Great Wall Trek

I so appreciated to spend those days close to the Wall and not just to “fly in” for one day. This enables me to get a bit of a “feel” for the country. To be with the Chinese crew also was a privilege I won’t forget. Our tour guide gave us valuable insights. I am thankful that I could be part of this challenge, it was worth it.

C. Strohmeier | United Kingdom
 
 

Compostela Trail - Leon to Santiago

This last stage of the pilgrimage route offers a fine balance of walks in spectacular natural settings with visits to inspiring cultural sites including the magnificent cathedral city of Leon. En route there are numerous reminders of the pilgrims past who travelled the route including crosses, statues and grain silos. In the valley of Ponferrada, O'Cebreiro welcomes us to the gates of Galicia and leads us to the fabled Santiago de Compostela. A shorter 15 day version is available.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive León
DAY 2 To Villadangos del Páramo (5hrs)
DAY 3 To Astorga, home to Roman mosaics (6hrs)
DAY 4 To Rabanal Del Camino (5-6hrs)
DAY 5 To Molinaseca (8hrs)
DAY 6 To Villafranca Del Bierzo via Templar castle (5-6hrs)
DAY 7 Rest day in Villafranca
DAY 8 The last stage in Castilla to O'Cebreiro (8hrs)
DAY 9 To Samos (6-7hrs)
DAY 10 To Sarria (3hrs)
DAY 11 Rest day in Sarria
DAY 12 Walk through the hills of Galicia to Portomarin (6hrs)
DAY 13 To Palas de Rei (6-7hrs)
DAY 14 Leave Lugo to enter La Coruña and on to Arzúa (8hrs)
DAY 15 To Rúa/ Pedrouzo (6hrs)
DAY 16 Arrive Santiago (6hrs)
DAY 17 Trip concludes

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Duration:  17 days
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