If you are looking for a gorgeous Camino experience, this is the perfect tour for you! You will be walking the last 100kms of the famous Camino Francés from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela over 7 days, across the green rolling landscapes of rural Galicia. This trip perfectly captures the essence of the Camino de Santiago: Meet fellow pilgrims, discover local traditions, and enjoy the unique atmosphere of it all, rewarding yourself with good food after your day’s walk. The trip begins in Sarria, the most popular Camino starting point. You will receive your pilgrim certificate at the Pilgrims Office when you arrive in Santiago. With your ‘Compostela’ certificate in hand, it is time to explore the magic of Santiago’s Old Town, a wonderful UNESCO World Heritage city.See more
This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.
And especially, welcome to Sarria!
• Check-in to your hotel, and take some time to relax.
• Perhaps start you exploring of the city?
Through gorgeous scenery...• Today, you will start your walk through peaceful hamlets and quaint villages.
• You will see many Galician, traditional ‘hórreos’ (granaries) on the way.
• Visit the beautiful Romanesque Church in the village of Barbadelo!
• Arrive in Portomarin for the evening, and tuck in for the night. Option: You can choose to split this day between Sarria and Portomarin in two, and stay in the hamlet of Morgade.
• Cross the river Miño (Galicia’s longest river) and continue uphill towards the Serra de Ligonde.
• Pass the pretty hamlets and stop at the Romanesque Church Santa Maria in Castromajor.
• Continue to Eirexe, and see the Church with its gorgeously decorated door!
• Spend the evening in the town of Pasal de Rei.
Option: You can choose to split this day in two and stay in the hamlet of Ventas de Narón.
Try the gorgeous, local specialties!
• Continue the Camino trail, passing the village of Casanova and the quaint village of Leboreiro!
• Take a break, and visit the lively market in Melide (454m), and try the local specialties!
• Perhaps sample octopus, Galicia’s most classic dish, in one of the many ‘pulperías.
• The track continues cross streams and through the forest to the church of Santiago in Boente.
• Arrive in Arzúa, famous for its cheese, and see the churches of Santa Maria and A Magdalena!
Option: You can choose to split this day in two and stay in the the town of Melide.
• Today, you will continue through the pretty woods, sleepy villages and over streams.
• Visit the chapel of Santa Irene with its unique statue of Santiago.
• En-route, don’t miss the lovely hamlet of Rúa before continue to Amenal.
•The route is a gorgeous mix of calm country roads and forest tracks!
Option: You can choose to split this day in two and spend the night in Rúa.
Where will your adventure take you next? • Today, you will continue to Lavacolla, in the outskirts of Santiago.
• Here, pilgrims used to wash in the river preparing their arrival in Santiago de Compostela
• Upon arrival, explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site’s architecture and spirituality.
• If possible, you will arrive in time for the pilgrims mass at 12.pm!
• After visiting the gorgeous grand Cathedral, why not try a local bar or restaurant?
Option: Stay in Lavacolla and arrive in Santiago the next day.
Note: The tour ends after breakfast the next morning, consider adding an extra night in this gem of a city or perhaps a day tour!
The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.
|Price per person||$600|