Camino Portugues in Luxury

Spain
Pilgrimage
Self-Guided
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Camino Portugues in Luxury

Prices

From $895USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Deluxe Hotels

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Highlights

Enjoy an 8-day self-guided pilgrimage on the Portuguese Way in style

Savor upgraded accommodation, staying in gorgeous historic buildings, from 16th century fortresses to refurbished country mansions.

Discover the Spanish countryside as you explore the Galician coastline and immerse yourself in its peaceful rural landscapes.

Meet fellow travelers as you follow the ancient Camino Portugues pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela.

Collect your well-earned pilgrims’ certificate in Santiago, a vibrant city just waiting to be explored.

The Camino Portugues Luxury Pilgrimage offers all the adventure of the Camino de Santiago, with extra special accommodation. Starting in Tui, you will walk 100km of trails through Spain to reach the cathedral of Santiago. This incredible journey has been made by pilgrims for nearly 1,000 years!

You will immerse yourself in beautiful Galician countryside, delicious local cuisine, and gorgeous historic architecture on this self-guided Spanish walking tour. Staying at the best hotels the route has to offer, you will unwind in luxury after a long day on the trail.

Camino Portugues in Luxury Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Starting in Tui

Make your way to Tui, a lovely Spanish town near the Portuguese border. Nestled on the banks of the river Miño, this town marks the start of the final 100km of the Portuguese Way to Santiago. After exploring the local area, you will settle into your hotel for a good night’s sleep ahead of your Spanish walking adventure.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Tui
Distance
None
Meals
Dinner

Day 2 Start the Camino Portugues

Leaving the buzzing streets and gorgeous architecture of Tui behind you, it’s time to set off for your first day on the Camion Portugues. Today you will walk through lovely Galician countryside and enjoy the shade of peaceful woodland as you make your way to O Porrño. You can take a dip in the gorgeous hotel pool or relax on a terrace overlooking the river before enjoying a hearty meal and peaceful night of rest.

Overnight Location
Hotel in O Porriño
Distance
16 km
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 A hilly trail to Arcade

After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, you will begin your camino to Arcade. The terrain will be steeper today, but you will be rewarded by views of the ocean and the refreshing shade of Pine and Eucalyptus. Following the coast from Redondela, you will arrive in Arcade with plenty of time to check out the lovely promenade before you settle down for the night.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Arcade
Distance
22 km
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 A short walk to Pontevedra

As the week goes on, you will notice the number of fellow pilgrims begin to rise. Enjoy swapping stories from the trail as you pass through historic villages and ascend the trail to A Canicouva. Today’s walk is short, so you’ll have the opportunity to explore the beach at Pontesampio before arriving in the vibrant streets of Pontevedra.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Pontevedra
Distance
11 km
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Savor the Galician countryside

Today you will step into the heart of Galician countryside, leaving the lively town of Pontevedra behind you. Passing through woodland, crossing gurgling streams and admiring the waterfalls of the Barosa river, you will immerse yourself in Spanish nature on the route to Caldas de Reis. On arriving at your destination, you can arrange to visit the thermal spring waters to soothe your aching muscles.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Caldas de Rei
Distance
21 km
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 A peaceful journey to Padrón

On this penultimate day on the trail, you will pass through sleepy villages and traditional farmland. Enjoying a peaceful walk through rural Galicia, you will experience the same landscape that pilgrims have been travelling through for over a thousand years. You will spend the night in Padrón, where you should try their world-famous peppers!

Overnight Location
Hotel in Padrón
Distance
19 km
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Arriving in Santiago

After 100km on the Camino Portugues, you will finally arrive in Santiago de Compostela. The scenery transforms from rural to urban landscape as you get ever closer to this major Spanish city. On arriving in Santiago, you can collect your certificate from the pilgrims’ office, visit the ancient tombs and relics of the cathedral and check out the gorgeous historic quarter of the city. Celebrate your achievements in your exceptional 5-star hotel, considered the oldest hotel in the world!

