Duration:

12 Days / 11 Nights

Distance:

188 km / 117 mi

Difficulty:

Medium

Itinerary:

Porto - Santiago

Our classic Portuguese Camino guided tour by the beautiful coast of Northern Portugal and Galicia.

On our Portuguese Coastal Camino we walk along the coasts of Portugal and Spain as well as enjoy amazing journeys by sea including one full stage done by boat. We will enjoy amazing coastal scenery, pristine sandy beaches, beautiful vineyards and winding rivers as we make our way to Santiago de Compostela. We will start our journey in Porto with a wonderful guided visit and Port wine tasting. Our Camino will begin at the coastal Portuguese town of Praia Angueiras from where we will walk 188 kilometers divided into 9 amazing walking stages with an additional stage done by boat. We have selected the finest accommodations for our Pilgrims, from spectacular Paradores to luxurious manor houses so you can enjoy the best of what both countries have to offer.

Cancellation Insurance

With our cancellation insurance, you will be covered in case of cancellation of your travel due to health reasons, legal, labor or extraordinary reasons.

The cost of the cancellation insurance will be 2.6% of the value of the tour + extras.

If you need more information regarding our cancellation insurance and procedures, you can contact us here

Means and Assistance

Private support vehicle

You will have a support vehicle throughout your Camino. You can use it if you are tired or if you don’t want to keep walking for any reason, if you want to leave or take things during your walk or if you want to change your shoes. Our van is equipped with a first aid kit, medicines, snacks, water and fruits. This vehicle will cover any unexpected circumstances.

Guides

Our incomparable Camino guides are not just fountains of knowledge; they are pilgrims too! Your guide will be your friend on the Camino; a friend who will make you laugh with Camino stories and anecdotes, offer you encouragement and cure your blisters, and maybe even help you to find what you’re looking for along the way.

Insurances

All of our tours include travel insurance, which will be very useful in case you have an emergency during your Camino. Also, we offer cancellation insurance at a special price, which will vary depending on your Camino.

Pilgrim's Kit

We prepare you for your walk by sending you a packing list with recommendations on what to bring along on your trip, and provide a backpack with our Pilgrim’s Kit (Click here to view) that includes: Your Pilgrim's Passport, the shell, a Marly Camino program with reflections and waterproof Route Map, a waterproof pouch, notebook, snacks and more!

Dates & Price 2020:

3705 €

Single Supplement + 820 €

Dates & Price 2021:

3705 €

Single Supplement + 820 €

  • Apr 30 - May 11, 2021
  • May 11 - May 22, 2021
  • May 24 - Jun 04, 2021
  • Sep 06 - Sep 17, 2021
  • Sep 20 - Oct 01, 2021
  • Oct 01 - Oct 12, 2021
  • Oct 13 - Oct 24, 2021

Our Portuguese Coast Camino includes:

  • Private Van Support & Luggage transfer
  • All breakfasts, drinks and snacks
  • Pilgrims' Kit
  • Travel insurance for the entire tour
  • Visit to the Extraordinary Portico of Glory (NOT included in the Ignatian Camino)
  • Carefully selected en suite accommodation
  • English-speaking guide assistance
  • Informational program and route map
  • Photos of your Camino
  • Farewell dinner and surprise
  • Pilgrim´s Mass
  • Botafumeiro (Subject to availability). (Not included in the Ignatian Camino)
  • Value added Tax (VAT)
  • Stage done by boat including a stop at a clam farm and wine tasting on board
  • Private visit and wine tasting at a Port wine cellar
  • Guided visits in Porto and Santiago
  • 10 dinners

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1

Meeting in Porto
Light city walking

We meet on the first day at 3:00pm at the lobby of our hotel in the city of Porto. Our guides will greet you and then accompany you on a guided visit of the city, which includes a visit to a Port Wine cellar for a private tasting. In the evening we will meet again for a cocktail and a short presentation before enjoying a delicious welcome dinner.

Night in Porto

Day 2

Obelisco da Memoria - Vila do Conde
15.3 km / 9.5 mi

We begin our Camino from Obelisco da Memoria. We will follow the Way along the beautiful Portuguese coast going by many quaint villages and beaches until we reach the town of Vila do Conde from where we will travel in our van to the town of Viana do Castelo.


