Camino de Santiago Encompassed

Active, Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
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Tour description

The opportunity to walk Spain's celebrated Camino de Santiago isn't just another vacation; it's an outright life-changing achievement. This incredible 10-day adventure begins with two days of exploration in stately (and must-see) Madrid. Then continue to the picturesque municipality of Sarria to begin your own once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage, along the final 100km of the famed Camino. Finish your walk at Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, celebrating your accomplishment with fellow pilgrims from all over the world.

What's included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Orientation walk in Madrid
  • Trekking along the pilgrimage route of Santiago de Compostela (5 days)
  • Luggage transport throughout
  • Transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore madrid's plaza mayor and gran via at your own pace
  • Complete the last 100km of the pilgrim's trail and complete your "compostela" walk through small villages and towns
  • Enjoy hearty and delicious spanish food
  • Walk into the cathedral in santiago de compostela.

Itinerary

Day 1: Madrid Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Madrid Enjoy a short orientation walk around Madrid with a free day to explore. Opt to check out the world-famous museums, do some shopping or enjoy some fantastic food.

Day 3: Madrid/Sarria Travel to the charming town of Sarria by train. Take some free time to explore before meeting up with the rest of your group.

Day 4: Sarria/Portomarín Hike from Sarria to Portomarín throughout the course of the day.

Day 5: Portomarín/Palas de Rei Early start from Portomarin, continue walking through fantastic scenery with a rich history en route to Palas de Ray.

Day 6: Palas de Rei/Melide Continue the pilgrimage westwards, walking through the lush green valleys of Galicia.

Day 7: Melide/Arzúa Follow the Camino from Melide to the village of Ribadiso and finally the town of Arzúa.

Day 8: Arzúa/Salceda The Camino walk will pass through pretty woods, sleepy villages and across streams most of the day.

Day 9: Salceda/Santiago de Compostela Enjoy a final day of walking through spectacular scenery towards the final destination.

Day 10: Santiago de Compostela Depart at any time.