OVERVIEW

The Portuguese Camino de Santiago (or the Portuguese Way of St James) is one of the main pilgrim routes to Santiago and one of the most beautiful, but without the crowds. Walk from one world heritage site to another, from Tui/Valenca to the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela via some of the most scenic parts of Portugal. The hike makes its way over 100km to Santiago de Compostela through forest and via countryside trails.

This is an excellent way to procure the coveted Camino Passport.

Enjoy carefully chosen hotels, and charming country houses to enable you to get right up close to the history,  culture and all the culinary delights of northern Portugal.

Highlights

  • The magnificent gothic town hall in the city of Porrino
  • Passing through lush forest to where the central and coastal routes merge
  • The wonderfully preserved old town of Pontevedra – a cultural overload!
  • Soaking your feet in Caldas de Reis' thermal springs
  • Passing through charming woodlands and a plethora of historical buildings
  • The thrill of walking into Santiago de Compostela, ending your journey at the grand cathedral

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
8 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Chance to ride out on longer walks greater than 12km. A moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience is recommended.  C

PRICE FROM
$ 1255

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 535

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of a room when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8

DAY 1
ARRIVE IN VALENCA/TUI

Today you arrive in Valanca or Tui ( they are essentially the same place) and rest or explore both towns. Tui has some excellent restaurants and is worth a visit today even though you pass through it almost immediately tomorrow. Before you leave Valenca/Tui make sure you visit the famous Gothic cathedral.

Accommodation: Valença, a 2-3-star country hotel

DAY 2
VALENÇA/TUI TO PORRINO

The path from Tui follows the Louro valley via a forest track, crosses a very old stone slab bridge to a wetland area where there’s an abundance of birdlife. Today’s walk ends in the city of Porrino in Spain, noteworthy for its magnificent Gothic town hall building at its centre.

Walking: Moderate / 19 km or 11.8 miles / 5.5 to 6.5 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Porrino, a 2-3-star country hotel

DAY 3
PORRINO TO ARCADE

From Porrino the walk makes its way through the forest of Chan das Pipas. As you leave the forest you’ll pass Redondela, where the central route and the coastal route merge. You walk into the town of Arcade in Spain, a small village that is renowned for its oysters and, interestingly, as a site of a very important battle in the Napoleonic wars.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 22 km or 13.6 miles / 6 to 7 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Arcade, 2-3-star country hotel

DAY 4
ARCADE TO PONTEVEDRA

From your accommodation, in Arcade we traverse what is one of the most beautiful sections of the Portuguese Camino de Santiago. Today’s section is one of the shortest. Pontevedra is a city in northwest Spain and is known for its well-preserved old town. The Gothic Santa María la Mayor Basilica, the Ruínas de San Domingos (the remains of a 14th-century convent) and the nearby Sexto Edificio museum showcases Galician art. In the evening be like the Spanish and wander from one tapas bar to another.

Walking: Easy to moderate/ 13 km or 8 miles / 3 to 4 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Pontevedra, a 2-3-star country hotel

DAY 5
PONTEVEDRA TO CALDAS DE REIS

Explore more of Pontevedra as you walk out of town into the pleasant countryside. This stage to Caldas de Reis is fairly long but fairly flat so it is not that hard. A real highlight is soaking your feet in Caldas de Reis’ thermal springs, a great way to finish the day’s walking.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 22 km or 13.6 miles / 6 to 7 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Caldas de Reis, a 2-star country hotel

DAY 6
CALDAS DE REIS TO PADRON

With only one more day after today, you’re nearly there! This section exits Caldas de Reis and takes you on a soft climb to the charming woodlands of Valga. There are lots of historical buildings along the way including many churches and stone crosses. Our final resting place for today is Padrón in Galicia. The town merges with the ancient and famous town of Iria Flavia a centre for religion, trade and Roman and Vikings invasions of all things.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 18 km or 11.2 miles / 5 to 6 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Padrón, a 2-star country hotel

DAY 7
PADRON TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Your final stage. You will walk mostly through rural settings. This last stage is one of the toughest but your goal is in sight. Enter in the ancient city of Santiago de Compostela and enjoy the end of your journey at the cathedral. Celebrate your fantastic achievement. Savour all the culinary delights of Spain and your last meal on the Camino in the company of pilgrims that have travelled here from all parts of Spain and Europe.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 23 km or 14.3 miles / 6 to 7 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Santiago de Compostela, a 3-star country hotel

DAY 8
LEAVE SANTIAGO

After breakfast, prepare for your onward journey. If you have time, explore the old city of Santiago de Compostela before you leave or why not add a day to relax and soak up the atmosphere of this magnificent town.

