being able to live this experience together through incredible landscapes, surrounded by forests and through the most traditional towns of the last stretch of the French Way.
Sarria is the starting point for many pilgrims to start the Camino de Santiago, since it is the closest town to the hundred kilometers essential to achieve the “Compostela”.
The route from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela is part of the traditional route of the French Way, which begins in Roncesvalles. It is also the busiest at the present time. There are two possible variables to do the Camino de Santiago from Sarria. In a seven-day tour, with a single stage from Palas de Rei to Arzúa, or dividing this stage and adding an extra night with a stop in Melide. This one hundred kilometer route from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela is the shortest and most direct.
The section from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela does not offer great difficulties for pilgrims, although we must bear in mind that not every day (or many days in a row) we walk an average of twenty kilometers. For this reason, it is advisable to habituate our legs and feet a few days before starting the pilgrimage with small training sessions. Good footwear is also essential. He will be our best friend during the Camino and our feet will thank us when we arrive in Compostela.
Likewise, we must take into account the needs of our pet when starting the tour. In any case, it is possible that we get tired before they do.
From Sarria to Compostela, the most popular route
The route from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela runs through pleasant and lush forests that will offer us grateful shelter from the sun in summer, and runs through villages that, as happens along the route from Roncesvalles, were born and raised around the Jacobean tradition , like the town of Sarria itself, our starting point. Although the pilgrim’s menu is often frugal at noon, we must not forget that we are in Galicia, an area of rich gastronomy, so it is convenient to give yourself some tribute along the way, such as with a good Arzúa-Ulloa cheese, typical of the places we will cross.