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  1. ULTREÏA HOSTEL ON FRENCH TELEVISION

    It was still like this in 2019, the atmosphere on the road to Compostela from St Jean Pied de Port. The french TV channel FR3…

  2. A BACKPACK OF LESS THAN 10 KGS (12 LBS) AND NOTHING ELSE!

    One spare set of clothing and ONLY ONE, which you arrange in a separate nylon bag: underclothes, socks, short-sleeve shirt, transformable pants, alway quick-drying, plus…

  3. THE WAY IN FRANCE

    From Saint-Jean-Pied-de Port, numerous are the pilgrims beginning their way with their first Spanish stage. Regarding the French part, the French ways are often unknown…

  4. WEATHER FORECAST FOR ASCENDING TO RONCESVALLES (AND AFTER)

    A MOUNTAIN STAGE It is important to be aware that the Roncesvalles step with a passage at 1450 m, is a mountain stage and that…

  5. PILGRIMS’ COMMENTS ON THE VISITORS’BOOK

    Some comments from our guests in 2019….  

  6. RESERVATIONS OR NOT

    There are so many albergues in Spain (more than 500!)…let yourself go with your impulses, your desires, your encounters…Don’t rely on preconceived ideas about your…

  7. TENT AND CAMPING EQUIPMENT?

    Unless you want to shun the albergues, sleeping pads, tents, and cooking equipment are not useful in this day and age. Furthermore, wild camping is…

  8. SHOULD I MAKE CARRY MY BAG OR NOT ?

    Everyone has to make up one’s mind honestly… Each decides on him in all honesty … Personally we totally understand luggage transport for elderly, or…

  9. ULTREÏA, WHY THIS NAME?

    The name Ultreïa is a mix from latin and an old french language. It used to be shouted between former pilgims of the Midle Age…

  10. ROUTE NAPOLEON OR VALCARLOS ?

    Without any hesitation, if the weather permits, the Route Napoleon. It is definitely one of the most beautiful, if not the most beautiful, stage of…