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 ORIGINAL PORTUGUESE CAMINO

The last charity to hit the Camino trail in 2020 will be Down Syndrome Cork, another of our new collaborators. This wonderful organisation dedicated to providing key support services in the Cork area have lad down the challenge to walk the Original Portuguese Camino, from Valenca do Minho to Santiago de Compostela. We are proud to be involved in such a worthy event and we’re looking forward to getting to know everyone as we walk the Camino together.

 

Dates of travel

Sep 26th to Oct 3rd, 2020
Registration deadline to be confirmed

Adult Price: €715 pps (will decrease if over 15 people register)
Single Supplement:€215
Fundraising Target: €1000


Contact Anita at 0878235402 or Nuala at 0872873431

What’s Included

Price Includes

  • En suite hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast and evening dinner
  • Daily luggage transfer
  • Pilgrim’s kit (passport and shell)
  • Detailed information prior to start
  • Two experienced guides
  • All transfers to and from airport

*Flights are not included (available on request)

More Information

This route spans the final stages of the beautiful Portuguese Camino. Start at the Portuguese town of Valença do Minho before crossing the border into Spain on your first day of walking. Pass wooded trails, shaded glades and rolling farmlands, as well as towns of great cultural significance such as Tui, Pontevedra and Padrón. Finally arrive in magnificent Santiago de Compostela where you can soak up the unique atmosphere of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Walking stages:

  • Valença do Minho-Porriño (20 km)
  • Porriño-Arcade (20 km)
  • Arcade-Pontevedra (12 km)
  • Pontevedra-Caldas de Reis (23 km)
  • Caldas de Reis-Padron (19 km)
  • Padron-Santiago (25 km)

Highlights:
. Discovering a landscape of forested trails, sparkling streams and rustic farming villages
. Exploring the rich medieval heritage of the towns and cities along the way
. Sampling delicious local seafood dishes and white wines
. Collecting your thoughts in the famous Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela


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