Camino de Santiago – Spain

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Walk the Camino de Santiago

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If you’re looking to take on your own pilgrimage — along a route filled with beautiful countryside and rustic villages of Northern Spain — start here, at the Camino de Santiago. On this eight-day trip, complete the last 100 km of the pilgrimage route to Santiago and receive a “compostela” at the finish to prove your accomplishment. Refuel with tasty Spanish food and take the time to stop and smell the flowers — it’s active but at a slower, more picturesque pace.

  • Complete the last 100km of the pilgrim’s trail and receive your “compostela”
  • Walk through small villages and towns
  • Enjoy hearty and delicious Spanish food
  • Walk into the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela

APRIL 2021
Sun, 11 Apr – Sun, 18 Apr
Sun, 25 Apr – Sun, 02 May
MAY 2021
Sun, 02 May – Sun, 09 May
Sun, 09 May – Sun, 16 May
Tue, 18 May – Tue, 25 May
Sun, 30 May – Sun, 06 Jun
JUNE 2021
Sun, 13 Jun – Sun, 20 Jun
Sun, 20 Jun – Sun, 27 Jun

Itinerary

Day 1
Sarria

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Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities until tonight’s welcome meeting.

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards. Don’t forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.

Day 2
Sarria/Portomarín

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Hike from Sarria to Portomarín throughout the course of the day.

Pass through many lovely towns along the way and maybe choose to have a picnic in places such as Barbadelo, Renta or Ferreiros.

Camino de Santiago WalkSarria – Portomarín6h-8h23km
Start hiking from Sarria to Portomarín, covering about 23km (14 mi) over the course of the day. Pass through many lovely towns along the way and choose to have a picnic in places such as Barbadelo, Renta or Ferreiros. Spend the night in the riverside city of Portomarin.

Day 3
Portomarín/Palas de Rei

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Early start from Portomarin, continue walking through fantastic scenery with a rich history en route to Palas de Ray.

Walk from Portomarin to Palas de Rey. Weary pilgrims can get a jolt of caffeine in one Palas de Rey’s cafes or visit some of the local shops to grab some souvenirs.

Camino de Santiago WalkPortomarín – Palas de Rei6h22km
Get those walking shoes back on! Leave Portomarin behind in the early light of the morning to make the most of the day. This stretch is a mix of ups and downs through beautiful scenery. The entire area has a rich history, especially during the Middle Ages

Day 4
Palas de Rei/Melide

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Continue the pilgrimage westwards, walking through the lush green valleys of Galicia.

Continue walking through rural Spain. Take a break in the lively market town of Melide (454m), and try octopus, Galicia’s most classic dish, in one of the many ‘pulperías’.

Camino de Santiago WalkPalas de Rei – Melide4h15km
Head west and continue the pilgrimage, passing through the lush green valleys of Galicia. Covering about 15 km today, the day again passes through many lovely villages and towns along the way, offering ample opportunity for rest stops and time to pick up any needed supplies before arriving to Melide.

Day 5
Melide/Arzúa

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Follow the Camino from Melide to the village of Ribadiso and finally the town of Arzúa.

Camino de Santiago WalkMelide – Arzúa4h13km
Leaving Melide, the Camino crosses several streams and follows a forest track to the village of Boente with its church of Santiago. Next is the scenic medieval village of Ribadiso and finally the town of Arzúa (389m). In Arzúa, visit the churches of Santa María and A Magdalena.

Day 6
Arzúa/Amenal

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The Camino walk will pass through pretty woods, sleepy villages and across streams most of the day.

Camino de Santiago WalkArzúa – Amenal6h26km
Walk through pretty woods, sleepy villages and across streams most of the day. The chapel of Santa Irene, with its unique statue of Santiago, is worth a visit. En-route, don’t miss the lovely hamlet of Rúa (310m). The rest of the route to Amenal is along a mix of good and calm country roads and forest tracks.

Day 7
Amenal/Santiago de Compostela

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Enjoy a final day of walking through spectacular scenery towards the final destination.

Camino de Santiago WalkAmenal – Santiago de Compostela4h14km
Leave early in order to reach Santiago de Compostela in time for the pilgrim’s mass. Walk the last part of the pilgrimage and enjoy the scenery before the baroque, painted towers of the cathedral come into view. Later, explore this fascinating city and sip some wine in a café to celebrate the incredible journey. Upon reaching our goal, the pilgrimage is not complete without a visit to the cathedral on the magnificent Praza do Obradoiro, which houses the supposed tomb of St. James the Apostle.

Plaza Obradoiro VisitSantiago de Compostela15m-30m
Visit the cathedral on the magnificent Praza do Obradoiro, which houses the supposed tomb of St. James the Apostle. It is widely believed that his remains were buried here in the 1st century AD; from then onwards he became the patron saint of the Christian Crusades.

Day 8
Santiago de Compostela

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Depart at any time.

Departure Day
Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

Map

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Trekking along the pilgrimage route of Santiago de Compostela (5 days)
  • Luggage transport throughout
  • Transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Accommodations
  • Hotels (7 nts).
  • Meals
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Allow £285-£370 for meals not included.
  • Transportation
  • Walking.
  • Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout

What's Extra

  • Insurance
  • Flights
  • My Own Room - From £298.00
  • If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Terms and Conditions

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Prices are not live and are subject to change at any time. Where applicable prices include any advertised discounts.
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Camino de Santiago – Spain