Meals: Breakfast

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • Walk the Portuguese Camino de Santiago (way of St James) from Porto all the way to Santiago de Compostela
  • 7 nights accommodation in 2 to 3 star character filled hotels (an upgrade to 4 star and better accommodation is available.)
  • Breakfast on every day of the walk
  • On the ground support from local representatives
  • Our comprehensive set of notes, detailed walking itineraries, integrated maps and insider tips (where to get the best tapas plus a lot more)
  • Total walking distance of 117km, a real challenge
  • All luggage transfers
  • Take advantage of nearly 30 years experience in organising self-guided walking holidays

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

Comfort is always a priority, at the end of each day we ensure that there is a hot shower, comfortable bed, an en suite and plenty of quiet. We know that a comfortable night’s sleep ensures you’ll wake refreshed and primed, ready for the next day’s walking after a full breakfast. All the 2-3-star accommodations have been handpicked to reflect the character and history of the region.

On the upgraded, luxury version of this walk, the accommodations are all 4 stars or better – there is an extra cost on the single supplement as well.  Even though the accommodations are much more luxurious they still reflect the culture of the region. In addition, you can still expect a warm country welcome each day and all the hospitality typical of being in a country in Portugal.

It’s not by chance that when walkers visit Portugal, they almost immediately fall in love with the food and wine here. In Portugal, all the dishes, recipes and ingredients have a story to tell. This is a world you’ll get to experience both on foot but also with your knife and fork. The Camino travels through many towns that are renowned for excellent authentic traditional food. In the North, it is worth frequenting Spanish Tapas bars to experience the wide range of local delicacies available.

Both Portugal and Spain have very old and sophisticated wine industries, some of the wines you’ll find on this walk you won’t find anywhere else. Please note, alcohol or drinks with meals are not included (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

FITNESS GUIDE

It’s well worth investing some time and effort preparing for your walking holiday. The graph shows the average daily distance, elevation and terrain difficulty for your hike. The dotted line indicates the average across all our walks, which will give you a feel for how challenging your walk is compared to all – and the recommended type, and amount, of preparation needed.  Of course, you can adapt this according to your existing fitness levels and lifestyle.

The graph and the information below can be used in conjunction with the fitness guide to help you prepare for your walking adventure. Across all walks, average daily distance is 16.8km, average daily elevation is 448m, average terrain difficulty is 5/10.

ngraph

DISTANCE - ABOVE AVERAGE

Distance training is a major consideration in your overall training program. As you progress, incorporate longer walks into your training plan.

Schedule one or two long walks each week, gradually increasing the distance until you can comfortably cover 17-25 km in a single day. Also include walks on consecutive days to help your body adapt to the demands of walking for multiple days in a row. Take every opportunity you can to walk. If you have a fitness watch or phone, you should try to reach >15,000 steps every day.

Ensure you can comfortably walk the average distance per day displayed in the graph, at least one month before you undertake your hike.

ELEVATION - BELOW AVERAGE

Elevation is not a major consideration in your overall training program. However, you should still incorporate some form of resistance training to increase your endurance.

FLAT TERRAIN

Whilst training for walking on flat and hard terrain, you should focus on building endurance and ensuring you can maintain a comfortable pace.

Start with regular walks on sidewalks, roads, or paved paths to get used to the surface. Maintain a proper posture and engage your core muscles to support your back, keeping a steady gait. Ensure that you have comfortable, supportive footwear with adequate cushioning. If endurance is important, consider incorporating low-impact cross-training activities like swimming or cycling into your routine.

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

This trip is available from the 15th of March to the 31st October.

WALKING

This track is well-graded and without a great deal of incline or decline. Walks on average about 19 km a day. There’s always time to walk and explore further if you’re up to it or to relax and enjoy the towns/villages each evening.

GETTING THERE AND AWAY

Travelling to the Start of the walk

You will need to get yourself to and from the start and end of your walk. i.e. you will need to organise your travel to the start of the walk in Valenca/Tui. To make it easy, we have collated some useful information that will assist you in making arrangements for your travel.

