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CAMINO PORTUGUES COASTAL ROUTE

THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO AT YOUR OWN PACE 

Unique adventure along the Portuguese Coastal Way to Santiago. Walk at your own pace, taking time to cherish the best moments, explore towns and villages, and enjoy the coastline. The diversity of landscapes, historical elements, and the blend of cultures from two countries are undoubtedly the highlights of this journey along the Camino.

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D1 PORTO

Welcome to Porto!

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D2 PORTO » MATOSINHOS | 12 km/7.5miles

The first stage of the Portuguese Coastal Camino between Porto and Matosinhos is a scenic coastal walk. Starting from the historic Sé district in Porto, follow the Douro and Atlantic coastline towards Matosinhos. Afternoon transfer to Viana do Castelo, avoiding the more urban and busy areas.

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D3 VIANA DO CASTELO » AFIFE | 14KM/8.70 MILES

Your journey along the Camino continues from Viana to Afife. Swiftly leaving the city behind, you venture into the rural area. Winding through old paths, often graced with panoramic views of the sea, your route unfolds seamlessly until you reach the charming village of Afife. Your day end in a quiet village, the perfect retreat for your pilgrimage.

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D4 AFIFE»CAMINHA| 15KM/9.3 MILES

Today’s stage offers a picturesque journey through diverse landscapes. Departing from Afife, the trail meanders through charming rural areas, providing glimpses of the countryside. As you progress, the route will lead you to Oceanside paths. The quaint town of Caminha awaits at the end of this stage.

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D5 CAMINHA » OIA | 19KM/11.8MILES

The stage begins with a crossing of the Minho River into Galicia, Spain, aboard a small boat. Passing by the fishing village of A Guarda, your journey continues northward, offering more breathtaking views of the ocean along the way.

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D6 OIA » BAIONA | 14 KM/8.7 MILES

Today’s stage offers stunning coastal views as they journey along the Galician coastline. Starting in Oia follow a path lined with beaches and cliffs until they reach Baiona, known for its historic center and picturesque harbor.

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D7 BAIONA » VIGO | 23 KM /14.2MILES

Today you will follow the coast from Baiona to Nigrán and finally to the city of Vigo. You will enjoy fantastic views of the Bay of Vigo, with the magnificent Illas Cíes and its Natural Park in the horizon.

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D8 VIGO » REDONDELA | 17 KM / 10.5MILES

The day starts with Vigo traverse, first through urban streets but slowly entering a more rural area, with woods overlooking the Ria de Vigo. Way until you reach Redondela, a place where the Portuguese Coastal Way joins the Portuguese Inland.

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D9 REDONDELA » PONTEVEDRA | 18 KM /11 MILES

Day stage you will be surrounded by a pleasant countryside, with traditional houses and horreos (barns). The medieval bridge Pontesampaio and Pontevedra historical center are some of the day highlights.

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D10 PONTEVEDRA » CALDAS DE REIS | 23 KM /14.2

Today’s stage is a gentle long but not difficult. We will leave Pontevedra behind, leaving the city through its iconic Plaza de la Peregrina and after leaving the zigzag of streets and squares in the centre of Pontevedra, we will head towards Caldas de Reis, a village widely visited for the medical properties of its thermal waters.

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D11 CALDAS DE REIS » PADRÓN | 19 KM /11.8MILES

Diverse stage that will take us to Padrón. In the village the legendary church of Santiago resides “el Pedrón” in which, according to the legend”, the disciples of the apostle Santiago moored the boat that transported the mortal remains of the apostle once they arrived to the coasts of Padrón after sailing the river Ulla.

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D12 PADRÓN » SANTIAGO | 25 KM /15.53

Last stage! Today you will find a high density of urbanized areas, confirming that you are reaching the finish line. On the way two milestones, the monumental collegiate church of Iria Flavia and the Esclavitude church.

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D13 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

A well-deserved rest after a beautiful adventure along the Camino de Santiago, with a free day to enjoy and explore the beautiful city of Santiago de Compostela.

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D14 DEPARTURE

After breakfast, end of our services.

Transfer to Porto or other destinations available under request

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