Leon to Santiago de Compostela hiking vacation, Spain

Tailor made two week walking vacation along the Camino de Santiago from León featuring a choice of accommodation, cultural recommendations and daily distances to suit all abilities and interest levels.
León Astorga Rabanal del Camino Molinaseca Villafranca del Bierzo O Cebreiro Tricastela Sarria Pontomarin Palas de Rei Arzúa O Pedrouzo Santiago de Compostela Finisterre
Price
950 excluding flights
Duration
15 Days
Type
Tailor made
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14 nights in doubleroom with private bath.
Daily breakfast. Guided trip to Finisterre. Transport: León to Hospital de Orbigo Detailed guidebook. 24/7 assistance. Luggage transport optional:+100€/luggage. Single supplement: 250 euros.
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Description of Leon to Santiago de Compostela hiking vacation, Spain

Price information

950 excluding flights
14 nights in doubleroom with private bath.
Daily breakfast. Guided trip to Finisterre. Transport: León to Hospital de Orbigo Detailed guidebook. 24/7 assistance. Luggage transport optional:+100€/luggage. Single supplement: 250 euros.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements

Travel guides

Spain walking
Walking in Spain unearths the secret scenery, delicious cuisine and captivating wildlife known only to the Spanish. Coastal trails, high ridges and wo...
Camino de Santiago
The Camino is a vast network of tributary roads and paths along which pilgrims flow from across Europe, before being channelled across northern Spain ...

Reviews

4 Reviews of Leon to Santiago de Compostela hiking vacation, Spain

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Reviewed on 23 May 2019 by

Standing in front of the cathedral in Santiago was memorable. The trip was a once in a lifetime experience. Read full review

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2017 by

There were many memorable moments. Crossing the Pyrenees on the first day, from St.John pied de port to Roncevalle. Also battling through a bit of a snow storm when going over the mountains from Rabanal del Camino to Molinaseca and passing the famous iron cross en-route... Read full review

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2017 by

There were many highlights. The beautiful countryside, lovely little villages, friendly people, and many of the hotels were beyond all expectations. Read full review

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2016 by

Beautiful scenery, wonderful walking, the friendship of fellow walkers/pilgrims. Read full review

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

Beside the historic and social aspects of this wonderful walking vacation, this route is 100% environmentally friendly. As most of the walk goes through the countryside, and as the route during high season is very popular, it is important to keep the route clean for other pilgrims. We request our guests not to litter, as garbage is a serious environmental problem for the route. Please make your own contribution to responsible tourism by staying on the marked paths and use reusable water bottles, which you can fill up for free at the water fountains along the way.

Our guests typically look for a different experience and an alternative to large-resort-commercial-travels. The peacefulness, the small villages, the local food, “secret” beaches and amazing mountain hikes and last but not least 100% customized pilgrimages are keywords in our philosophy.
A wonderful side-effect is that we assist developing local tourist-based economies by using their local taxi-services, local guides, bars, restaurants etc. by showing our guests local specialities and hidden places, that you will never find in “normal” guidebooks. Some of the hotel accommodations are located in historical buildings and the tourism helps to preserve them and their history.
Before starting your journey, you will receive a personal guidebook regarding the vacation, which takes in consideration the wishes of each traveler. E.g. if the traveler would like to visit small ecological wineries or discover the best examples of local architecture, our suggestions are all provided in the guidebook.

We are located in the heart of Northern Spain, in the old historic town of León. Our prime focus is to show our guests the most authentic, most beautiful and loveliest parts of Northern Spain. We always share our guest’s experiences with the hotels and other collaboration partners we work with, to help develop local tourism into a sustainable and healthy destination. Its important for us to give our guests an experience that is not reachable in other parts of Europe, through showing them the real local life and hidden places, which our guest would never have found without our help.

People

A large part of our travels has a touch off (or is entirely) an active vacation, in the mountains or by the ocean. The wonderful and enthusiastic work, which is being done to protect and maintain wildlife and national parks is dependent from visitors and their financial support. Quality tourism means for us quality tourists, which are interested not only to see secret, hidden places, but also have the knowledge to understand what it takes to maintain these wonderful sights Northern Spain can offer.
We also offer activities which always respect nature and are guided by an expert, like whale-, brown bear-, bird- watching or fishing from a fishing boat. We also support local food and gastronomy with ecological products, sustainable wine-tourism etc. And we hope we add our part of improving each field and at the same time, maintaining the small-scale business authentic and “something special”.

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