The opportunity to walk Spain's celebrated Camino de Santiago isn't just another vacation; it's an outright life-changing achievement. This incredible 10-day adventure begins with two days of exploration in stately (and must-see) Madrid. Then continue to the picturesque municipality of Sarria to begin your own once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage, along the final 100km of the famed Camino. Finish your walk at Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, celebrating your accomplishment with fellow pilgrims from all over the world.
Price per person1,130 EUR
Flight tickets are not included. Our travel advisors will gladly help you find the cheapest flights. The price above is based on 2 adults traveling together. What's included?
Enjoy a short orientation walk around Madrid with a free day to explore. Opt to check out the world-famous museums, do some shopping or enjoy some fantastic food. Other options for exploring the city include the Palacio Real, Real Jardin Botanico or Escorial. Experience more nightlife at the Plaza del Dos de Mayo, in the area known as Malasana. Taste some sangria and dance to the latest music.
Day 3 - Madrid/Sarria
Travel to the charming town of Sarria by train. Take some free time to explore before meeting up with the rest of your group.
Day 4 - Sarria/Portomarin
Hike from Sarria to Portomarin throughout the course of the day. Pass through many lovely towns along the way and maybe choose to have a picnic in places such as Barbadelo, Renta or Ferreiros.
Day 5 - Portomarin/Palas de Rei
Early start from Portomarin, continue walking through fantastic scenery with a rich history en route to Palas de Ray. Walk from Portomarin to Palas de Rey. Weary pilgrims can get a jolt of caffeine in one Palas de Rey's cafes or visit some of the local shops to grab some souvenirs.
Day 6 - Palas de Rei/Melide
Continue the pilgrimage westwards, walking through the lush green valleys of Galicia. Continue walking through rural Spain. Take a break in the lively market town of Melide (454m), and try octopus, Galicia's most classic dish, in one of the many 'pulperias'.
Day 7 - Melide/Arzua
Follow the Camino from Melide to the village of Ribadiso and finally the town of Arzua.
Day 8 - Arzua/Salceda
The Camino walk will pass through pretty woods, sleepy villages and across streams most of the day.
Day 9 - Salceda/Santiago de Compostela
Enjoy a final day of walking through spectacular scenery towards the final destination.
Day 10 - Santiago de Compostela
Depart at any time.
Hotels (9 nts).
Walking, local train.
Allow USD350-455 for meals not included.
Please be aware
- Museo Nacional Del Prado Visit (14EUR per person)
- Plaza Mayor Visit (Free)
- Real Jardín Botánico Visit (2EUR per person)
- Gran Vía Visit (Free)
- Royal Palace (Palacio Real) Visit (11EUR per person)
- Browse the Antique Shops
Santiago de Compostela
- Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
- Pazo de Raxoi Palace (Free)
- Praza das Praterias Square (Free)