Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

View of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France.

Get in

By plane

You can fly to Biarritz Airport from many airports in the UK and Ireland.

For an airport transfer, taxi, bus or coach service from Biarritz Airport to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, you can contact Sea-Lifts or Biarritz Airport Transfers.

By train

Regular train service to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port from Bayonne (about 1h20, ticket costs 9€).

Get around

Choir of the church of Notre Dame in Saint-Jean

Walk

See

Do

St. John points the way to pilgrims

Begin the Way of St. James (Spanish: El Camino de Santiago, El Camino; Galician: O Camiño de Santiago, Ruta Xacobea; French: Chemin de St-Jacques, German: Jakobsweg)

This is a popular starting point, if not the most popular starting point for those who are beginning the Way of St. James. Referred to as pilgrims (pèlerins in France and peregrinos in Spanish), many international travelers choose this as the starting point in France that is closest to the Spanish border. Pilgrims begin by reporting in to the Pilgrim's Office to obtain their credencial to begin their journey.

Buy

Porte de Navarre

Go next

Spain


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