Duration:

9 Days / 8 Nights

Distance:

112 km / 69 mi

Difficulty:

Medium

Start / End

Madrid - Santiago - Finisterre

Buen Camino - Sarria to Santiago

Our classic! The fantastic Buen Camino covers the essential final 100 km of the French Way (Camino Francés) to Santiago de Compostela. We will meet in Madrid and travel up to Sarria, from where you will begin your incredible walk from Sarria to Santiago over six beautiful stages. Once in Santiago, you will be able to obtain the famous Compostela pilgrim certificate. We will support you every step of the way, so you can relax and take in the unique magic and beautiful landscapes of the Camino de Santiago, and enjoy a well-earned rest each night in carefully selected, authentic Galician rural manors.

Buen Camino 2024!

For 2024 we have a new and improved itinerary for our Buen Camino including a marvelous visit to Finisterre!

Trip Insurance

Insurance Included
Our insurance offers you and us peace of mind. You will be covered during your stay so that if anything physical happens during this trip, you're taken care of in Spain.

We're happy to send you more information regarding coverage here

Our Love is in the Details

Private Support Vehicle

Experience comfort with our dedicated Camino support vehicle. Our equipped van is stocked with essentials like first aid, snacks, and water. It's your safety net for unexpected situations or when you need a break. Whether you're tired, want to switch shoes, or simply take a pause, our vehicle is at your service.

Our Guides like Family

Meet our exceptional Camino guides—knowledgeable and fellow pilgrims! Your guide is your Camino companion, bringing laughter, stories, and encouragement. They're here to heal blisters, offer advice, and help you discover the Camino in your own way.

Insurance got you Covered

We've got your back... and your feet! All of our tours include travel insurance, which will be very useful in case you have an emergency during your Camino. Rest easy with included travel insurance for Camino emergencies.

Incomparable Pilgrim's Kit

Embark prepared with our packing list and our Pilgrim’s Kit (Click here to view). This kit features essentials: Your Pilgrim's Passport, the iconic shell, a Marly Camino program with reflections, a waterproof Route Map, pouch, notebook, snacks, and more! Your Camino journey starts here.

Dates & Price 2024:

3700 €

Single Supplement + 750 €

  • Apr 25 - May 03, 2024
  • May 20 - May 28, 2024
  • Sep 03 - Sep 11, 2024
  • Sep 23 - Oct 01, 2024

Dates & Price 2025:

3850 €

Single Supplement + 950 €

  • Apr 28 - May 06, 2025
  • May 19 - May 27, 2025
  • Sep 02 - Sep 10, 2025
  • Sep 22 - Sep 30, 2025
Dates & Price 2026:

Single Supplement + €

Our Buen Camino includes:

  • Private Support Vehicle
  • English-speaking guide assistance
  • All transfers
  • All breakfasts, drinks and snacks
  • Carefully selected en-suite accommodation
  • Informational program and route map
  • Travel insurance for the entire tour
  • Pilgrims' Kit: small backpack filled with things that will come in handy on your Camino
  • Photos of your Camino
  • Welcome lunch in Astorga
  • 7 Dinners
  • Farewell dinner and surprise
  • 1 Picnic
  • Pilgrims' Mass with Botafumeiro ceremony (under availability)
  • Full-day visit in Finisterre including lunch
  • Guided visit in Santiago de Compostela including the Cathedral's majestic Portico of Glory
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • The Marly Touch 😃

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1

Meet in Madrid
Transfer to Sarria

We will meet at 8:30 am at the lobby of the 5-star hotel NH Paseo del Prado in Madrid. We head from Madrid to Sarria in our private vehicle. First stop: the stunning Astorga followed by a wonderful welcome lunch. We will then head to the charming town of O'Cebreiro, a place that marks the beginning of the Camino de Santiago in Galicia.

Night in Sarria

Day 2

Sarria (Barbadelo) - Portomarín
18.7 km / 11.6 mi

It's a wonderful day. We start our Camino! As we walk this stage, we will come across many little towns and villages like Barbadelo, Ferreiros, Vilachá, and Portomarín. We will be able to see essential monuments such as: The Church of "Santiago de Barbadelo", the Romanesque portico at the Church of Ferreiros, and the fortified church of St. Nicholas in Portomarín.

Night in Sarria.

Day 3

Portomarín - Palas de Rei
24.3 km / 15 mi

We will have the opportunity to see some gorgeous oak and eucalyptus forests while passing through the charming villages of Gonzar, Ventas de Narón, Ligonde and the lovely town of Airexe. We head towards Palas de Rei.

Night in Palas de Rei

Day 4

Palas de Rei - Boente
20.7 km / 12.9 mi

We will see the Romanesque portico of San Tirso's church. Our next destination is Palas de Rei. We will cross the border that divides the provinces of Lugo and La Coruña. We will see the church of "La Virgen de las Nieves" in Furelos and the church of Sancti Spiritus. Do you like octopus? We will be able to sample some of it at a "Pulpería" in Melide, a town that is famous for its octopus. In Melide we will also be able to see the beautiful Church of Santa Maria.

Night in Arzúa

Day 5

Boente - Salceda
19.5 km / 12.1 mi

We head to Boente, home of the spectacular church of Santiago. We will continue through the lovely towns of Arzúa, Ribadiso, and Castañeda, all of these towns are very closely linked to the Camino's history. In Arzúa, we can see the chapel of "La Magdalena." We will also enjoy some of Arzúa's delicious cheese, which was given Denomination of Origin. We will continue our walk to Salceda, passing by the town of Calzada.

Night in Arzúa.

Day 6

Salceda - Monte do Gozo
22.9 km / 14.2 mi

We will start our walk in the beautiful villages of A Brea and A Rua. We will have the opportunity to see the hermitage of St. Irene. We head to the town of Lavacolla, known for being the town where the ancient purification ritual needed to arrive in Santiago was performed. We end at one of the Camino's most emblematic places: Monte do Gozo (Mount of Joy) and enjoy a marvelous view of Santiago.

Night in Lavacolla.

Day 7

Monte do Gozo - Santiago de Compostela
4.8 km / 2.9 mi

The day has arrived! Our journey's most exciting day!
We will walk to our final destination: Santiago's Cathedral.

In the afternoon we will enjoy our beautiful Pilgrim's mass!

In the evening we will enjoy a delicious farewell dinner and surprise to celebrate our Camino.

Night in Santiago de Compostela

Day 8

VISIT IN FINISTERRE

Today we will enjoy a beautiful visit where we will travel to the coast in our private vehicle to visit the legendary towns of Finisterre and Muxia and reach the true "End of the Camino". The visit includes a delicious seaside lunch where we will sample the best products of the Galician coast. We will return to Santiago in the afternoon and we can enjoy the city at our leisure.

Night in Santiago de Compostela (Dinner not included)

Day 9

END OF TOUR

To culminate our Camino, a guided visit in Santiago awaits us in the morning, through the old city, its main monuments and squares.

Your Camino through life begins!

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