Camino de Santiago and Via Francigena – Catholic Charities of California invites you to participate in walking pilgrimages

Join one of our pilgrimages in Spain or Italy!

Pilgrimage is a transformative experience, filled with life-long memories, spiritual renewal, and adventure. A portion of the cost of each pilgrim’s trip also supports the work of Catholic Charities of California providing crucial services to Californians in need — a win, win, win!


7-Day Walking Pilgrimage: Via Francigena to Rome

June 3-9, 2018
Sept 14-20, 2018

Sept 9-15, 2019


7-Day Walking Pilgrimage: Camino de Santiago

May 24-30, 2018 (full)
June 18-24, 2018
Sept 4-10, 2018 (full)

May 20-26, 2019
Sept 1-7, 2019

9-Day Walking Pilgrimage: Camino de Santiago
(Note: same as 7 day walking pilgrimage with fewer miles each day)

Aug 24-Sept 1, 2018
Sept 12-20, 2018 (full) 

May 10-18, 2019
June 1-9, 2019 (full)


Highlights of our Pilgrimages

  • All arrangements made by CCC (except for flights)
  • Part of your trip cost will be tax deductible
  • Hosted dinners on the first and last nights of the trip
  • Quality accommodations with private bathroom
  • Luggage transferred daily
  • Walk at your own pace
  • Meet other pilgrims from around the world
  • Representatives from CCC will be on the pilgrimages to provide extra assistance if needed
  • Receive Camino and/or Via Francigena passports and official credentials from pilgrim offices



2018 – 7-Day Walking Pilgrimage 

  • $1,800 Double Occupancy
  • $2,000 Single Occupancy
  • Deposit is $300

2018 – 9-Day Walking Pilgrimage Cost

  • $2,100 Double Occupancy
  • $2,300 Single Occupancy
  • Deposit is $300


Pilgrimage Inquiry – Brochures & Itineraries

2018 Pilgrimage Inquiry Form

2019 Pilgrimage Inquiry Form


Pilgrimage Informational Meetings

Dates for upcoming Informational Meetings will be available soon.

COMING SOON! – Call with any questions.


Watch a glimpse of the journey…



Organize Your Own Walking Pilgrimage

Organize a group of at least 14 pilgrims and either the organizer’s cost will be waived or everyone can enjoy a discount.


Independent Travel

For those who wish to travel independently of a group, we are pleased to introduce a 7-day walking pilgrimage “Independent Travel” option! For more information, contact us and we will provide details.

Brochure downloadable here: [Brochure]


About Us

Catholic Charities of California, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit representing the 12 diocesan Catholic Charities organizations in California.

Catholic Charities is the social services arm of the Catholic Church and serves over 1 million Californians in need every year. Catholic Charities takes great pride in serving others effectively and efficiently. CCC’s administrative costs are extremely low— 7%.


More Information | Reservations

Phone: (916) 706-1539

Contact Us!

  • To make reservations;
  • To ask questions;
  • To make a donation or sponsor a pilgrim.

Join us for a pilgrimage that will change your life
while supporting the work of Catholic Charities of California…