Portuguese Coastal Camino walking vacation, last 100km

Travel Team

If you'd like to chat about this vacation or need help finding one we're very happy to help. The Travel Team.

Toll free 1-866-821-6866 Calling from outside the US?

Map

Departure information

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

Responsible tourism

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we screen every trip so you can travel knowing your vacation will help support conservation and local people.

Environment
The countryside of rural Galicia is beautiful, with lots of traditional villages and stone buildings. It’s important to us that guests respect and appreciate the unspoilt nature of this area by doing nothing to harm it.

The fact that they are on foot is already a major advantage in terms of having negligible environmental impact but we also clarify their responsibilities in the travelers’ code of conduct, which explains how to leave no trace by avoiding common Camino practices such as cairn-building.

We reduce the amount of plastic and waste by providing refillable water bottles. Tap water is perfectly safe and there are fountains along the route where clients can top up their supplies with drinking water.

We combine luggage transfers with those of other clients and use a local service in order to minimise the amount of road transport for this part of our service.

We also encourage clients to either fly out of an airport near Santiago de Compostela or to use public transport to return to Porto or Vigo.
Community

The Impacts of this Trip

The route passes through numerous small villages and towns that are way off the tourist trail and many of the local shops, cafés and restaurants rely on the income generated by pilgrims like our clients.

We make recommendations for independently-owned local restaurants and tasty regional dishes throughout the journey, e.g. oysters in Arcade and the Galician empanada (pie).

We encourage clients to make the most of the opportunities to talk to Portuguese and Galician people and learn something of their culture, which is why our roadbooks provide advice about how to interact causing offence, as well as some helpful phrases in Portuguese and Spanish.

Our office is in the small town of Ponte de Lima in Northern Portugal, not far from the starting point for this programme. Our location and specialist local knowledge enable us to rapidly organise local help and support to any of our clients as required.

It is vital to us, and our clients, that our staff feel valued and respected so we make sure they are fairly recompensed for their dedication to our clients and the community.

Climate

Popular similar vacations

Portugese Way walk, Tui to Santiago de Compostella

Portugese Way walk, Tui to Santiago de Compostella

8 days pilgrimage through Northern Portugal and Spain

From 780 8 days excluding flights

The Portugal Way final section vacation

The Portugal Way final section vacation

Walk the last 100km of the Camino Portugués pilgrimage route

From £550 8 days excluding flights

The Portuguese Way cycling vacation in Portugal

The Portuguese Way cycling vacation in Portugal

Bike Tour from Porto to Santiago de Compostela, by the Coast

From 2425 8 days excluding flights

Porto to Santiago De Compostela walking vacation

Porto to Santiago De Compostela walking vacation

14 days pilgrimage through Northern Portugal and Spain

From 990 14 days excluding flights

Convert currencies