Finisterre Way Tour

Spain
Pilgrimage
Self-Guided
Finisterre Way

Finisterre Way Tour

Prices

From $395USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels

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Highlights

Follow the ancient Finisterre Way from Santiago de Compostela to Cape Fisterra

Complete the Finisterre Way (Camino de Fisterra) from the city of Santiago de Compostela to Finisterre on Cape Fisterra.

Discover the spectacular landscapes and beautiful scenery of rural Galicia in northern Spain

Experience the rich history and culture of this region that has drawn pilgrims for centuries.

Watch the sun set over the Atlantic from the promenade in Cee and the Finisterre lighthouse.

While most of the historic Camino trails end in Santiago de Compostela, the Finisterre Way (Camino de Fisterra) begins there and makes its pilgrimage to the coastal town of Finisterre and Cape Fisterra, at one point believed to be the Edge of the known world.

The ancient Finisterre Way route predates the other Camino pilgrimages as it was a part of Roman and Celtic traditions. As you walk, you’ll understand why these cultures considered this location to be the end of the earth, which is how Finisterre got its name.

Enjoy the scenic beauty of the rural countryside, and the spectacular cliffs and beaches along the coast. Don’t miss the sunsets from the promenade in Cee and the lighthouse at Finisterre. This self-guided walking tour on the Finisterre Way in Spain will leave you with memories for a lifetime, so don’t miss this tour!

Finisterre Way Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Santiago

Welcome to the historic city of Santiago de Compostela. Arrive today and check in to your hotel to prepare to begin your walk on the Finisterre Way. If time permits, explore this fantastic city on your own.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Santiago
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Walk to Negreira

Warm-up today with one of the least strenuous routes of the tour. As you make your way from Santiago de Compostela to the town of Negreira, you’ll walk through forests of eucalyptus and pine trees. You’ll also see a number of small villages and ancient roman bridges along the way.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Negreira
Distance
21 km
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 3 Walk to Olveiroa

As you leave Negreira, notice the Pazo do Cotón fortress from the 14th Century that once formed part of the city wall. Walk today through the wild Serra de Castelo mountains and enjoy the view from the peak of Monte Aro.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Olveiroa
Distance
32 km
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 4 Walk to Cee

Walkthrough beautiful and remote rural areas today as you approach the coast and a delightful fishing village called Cee. Pause along the way to admire your first views of the Atlantic. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Cape Finisterre. When you arrive in Cee, you may enjoy watching the sun set from the promenade.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Cee
Distance
18 km
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 5 Walk to Finisterre

Complete your journey today, following the coast from Cee to Finisterre. This rugged coastline is full of stunning cliffs and natural beaches, and the views all along the trail are inspiring. The name Finisterre (also called Fisterra in the local dialect) means “the end of the earth” and the dramatic landscapes are fitting. Visit the Finisterre lighthouse for a memorable final view of your journey. Don’t forget to show your Pilgrim Passport to receive your “Finisterrana” pilgrim certificate.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Finisterre
Distance
15 km
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 6 Departure Day

Sadly, your journey on the Finisterre Way has come to an end. Check out of your hotel after breakfast and begin your onward travels. Have a great trip!

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Finisterre Way 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.

  • Price per person staying in single room: €550EUR
  • Price per person staying in double room: €425EUR
  • Price per person staying in triple room: €375EUR
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Accommodation on Finisterre Way Tour

This tour is based in 2 and 3-star hotels that offer modern conveniences. Rooms are double occupancy, and single travelers will pay a supplement.

In some cases, accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other, comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of €175EUR to have a private room in a hotel. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

Hospedería San Martín Pinario in Santiago

Perfectly located near Praza do Obradoiro and other notable attractions, as well as a host of restaurants, enjoy your stay in this historic building.

Hotel Millán in Negreira

Budget-friendly accommodation with simple rooms and modern amenities includes an onsite restaurant with additional restaurant options nearby.

Hotel Casa Loncho in Olveiroa

Compact rooms set in a rural location offers all-day breakfast (among other fares) with generous servings.

Hotel Insua in Cee

Short walking distance to the selection of restaurants and popular attractions, this contemporary hotel grants travelers a refined place to stay and dine.

Hotel Ancora in Finisterre

Close to harbor and restaurants, Hotel Ancora provides buffet breakfast. Enjoy comfortable beds and thoughtful amenities on your last night.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Finisterre Way Tour?

Meals

5 breakfasts and 4 dinners are included.

Accommodations

The accommodation for 5 days along the tour is included.

Transportation during the Tour

This tour includes luggage transfers only.

Also Included

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

Not included

  • Transportation
  • Guide services
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra accommodation charge for arriving to Santiago before St. James Day (July 25th)

Optional Extras

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

Frequenty Asked Questions about Finisterre Way Tour

How hard is the Finisterre Way Tour?

We rate this tour as a 4 / 5. This route is well marked and of good quality. There is one very long day of 32 km long, which is why this is rated a 4/5.

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 Finisterre Way Tour?

5 breakfasts and 4 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 Santiago de Compostela to start this tour?

Your tour begins in the city of Santiago de Compostela. There is an international airport in Santiago de Compostela that connects to major cities in Spain and throughout Europe.

Where does the Finisterre Way Tour end?

The tour ends in Finisterre. Regular buses can take you back to Santiago de Compostela, which is the nearest airport.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Spain?

Check with your family doctor.

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 Spain for this tour?

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.

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 $395USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

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 4 / 5. This route is well marked and of good quality. There is one very long day of 32 km long, which is why this is rated a 4/5.

Local guide

Margot

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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+1 (587) 327-9828

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