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Horse Ride Camino Portugues

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Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela.

Experience the Camino Portugues on Horseback traveling through beautiful rolling countryside and visiting interesting towns along the way.  Cross the border from Portugal to Spain on this horse riding journey through the Minho region.

Camino on Horseback is all inclusive! 
13 Apr 18 - 20 Apr 18
04 May 18 - 11 May 18
01 Jun 18 - 08 Jun 18
21 Sep 18 - 27 Sep 18

Who will come with us?
The manager and organizer of the specific route are going to lead the way on the lead horses. With an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) carrying your luggage and everything you need, you can rest assured you will have a comfortable trip.
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Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 1 Barcelos

A transfer from Vigo airport at 3pm will take you to Barcelos in the beautiful region of Alto Minho.  After visiting the town you will go to see the horses and visit the remarkable Benedictine convent where you will have dinner and spend the night.

 

Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 2 Barcelos to Albergaria

Leaving your accommodation after breakfast you will ride over green hills with spectacular views all day.  Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Neiva and Lima valleys.  The day will finish in the village of Albergaria and you will spend the night relaxing in a lovely rural

 

Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 3Albergaria to Calheiros

Today you will pass through the oldest medieval town of Portugal, Ponte de Lima and cross the Lima River.  Moving closer to the Portuguese border with Spain you will witness the landscape getting hillier and greener.  You are now in the heart of the Mino region.  Tonight you will stop over in Calherios staying in the palace of a Count.

 

Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 5Calheiros to Valenca

Riding across the Sierra de Labruja we will head north for the Portuguese Spanish border.  You will have an opportunity to vist the towns on either side of the Minho river, Valenca on the Portuguese side and Tui on the Spanish side.

 

Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 5Valenca to Ponte Caldelas

Crossing into Spain the journey will continue north toward the Vigo estuary.  Views out to sea will enrapture as well as the green hilly countryside that you will ride through today.  Passing through Arcade, a village famous for its oysters you will arrive into Pontevedra.  This is one of the best preserved cities of Galicia after Santiago de Compostela.  Tonight you will stay in Ponte Caldelas in a rural tourist guesthouse on a farm.

 

Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 6 Ponte Caldelas to Pontecesures

Today the ride will take you up and down over the now familiar landscape of Galicia.  Just pass the hallway point you will cross the Umia river at Caldas de Rei.  Continuing through the hilly landscape we will arrive at our stop for tonight just before they Ulla River at Pontecesures.

 

Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 7 Pontecesures to Santiago de Compostela (Brion-Los Angeles)

This final day on horseback will initially take you through Padron and then continue through the green countryside ever closer to the final destination.  The horse ride for today will finish in Biron-Los Angeles which is just south-west of Santiago de Compostela.  Here you will enjoy lunch in the cozy and rustic surroundings of Pousada Rosalia.  Around 4pm you will then be transported into Santiago to Obradoiro Square at the Cathedral.  You will then have some free time.  Tonight you have the option to stay in Santiago city or in a rural guest house.

What you get

Camino de Santiago included tick box Mix of accommodation in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels
Camino de Santiago included tick box Airport Transfers (Vigo Airport)
Camino de Santiago included tick box Experience guide
Camino de Santiago included tick box Breakfasts, lunches & dinners with local foods
Camino de Santiago included tick box Daily Luggage transfers
Camino de Santiago included tick box Horses
Camino de Santiago included tick box Car support
Camino de Santiago included tick box Horse equipment
Camino de Santiago included tick box Pilgrim passport
Camino de Santiago included tick box 24/7 Customer service

What you can add

Camino de santiago can be included Book a night in Santiago
Camino de santiago can be included Visit Fisterra (1 day bus tour)

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  • Grade:Camino Walking Package difficulty
  • Distance:160 km
  • Duration:8 Days
  • Trip style:Guided
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