fondo para camino santiago

All year round – Middle Ages Major Christian Pilgrimage Route

In Galicia, north west Spain, where tradition keeps intact you will have the occasion on walking through beautiful landscapes and small villages.

Many take up this route as a form of spiritual path or retreat for their spiritual growth. Others for their own satisfaction.
Other important aspects of this trip are
to gain an insight into the regional culture, history, art, and architecture.

Camino de Santiago de Compostela or The Way of St. James

To be done independently at your own rhythm.
A six night journey across “El Camino” – tracing parts of the Way of St. James – the historic pilgrims’ trail across northern Spain to its destination at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (built in the 11th Century and listed as an UNESCO World Heritage site since 1985). Santiago de Compostela is the reputed burial-place of James the Apostle.

An important aspect of this trip is to gain an insight into the regional culture, history, art, and architecture.

 

Day 1

Arrival to Sarria and night in Sarria.

Day 2
Sarria – Portomarin
Walking: 24.8kms

Starting out on the Camino directly from the hotel we begin our 24.8km walk into the town of Portomarin.

Day 3
Portomarin – Palas De Rei
Walking: 25.8kms

We leave Portomarin for a 25.8km walk through rolling countryside, over unpaved tracks through small villages where we can replenish our water supply from the mountain springs. Arrival to Palas de Rei. 

Day 4
Palas De Rei-Melide-Arzua
Walking: 26kms

The longest walking part of the trip begins today with a flat, beautiful 26km journey through
forests and small hamlets. We can stop briefly in Melide to sample the famous Galician pulpo (octopus). Arrival to Arzua.

Day 5
Arzua-Lavacolla
Walking: 22kms

Anticipation builds as we approach Santiago de Compostela. The 22km walk today is varied
with gentle climbs and descents alternating with flat stretches. We will visit the beautiful church
in Boente before continuing on to the town of Arzua, renown for its artisan cheeses. Arrival to Lavacolla.

Day 6
Lavacolla-Santiago De Compostela
Walking: 20.1kms

Today is the final leg of our pilgrimage. The 20km walk passes through forests, over medieval
bridges, and then through the outskirts of Santiago de Compostela, and finally to the centre of
one of Spain’s most iconic cities. We have made it! 

Day 7
Santiago De Compostela
After breakfast end of our services.

 

 

Classic itinerary with private service and staying at small charming family run rural hotels.
Private bedroom with bathroom

*Price: 8,550 sek / 900€ based on double occupancy
* Price may vary slightly depending on hotels and train class availability
Please request a quotation for single room

Includes:

  • 06 nights´ accommodation and breakfast
  • 06 dinners wine included (with limits)
  • Hotels on-route are the best to be found. Private bathroom. Double occupancy
  • Fast train Madrid – Sarria (approx. 6,30 mins. pretty landscape)
  • 24 hour car/minibus available in case anyone can´t continue on walking. You will be assisted when calling local contact person.
  • Luggage  transfers  (max 20 kg per person in a single package/bag)
  • Travel insurance
  • 24 hour local contact emergency assistance
  • Travel notebook & Route map/directions

Does Not Include & Can Provide:

  • Return Santiago Compostela – Madrid or any other destination
  • Hotel in Madrid or any other arrival location
  • Transport between airport/train station and Hotels
  • Lunch: easy to find, good food and reasonable prices. Gives you flexibility to choose when and where
  • International Flight

We Suggest & Can Provide:

  • Direct flight Santiago – Madrid – Approx. 120 euros
  • Hotel in Madrid and any visit
  • Private transfer airport/Madrid hotel or airport/train station to continue directly to Sarria (Galicia)
  • Extension before of after you pilgrimage walking experience, in Spain or Portugal

Are you a group of friends?  please ask for a quotation.

 

 

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