The Northern Way hiking vacation in Spain

Gentle forest trails and seaside strolls take in average daily distances of 20km over the course of a week. Comfy B&B's, luggage transfers and self-guided route notes invite a relaxed and cultural walking experience.
Santillana Del Mar Comillas San Vicente de Barquera Llanes Ribadesella Penultimate day is free to relax in Ribadesella
Price
695To825 excluding flights
Duration
8 Days
Type
Tailor made
More info
Mid Season - Apr, May, Jun, Sep (16th-30th) & Oct 695p.p based on two people sharing.
Single Room Supplement of 245. High Season - Jul, Aug & Sep (1st-15th) 825p.p based on two people sharing.
Single Room Supplement of 315.
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Description of The Northern Way hiking vacation in Spain

Price information

695To825 excluding flights
Mid Season - Apr, May, Jun, Sep (16th-30th) & Oct 695p.p based on two people sharing.
Single Room Supplement of 245. High Season - Jul, Aug & Sep (1st-15th) 825p.p based on two people sharing.
Single Room Supplement of 315.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout March and October

Travel guides

Spain walking
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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 ...

Vacation information

Low Carbon:
We are able to advise UK and mainland European clients on how to get to the start of their chosen Camino via train travel. We are able to detail the routes, approximate the travel duration and prices. We also provide the appropriate train websites in order to book tickets in advance. If traveling from London customers can take the eurostar to Paris and then catch two more trains stopping at Bayonne and San Sebastian. On this trip the train does not take you to the start point, therefore we advise on further bus transport to reach the beginning of this trip.

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

We focus on selecting local suppliers who are committed to preserve the environment. The transport companies we hire use modern vehicles with low CO2 emissions. We also rationalise transport so we minimise the number of vehicles in use.

We primarily use electronic format for trip documentation. Our paper use is restricted to the Pilgrim's credential as this is necessary for them to collect their stamps in the different towns where they are staying.

Travelers are briefed on local environmental considerations including appropriate waste disposal. They are asked to be considerate not only with the local customs but with the environment they visit. For example, they protect their environment by not wasting their running water, disposing of rubbish in the appropriate bins provided by our hotels and to re-use materials when possible. Also, as they are walking trails in Northern Spain, they are encouraged to pick any litter they encounter in the forest areas and National parks to help keep these beautiful environments clean.

We encourage clients not to use plastic bags in supermarkets and either use ecological re-usable bags or to put items directly inside their rucksack when possible, re-use plastic water bottles, respect all animals that they may encounter as well as trees, plants and flowers. We also encourage our clients to stick to the sign posted path.

To reduce international travel:
- We encourage clients to consider taking the train to get to the start of their Camino, when possible.
- We provide details of public transport options to clients for all our trips.
- We use family run accommodation providers and hire local guides.

People

Our business model supports suppliers at a local level so the majority of your money goes directly towards helping local businesses and their families in the Asturias and Cantabria region. We believe this is the best way to benefit the local economy. For example, we work primarily with family run/own hotels in these regions instead of large hotel chains.

For transport we work with local taxis/drivers who are self employed and receive a fair price as regulated by the regional Government instead of large transport companies which tend to pay low wages to their drivers.

In each town where they spend the night, we recommend three local restaurants so that clients can enjoy the regional cuisine as well as benefiting the local community, avoiding large franchise restaurants. For example, in this package clients can dine in local seafood restaurants in the fishing town of San Vicente de la Barquera or the unique cider-restaurants of Llanes.

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