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 PORTUGUESE COASTAL CAMINO 

 

This is our first year working with the Irish Wheelchair Association and we’re excited to be collaborating with such an important charity committed to supporting the lives of people living with physical disabilities. Together we’ll be walking the Coastal Portuguese Camino from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela, a route that follows the beautiful Galician coastline for a couple of stages before converging with the wooded inland route of the Original Portuguese Camino.

 

Dates of travel

May 9th to May 16th, 2020

Registration open until January 31, 2020

  • Adult Price: €675
  • Single Supplement: €195
  • Fundraising Target: €1000

CONTACT: Holly Johnson at 087 2159482 or holly.johnson@iwa.ie

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

The final section of the Portuguese Coastal Camino follows a beautiful trail from the maritime city of Vigo to wonderful Santiago de Compostela. Enjoy great views of the Atlantic shoreline, distant Islas Cies and sheltered waters of the Vigo Estuary as you walk along the opening stage. The Portuguese Coastal Camino converges with the original Portuguese Camino in the town of Redondela and continues through sloping forested valleys and clustered Galician farmsteads. The fishing village of Arcade awaits, as does the magnificent historic city of Pontevedra, the spa town of Caldas de Reis, the symbolic settlement of Padron and, finally, Santiago de Compostela where you can get your Pilgrim’s Certificate, or Compostela.

Walking stages:

  • Vigo-Rendondela (16 km)
  • Redondela-Pontevedra (20 km)
  • Pontevedra-Caldas de Reis (23 km)
  • Caldas de Reis-Padron (19 km)
  • Padron-Santiago (25 km)

Highlights:

  • Enjoying the breathtaking views of the southern Galician coastline
  • Exploring the rich medieval heritage of Vigo, Pontevedra and Padrón
  • Sampling delicious regional seafood dishes and white wines
  • Gathering your thoughts in the fabulous Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela


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