Porto Airport Francisco Sá Carneiro, Maia (+351) 229 432 400 is about 11 km from the city centre. There are regular flights from and to almost all major European cities. An airport bus is available from outside the terminal, which takes you to the city centre. The Metro line connects the Airport to the city centre, offering a fast and comfortable ride into the heart of the city.

The train takes just under 2 hrs to get to Valenca from Porto.

Santiago de Compostela airport is also another option; it takes 2hrs and 20 minutes by bus to get to Tui from the town centre.

To book flights we have found this site helpful

www.google.com/flights

BUSES: This is information for those who may be catching a bus.

PORTO – VALENÇA:  Rede Expressos (www.rede-expressos.pt) coaches from Porto transit station (Campo 24 de Agosto, 125, 4300-096 Porto, Tel: +351 707 223 344) depart daily to Valença.  Tickets can be purchased from the train station or on-line on the English language pages of the railway company’s website http://www.rede-expressos.pt/default.aspx no more than 14 days before your travel date. Tickets cannot be bought on the coach.

PORTO – VALENÇA:  AUTNA (www.autna.com) coaches from Porto Airport transit station (Bus stop of Galicia Bus on the Airport arrivals) depart daily to Valença (Single fare is between €9.00 and €12.00)

TRAINS: There are several trains to and from Porto (Train station of São Bento or Train station of Campanhã). Trains transit daily to Valença. The metro lines link the airport to both train stations. Tickets can be purchased from the train station or on-line on the English language pages of the railway’s company’s website https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en  no more than 28 days before the travel date. Tickets cannot be bought on the train.

Our transport partners on the ground can also provide private transfers on all routes. Do not hesitate to contact us.

Travelling from the End of the walk

The walk finishes in Santiago de Compostella

By plane: There is an airport in Santiago de Compostella where you can catch flights. This site is useful in booking flights away from Santiago de Compostella.

www.google.com/flights

WEATHER

March through to October is usually warmer, with long sunny days, perfect for walking.

See holiday-weather.com for information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred by our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately six weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    PER PERSON
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 15 Mar 2024 - 31 Oct 2024
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $1255

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $535

    Upgraded accommodation available please contact the office for more information

  • 15 Mar 2025 - 31 Oct 2025
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $1305

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $555

    Upgraded accommodation available please contact the office for more information

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Overview

OVERVIEW

The Portuguese Camino de Santiago (or the Portuguese Way of St James) is one of the main pilgrim routes to Santiago and one of the most beautiful, but without the crowds. Walk from one world heritage site to another, from Tui/Valenca to the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela via some of the most scenic parts of Portugal. The hike makes its way over 100km to Santiago de Compostela through forest and via countryside trails.

This is an excellent way to procure the coveted Camino Passport.

Enjoy carefully chosen hotels, and charming country houses to enable you to get right up close to the history,  culture and all the culinary delights of northern Portugal.

Highlights

  • The magnificent gothic town hall in the city of Porrino
  • Passing through lush forest to where the central and coastal routes merge
  • The wonderfully preserved old town of Pontevedra – a cultural overload!
  • Soaking your feet in Caldas de Reis' thermal springs
  • Passing through charming woodlands and a plethora of historical buildings
  • The thrill of walking into Santiago de Compostela, ending your journey at the grand cathedral

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
8 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Chance to ride out on longer walks greater than 12km. A moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience is recommended.  C

PRICE FROM
$ 1255

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 535

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now
Itinerary

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8

DAY 1
ARRIVE IN VALENCA/TUI

Today you arrive in Valanca or Tui ( they are essentially the same place) and rest or explore both towns. Tui has some excellent restaurants and is worth a visit today even though you pass through it almost immediately tomorrow. Before you leave Valenca/Tui make sure you visit the famous Gothic cathedral.

Accommodation: Valença, a 2-3-star country hotel

DAY 2
VALENÇA/TUI TO PORRINO

The path from Tui follows the Louro valley via a forest track, crosses a very old stone slab bridge to a wetland area where there’s an abundance of birdlife. Today’s walk ends in the city of Porrino in Spain, noteworthy for its magnificent Gothic town hall building at its centre.

