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The town has a neat little old centre of stone houses and stone-paved streets. The more modern areas surrounding this are good examples of how dreary 20th-century Galician urban development could be.

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$1414.75 Cultural & Theme Tours

Camino de Santiago - Portuguese Way - 205 km - Guimarães

ItineraryDay 1: Day 1: Guimarães to Ponte de Lima (53 km / 33 miles)Pass By: Centro Historico de Guimaraes, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalWe start from Praça da Oliveira and we will cross the historical center of Guimarães, pass through the little Roman bridge of Roldes and continue to Braga, along rural paths that will give us the first view of the Minho Region landscapes.We will cross the historic center and stop in front of the Cathedral of the XI Century. After the village of Prado, there we will cross the Cávado river through the beautiful Roman bridge, and then we will reach the oldest village of Portugal, Ponte de Lima.Taking the rest of the day, we will walk around the historic center and enjoy the Portuguese gastronomy so well represented in this village.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation included all daysDay 2: Day 2: Ponte de Lima to Tui (42km / 26 miles)Pass By: Igreja Matriz de Ponte de Lima, Ponte de Lima, Viana do Castelo District, Northern PortugalWe leave Ponte de Lima crossing the Lima river through the magnificent bridge, also from the Roman period, to the dreaded Serra da Labruja. Having overcome this odyssey, we will pass Rubiães and the beautiful city of Valença before leaving Portugal. After crossing the international bridge over the Minho river we arrive at Tui, the first Spanish city, where we will ascend "el montesito" with its historical streets and its cathedral. This will be the first Spanish city where we sleep so we will have dinner in the historic center for the first contact with Galician gastronomy.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation included all daysDay 3: Day 3: Tui to Caldas de Reys (67 km / 41 miles)Pass By: Tui Cathedral, Tui, Province of Pontevedra, GaliciaIt is now the shells that guide us to Redondela, the estuary of Vigo and finally reach the capital of Galicia, Pontevedra. We move away from the Galician estuaries to venture in the rural countryside passing through picturesque villages whose countless churches every pilgrim makes a point of visiting. We head now to Caldas de Reys with its thermal baths and resorts that go back to the Roman occupation of the peninsula and take advantage of the sulfurous waters to provide healthy baths. We stayed at this place to recover strength for the last day of the trip.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation included all daysDay 4: Day 4: Caldas de Reys to Santiago de Compostela (43km / 26 miles)Pass By: Carballeira de Caldas de Reis, Caldas de Reis, Province of Pontevedra, GaliciaSantiago is getting closer. We now take the direction of Padrón, known for its famous peppers, fairs, and festivals. We finally are at our destiny - Obradroiro Square -where we will pose for the always exciting and inevitable final photo with the cathedral in the background.Ok, everything end´s, but we still have time for a deserved bath in the hotel followed by a goodbye lunch. The rest of the day? Well that is up to you, finally you will get rid of us and you can enjoy the rest of the day knowing better the historic city of Santiago.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation included all daysDay 5: Day 5: Santiago de Compostela (0 km / 0 miles)Pass By: Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, Santiago de Compostela, Province of A Coruna, GaliciaToday you are ruling your own time there are no bikes, no trails left and no yellow arrows to follow.Santiago is a beautiful city, full of monuments and picturesque streets, this is an opportunity to know it better, enjoy and relax, at the scheduled time, your transfer will be there to bring you back.Pass By: Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), Porto, Porto District, Northern PortugalWe do transfer from and to Porto.Please ask for informations.Pass By: Cathedral of Santa Maria de Braga, Braga, Braga District, Northern PortugalWe do transfer from and to Braga.Please ask for informations - info@mtbinportugal.ptPass By: MTB in PortugalGuimarães é o melhor compromisso entre um passeio de BTT e umas férias numa cidade histórica com sua família. Estamos sediados em Guimarães, uma pequena cidade no norte de Portugal que é Património Mundial da UNESCO. A cidade é também o berço da nacionalidade portuguesa e onde nasceu e viveu o 1º Rei de Portugal D. Afonso Henriques. Combinando a nossa paixão e experiência acumulada criamos uma oferta especializada de passeios de bicicleta de montanha guiados para 3 a 6 pessoas.Meals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation included all days

$1062.51 Cultural & Theme Tours

7 nights Coastal Camino Superior Collection

Discover the wonderful town of Baiona when you arrive for your starting point beside the sea. Spend a night strolling the cobbled streets before setting off on your Camino journey in the morning light. You will enjoy undulating hills and coastal tracks as you make your way towards Santiago. Walking over the course of 7 nights you will spend nights in the lively town of Vigo, the sleepy village of Caldas de Reis and Padron, famous for its padron peppers. Along the way you will collect your pilgrim stamps in cafes, restaurants, churches and hotels. Finish in the historic centre of Santiago de Compostela with pilgrims from around the world.