13 Days / 12 Nights


170 km / 105 mi


Medium / Low

Start / End

San Sebastian - Santiago

Walk and taste your way through the North Camino of Spain.

Our North Coast Camino was carefully designed by our founders to give you an experience filled with breathtaking natural beauty, magnificent accommodations and exquisite food. It is one of our most exclusive tours! We begin our journey in Europe’s culinary capital, San Sebastián, home of some of the world's best restaurants. We will then begin our Pilgrimage to Santiago traveling through beautiful forests, charming villages and historic towns and cities such as Bilbao, Santillana del Mar, Comillas, Llanes, and Ribadesella. The Northern Route is a 170 kilometer journey divided into 11 delightful walking stages and includes visits to amazing sites. Along the Way we will enjoy Spain's magnificent Paradores and authentic Galician rural manors, personally selected by us for their great hospitality and service.

North Coast Camino 2024!

For 2024 we have a new and improved itinerary for our North Coast Camino including the most beautiful coastal stages in Northern Spain.

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.

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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:

5900 €

Single Supplement + 1290 €

  • May 19 - May 31, 2024
  • Sep 10 - Sep 22, 2024 2 left!

Dates & Price 2025:

6550 €

Single Supplement + 1990 €

  • May 20 - Jun 01, 2025
  • Sep 11 - Sep 23, 2025
  • Oct 02 - Oct 14, 2025
Dates & Price 2026:

5900 €

Single Supplement + 1290 €

Our North Way 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
  • Accommodation in 5-star hotels and Paradores
  • 10 dinners
  • Farewell dinner and surprise
  • Pintxos tour in San Sebastian
  • Michelin-Star meal
  • 1 Picnic
  • Pilgrims' Mass with Botafumeiro ceremony (under availability)
  • Guided visits in Santillana del Mar and San Sebastian
  • Guided visit in Santiago including the Cathedral's majestic Portico of Glory
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • The Marly Touch 😃

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Day 1

Day in San Sebastian
Light city walking

We meet on the first day at the hotel in the beautiful city of San Sebastián. You can check-in whenever you arrive and then meet us in the hotel lobby at 4:30 pm for a welcome toast. At 6:30 pm we will enjoy a lovely guided tour around San Sebastian and a delightful "Pintxos" tour.

Night in San Sebastian.

Day 2

San Sebastián - Buztinzuri
8.4 km / 5.3 mi

We follow the yellow arrows along ‘La Concha’ out of San Sebastián and towards the hills of Igueldo. We make a tiny detour to the end of the promenade to visit Eduardo Chillida’s “Combs of the Wind.” We will enjoy delightful views along our way. After finishing the stage, we head to the city of Bilbao.

Night in Bilbao.

Day 3

Galizano - Somo
10 km / 6.2 mi

We drive to the village of Galizano to start a short walk bordering the coast and the beaches until arriving to the port of Somo where we will take a small boat to cross the bay of Santander. After the stage we will drive to Santillana del mar where we will enjoy a guided visit.

Night in Santillana del Mar.

Day 4

Comillas - San Vicente de la Barquera
12.3 km / 7.7 mi

Before starting our walk we will visit the town of Comillas, a top vacation spot for the royal family and high society. This is the last stage in the region of Cantabria and it is characterized by the interesting and emblematic towns we will visit. On this day we will have a delicious lunch in a Michelin-Star restaurant.

Night in Llanes.

Day 5

Pendueles - Llanes
16.1 km / 10 mi

Today we will walk from the town of Pendueles along the stunning coast passing by the town of Vidiago, the awe-inspiring Bufones de Arenillas, the beaches of Andrin and Ballota before arriving in beautiful Llanes.

Night in Llanes

Day 6

Llanes - Playa de San Antolín
12 km / 7.5 mi

Today we will walk yet another wonderful seaside stage along the beaches of Palombina, Barro, and Torimbia before reaching the beach of San Antolín.

Night in Ribadesella

Day 7

Arenal de Moris - Playa de la Griega
11.4 km / 7.1 mi

Today we will enjoy a very beautiful stage with stunning coastal and mountain scenery where we will walk along the beaches of Santa Marina and La Vega before arriving in Playa de la Griega. After the stage we will drive to Vilalba in Galicia.

Night in Vilalba.

Day 8

Baamonde - Altos de Mamoa
21.4 km / 13.3 mi

We will begin the last hundred kilometers necessary to obtain the Compostela certificate, taking the Camino towards A Coruña. We will pass by the San Alberte chapel and a large number of lovely little towns.

Night in Vilalba.

Day 9

Altos de Mamoa - Sobrado dos Monxes
23 km / 14.2 mi

We will head towards the small town of Marcela eventually reaching the highest point of the entire North Coast Camino. Crossing the border of Lugo to enter A Coruña, we will end our stage in the 10th century monastery of Santa María in Sobrado dos Monxes. 

Night in Arzúa.

Day 10

Sobrado dos Monxes - Ermita de la Mota
19.4 km / 12.1 mi

We will start walking the last bit straight to Santiago in longer stages. We will follow the paved road through a number of towns and the generally rural Galicia. The end of this stage is where the North Way and the French Way unite.

Night in Arzúa.

Day 11

Ermita de la Mota - Castro Feito
20.5 km / 12.7 mi

Since many of the different Caminos, or ways to Santiago have united, we will notice many more pilgrims and services along the way. We will walk through forests and towns until we reach Pedrouzo, which has been important place for pilgrims throughout history and still is today.

Our place of accommodation is the perfect place for rest and relaxation in Lavacolla.

Day 12

Castro Feito - Santiago
15.5 km / 9.6 mi

Thinking about our destination will give us all the energy necessary to reach it! The Cathedral in Santiago will make this mostly urban stage completely worth it.

We will spend a night in Santiago, where we will enjoy a wonderful dinner and a beautiful surprise.

Day 13

Day in Santiago
Light city walking

In the morning we offer a guided visit through Santiago for our group. The focus of the guided visit will be on the old city, where we will recall the history of the city and the pilgrimage to Santiago through its main monuments, squares and streets.

Your Camino through life begins!

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