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  • Charity Walk from Sarria to Santiago

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    Sarria - Start of your journey

    When you all arrive in Santiago, you will be transferred to your hotel in Sarria to enjoy your first evening meal.

    Sarria to Portomarin (6h,22km)

    Indulge in a peaceful walk in shaded oak woods, picturesque villages on quiet unpolished roads. The village of Barbadelo (580m) has a Romanesque church that is worth a visit. The next symbolic village is Ferreiros. When you arrive in Portomarin (550m), take a relaxing break on one of the terraces in the main plaza.

    Portomarín to Palace do Rei (6h15 ,25km)

    From the village, the Camino crosses over the historic river Minho and climbs a steady gradient. Along the way, you will cross Gonzar and pass by the Romanesque Church of Santa María, Castromaior. The tranquility of the Galician Cemetery in Ligonde on a sunny day is bliss in itself. In Eirexe, the Romanesque portal of the chapel is breathtaking and features a sculpture of Daniel and animals inside. You will then arrive in Palace do Rei (565m).

     Palas de Rei to Melide (4h ,15Km)

    Today, the Camino begins to decend, passing the village of Casanova and the plesant village of Leboreiro. At Melide (454m),  we recommend you stop in one of the plentiful restaurants to try some local delicacies.

     Melide to Arzua (13km, 3h30)

    The Camino will follow a forest track and cross several streams bringing you to the village of Boente with its church of Santiago. Then the medieval village of Ribadiso, and finally Arzua (389m). This small town has 2 churches that you can visit, Santa María and La Magdalena.

    Arz?a to R?a-O Pino (5h15, 18km)

    This shaded segment of the Camino passes through woods, along streams and through sleepy villages. Move at your own pace and visit the chapel of Santa Irena, with its unrepeated statues of Santiago. The final leg to Rua/Opino is along a good and quiet country road. Rua (310m) is one of the less crowded stopping points before Santiago de Compostela.

    Rua to Santiago de Compostela (5h20, 21km)

    You are nearly there! The next stage will be Lavacolla where pilgrims traditionally bathed in the river before getting to Santiago de Compostela. Towering eucalyptus trees line your way along the route to Monte del Gozo (368m). From the "Mount of Joy" your goal is in sight - the Cathedral of Santiago! After an easy descent to the city (264m, population 80000) you witness this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the architeture and absorb the joyous atmosphere in this cultural and spiritual mecca.

    Santiago de Compostela, end of the Camino for Charity tour!

    After breakfast we bid you farewell.

    What you get

    Camino de Santiago included tick box 7 nights accommodation in Comfort 2-3* hotels with en-suite
    Camino de Santiago included tick box 1 Experienced Bilingual Guide
    Camino de Santiago included tick box Free Queimada
    Camino de Santiago included tick box All Breakfasts and Dinners
    Camino de Santiago included tick box Airport transfers
    Camino de Santiago included tick box Luggage transfers from hotel to hotel
    Camino de Santiago included tick box Our Holiday Pack including walking maps, pilgrim passport, scallop shell
    Camino de Santiago included tick box 24/7 Assistance

    What you can add

    Camino de santiago can be included Great dinners with local food
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    Trail highlights

    The route begins in Sarria and ends in Santiago de Compostela. Traverse the rolling hills of Galicia, certainly some of the most majestical  of all the Caminos. Reward your efforts in Santiago de Compostela, the heart and hub of all pilgrimages on the Way of St. James and get your Compostellana (certificate of the Camino).

    The Camino de Santiago is clearly marked with the ?Scallop Shell? guiding you all the way. This walk can sometimes be physically challenging so, requires a reasonable level of fitness. However, it?s a very rewarding walk that includes so many cultural highlights. Of course we?ll throw in a surprise for you to open up Galicia to you and your group.

    Getting There:

    To Sarria and from Santiago de Compostela: Santiago de Compostela airport with Aerlingus or Ryanair (can book return flights).


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    • Levels:Camino Walking Package difficulty
    • Distance:115 km
    • Duration:8 Days
    • Starting From:Sarria
    • Finishing At:Santiago de Compostela
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    • Trip style:Walking
    • Price from:Contact EUR
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