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8-Day Camino de Santiago (Portuguese Coastal Route)

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Overview

The Portuguese Coastal Way is another very popular Camino route and is and excellent alternative to the French Way. This stunning walk weaves along the coastline of Portugal into Spain, taking in some beautiful fishing towns and scenery. The seafood along the route is gorgeous with fresh produce served in most restaurants.

Spend time on the white sandy beaches of Northern Portugal and Southern Galicia and soak in the laid back atmosphere of maritime culture on this peaceful Camino way.

Meet fellow pilgrims, discover local traditions and get your pilgrim passport stamped as you walk through woodlands, farmland and rustic hamlets. Once in Santiago, get your "Compostela" certificate and explore the magic of the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

We offer guided group tours on set departure dates, and also private self-guided tours starting on any day of the year. The self-guided tours can be customized (itinerary and accommodations), and we can arrange a private guide for you. The hike can be stretched to 9 days. This route also has 4-star accommodations.

All treks include luggage transfer, so you just carry a day pack with the things you need for the day.

2018 CAMINO GUIDED GROUP TOURS

Stroll through the luscious green Galician countryside in the company of your group and our friendly, knowledgeable English speaking guide who will give you an in depth insight into the unique history of the Camino as well as the sights, flora and fauna of Galicia.

  • April 21st
  • May 5th
  • September 1st, 22nd

Women-only Tours:

  • June 2nd
  • September 8th, 29th

ACCOMMODATIONS:

The accommodations listed are samples of the accommodations available on this route. Hotels and country cottages have been carefully selected for their location, comfort, character, food and friendliness of the staff. Your accommodation will be confirmed approximately one month prior to departure.

As far as possible, we envisage to book as close to the Camino route as possible. If no central accommodation is available, we may need to book an accommodation slightly off route (up to a max of 10km from the route). In this case we organise free transfers to and from the route.

BOOK EARLY for best accommodations!

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Arrive Santiago, transfer to Baiona
  • DAY 2: Hike Baiona to Vigo (28km)
  • DAY 3: Hike Vigo to Redondela (15km)
  • DAY 4: Hike Redondela to Pontevedra (20km)
  • DAY 5: Hike Pontevedra to Caldas de Reis (21km)
  • DAY 6: Hike Calas de Reis to Padron (19km)
  • DAY 7: Hike Padron to Santiago (25km)
  • DAY 8: Depart Santiago

Highlights

  • Hiking the traditional pilgrim route of the Camino de Santiago
  • Santiago de Compostela

LOCATIONS: Santiago, Spain

ACTIVITIES: Easy Hiking

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