For many pilgrims, the Portuguese Way is more spiritually connected to the Camino than any other way. The Camino is all about the apostle St James, and Portugal, where it is said he was known to have first preached. It is believed that St James' final journey to Santiago was via Portugal when his bones were brought back from Jerusalem following his beheading.
The Portuguese Way, which is second only to the Camino Francés in popularity with modern day walkers and pilgrims, extends from the capital, Lisbon, across the border to Santiago, where this guided walk takes in the most popular, beautiful and intriguing sections between these two classic European cities.
• Visit the must see Portuguese cities of Coimbra and Porto, enjoying guided walks and wine tastings as you go.
• Cross into Spain where you will walk a section of the Way and visit a manor house near Pontevedra.
• Arrive in the famed cathedral city of Santiago de Compostela.
September 17-26, 2018
MEALS: *9 breakfasts, 4 dinners (beverages and coffee included)
ACCOMMODATION: *9 nights in specially selected 2-4 star hotels and a parador on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
GUIDES: *English speaking guide throughout and local guides in Lisbon, Porto and Santiago
BACKUP & SUPPORT: *support vehicle for luggage and transfers
PLUS: *entrance fees for scheduled sightseeing