Night in Viana do Castelo

Day 3

Vila Praia de Ancora - A Guarda
18 km / 11 mi

Starting from Vila Praia de Âncora towards Caminha we will find our last Portuguese city of our pilgrimage, from here we will board our ferry to Camposanco.
Once in Galicia, we will go around Santa Tecla mountaintop towards the coastal road. On this stage, we will find the Castro of Santa Tecla, a Celtic-Roman town dated from I B.C. From here we will walk towards our end of the stage, A Guarda port-villa.

Night in Oia.

Day 4

A Guarda - Monasterio de Oia
12,9 km / 8 mi

We will then begin our Camino along the Spanish coast until we reach the town of Oia and its beautiful Monastery. At the end the stage we will return to our accommodation. In the afternoon we will enjoy a visit to the historic town of Baiona.

Night in Oia.

Day 5

Vigo - Redondela
14 km / 8.69 mi

Today we start our walk from the town of Baiona as we make our way to Vigo, the largest city in Galicia. We will walk along the Ria de Vigo and its beaches enjoying amazing views of the coast and passing by many picturesque towns along the way.

Night in Vigo.

Day 6

Redondela - Pontevedra
21 km / 13 mi

Today we start our first stage along the inland Portuguese Camino. We will walk along forest paths and beautiful vineyards until we reach the town of Pontevedra.

Night in Pontevedra.

Day 7

Pontevedra - Armenteira
23,4 km / 14.5 mi

Today our stage will take us along the Spiritual Variant of the Portuguese Camino to the town of Armenteira. This route will take us along the Ria de Pontevedra and the Parish of Campañó, passing by many quaint villages and towns before finishing our stage in the Monastery of Armenteira.

Night in Pontevedra.

Day 8

Armenteira - Vilanova de Arousa
24 km / 14.9 mi

Today's stage will take us along the banks of the Armenteira and Umia Rivers on ancient stone roads as we pass by beautiful landscapes dotted by vineyards and watermills until we reach the town of Vilanova de Arousa.

Night in Cambados.

Day 9

Vilanova de Arousa - Padrón (by boat)
28 km / 17.4 mi

Today we will have the unique experience of doing a stage of the Camino by sea, as we retrace the journey of the Apostle's remains to Padrón. On this journey we will have the opportunity to relax and take in the amazing scenery. This is our last stage on the Spiritual variant of the Portuguese Camino.


Night in Cambados.

Day 10

Padrón - O Milladoiro
18 km / 11.2 mi

Today's stage will take us along beautiful paths along forests and vineyards as we get closer and closer to Santiago. Today we will end our stage just 6 kilometers from our goal in the town of O Milladoiro, from where we can see the Cathedral for the first time from the top of Agro dos Mostoiros.

Night in O Milladoiro

Day 11

O Milladoiro - Santiago de Compostela
6,4 km / 4 mi

Today is a very special and joyous day as we will finally arrive in Santiago! We start our stage early to arrive in Santiago in time for the Pilgrim's Mass at noon.

In the evening we will enjoy a very special farewell dinner and surprise.

Night in Santiago

Day 12

Guided visit in Santiago
Light city walking

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

Ask us about our spectacular add-on Trip to Finisterre!

Pre-tour in Porto

with Marly Olé
The Douro River Valley (Optional)

One of Portugal's best-kept secrets, the Douro River Valley is just a short one-hour drive from the charming city of Porto. This makes it perfect for an unforgettable half-day or full-day experience.

Don't miss out! You will be enchanted by the valley's stunning natural beauty and the wide range of exclusive Marly Olé experiences you can enjoy there!

Pre/Post tours activities

with Marly Olé
Optional – Not Included in Price

Immerse yourself in the diverse traditions & culture of both Spain, Portugal, and France with our new expertly curated Marly Olé experiences. Everything is tailor-made and designed so that you can discover each region’s best-kept secrets, and with the “Marly touch” an unforgettable time is guaranteed.
Tapas tours, flamenco nights, wine-tastings, gastronomic tours, charming visits to Finisterre, Madrid, Porto, Lisbon, Bordeaux, the Douro river valley, we can arrange anything!
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