St.James Way : Portuguese Way

St.James Way : Portuguese Way

Even today is the most traveled road after the French one, follows the route that in the 15th century took the queen “Saint Isabel of Portugal” to Santiago

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    Our proposal

    day 1 Arrival in Tui

    Arrival to Tui (on your own) and accommodation . Time to stroll through the old town and visit one of the most outstanding Cathedrals of Galicia built at the eleventh century.

    day 2 Tui – Porriño

    We started our way at the beautiful portuguese village of Valença do Minho one of the most important and best preserved fortresses in Portugal we crossed the river Miño that serves as the border between Spain and Portugal. We end at Porriño. Distance: 19km

    day 3 Porriño – Redondela

    We leave Porriño famous for its pink granite quarries this day will give you the opportunity to see beautiful monuments as the Baroque church of Santa Eulalia or the polychrome cross of Os Cabaleiros until you reach Redondela. Distance: 15.5km.

    day 4 Redondela – Pontevedra

    We leave Redondela and its charming medieval area to enjoy incredible views of the Ría de Vigo, passing by places like Sotomaior famous for its castle or Arcade known for its oysters and the beautiful medieval bridge of Pontesampaio we arrive at Pontevedra. Distance: 18.5km.

    day 5 Pontevedra – Caldas de Reis

    We start from Pontevedra, one of the best preserved medieval villages of Galicia where we can enjoy monuments as the Church of Santa María or the convent of San Francisco stand out, crossing the river Lérez we begin a walk that through forests and villages will take us to Caldas de Reis . Distance: 23 km.

    day 6 Caldas de Reis – Padrón

    We leave Caldas, which, as its name suggests, is a place of hot springs, known since Roman times, and the cradle of Kings. Our walk today will take us through forests and farms to Padrón. Distance 19km.

    day 7 Padrón- Santiago de Compostela

    We face our last walk leaving the town of Padrón closely linked to the Jacobean tradition since according to it the boat that transported the Apostle Santiago himself from Jerusalem would arrive here. Passing through such emblematic places as Iria Flavia, the old episcopal see we arrived at Santiago de Compostela. Distance 19km.

    day 8 Guided tour to Santiago and free time

    Free day to visit one of the most important pilgrimage centers in the world.One of the most beautiful medieval villages of Spain, Unesco heritage since 1985, Santiago is a city that will impress you very deeply as a thousands of pilgrims and tourists who visit it every year. City tour included

    What does this plan include?

    If you decide to contract this plan, you will be able to enjoy all these services that we detail below so that the experience is completely satisfactory

    7 nights

    7 nights of hotel



    The trip includes an insurance of basic coverages



    Transport of backpacks for each of the stages along the way (max. 20Kg per backpack - 1 bag per person)


    Additional features

    1 Tasting of Galician cheeses in Santiago (only available from Monday to Saturday).
    1 Guided tour of Santiago (old town): 2h in Spanish


    Pilgrim kit

    Stage maps, credential and scallop shell

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