The Camino Portuguese from Porto

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The Camino de Santiago from Porto

Distance: 120 Km

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Meals: Half Board or Only Breakfast

Accomodation: Hotels and Country Cottages

Price: From 559€ per person

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The Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) from Porto to Tui is part of the fourth section of the Camino Portugués (The Portuguese Way), beginning in the city of Porto.

Porto is an impressive city that has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is famous for being the birthplace of Port wine.

Once we leave Porto, the Portuguese Way continues to the north until we reach Galicia, Spain.

Throughout this fourth section of the Portuguese Way, we will be able to enjoy a wide variety of landscapes, such as the majestic Atlantic coast, its green hills or the idyllic forests. We will pass through many rural villages with beautiful baroque churches. Part 4 of the Portuguese Way ends in Tui, Galicia.





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Camino de Santiago Itinerary from Porto

1

Porto

Porto’s historical center has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. You will love visiting Porto. We’ll have the chance to enjoy the colorful banks of the Duero River with its vintage boats, the local atmosphere and its exquisite cuisine.

2

From Porto to Fajozes - 11km

Once we leave the city of Porto from the Maia metro station, we can continue our trek to the north of Portugal. Along our way to Fajozes, we will find several historical churches, such as the Church of Leca do Balio.

3

From Fajozes to Arcos - 12km

We will start today’s leg of the journey from the quiet village of Fajozes and continue along the coast in a northeasterly direction. We will have the opportunity to cross the amazing Dom Zameiro bridge and walk through beautiful eucalyptus and pine tree forests, which will provide us with some highly appreciated shade. We will continue our journey until we reach Arcos.

4

From Arcos to Barcelos - 15km

During this stage of the Portuguese Way, we will walk along gentle hills and forests, in addition to passing through small villages. A visit up to the Hermitage of Santa de Franqueira is recommended, a great place to enjoy the spectacular views. Before reaching Barcelos, we must first cross an old stone bridge.

5

From Barcelos to Ponte de Lima - 33km

Along this route we will be able to observe how the landscape gradually begins to change and, as we approach Galicia, we will see this change cearly reflected in the abundance of green hills. Today’s route is the most difficult of the whole section. We will be facing a long route with short, continuous yet steep hills, however we will get to enjoy wonderful scenery.

6

From Ponte de Lima to San Pedro de Rubiães - 19km

Today the route will also involve numerous climbs, the highest point of our walk being at Portela Grande Alto. From Portela Grande Alto we can enjoy some wonderful views. Along this route we will pass by several small churches and crosses where the pilgrims of Santiagotraditionally place stones to mark their journey.

Grijó that dates back to the thirteenth century.

7

From San Pedro de Rubiães  to Tui - 20km

During this leg of the trip we will cross into Galica, Spain. This route is characterized by its beautiful green hills. We will start the route walking downhill to the Coura River, after which we will begin the ascent to Alto de Sao Bento da Porta Aberta. From this point we begin a steep descent towards Fontoura, where we will find the Miño River that separates Spain from Portugal. We will cross over the international Valença do Minho bridge to our destination, Tui.

8

Tui

Tui is a beautiful Galician town. You should take some time to explore its streets, especially the San Fernando Square, where we can get a look at the magnificent Cathedral of Tui that dates back to the 12th century.

Camino de Santiago Accommodations from Porto

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 Porto

INCLUDED SERVICES

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.

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ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Additional single room: €144 per person.

Extra night in Tui: €55 per person.

Transfer from Porto (includes airport) to Tui: €140.

Travel assistance insurance: €18 per person.

Cancellation insurance: €12 per person.

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