French Camino Lux
French Camino Lux

Camino de Santiago in Luxury

6 nights

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Discover the ancient pilgrimage to Santiago with luxury

The ancient Camino de Santiago is a route that has lead pilgrims on their spiritual journey to Santiago for nearly a thousand years. Steeped in history and culture, you will embark on a 100 km walk with the luxury of upgraded accommodation and services.

This pilgrimage follows the French Way (Camino Francés) and is the perfect solution for travelers that prefer to combine high-quality accommodation with all the adventure of their own pilgrimage on the Camino Francés.

Walking through the Galician countryside, you will stay at the best hotels the Camino de Santiago has to offer and enjoy authentic Spanish culture and cuisine. All your luggage will be transferred between hotels, so you can forget the stress of logistics and immerse yourself in this wonderful Spanish walking holiday.

Highlights of the Camino de Santiago in Luxury

Luxuriate in upgraded accommodation as you enjoy the comfort of handpicked, top quality hotels with their wonderful spas and restaurants.
Savor authentic Spanish cuisine as you stop off in sleepy villages to sample local tapas, wine and delicacies.
Breathe in the smell of pine and eucalyptus as you walk through the gorgeous Galician countryside.
Collect your pilgrims’ certificate in Santiago, after accomplishing an impressive 100 km in just 5 days.

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From $875USD
7 days / 6 nights
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Camino de Santiago in Luxury Itinerary

Day 1 Check in to Sarria

You will begin your walking adventure in the Spanish town of Sarria, a famous starting point for the Camino Francés, being 100 km from Santiago de Compostela. Sarria is full of beautiful architecture, like it’s gorgeous castle, churches and quaint antique dealers. You can visit the local eateries for some local stew in winter or a refreshing cold drink with tapas in the summertime. After a delicious meal at your hotel, you will settle down for a good night’s sleep before tomorrow’s walk.
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Overnight Location: Hotel in Sarria
Distance: None
Meals: None

Day 2 Walking to Portomarín

After enjoying breakfast in your lovely hotel, you will set out for the town of Portomarín. Today’s walk will take you through beautiful Galician countryside and traditional Spanish hamlets with their gorgeous Romanesque churches. On arriving at your destination, you can visit the church of San Juan that was lovingly moved stone by stone by residents to protect it from flooding. On exploring Portomarín, you might catch a glimpse of the old flooded town in the depths of the river. Afterwards, you can head to your hotel for a warm welcome, good food and an ever-better night’s sleep.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Portomarín
Distance: 22 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 Through the mountains to Palas de Rei

Waking up in your luxury hotel, you will savor a delicious breakfast before hitting the trail once again. Passing over beautiful rivers and through the gorgeous Ligonde Mountains, you will follow the footsteps of countless ancient travelers. A combination of dirt tracks and paved roads will lead you to Palas de Rei, for a peaceful night of rest and recuperation.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Palas de Rei
Distance: 25 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Tasting your way to Arzúa

Having fueled your body with coffee and a meal, you will set out for your longest day of walking on this self-guided Spanish walking adventure. Today you will pass through the wonderful medieval town of Ribadiso as you push on to Arzúa for the night. You can stop along the way to sample local delicacies, like the sugared doughnuts and local octopus at Melide, or the famous creamy cheese at Arzúa.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Arzúa
Distance: 29 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Onward to O Pedrouzo

The week will have flown by, and you won’t believe that tomorrow is your final day on the trail. The terrain won’t be too challenging today, but you will cross over several streams and pass through sleepy villages. Enjoying the shade of eucalyptus trees, you can visit the legendary fountain of Santa Irene, believed to have miraculous healing powers in years gone by. When you arrive in O Pedrouzo you can attend the pilgrims’ mass at the Romanesque Gothic church of St Eulalia, before checking into your hotel for a peaceful night of rest.
Overnight Location: Hotel in O Pedrouzo
Distance: 20 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Arriving in Santiago