Walking: Moderate / 19 km or 11.8 miles / 5.5 to 6.5 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Porrino, a 2-3-star country hotel

DAY 3
PORRINO TO ARCADE

From Porrino the walk makes its way through the forest of Chan das Pipas. As you leave the forest you’ll pass Redondela, where the central route and the coastal route merge. You walk into the town of Arcade in Spain, a small village that is renowned for its oysters and, interestingly, as a site of a very important battle in the Napoleonic wars.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 22 km or 13.6 miles / 6 to 7 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Arcade, 2-3-star country hotel

DAY 4
ARCADE TO PONTEVEDRA

From your accommodation, in Arcade we traverse what is one of the most beautiful sections of the Portuguese Camino de Santiago. Today’s section is one of the shortest. Pontevedra is a city in northwest Spain and is known for its well-preserved old town. The Gothic Santa María la Mayor Basilica, the Ruínas de San Domingos (the remains of a 14th-century convent) and the nearby Sexto Edificio museum showcases Galician art. In the evening be like the Spanish and wander from one tapas bar to another.

Walking: Easy to moderate/ 13 km or 8 miles / 3 to 4 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Pontevedra, a 2-3-star country hotel

DAY 5
PONTEVEDRA TO CALDAS DE REIS

Explore more of Pontevedra as you walk out of town into the pleasant countryside. This stage to Caldas de Reis is fairly long but fairly flat so it is not that hard. A real highlight is soaking your feet in Caldas de Reis’ thermal springs, a great way to finish the day’s walking.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 22 km or 13.6 miles / 6 to 7 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Caldas de Reis, a 2-star country hotel

DAY 6
CALDAS DE REIS TO PADRON

With only one more day after today, you’re nearly there! This section exits Caldas de Reis and takes you on a soft climb to the charming woodlands of Valga. There are lots of historical buildings along the way including many churches and stone crosses. Our final resting place for today is Padrón in Galicia. The town merges with the ancient and famous town of Iria Flavia a centre for religion, trade and Roman and Vikings invasions of all things.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 18 km or 11.2 miles / 5 to 6 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Padrón, a 2-star country hotel

DAY 7
PADRON TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Your final stage. You will walk mostly through rural settings. This last stage is one of the toughest but your goal is in sight. Enter in the ancient city of Santiago de Compostela and enjoy the end of your journey at the cathedral. Celebrate your fantastic achievement. Savour all the culinary delights of Spain and your last meal on the Camino in the company of pilgrims that have travelled here from all parts of Spain and Europe.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 23 km or 14.3 miles / 6 to 7 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Santiago de Compostela, a 3-star country hotel

DAY 8
LEAVE SANTIAGO

After breakfast, prepare for your onward journey. If you have time, explore the old city of Santiago de Compostela before you leave or why not add a day to relax and soak up the atmosphere of this magnificent town.

Meals: Breakfast

What’s Included

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • Walk the Portuguese Camino de Santiago (way of St James) from Porto all the way to Santiago de Compostela
  • 7 nights accommodation in 2 to 3 star character filled hotels (an upgrade to 4 star and better accommodation is available.)
  • Breakfast on every day of the walk
  • On the ground support from local representatives
  • Our comprehensive set of notes, detailed walking itineraries, integrated maps and insider tips (where to get the best tapas plus a lot more)
  • Total walking distance of 117km, a real challenge
  • All luggage transfers
  • Take advantage of nearly 30 years experience in organising self-guided walking holidays
Accommodation & Dining

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

Comfort is always a priority, at the end of each day we ensure that there is a hot shower, comfortable bed, an en suite and plenty of quiet. We know that a comfortable night’s sleep ensures you’ll wake refreshed and primed, ready for the next day’s walking after a full breakfast. All the 2-3-star accommodations have been handpicked to reflect the character and history of the region.

On the upgraded, luxury version of this walk, the accommodations are all 4 stars or better – there is an extra cost on the single supplement as well.  Even though the accommodations are much more luxurious they still reflect the culture of the region. In addition, you can still expect a warm country welcome each day and all the hospitality typical of being in a country in Portugal.

It’s not by chance that when walkers visit Portugal, they almost immediately fall in love with the food and wine here. In Portugal, all the dishes, recipes and ingredients have a story to tell. This is a world you’ll get to experience both on foot but also with your knife and fork. The Camino travels through many towns that are renowned for excellent authentic traditional food. In the North, it is worth frequenting Spanish Tapas bars to experience the wide range of local delicacies available.

