Portuguese Coastal Camino One-week Luxury walk
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Portuguese Coastal Camino One-week Luxury walk

8 days

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Enjoy lavish overnight accommodations on this 8-day walk on the Portuguese Coastal Way

Traverse the last 100 km of the Portuguese Coastal Way in lavish style, beginning from the coastal town of Baiano and ending in the historic and beautiful city of Santiago de Compostela.

In 8 days, you’ll set off on a memorable pilgrimage from Baiano to walk along the Atlantic coast before joining the centuries-old Portuguese Camino at Redondela, ending the excursion in famous Santiago de Compostela. What sets this tour apart from other Portuguese Coastal Way itineraries are the luxurious paradores. Unwind from a day of trekking in refurbished historic buildings and take pleasure in some of Spain’s most luxurious accommodations. Indulge the senses on this active adventure and feel like royalty when it’s time to retire for the evening. Reserve your spot now on this Last 100 km of the Portuguese Coastal Way Luxury tour today!

Highlights Of Portuguese Coastal Camino One-week Luxury walk

Walk the last 100 km of the increasingly popular Portuguese Coastal Way and spend the night in opulent paradores.
Marvel at the spectacular Atlantic Ocean from your luxury accommodation in the charming coastal town of Spain’s Baiona.
Check out the Cíes Islands as you trek toward Vigo, breaking up the journey with a refreshing swim in the surf near Nigrán.
Feel like royalty when it’s time to retire for the evening in refurbished historic buildings, including Spanish castles.

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From $975USD
8 days
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Portuguese Coastal Camino One-week Luxury walk

Portuguese Coastal Camino One-week Luxury walk Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Baiona

Finding your way to the Spanish coastal town of Baiona, you’ll have the afternoon to familiarize yourself with your surroundings as well as complete any last-minute preparations for the start of your pilgrimage of the last 100 km of the Portuguese Coastal Way.

If there’s time before you settle into your top-rated accommodations, consider visiting the Museo de la Carabela Pinta to see the first ship, the Caravel Pinta, that arrived from the Americas.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Baiona
Distance: None
Meals: None

Day 2 Trek to Vigo

After a hearty breakfast, you’ll lace up your hiking boots to begin the coastal route where you’ll follow the Atlantic coast north toward Vigo, stopping to check out any of the beaches that fringe Nigrán and the Cíes Islands in the distance!

As you find your way to Vigo, you’ll notice the changing landscape in the last few kilometers become more urban.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Vigo
Distance: 23 km
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Trek to Redondela

Take advantage of a shorter and less intensive pilgrimage stage to check out the Ría de Vigo, an estuary that provides postcard-perfect views of the Rías Baixas in southern Galicia. When you’re ready, continue your walk making sure to indulge in an ocean swim at any of the beaches that strike your interest en route to Redondela.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Redondela
Distance: 15 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Trek to Pontevedra

Leaving Redondela behind, the Coastal Portuguese Way merges with the traditional Portuguese Camino resulting in an increase of peregrinos traversing the route—a fine time to make new friends with other pilgrims.

If you’re a history buff, break up the day’s walk in Ponte Sampaio and delve into the past with a visit to an important site of the 1809 Peninsular War and be sure to stroll across the Roman bridge over the Verdugo River. When you’ve had your fill of history, carry on your way to rest tired feet in Pontevedra, a beautiful town famous for its historic centre and squares made of stone.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Pontevedra
Distance: 20 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Trek to Caldas de Reis

Once out of Pontevedra, the Camino leads you into rural Galicia offering peaceful environs as you hike amid woods and streams. A highlight of the day’s walk includes a stop in Barro to see the numerous waterfalls and stone mills in the Natural Park of the Barosa River before ending the day in Caldas de Reis.

A town known for its thermal springs and spa resorts, make a reservation in Caldas de Reis to pamper yourself with a much-deserved spa treatment.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Caldas de Reis
Distance: 21 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Trek to Padrón

Following the Camino out of Caldas de Reis, you’ll happen upon quaint villages dotted throughout the quiet countryside as you slowly make your way to Padrón.

Known as the first place on land spotted by the ship carrying the remains of St. James the Apostle, Padrón is also the birthplace of great authors like Rosalía de Castro and Camilo José Cela. Spend an evening absorbing Padrón’s culture over a glass or two of local wine.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Padrón
Distance: 19 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Trek to Santiago de Compostela

Rise with the sun today to complete the last (and longest) stage of this Portuguese Coastal Way itinerary. The day’s route first leads you through similar rural landscapes as in the previous days, but slowly takes you through the urban sprawl as you find your way to the heart of Santiago de Compostela.

Celebrate your efforts with your new friends, drink wine, and collect your Compostela (Pilgrim certificate) at the Pilgrim’s Office before enjoying the rest of your evening in revelry.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Santiago
Distance: 24.5 km
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 Depart Santiago de Compostela

After a week of stunning scenery and overnight stays in decadent lodgings, spend your last moments soaking in Santiago de Compostela’s historic charm before it’s time to continue your homeward journey.
Overnight Location: Hotel in
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Portuguese Coastal Camino One-week Luxury walk 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: $1,325 USD
  • Price per person staying in double room: $1,075 USD
  • Price per person staying in triple room: $975 USD
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Accommodation on Portuguese Coastal Camino One-week Luxury walk

The Hotels provided on the Portuguese Coastal 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 a comfortable and luxury accommodation to replenish your spirits after a long day of walking.

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

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can book a single room, check out prices on the Dates & Prices tab. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Hotel Parador de Baiona in Baiona

Take respite in the opulent walled interior of Monte Real and fall asleep to the sounds of the Atlantic Ocean just outside your window.

Hotel Bahía de Vigo in Vigo

Take advantage of Hotel Bahía de Vigo’s excellent location in Vigo’s historic center and its modern amenities before indulging in a spa treatment.

Hotel As Chivas in Redondela

Overnight in the quiet countryside of a two-story 20th-century country lodge complete with restaurant and a short distance to the Camino.

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.

What’s included in the Portuguese Coastal Camino One-week Luxury walk?

Meals

7 breakfasts and 4 dinners are included.

Accommodations

The accommodation for 7 days along the tour is included.

Transportation during the Tour

This tour includes luggage transfers only.

Also Included

  • Spa
  • 24/7 phone assistance
  • Pilgrim Passport
  • Walking notes

Not included

  • Anything not listed as included
  • Guide services
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation

Optional Extras

  • Extra night in Baiona before the tour
  • Extra night in Santiago de Compostela after the tour

Frequently Asked Questions about Portuguese Coastal Camino One-week Luxury walk

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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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You will be walking up to 25 km daily.

Local Guide

Margot, Galiwonders
Margot
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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