Walk Independently the last 100km of the Portuguese Coastal Camino

 
 
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Self-Guided

8 Days / 7 Night (6 Walking Days)

Baiona

Price from: 545.00 euros

 
Walk independently the last 100km of the Portuguese Coastal Camino starting in Baiona, enjoying coastal landscapes and beaches through Southern Galicia.
 
Highlights
 
  • Walk the trendiest alternative to the French Camino
  • Feel the breeze of the ocean while walking and discover traditional quaint villages 
  • Luggage Transfers & hand-picked accommodations
 
 

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General Overview


Country: Spain
Region: Galicia
City: Baiona
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Night (6 Walking Days)
Type: Private Group Tour
Theme: Horse Back Riding and Walking Trails
Group Size: 1 or more People
Price from: 545.00€
 

Introduction

The Portuguese Coastal Camino is a fantastic alternative to the classic Portuguese Camino. Walk independently the last 100km of the Portuguese Camino starting in Baiona,  enjoying coastal landscapes and beaches through Southern Galicia.

Over the course of 8 days, you will stay in picturesque small cities and visit the most charming towns and villages from coast to the mountains.

Starting in Baiona, you will discover the beauty and sandy beaches of Southern Galicia-Rías Baixas and you will walk past picturesque small cities and visit the most charming towns and villages on your way to Santiago de Compostela.

This is a self-guided camino tour where you will walk independently along the trail but have your luggage transferred each day from accommodation to accommodation. In addition, we will provide a 24/7 contact emergency number for the duration of the trip.

NOTE: If you would like to add a guide to accompany you during this trip please let us know and we can quote it for you. 

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1: 
BAIONA 

  • One member of our team will meet you at the hotel to welcome you and provide a full briefing and all the documentation you’ll need. (NOTE: If you plan to arrive before see our add-on section for pre-tour options)
  • Lunch & Dinner on your own
  • Overnight in Baiona


DAY 2: 
BAIONA - VIGO  (Walking Distance: 25.5km / 15.8 miles)

  • Breakfast
  • As you walk through the outskirts of Baiona, you’ll find a few historical monuments and great views of the coast before heading inland into the countryside.
  • Walk through villages and forest and then a stretch of a busy road in Coruche before entering again into rural territory on the approach to Vigo.
  • Cut through Castrelos Park to avoid the city traffic and make it to your hotel.
  • Lunch & Dinner on your own
  • Overnight in Vigo

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DAY 3: 
VIGO - ARCADE (Walking Distance: 22km / 13.6 miles)

  • Breakfast
  • Walk along Vigo’s bustling main street and out of the city.
  • You’ll follow the same road, at times tarmac, at others unpaved, through a row of peaceful villages spread across the hills with views of the Ria de Vigo.
  • The next few kilometers are spent through a green forest before heading to Redondela.
  • The final portion takes you out of Redondela and up through another forest before you reach Arcade, where you can try their famous oysters.
  • Lunch & Dinner on your own
  • Overnight in Arcade

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DAY 4: 
ARCADE - PONTEVEDRA (Walking Distance: 13km / 8 miles)

  • Breakfast
  • Today’s walk is shorter but it's one of the most attractive ones along the Camino. Cross the ancient Ponte Sampaio to leave Arcade and follow a well-worn stone path past small fields and uphill into a forest.
  • Use our scenic detour to approach Pontevedra via a riverside path in the shade of trees rather than the main road.
  • Once settled, take your pick from an array of atmospheric squares to relax in.
  • Lunch & Dinner on your own
  • Overnight in Pontevedra

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DAY 5: 
PONTEVEDRA - CALDAS DE REIS (Walking Distance: 22km / 13.6 miles)

  • Breakfast
  • Get a glimpse of Pontevedra’s Roman heritage as you leave the city to follow the railway line north through the valley and patches of forest.
  • After the village of San Amaro, continue through the countryside, decorated with tall grapevines, to the tiny village of Tivo.
  • From here, it’s a mere two kilometers before you get to enjoy the thermal water springs in Caldas de Reis.
  • Lunch & Dinner on your own
  • Overnight in Caldas de Reis

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DAY 6: 
CALDAS DE REIS - PADRON (Walking Distance: 19km / 11.5 miles)

  • Breakfast
  • Shortly after leaving the medieval spa town behind, you’ll walk through the pretty Bermaña valley to reach Santa Mariña church.
  • Once you reach Cortiñas, it's pretty much all downhill, through the Valga woods and over the Ulla River to the intriguing town of Padrón where you’ll find many references to the legend of St. James.
  • Lunch & Dinner on your own
  • Overnight in  Padron

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DAY 7: 
PADRON - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (Walking Distance: 25km / 15.5 miles)

  • Breakfast
  • There are inevitably periods of road walking today but these are interspersed with stretches of peaceful woodland. Some monuments stand out like the Romanesque church of Santa Mária de Iria and the Marian shrine at A Escravitude. Ancient oak trees and a remarkable stone cross add to the charm of Parada de Francos.
  • Follow Rua Franco all the way to Praza do Obradoiro to reach the awe-inspiring cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.  (NOTE: If you would like a guided private tour of Santiago or even a market visit and food tour see our tour add-ons)
  • Lunch & Dinner on your own
  • Overnight in Santiago de Compostela

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DAY 8: 
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

  • Breakfast
  • After breakfast, the end of our services.
  • If you have time, explore the old city of Santiago de Compostela before you leave. (NOTE: If you plan to stay longer see our add-on section for post-tour options)

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END OF TOUR SERVICES

Prices and Dates

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From
545.00€
(Price per person)
 
 

Included

  • 7 Nights of accommodation in Double or Single Rooms
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Pilgrim kit: Pilgrim passport and shell
  • Luggage transfer between accommodations – 1 bag per person – up to 15kg/bag
  • Roadbook of the way with tips, maps and detailed information (in English)
  • 24/7 emergency support
  • Local Taxes

Excluded

  • Meals, except for breakfast as described above
  • Personal expenses or gratuities
  • Insurance
  • Arrival and departure transfers

Pick up

  • Baiona or we can quote a transfer to Baiona from any other City

Drop off

  • Santiago or we can quote a transfer to any other city. 

Cancellation policy

  • Please refer to our General Terms & Conditions for full details as to cancellation penalties, etc...

Lodging

  • 1 night (Baiona): Hotel Anunciada 2*
  • 1 night (Vigo): Hotel Ipanema   3*
  • 1 night (Arcade):  Hotel Duarte 2*
  • 1 night (Pontevedra): Hotel Avenida / Hotel Virgen do Camino 3*
  • 1 night (Caldas de Reis): Hotel Acuna 2*
  • 1 night (Padrón): Pazo de Lestrove / Casa Antiga do Monte 4*
  • 1 night (Santiago de Compostela): Hotel Lux / Hotel Capitol 3*

*Or similar class hotels

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