Stage 1. San Sebastián- St Jean Pied de Port. 64 mi/ 6893 ft
First stage takes place in small road of Navarra region, a paradise for cyclists. The first two climbs of this week are jewels in roads with very little traffic, Aritxulegi y Agiña. We pass by Etxalar and Lesaka, charming little basque villages and soon we start climbing Usurmiatza, the steepest and most demanding climb of the day. We will ride in Baztán valley for a while, and start climbing again to Izpegi Pass where we enter France for some days. Arrival to our destination, St Jean Pied de Port, little town and start of the famous Camino de Santiago.
Lodging: Hotel Ramuntxo **
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