Portugal & Spain: A Taste of the Camino

 

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Days 1 & 2: Rendezvous in Porto; visit a port lodge and find out how this traditional fortified wine is made;  Transfer to the Minho, visit a chocolate factory, walk a stretch of the Portuguese Caminho de Santiago;  explore the wild Serra d’Arga with its traditional stone villages, stay in an elegant  16th C manor house.  http://quintademalta.com

Days 3 & 4: Ponte de Lima; walk the camino to Portugal’s oldest town, with its iconic Roman bridge over the Lima river; visit the vinho verde museum; hike  to Calheiros along the camino and stay at a 17th C estate, enjoy a tasting of wines produced on the property. http://www.pacodecalheiros.com

Days 5 & 6 : Transfer to Spain, explore the bird sanctuary  and beaches of Illa de Arousa; IMG_1290enjoy a cooking class with a Galician chef; visit the 12th C monastery of Armenteira, take the magical Pedra y Agua  route to discover more than 40 abandoned water mills; stay in the boutique hotel Quinta San Amaro, famous for its excellent restaurant. http://www.quintadesanamaro.com

IMG_1284Days 7: Transfer to Caldas de Reis, enjoy a river walk with local guide Manuel, enjoy a picnic lunch,  experience the peace and tranquillity of our country retreat Casa A Pedreira. https://www.apedreira.com

Day 8: Departure for Santiago de Compostela

 

 

  • Portugal: tour details
  • Duration: 7 nights/8 days.
  • Difficulty: Moderate 8 – 15 km/day in rolling countryside, through woods, farmland and beaches on well-marked trails.
  • Tour Price : us$3100 (single supplement $500)
  • Start/Finish: Porto/Santiago de Compostela.
  • Departures: 4-11 May, 2020
  • Inclusions: 7 night’s accommodation in comfortable hotels; all breakfasts and meals as listed in the itinerary; all activities listed in the itinerary; all transfers, tips and gratuities; the services of a professional tour guide.

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