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8-Day Camino de Santiago (French Way)

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Overview

This Camino route takes you to the last stage of the French Way, the famous Camino Frances, walking 111kms in a week. This stage from Sarria to Santiago, Spain is the most popular among pilgrims and perfectly captures the essence of the Camino de Santiago.

Meet fellow pilgrims, discover local traditions and get your pilgrim passport stamped as you walk through woodlands, farmland and rustic hamlets. Once in Santiago, get your "Compostela" certificate and explore the magic of the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

We offer guided group tours on set departure dates, and also private self-guided tours starting on any day of the year. The self-guided tours can be customized (itinerary and accommodations), and we can arrange a private guide for you. The hike can be stretched to 9 days.

All treks include luggage transfer, so you just carry a day pack with the things you need for the day.

2018 CAMINO GUIDED GROUP TOURS

Stroll through the luscious green Galician countryside in the company of your group and our friendly, knowledgeable English speaking guide who will give you an in depth insight into the unique history of the Camino as well as the sights, flora and fauna of Galicia.

  • March 24th
  • April 14th, 28th
  • May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
  • June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
  • July 7th, 19th
  • August 11th, 25th
  • September 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
  • October 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

ACCOMMODATIONS:

The accommodations listed are samples of the accommodations available on this route. Hotels and country cottages have been carefully selected for their location, comfort, character, food and friendliness of the staff. Your accommodation will be confirmed approximately one month prior to departure.

As far as possible, we envisage to book as close to the Camino route as possible. If no central accommodation is available, we may need to book an accommodation slightly off route (up to a max of 10km from the route). In this case we organise free transfers to and from the route.

BOOK EARLY for best accommodations!

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Arrive Santiago, transfer to Sarria
  • DAY 2: Hike from Sarria to Portomarin (22km)
  • DAY 3: Hike Portomarin to Palas de Rei (24km)
  • DAY 4: Hike Palas de Rei to Melide (14km)
  • DAY 5: Hike Melide to Arzua (14km)
  • DAY 6: Hike Arzua to Amenal (23km)
  • DAY 7: Hike Amenal to Santiago (14km)
  • DAY 8: Depart Santiago

Highlights

  • Hiking the traditional pilgrim route of the Camino de Santiago
  • Santiago de Compostela

LOCATIONS: Santiago, Spain

ACTIVITIES: Easy Hiking

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