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CAMINO DE SANTIAGO: Last 100km - Valença - Santiago (self-guided)

Last 100 km

A route full of History, culture and traditions

The Way of Saint James offers an original and different way of sightseeing in northern Spain. You'll discover monuments, charming towns and villages and spectacular natural attractions. In this tour you will be walking through traditional Galician villages, beautiful oak woodlands, magical valleys and perfumed forests.
Some people are inspired by an interest in culture, others do it out of a spiritual conviction, yet others love the chance of adventure or approach it as a personal challenge… but whatever your reason, the Way to Santiago will be unforgettable!
If you wish to get your Compostela, or certificate from the Camino office in Santiago, you need walking at least 100 kilometers. The most convenient point to begin from to do this is Valença do Minho.
Explore the region of Galicia, famous for its people, rich patrimony, great food and its wines.

Arrival to Valenca

Meeting with a member of our team for a briefing and to collect the documentation.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*

Stage 1: Valença - O Porriño(20 km / 11,8 Miles – 4/5 hours)

Cross Rio Minho and enter in Spain. Walk through the streets of the medieval town of Tui until reach its famous Cathedral. From Tui follow the Valley of the River Louro until reach the city of O Porriño.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*

Stage 2: O Porriño - Arcade (22 km / 13,6 Miles – 4/5 hours)

In this stage you will pass close to the Pazo de Mós, Santiaguiño de Antas and Chan das Pipas before reach the centre of Redondela. Continue to Outeiro de Penas, and then finally you reach Arcade.
Accommodation: Hotel 2*

Stage 3: Arcade - Pontevedra (13 km / 8 Miles – 3/4 hours)

Leave Arcade in direction to Pontesampayo and then to to one of the most beautiful stretches of the Caminho: the very old by-ways which climb up the slope of Canicouva until Cacheiro, where the track widens again, until reach Pontevedra.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*

Stage 4: Pontevedra - Caldas de Reis (22 km / 13,6 Miles – 4/5 hours)

Start this stage walking from the old city of Pontevedra to the millennial bridge, O Burgo, over the Lérez River. Continue along the beautiful Valley of the Gandra River until San Mauro and from there, until Caldas de Reis.
Accommodation: Hotel 2*

Stage 5: Caldas de Reis - Padron (18 km / 11,2 Miles – 4/5 hours)

You leave Caldas de Reis along some enchanting stretches, following a path that leads you to the church of Santa Maria de Carracedo and then you will cross a particularly luxuriant landscape along the side of the Valga River until Padron.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*

Stage 6: Padron - Santiago (23 km / 14,3 Miles – 5/6 hours)

The last stage starts leaving Padron through Galician villages until the magnificent sanctuary of Nossa Señora da Escravitute. Continue for Teo and following broad streets and narrower shortcuts you finally arrive to the suburbs of Santiago that lead us through a labyrinth of streets to the Cathedral of Santiago.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*

Departure

After breakfast - end of our services

General Information

Duration: 8 days – 7 nights
Total distance: 115 km in 6 stages
Availability: March to November
Minimum of people: 1
Price per person (in double): 475 Euros
Single supplement: 160 Euros

Included
  • 7 Nights of accommodation with breakfast
  • Luggage transfer between hotels (1 bag per person – Max. 15 kg/bag)
  • 24-hour emergency support
  • Pilgrim Kit: passport (Credencial) and shell (Vieira)
  • Road book of the way with tips and information (in English)

Not included

International flights, Arrival & departure transfers, Meals (where not listed as included in the itinerary),Optional additional tours or activities during free time, Tips and items of a personal nature

Notes

- We are a local company, so there are no intermediaries when booking with us. Our goal is get you the best price/quality and we give you all the necessary local support
- The hotels in our programs are regularly inspected by our team and have been carefully selected for their location and comfort.

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