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The Portuguese way to Santiago de Compostela

 

Doing the Camino de Santiago during the Holy Year Xacobeo 2021 is even more special (if possible!). A journey full of spirituality, hope special events. Would you like to know what it means to walk the Camino de Santiago during the Xacobeo 2021? How to plan the Camino during a Holy Year? What should you bear in mind? Contact us and we will make it happen!

 


 

All of us have heard at least once of the Camino de Santiago, the traditional pilgrimage experience in Spain. But did you know about the Portuguese alternative?

 

 

 

According to the data of the Pilgrim Office of Santiago, the first quarter of this year, the number of travellers who have followed the Portuguese “Camino”, has increased more than 86% compared to 2017. It’s a trendy option to appreciate the pilgrimage heritage following the medieval route of the Camino de Santiago that takes travellers from the picturesque town of Porto to the holy Santiago de Compostela.

 

The journey on the Portuguese way is an out-of-the-box idea for a memorable incentive programme where we will guide you along the Portuguese Way to Santiago, enjoying rural roads, ancient chapels and bridges.

 

Groups will follow the footsteps of the Counts Don Enrique and Doña Teresa who, back in 1097, chose it for the beauty of its dreamy landscapes and stunning scenery.

The 149.5 km route along the Atlantic Coast, enters Galicia by the Miño River and is divided into 5 sections, which can be chosen according to the physical preparation of each group.

 

 

 

The Portuguese Way will take us to places such as Tui, Mos, Pontevedra, Caldas, Padrón with the chance to stop to visit towns such as O Porriño, Redondela, Arcade, Pontecesures, A Escravitude or Milladoiro.

 

Once in Santiago, we suggest having lunch at Casa Manolo. It started with a small shop in San Agostiño and thanks to word of mouth of its customers, it became a mandatory stop.

 

 

 

Get in touch with us or visit Ovation Portugal DMC  to learn more about the Portuguese “Camino”!

 

 

Contact us and we will take you there!

Elena Rubio

Sales Manager Portugal 

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