French Way: Last 100 kilometers

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Travel the last 100 km of the Camino Frances and stay in the best guesthouses, in double or single rooms with private bathroom.

Duration:
7 days / 6 nights

Distance:
111 km (69 miles)

Accommodation:
Private hostels and guesthouses

Available:
All year round. You can do the Camino any day of the year

Current offer until:
31/12/2018

Price:
350€ per person in twin room

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Description

Enjoy the last 100 kilometers (62 miles) of the most famous Camino, the Camino Frances.

Contenido

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Sarria.

You will arrive at Sarria on your own or through the means we have managed to make your transfer to the beginning of the Camino to start walking.

Depending on the arrival time, it could be different visits to some of the most interesting places such the Monasterio de la Magdalena monastery, which was built between the 13 and 14 centuries; the Torre de la Fortaleza tower, which is located on the heights of the village; or the Capilla de San Lázaro chapel.

Day 2: Sarria – Portomarín (22,75 km/ 14 miles)

After waking up in Sarria and having breakfast, which is included, we are ready to start.

We start walking to Portomarín. On our way we will stop to see the most interesting places such as the Iglesia de Santiago de Barbadelo church, which is decorated with scallop shells in its left side; even though is a private property, the Pazo de Tumbadoiro country house is a must; and the Santuario da Nosa Señora dos Remedios sanctuary.

Once we arrive at Portomarín and depending on the arrival time, you could visit many interesting places. One of this interesting places is the staircase and the Capilla das Neves chapel that will welcome you just at the entrance of the village. Another monument that is a must is the Iglesia de San Nicolás church (also known as Iglesia de San Juan) and, of course, the Roman bridge that was rebuilt over the Miño river by Pedro Peregrino.

Day 3: Portomarín – Palas de Rei (25 km/ 16 miles)

After waking up in Portomarín and having breakfast, which is included, we are ready to start.

We start walking to Palas de Rei. During the way, it is important to stop to see the most interesting places such as the Castro de Castromaior fort and the church that is located in Vilar de Donas, which is considered Heritage of Cultural Interest since 1931.

Once we arrive at Palas de Rei and depending on the arrival time, you can visit many interesting places or walk along the Colesterol or Pazos routes or even visit Chacotes climbing wall.

Day 4: Palas de Rei – Arzúa (29 km/18 miles)

After waking up in Palas de Rei and having breakfast, which is included, we are ready to start.

We start walking to Melide. On the way, we will stop to see the most interesting places. One of the most interesting visits is the Castillo de Pambre castle, which is considered Heritage of Cultural Interest. Another important visit is Cabazo do Leboreoro, located next to the Iglesia de Santa María church; and also walk through the medieval bridge, which is considered a civil architectural jewel and that is over the Furelos River.

Once we arrive at Melide and depending on the arrival time, you can visit many interesting places such as the Capilla de San Roque chapel (San Roque is the patron saint) or the famous Iglesia de Santa María de Melide church, which is a National Monument. Another option is to visit the Museo da Terra de Melide museum.

We start walking to Arzúa. On the way, we will stop to see the most interesting places such as Castro Curbín that is currently used as a recreational area. The Iglesia de Santiago de Boente church is one of the Camino’s most visited churches, it is important because of its sculpture of Santiago Peregrino. When arriving at Arzúa you can see the Puente de Ribadiso bridge, where is important to stop to see the amazing views.

Once we arrive at Arzúa and depending on the arrival time, you can visit many interesting things such as the Capilla de la Magdalena chapel and the convent that was there; Centro de Divulgación do Queixo e do Mel, where you can see how Galician cheese and honey are made and also taste it; and the Museo Etnográfico museum located in A Painza, which is a typical Galician village.

Day 6: Arzúa – O Pedrouzo (19,1 km/ 12 miles)

After waking up in Arzúa and having breakfast, which is included, we are ready to start.

We start walking to O Pedrouzo. On our way we will stop to see the most interesting places such as the Iglesia de San Pedro de Lema church, the Molino de Pontedapedra mill, and the famous Fuente de Santa Irene spring, also known among pilgrims as Fuente de la Eterna Juventud (spring of the eternal youth).

Once we arrive at O Pedrouzo and depending on the arrival time, you can visit many interesting places such as the Iglesia parroquial de Santa Eulalia de Arca church or even see the landscape of Fervenza del Río Noa or walk along the Senda Fluvial Botánica del Río Mera path (next to the Mera river)

Day 7: O Pedrouzo – Santiago de Compostela (20 km/ 12 miles)

After waking up in O Pedrouzo and having breakfast, which is included, we are ready to start.

We start walking to Santiago de Compostela. On our way we will stop to see the most interesting places such as the Ermita de la Magdalena hermitage, the Escuela de Santiso school that used to be used as the trust of Havana and Montevideo emigrants, and the Iglesia de San Miguel de Pereira church its rectory house and its stone cross. Arrival to Santiago de Compostela.

Day 8: Santiago de Compostela

Breakfast at the accommodation. You can visit the city and the monuments of the Galician capital city, including the famous Cathedral.

  • Santiago de Compostela´s cathedral
  • Cidade da Cultura de Galicia (museum library and cultural centre)
  • Parque de la Alameda
  • Museo do Pobo Galego museum

End of the journey.

All of our prices have been established on the 27th January 2017 and depend on the availability.
Please contact us if you have any questions or for further information and also if you want to choose this experience but you want to modify something.

INCLUDED SERVICES
6 double room accommodation
6 breakfast
Pilgrim´s card or passport (Credencial)
Documentation: maps and useful information
Backpack transfer service (1 package – máx. 20 kg.)
Telephone assistance service 24 hours
Travel assistance insurance during all the way (see conditions)
VAT included
OPTIONAL SERVICES
Private room: 120 €/person
Half board: 130 €/person
Cancellation insurance: 10 €/person
Extra night in Santiago: 10 €/person
Wi-Fi device: 49€/person
Daily picnic: 48€/person

 

 

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