French way from Sarria

580 €

The French Way is The Way of St James par excellence. We have prepared an experience according to this status but with an affordable price for the pilgrims. You’ll stay in the best accommodations, breakfast included.

French way from Sarria
Distance 111 km (69 miles)
Accommodation Hotels and Country cottages
Stay 7 days / 6 nights
Price per person Per person / double room
Available dates Free choice
Dead Line Indefinite

Route for Pilgrims

Day 1: Arrival at Sarria

You’ll walk to Sarria by your own, but if you wish we can arrange your transfer from the airport or any station you arrive. From this spot and depending on your arrival time you could visit many relevant sites. To name a few: Magdalena Monastery, The fortress Tower or St. Lazarus Chapel. In addition, the wide gastronomic offer in this area will guarantee you a delicious treat before starting The Way full of energy.

Day 2: Stage Sarria – Portomarin

(22,75 km/14 miles)

After waking up in your Sarria’s accommodation, you will start the day with bells on to walk towards Portomarin. It is pretty important to make regular stops.The Santiago de Barbadelo Church could be one of those stops. It is ornamented with scallop shells. Another option could be stopping at Nosa Señora dos Remedios Sanctuary

After crossing beautiful landscapes and villages such as Ferreiros, you will arrive at Portomarin, where you can visit some relevant points such as the Escalinata or Das Neves Chapel, just at the entrance of the village, or even the San Nicolás Church (or also known as San Juan Church).

Day 3: Portomarin – Palas de Rei

(25 km/ 15 miles)

This time, you’ll wake up at your Portomarin’s accommodation to start the trip with bells on towards Palas de Rei On the way you’ll bump into Castro de Castromaior , just few a steps aside from the route, St Maria de Castromaior Church o Vilar de Donas Church, considered a site of Cultural Interest since 1931.

After arriving Palas de Rei you could visit some local interesting spots and enjoy emblematic places such as the outstanding Pambre Castle just a few minutes from the Way .

Day 4: Palas de Rei – Arzúa

(29 km/18 miles)

After waking up at your accommodation in Palas de Rei, you’ll be raring to begin the walking towards Arzúa. Walking this route, you will cross Melide, where you should visit St Roque’s Chapel, patron of the town, or the popular Saint Mary of Melide Church, considered a National Monument. Besides, you can enjoy a portion of octopus, (called pulpo a feira in the local language) After going through some emblematic places, such as the village of Boente or the Bridge of Ribadiso, you will finally reach the village of Arzúa.

Day 5: Arzua – O Pedrouzo

(19,1 km/12 miles)

One more time you’ll wake up in a local accommodation and will start the walk toward O Pedrouzo with bells on. On this stage you can visit places such as St Peter’s of Lema Church, Pontedapedra’s Mill, and the Saint Irene’s Fountain, also known by pilgrims as The Fountain of Youth.

You will arrive in O Pedrouzo, where you can visit relevant spots as The St Eulalia de Arca Church or take a look to the beautiful landscape of River Noa Fervenza

Day 6: O Pedrouzo – Santiago de Compostela

(22,75 km/14 miles)

After waking up in your O Pedrouzo lodging we can start our walking with stamina. This time our destiny is Santiago de Compostela and very soon you’ll make out the towers of the Cathedral. Walking across the monumental district, you nervously will reach The Obradoiro Sq. as you feel your aim is fulfilled

Day 7: Santiago de Compostela

Bed and Breakfast Day off to visit all those monuments that besides the Cathedral complete the offer of this impressive city.

After breakfast our services will be finished.

Information of interest

General Terms and Conditions

The contractual relationship between the Organizing Agency and the client is governed by the present general conditions and by the technical data sheet of the trip which details its definitive content. The client has the obligation to check the documentation received from the Organizing Agency, and any questions must be notified before the start of the trip.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Way of St James from Sarria

All the necessary advices for your pilgrimage in case you start from this location as part of The French Way .

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How to get to Sarria

All the necessary advices for your pilgrimage in case you start from this location as part of The French Way .

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We can offer everything you need in order to make Your Way as comfortable as possible.

Included Services

Accommodation for 6 nights
6 breakfast
Full Documentation.
Backpack delivery (1 package – max. 15 kg.)
Phone Assistance service 24 hours
VAT included

Optional Services

Single room supplement: 195 €
Half board supplement (dinner): 180 €
Pilgrim Cancellation Coverage: from 15 €/ person – Non-residents: from 30 €/person
Extra night in Santiago de Compostela: 115 €/person (Double room & breakfast, in hotel)
Private transfer Santiago – Sarria: 165€ (max. 4 people)
Private transfer Santiago – Airport: 35€ (up to 4 people)

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