The Camino Portuguese from Lisbon

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The Camino de Santiago from Lisbon

Distance: 85Km

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Meals: Half Board or Only Breakfast

Accomodation: Hotels and Country Cottages

Price: From 394€ per person

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The Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) from Lisbon to Santarém is the first section of the Camino Portugués (The Portuguese Way): The Portuguese Way is the part of the Camino de Santiago that runs from the beautiful city of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, to the city of Santiago de Compostela.

The first part of the trail passes through a relatively urban area, however we will gradually make our way into farmlands known as “El Jardín de Portugal” or, “The Garden of Portugal”.

Throughout this first section of the Portuguese Way, we will walk along the valley of the Tagus River, coinciding with part of the Camino de Fatima (Way of Fatima), famous for its pilgrimage to Our Lady of Fatima.


Camino de Santiago Itinerary from Lisbon



Lisbon is the bright and dazzling capital of Portugal situated in a privileged area, due to it being located where the Tagus River and the Atlantic Ocean meet, meaning that we will have the opportunity to relax by the sea and enjoy Portugal’s ‘City of Light’. Lisbon has many beautiful buildings, cobbled streets and squares. We will be able to visit the city on foot or take one of the many trams that cross the city. It is recommended that in Lisbon you visit the Castle of São Jorge and, if possible, we should make our way over to Belém to see the Jerónimos Monastery and the Belém Tower, both declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.


From Lisbon to Santa Iria de Azoia – 19km

Once we leave Lisbon, our journey will meet up with the famous Way of Fatima. This route is quite easy to walk as the trail follows the Tagus River through the Park of Nations. We will continue walking until reaching the small town of Santa Iria de Azoia.


From Santa Iria de Azoia to Vila Franca de Xira – 22km

We will leave Santa Iria de Azoia walking on a trail with a small hill before starting to head downhill once again in Póvoa de Santa Iria. From here we will follow our trail that borders the Tagus River. We will walk until reaching the beautiful city of Vila Franca de Xira, famous for its annual running of the bulls festival.


From Vila Franca de Xira to Azambuja – 20km

As we leave Vila Franca de Xira, we will continue our route heading towards Azambuja where we will cross a region famous for bull runs and horse breeding. We will continue on the path next to the Tagus River, which will stay with us until we arrive at Azambuja. Azambuja is famous for its running of the bulls, which takes place every year in the city streets.


From Azambuja to Santarém – 32km

Once we leave Azambuja, we will continue our journey to Santarém, our final destination for this first section of the Portuguese Way. Santarém is located 360 feet above sea level and, before reaching the small town, you will get the opportunity to enjoy walking among vineyards, orchards, groves and farmlands.



In Santarém we can enjoy the feeling of the ancient Arab city with its narrow and cobbled streets. Here we recommend visiting the Portas de Sol gardens, a beautiful lookout from where we can watch the sunset and take in some incredible views.

Camino de Santiago Accommodations from Lisbon

Accommodation in hotels, country homes, guesthouses, traditional Galician homes and charming hostels.

All rooms have a private bathroom and all the necessary facilities to ensure your comfort. Our accommodations have been selected to guarantee your rest and relaxation so that you have a pleasant stay along the Camino de Santiago.

All of the accommodations that we offer are personally checked on-site by our team. We also double check them by referring to the opinions of our customers.

Since we work with quality accommodations that have limited capacity, the exact name of the accommodation will be provided 30 days before the start of the Camino de Santiago.

Camino de Santiago Services from Lisbon


Accommodation in hotels, traditional Galician homes, country homes, and charming hostels.

Rooms with private bathroom.

Meal plan of your choice.

Luggage transport between stages.

Complete itinerary of the route.

24 hours Telephone assistance on route.

Assistance vehicle in case of emergency.

Informative dossier on the Camino de Santiago.



Additional single room: €144 per person.

Extra night in Santarém: €55 per person.

Transfer from Lisbon (includes airport) to Santarém: €140.

Travel assistance insurance: €15 per person.

Cancellation insurance: €12 per person.

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