Spain

7 days in 

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Embark on the final 100km to Santiago de Compostela. Discover quaint villages, serene countryside, and historic landmarks. Experience the rich culture and spiritual ambiance of the Camino, promising a transformative journey.

Highlights

  • Trek part of the historic pilgrimage route through Spain's picturesque landscapes
  • Culmination at Santiago's Cathedral for traditional blessings
  • Achieve your Compostela Award for trekking over 100km of the Camino Trail
  • Cultural immersion in local traditions and cuisine staying in rural villages

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Expedition

  • Cultural Immersion

    Dive into the rich tapestry of Northern Spain's culture as you walk through picturesque villages and tranquil hamlets. Encounter Galician hospitality, indulge in traditional cuisine vibrant market towns, and explore historical landmarks such as the Romanesque church in Barbadelo and the Monastery of Vilar de Donas. Connect with locals along the way, discovering their customs, traditions, and way of life.

  • Challenge yourself

    Embark on a journey that tests your limits, trekking 100km along the Camino Trail from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela. Conquer rugged terrain, overcome steep climbs, and push through the longest and toughest days of the trek. Experience the satisfaction of surmounting obstacles and achieving new milestones with every step.

  • Explore the historical side of the Camino

    Reach the pinnacle of your pilgrimage upon arriving in Santiago de Compostela to collect your Compostela from the Pilgrim Office. Attend the midday pilgrim mass at the majestic Cathedral, absorbing the spiritual ambiance and reflecting on your journey's significance. Explore Santiago's UNESCO World Heritage site, uncovering its architectural wonders, winding streets, and centuries-old traditions.

  • Practice Your Spanish

    Immerse yourself in the language and culture of Spain, honing your Spanish skills as you interact with locals along the Camino. Engage in conversations with fellow pilgrims, and navigate through villages and towns with ease. Seize the opportunity to enhance your language proficiency while embracing the authentic charm of Spanish hospitality.

What to expect

  • Terrain

    The Camino Trail features diverse terrain, from gentle paths to rugged mountains. You will navigate cobblestone streets, shaded forests, and open plains. Steep ascents and descents challenge endurance, while flat stretches offer respite. Rivers, bridges, and villages dot the landscape.

  • Weather

    Weather on the Camino varies widely, offering diverse conditions. You may experience sunny days, occasional rain showers, and sometimes even foggy mornings. Temperature fluctuations are common, ranging from warm and pleasant to cool and brisk. It's essential to be prepared for changing weather patterns throughout the journey.

  • Culture

    The Camino culture is a vibrant blend of tradition and diversity. Pilgrims experience Spanish hospitality, regional customs, and forge connections with fellow travellers. From attending mass in historic churches to participating in age-old rituals, the Camino offers a rich and memorable cultural experience that transcends borders and leaves a lasting impression.

We’re always happy to talk travel and would love to find out more about your ideas.

Please do call or email us for more information, to organise a first meeting, or even just for a chat. We’ll be delighted to hear from you.

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