South America Panorama

Thanks to World Expeditions for a marvelously organised trip, i am sure i can speak for all our group about the fantastic time we had in South America.
I was most impressed with your people on the ground in south America who did everything they could to make our stay a wonderful experience... we are now looking forward to our next adventure with World Expeditions

Chris & Tim | Melbourne
 
 

The Portuguese Road - Tui to Santiago

Whilst the vast majority of pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela follow the French route across northern Spain, a lesser known, but equally impressive route, approaches the cathedral from the south. This is the Portuguese pilgrim trail, which is considered to be the 'inspired' way. The sheer humble beauty of the paths and countryside provided many of its medieval walkers with inspiration for songs and verse. Today this trail is hardly ever used, so overcrowding will not be a problem. As the trail from Tui is more than 100km you will qualify for the Compostela certificate upon your arrival in Santiago.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Tui
DAY 2 Walk to Porrino along quiet country roads and woodland paths, transfer back to Tui (4-5hrs)
DAY 3 Transfer to Porrino, walk to Arcade on the coast (5.5-6hrs)
DAY 4 A shorter walk to the old town of Pontevedra (3-4hrs)
DAY 5 Walk to Caldas de Reis (6-6.5hrs)
DAY 6 Via the river valleys of Bermana and Valga to Padron (5-5.5hrs)
DAY 7 To Santiago (6.5hrs)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: PTS
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
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