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El Camino Portugués

Un recorrido que une la belleza de Portugal y Galicia

The Camino Portugues organized tour is the best option if you wish to discover this route since at Galician Roots we offer a wide variety of options and services to complete this path.

The Camino de Santiago Portugues is the second most popular route of the Camino de Santiago after the Camino Frances. This itinerary started to bear some influence from the XII century since the independence of Portugal. The great support received from the Portuguese Crown and nobility helped to establish cultural and economic bonds between the two countries which promoted and gave impulse to this path.

If you are inclined toward that option of the Camino Portugues organized tour then we can offer you several possibilities to get started. The central Portuguese Way also known as “Camino Portugués del interior” starts in Lisboa and goes across many enchanting Portuguese cities and towns as Porto, Coimbra, Ponte de Lima and Valença do Minho. To this day its itinerary still keeps parts of the original Roman path. The Portuguese route with major attendance starts from Tui, in Galicia, and continues through Pontevedra awarded recently as the most comfortable European city to live in. The Camino Portugues from Tui is the second preferred route among pilgrims who wish to do the Camino de Santiago; its itinerary accumulates approximately 117 kilometres and it is possible to complete it in only one week furthermore, you can apply for the Compostela certificate.

Another path that is gaining supporters is the Camino Portugues Coastal route “Camino Portugues por la Costa” that starts in Porto and crosses the River Miño passing by A Guarda and Baiona which merges with the central Portuguese Way in Redondela. This singular route is defined by beaches, cliffs and forests and it is another great option to learn a bit about the Jacobean route on its way through Portugal and Spain.

If you are already a former pilgrim of the Camino de Santiago and you wish to discover a new route with endless possibilities then have a glimpse at our suggestions of the Camino de Santiago Portugues tours. If you cannot find a tour that meets your requirements or preferences then do not hesitate to contact us and we will create the perfect tour of the Camino de Santiago for you.

The Camino de Santiago customised

Your Camino made to measure

At Galician Roots, we are specialised in offering to our clients customised tours of the different paths of the Camino de Santiago and personalised trips of Galicia. We are from Galicia and our land and the Camino captivate us.

We offer a wide variety of options and services with the only purpose that your Camino de Santiago is just as you dreamt. You’ll be able to start your itinerary from a determined point, you can also shorten the stages and walk fewer kilometres, relieve your muscles with a massage upon your arrival to your accommodation, taste traditional food, visit unique places of our geography, enjoy a dinner with traditional Galician music and much more…

Don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll give you all the information about all our optional services. You can choose any of our organised trips or if you prefer we can work on a fully customised tour for you.
  • Huge selection of accommodations
  • Customised itineraries
  • Assistance during the entire trip
  • Gastronomic tastings and wine tasting
  • Private cultural visits
  • Physiotherapy sessions
  • Dinners with Galician traditional music
  • Transfer from the airport to your starting point
  • Bike rental
  • And much more...

Transfers

We pick you up and drive you where you wish

In order to give you the maximum comfort when planning your journey, at Galician Roots we also provide a transfer service from any airport in Galicia or any other arrival point and we drive you to the starting point of your trip.
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