Camino French Way – Final Stage

Camino French Way – Final Stage2020-01-30T09:19:07+00:00

Project Description

Camino French Way –

Final Stage

Sarria to Santiago (115 Km)

€519 per person

Depart From: Sarria
Destination: Santiago
Duration: 7 Nights
Difficulty: Moderate

Sarria to Santiago

5 Days Walking & 2 Nights in Santiago

Day 1:  Sarria.

After making your way to Sarria you could possibly visit the old town.  According to the  booked dining plan,either there will be dinner at the hotel or you can choose to sample some of the local cuisines in one of the restaurants in Sarria.

Day 2: From Sarria to Portomarín, (23Km). 

This first stage goes through different towns where you can visit some Romanesque churches  along paths and forest tracks.
On reaching Portomarín we have the opportunity to visit the Romanesque church of St. Nicholas and this pretty village with its peculiar history.

Day 3: From Portomarín to Palas de Rei, (23Km)

First we descend to the reservoir and then we’ll start climbing the hill to the Monte San Antonio, from where we will reach the villages of Toxibó and Gonzar.
Then we will go through different villages and small towns like Hospital de la Cruz, Ventas de Naron and  Eirexe until Palas de Rei.

Day 4: From Palas de Rei to Arzúa, (29Km)

When leaving Palas de Rei we’ll have a nice walk through forests to Coto.

About noon we`’ll reach Melide, halfway along this stage, where you can taste the octopus in one of its typical local cuisine restaurant called  “pulpería”

Then across eucalyptus forests we will reach the village of Boente, from where we’ll walk to the village of Ribadiso before reaching Arzúa.

Day 5: From Arzúa to Arca, (20Km)

This stage also goes through eucalyptus forests and brings us even closer to our destination.  We’ll pass through different towns, including Santa Irene close to Arca.

Day 6: Arca to Santiago de Compostela, (20Km). 

As we get closer to our destination we  pass through the Monte del Gozo, whose name comes from the joy felt by the pilgrims when seeing the city for the first time.

Day 7 & 8.  In Santiago de Compostela

Spend 2 days visiting this beautiful city, proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.  We can visit the market town, Plaza de Abastos or one of its museums e.g. the Museum of Pilgrimages and the Cathedral Museum. Then it’s time to make your way to the airport for your journey home.

Price of €519 person includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation in private hotels / pensions
  • Daily baggage transfers
  • Walking Notes
  • Pilgrim Passport
  • Emergency support in the event of a problem

We have chosen popular family run hotels / pensions along the route. Accommodation is simple and follows the character of the area.

Single Supplement: €160

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