Riding Along The Portuguese Trail to Santiago

 
 
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7 Days / 6 Nights

Vigo

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Ride from Braga admiring the countryside of Portugal磗 Green Coast, steeped in history, art and natural beauty. Finally arriving in Santiago de Compostela
 
 
 

Vista general


Pa韘: Espa馻
Region: Galicia
Ciudad: Vigo
Duraci髇: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Tipo: Tour con Salida Regular en Grupo
Tema: Rutas de Senderismo y Montar a Caballo
Tama駉 del grupo: 2 People or more
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Introducci髇


Professional Guides, Escorts and Fully-kitted HorsesDuring these seven days and six nights, we will spend overnight stays in BRAGA, Ponte de Lima, Tui, Ponte Caldelas, Bri贸n and Santiago, in traditional, rustic and manor houses, belonging to long-standing Portuguese families. The meeting point will be the Vigo Airport.

We will ride about 35 kms. per day, admiring the country landscapes of Portugal磗 "Costa VERDE", steeped in history, art and natural beauty (medieval monuments, Roman bridges and fascinating Baroque architecture) and finally we will arrive in SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA on day 6 in the evening where we will visit the city and its cathedral. Board and lodging in three or four star Hotel

The itinerary includes accommodation and full board, plus professional guides, escorts and insurance, fully-kitted horses and cross-country vehicles.


Riding Along The Portuguese Trail to Santiago
This is the way chosen by the Portuguese pilgrims. This route comes along Portugal and reaches Galicia from the South.

We shall start our trip from Braga (Northern Portugal) and we`ll ride along this pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela.

As a horse-riding pilgrims we shall revive a part of the history of the old Europe.


Horse-riding PilgrimsWe shall cross along some of the best conserved natural environments of Southern Europe. Remote old villages and historic remains will be reached by us and we shall enjoy nature and wildlife as the ancients did.

Itinerario d韆 a d韆

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DAY 1:
VIGO (AIRPORT OR CITY HOTEL TRANSFER) - BRAGA
We go for you at your hotel or airport.
Meeting at Abergaria Senhora-a-Branca guest country house (Braga, PORTUGAL).
Welcome dinner and lodging in a homely atmosphere.
D

DAY 2:
BRAGA - PONTE DA LIMA
Riding trip to Ponte da Lima across the Portuguese campaign. We`ll enjoy a lovely natural environment.
Board and lodging at Casa de Paco de Calheiros, a wonderful old guest house.
B, L, D

DAY 3:
PONTE DA LIMA - sIERRA DE LABRUJA - VALEN茿 DO MINHO - TUI
Horse riding across Sierra de Labruja to Valen莽a. Then we`ll visit the wonderful old fortress and village. Later we`ll reach Tui (Spain) and then we`ll visit a medieval cathedral and some other interesting historic remains.
Board and lodging at Parador de Tui.
B, L, D

DAY 4:
TUI - VIGO bay - ARCADE - PONTEVEDRA - PONTE CALDELAS
Horse riding trip along Vigo Estuary by seashore. We`ll enjoy a wonderful coastal scenery, we`ll see some historic remains at San Simon Island and the modern suspension bridge over the estuary. We`ll also visit a beautiful fishermen磗 village at Arcade, well-known place for its shellfish cooking specialties. Then we`ll visit Pontevedra and one of the best conserved Roman remains of Galicia. Finally we`ll reach Ponte Caldelas.
Board and lodging at "O Castelo" country guest house. Top comfort in a homely atmosphere.
B, L, D

DAY 5:
PONTE CALDELAS - PADRON - IRIA FLAVIA - BRION
Horse riding to Padr贸n across Ulla valley. We`ll enjoy a beautiful river landscape. We`ll visit a very interesting medieval church and other historic remains at Iria, important Roman city in the past. After we`ll reach Bri贸n.
Board and lodging at Rosal铆a Hostelry, a beautiful rustic country guest house.
B, L, D

DAY 6:
PADRON - santiago de compostela
Horse riding to Padr贸n across the Galician campaign. Lunch at Rosal铆a Hostelry. Finally we`ll reach by car Obradoiro square and the Santiago磗 Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. Then we`ll visit the Santiago磗 Cathedral and the Apostle磗 Sepulcre.
Board and lodging in a three or four star Hotel.
B, L, D

DAY 7:
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Breakfast in the morning and independent departure arrangements
B


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FURTHER DETAILS:
- We provide you with a full equipped horse well adapted to this land. You can also bring your own horse (Ask for details!). You don`t need to be an expert rider but some riding experience is preferable.
- Weather in Galicia is variable but mild. Anyway, light coat and waterproof wear is recommended. Recommended season for mild weather are from March to October


THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- Transfers where specified in itinerary above
- English-Speaking Tour director accompanying the group for the duration of the tour
- 4wd vehicle for equipment and support for the duration of the tour
- 05 Days of Riding
- 06 nights in Standard double room with in accommodation listed in itinerary above
- (B) Breakfast where listed in itinerary above
- (L) Lunches where listed in itinerary above (Country Lunches)
- (D) Dinners where listed in itinerary above (Normally in accommodations)
- Local Taxes
- Detailed tour information at the time of final booking


THE TOURS DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Entrance Fees
- Airfare
- Bike (Rental available, inquire for price)
- Optional Private Tour Addons
- Table Reservations
- Transfers not specified in itinerary
- Entrance fees when not with guide
- Beverages not specified in selected meals
- Meals not specified in itinerary
- Laundry Expenses
- Telephone & Facsimile charges
- Excess Baggage charges
- Passport & Visa fees
- Personal & Travel Insurance
- Airport & Departure Taxes
- Optional excursions
- Room Service
- Gratuities to Chauffeurs and Guides

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