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Pilgrim Office in Saint Jean Pied du Port

The pilgrims' Office in St Jean is located at 39 rue de la Citadelle and is open  from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm ; Friday and Sunday from 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm and can provide you with credentials(for a cost), information (particularly about conditions on the mountain and whether it is safe to walk that way and a map of both routes) and you can buy a shell. they can also book you into an albergue for the night.

The Pilgrim Office - image taken from Google (

Getting to the Pilgrims' Office

From Google maps

The Office has a website which includes a page with links about transport at
as well as practical information on weather, accommodation, places to eat and wash clothes etc as well as detailing places where you can park your car at


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