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Camino de Santiago „Camino Francés“

From Sarria to Santiago de Compostela.

The last hundred kilometres of the Camino de Santiago are meant to be the “classic” section of the popular pilgrims route, which leads through half of Europe. Along this part you cross Galicia, the green and westernmost province of Spain. A diversified landscape, pleasant temperatures and friendly people are accompanying you. And the Galician cuisine is pampering you with regional delicacies from the countryside and sea. Enjoy it with a glass of local Ribero white wine. Take your time, to visit the biggest cultural places of interest. The goal of all pilgrims, Santiago de Compostela, together with its outstanding cathedral is also the last station and highlight of your journey. While eating a “Tarta de Santiago” (cake with almonds) you look back on your walking week along the Camino Francés.

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  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
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Itinerary

The first part of your walking tour leads you through Santiago de Barbadelo, where we recommend visiting the romantic church. The church from the 12th century has wonderful porches, which are decorated for instance with flowers and scallops. Via Brea with its 100-milestone the path leads to Ferreiros. After the visit of church Santa Maria de Ferreiros you continue to famous pilgrimage village Portomarin.

ca. 5,5 hours
23 km
210 m
320 m

After your start in Portomarin you walk up to Monte S. Antonio and afterwards down to Toxibo and Gonzar, to church Santa Maria. Through green landscapes and past many romantic churches the route leads you into the small town of Palas de Rei. It is not definitely proved if Palas de Rei was a royal official residence in former times, the visit of the frescoes in church San Tirso is worth it anyway.

ca. 6 hours
24 km
370 m
130 m

The pilgrimage path leads you through bewitching landscape, and past Leboreiro with its old pilgrims hospice to Mélide, where you can try the Galician delicacy “Pulpo á feira” (calamari). In the next village you reach, in Castañeda the lime for the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela was kilned. Via Ribadiso de Baixo, a village with rich pilgrim history you reach Arzùa, your goal for today.

ca. 7 hours
29 km
0 m
150 m

The next to last part of your pilgrim journey to Santiago de Compostela passes many small villages, which are located hidden in eucalyptus forests. Finally you reach Arca, the starting point of the last section to Santiago.

ca. 5 hours
20 km
20 m
120 m

Now the path is leading you via river Rio Lavacolla, where pilgrims wash themselves before meeting the apostle to San Marcos, the last village before you reach Santiago. You can see the cathedral already from afar. Via mountain Monte do Gozo with memorial remembering of the visit of pope Johannes Paul II. you walk down into the city of St. James.

ca. 5 hours
20 km
100 m
120 m

Loop tour and visit of the impressing and antique cathedral of Santiago, a popular place of pilgrimage for Christians, with more than 75.000 pilgrims visiting yearly. Before you explore the historic old city, which is part of the UNESCO world cultural heritage, you should participate at the impressing pilgrim Mass.

Characteristics of the route

A hilly path leads you through the green landscape of Galicia with numerous eucalyptus forests and cornfields. The route leads along walking paths and forest roads as well as along silent side roads. For the last 100 km of the Camino de Santiago with daily stages of up to 7 hours we recommend a good basic fitness level.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Sarria
  Season 1
01.01.2021 - 31.12.2021

Arrival daily
Camino de Santiago „Camino Francés", 8 days, ES-JWWSS-08X
Base price
499.00
Surcharge half board evening meal 7x (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher) 105.00
Surcharge single room 179.00

Category: 1x 4****-hotel (Sarria), 1x 3***-hotel, 1x nice 1*-hotel (Santiago de Compostela) and very good country hotels

Season 1
Jan 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
Arrival daily
Camino de Santiago „Camino Francés", 8 days, ES-JWWSS-08X
Base price
Surcharge half board evening meal 7x (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
Surcharge single room
499.00
105.00
179.00

Category: 1x 4****-hotel (Sarria), 1x 3***-hotel, 1x nice 1*-hotel (Santiago de Compostela) and very good country hotels

Season 1
Jan 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
Sarria
Double room p. P.
Surcharge single room
Santiago de Compostela
Double room p. P.
Surcharge single room
55.00
25.00
55.00
25.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Sarria
  Season 1
Jan 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021

Arrival daily
Sarria
Double room p. P. 55.00
Surcharge single room 25.00
Santiago de Compostela
Double room p. P. 55.00
Surcharge single room 25.00
Prices per person in EUR

Services and infos

Services

Included:

  • 7 overnight stays as stated, breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer (1 piece of luggage per person)
  • Pilgrim’s identity card
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • Service hotline

 

Optional extras:

  • If half board: min. 3-course evening meal (sometimes outside the proberty, payable with voucher)
  • Organized transfer airport Santiago to Sarria, EUR 165 per fare (max. 3 persons), reservation requested, payable on spot.
  • Organized transfer from hotel Santiago to airport Santiago available, cost EUR 35 per fare (max. 3 persons), reservation requested, payable on spot.
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Airport Santiago de Compostela. Take the bus to Lugo, duration approx. 2 hrs. (www.empresafreire.com). From Lugo by bus in approx. 30 min. to Sarria (www.monbus.es).
  • Parking: Public parking spaces near the hotel. No reservation, costs payable on spot,
  • Departure by bus from Santiago de Compostela to airport Santiago in approx. 30 min.

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

 

Contact & booking
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Ratings

4.2 of 5 Stars (4 Ratings)
4 stars
Werner Lindpointner AT | 04.07.2018
Jakobsweg
Trotz schlechtem Wetter war der Weg gut zum gehen Ich werde ihn nochmals gehen Bestens organisiert
4 stars
Esther F. DE | 14.04.2018
Buen Camino
Gute Beratung und Betreuung auch im Vorfeld, auf individuelle Kundenwünsche wurde eingegangen und diese auch umgesetzt. Die gebuchten Unterkünfte waren alle sehr schön und gut ausgewählt. Die gebuchte Halbpension war auch sehr gut, es gab in der Regel ein dreigängies Abendessen und gutes Frühstück. Verlaufen ist auf dem Camino ja unmöglich bei der guten Beschilderung. Ein wirklich schöner Urlaub.
Lisa Seidl
Lisa Seidl answered:
Lieber Wandergast, herzlichen Dank für Ihr tolles Reisefeedback! Schön zu hören, dass Sie unsere Wanderreise am Spanischen Jakobsweg in vollen Zügen genossen haben. Besonders freut es uns natürlich, dass Sie mit unserer Beratung und Betreung vorab sehr zufrieden waren. Bis zur nächsten Reise!
4 stars
Cornelius Drachsler AT | 12.05.2017
Spanischer Jakobsweg
Wer nur die letzten hundert Kilometer wandern möchte macht hier nichts verkehrt. Die Unterkünfte sind komfortabel (Merhbett Lager sind nicht unser Ding) und liegen direkt am Jakobsweg. Die Pilgermesse in Sarria ist besonders sehenswert.
5 stars
Hans Richard Müller DE | 30.05.2016
Traumurlaub
Gut organisiert. Gute Hotels. Es hat alles ohne Einschränkungen funktioniert. Betreuung vor Ort sehr gut.

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