Today you will arrive in Santiago. This final leg of the Camino Frances starts off with a peaceful path through the woods of Oak and Eucalyptus. Getting closer to the city of Santiago, the landscape becomes more rural, and you will spot the twin spires of the cathedral from the top of the hill called Monte do Gozo. As you descend into Santiago, you can reflect on the memories and friendships that you have forged this week, before collecting your pilgrims’ certificate and visiting the pilgrims’ mass, ancient relics and tombs. This is the final night of your French Way Luxury walk, so you are sure to sleep soundly after a long week on the trail.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Santiago
Distance: 20 km
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 Check out day

Having walked 100 km in just 5 days, you can be proud of your achievement! After one last breakfast in your gorgeous hotel, you will check-out of your accommodation and begin your journey home. Alternatively, you can pre-book some additional nights in your hotel in Santiago, to explore the history and culture of this vibrant Spanish city.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Camino de Santiago in Luxury Tour Price and Dates

This self-guided walking tour on Camino de Santiago French Way is always run as a custom tour for your group only. The price always depends on the number of people sharing a room.

The best time to travel to Northern Spain for this walking adventure is spring and autumn, though the tour can be completed year-round. Summer is the most popular time, but it can be quite warm.

Prices of Private Self-guided Camino de Santiago in Luxury Tour

Have your own private tour with just your group! Prices below are per person:

  • Price per person staying in single room: $1,075 USD
  • Price per person staying in double room: $975 USD
  • Price per person staying in triple room: $875 USD
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Accommodation on the Camino de Santiago in Luxury

The Hotels provided on the French Way Luxury walk are extremely special. These include some gorgeous 5* hotels, based in beautiful historical buildings and offering top of the range facilities. You will be staying in a different hotel every night, as you make your way along the pilgrimage to Santiago, but you can be sure of comfortable and luxury accommodation to replenish your spirits after a long day of walking.

Rooms are based on double occupancy, but private rooms can be arranged with a supplement for single travelers.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $150 USD to have a private room in a hotel. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Hotel Alfonso IX in Sarria

Centrally located and not far from the Camino, the rooms are modernly furnished, and the grounds offer a pool, sauna, and buffet breakfast.

Hotel Pazo de Berbetoros in Portomarín

Stunning stone property with peaceful views overlooking a park and next to Iglesia San Pedro.

Hotel Rectoral de Lestedo in Palas de Rei

Contemporary hotel with rustic charm sits just outside of Palas de Rei and offers visitors modern amenities, top-rated cuisine, and views of the Galician countryside.

Hotel Fogar de Lecer in Arzúa

Feel at home and be treated like royalty in this intimate hotel of five rooms. Enjoy beautiful decor, excellent food, and friendly service.

Hotel O Muiño da Pena in Pedrouzo

Picture-perfect stone watermill renovated into a hotel, museum, and high-end restaurant and set beside a bubbling stream in peaceful surroundings.

Hotel Parador de los Reyes Católicos in Santiago de Compostela

A 15th-century royal hospital-turned-hotel (the world’s oldest of its kind) offers elegant rooms with a dining room that features sumptuous Galician fare.

What’s included in the Camino de Santiago in Luxury?

Meals

6 breakfasts and 4 dinners are included.

Accommodations

The accommodation for 6 nights along the tour is included.

Transportation during the Tour

This tour includes luggage transfers only.

Also Included

  • Spa
  • 24/7 phone assistance
  • Walking notes and maps
  • Pilgrim passport

Not included

  • Guide Services
  • Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Transport
  • Extra accommodation charge for arriving to Santiago before St. James Day (July 25th)

Optional Extras

  • Extra night in Sarria before the tour
  • Extra night in Santiago after the tour

Frequently Asked Questions about Camino de Santiago in Luxury

Galiwonders

Galiwonders is a specialist tour operator, focusing on pilgrimages along the Camino de Santiago in Spain and Portugal as well as the Via Francigena in Italy. They offer adaptable tours to suit a variety of client needs and focus on truly taking care of their guests.

The tour guides are local experts, living and working right along the Camino. They have visited each hotel and restaurant they recommend, ensuring each is up to standard.

Galiwonders offers constant contact with their guests, ensuring all concerns or questions are addressed immediately so you can relax and enjoy your trip.

Camino de Santiago in Luxury Map

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. You will be walking up to 20 km daily. You should have experience walking these distances already.

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