Overnight Location
Hotel in Santiago
Distance
24,5 km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 8 Check Out

After an incredible week on the Camino Portugues, reflect on the amazing memories you’ve made on your Camino to Santiago. For those who want to explore Santiago, it’s possible to pre-book some extra nights at your hotel. Otherwise, enjoy one final Spanish breakfast before heading on your onward journey.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Camino Portugues in Luxury Tour Price and Dates

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

Prices below are per person:

  • Price per person staying in single room: €1,195EUR
  • Price per person staying in double room: €975EUR
  • Price per person staying in triple room: €875EUR
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Accommodation on Camino Portugues in Luxury Tour

You will stay in a different hotel every night as you make your way along the Camino de Santiago. Your accommodation for this tour is extremely special. You will stay in gorgeous historical buildings with top quality facilities.

Rates are based on double occupancy, but single travelers can arrange private rooms for a supplement.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of €275EUR to have a private room in a hotel. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

Hotel Parador de Tui in Tui

This lovely historical building has beautiful views of the river Miño and a gorgeous onsite swimming pool and restaurant.

Hotel Casa da Urcela in O Porriño

A small, family run hotel nestled in the heart of the countryside. The traditional building is tastefully decorated and offers lovely evening meals.

Hotel As Chivas in Arcade

As Chivas is a refurbished country lodge, surrounded by peaceful farmland. You can enjoy stunning views of the Galician countryside with a delicious glass of local wine.

Hotel Parador de Pontevedra in Pontevedra

Palatial romantic estate offering luxury conveniences in the heart of Pontevedra. Restaurants and historic attractions are within walking distance.

Hotel Pousada Real in Caldas de Reis

Mere steps off the Camino sits the newly renovated hotel offering visitors spacious airy rooms, a pool, and customer-forward service.

Hotel Pazo de Lestrove in Padrón

Stay in this traditional-meets-modern 16th-century mansion just outside Padrón and marvel at the exemplary furnishings and expansive grounds.

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.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Camino Portugues in Luxury Tour?

Meals

7 breakfasts and 6 dinners are included.

Accommodations

The accommodation for 7 nights along the tour is included.

Transportation during the Tour

This tour includes luggage transfers only.

Also Included

  • 24/7 phone assistance
  • Pilgrim passport
  • Maps and walking notes
  • Pilgrim Massage in Santiago de Compostela

Not included

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Anything not stated as ‘Included’
  • Guide services
  • Transport

Optional Extras

  • Extra night at any point of the tour
  • Private accommodation
  • Upgrading the accommodation

Frequenty Asked Questions about Camino Portugues in Luxury

How hard is the Camino Portugues in Luxury Tour?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. You should have previous experience walking up to 20km’s, and you will have a day where you walk over 24.5 km. In summer months, the heat can make the distances more difficult.

Do I need a Visa to travel to Spain?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Camino Portugues in Luxury Tour?

7 breakfasts and 6 dinners are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have Health and Medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Tui to start this tour?

You can get to Tui by car or bus from most of major cities in Spain.

Where does the Camino Portugues in Luxury Tour end?

The tour ends in Santiago de Compostela.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Spain?

Check with your family doctor.

Will I get lost without a guide?

The route is well maintained and clearly marked, and you will also be provided with detailed maps. However, you will also be given a support number that you can call at any time should you need any help or advice.

What will I do for lunch?

You will organize your own lunch, giving you the opportunity to eat at your leisure and enjoy authentic, local cuisine. There are many lovely cafes and restaurants on the route which are used to catering for pilgrims. Alternatively, you can bring a picnic lunch in your backpack so you can eat whenever you need to, without losing time waiting for food.

Are there any travel restrictions for Spain?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to Portugal for this tour?

The best time to travel to Northern Spain and Portugal 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.

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.

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Prices

From $895USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Deluxe Hotels

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. You should have previous experience walking up to 20km’s, and you will have a day where you walk over 24.5 km. In summer months, the heat can make the distances more difficult.

Local guide

Margot

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Get in touch

+1 (587) 327-9828

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