Both Portugal and Spain have very old and sophisticated wine industries, some of the wines you’ll find on this walk you won’t find anywhere else. Please note, alcohol or drinks with meals are not included (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

Fitness Guide

FITNESS GUIDE

It’s well worth investing some time and effort preparing for your walking holiday. The graph shows the average daily distance, elevation and terrain difficulty for your hike. The dotted line indicates the average across all our walks, which will give you a feel for how challenging your walk is compared to all – and the recommended type, and amount, of preparation needed.  Of course, you can adapt this according to your existing fitness levels and lifestyle.

The graph and the information below can be used in conjunction with the fitness guide to help you prepare for your walking adventure. Across all walks, average daily distance is 16.8km, average daily elevation is 448m, average terrain difficulty is 5/10.

ngraph

DISTANCE - ABOVE AVERAGE

Distance training is a major consideration in your overall training program. As you progress, incorporate longer walks into your training plan.

Schedule one or two long walks each week, gradually increasing the distance until you can comfortably cover 17-25 km in a single day. Also include walks on consecutive days to help your body adapt to the demands of walking for multiple days in a row. Take every opportunity you can to walk. If you have a fitness watch or phone, you should try to reach >15,000 steps every day.

Ensure you can comfortably walk the average distance per day displayed in the graph, at least one month before you undertake your hike.

ELEVATION - BELOW AVERAGE

Elevation is not a major consideration in your overall training program. However, you should still incorporate some form of resistance training to increase your endurance.

FLAT TERRAIN

Whilst training for walking on flat and hard terrain, you should focus on building endurance and ensuring you can maintain a comfortable pace.

Start with regular walks on sidewalks, roads, or paved paths to get used to the surface. Maintain a proper posture and engage your core muscles to support your back, keeping a steady gait. Ensure that you have comfortable, supportive footwear with adequate cushioning. If endurance is important, consider incorporating low-impact cross-training activities like swimming or cycling into your routine.

General Info

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

This trip is available from the 15th of March to the 31st October.

WALKING

This track is well-graded and without a great deal of incline or decline. Walks on average about 19 km a day. There’s always time to walk and explore further if you’re up to it or to relax and enjoy the towns/villages each evening.

GETTING THERE AND AWAY

Travelling to the Start of the walk

You will need to get yourself to and from the start and end of your walk. i.e. you will need to organise your travel to the start of the walk in Valenca/Tui. To make it easy, we have collated some useful information that will assist you in making arrangements for your travel.

Porto Airport Francisco Sá Carneiro, Maia (+351) 229 432 400 is about 11 km from the city centre. There are regular flights from and to almost all major European cities. An airport bus is available from outside the terminal, which takes you to the city centre. The Metro line connects the Airport to the city centre, offering a fast and comfortable ride into the heart of the city.

The train takes just under 2 hrs to get to Valenca from Porto.

Santiago de Compostela airport is also another option; it takes 2hrs and 20 minutes by bus to get to Tui from the town centre.

To book flights we have found this site helpful

www.google.com/flights

BUSES: This is information for those who may be catching a bus.

PORTO – VALENÇA:  Rede Expressos (www.rede-expressos.pt) coaches from Porto transit station (Campo 24 de Agosto, 125, 4300-096 Porto, Tel: +351 707 223 344) depart daily to Valença.  Tickets can be purchased from the train station or on-line on the English language pages of the railway company’s website http://www.rede-expressos.pt/default.aspx no more than 14 days before your travel date. Tickets cannot be bought on the coach.

PORTO – VALENÇA:  AUTNA (www.autna.com) coaches from Porto Airport transit station (Bus stop of Galicia Bus on the Airport arrivals) depart daily to Valença (Single fare is between €9.00 and €12.00)

TRAINS: There are several trains to and from Porto (Train station of São Bento or Train station of Campanhã). Trains transit daily to Valença. The metro lines link the airport to both train stations. Tickets can be purchased from the train station or on-line on the English language pages of the railway’s company’s website https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en  no more than 28 days before the travel date. Tickets cannot be bought on the train.

Our transport partners on the ground can also provide private transfers on all routes. Do not hesitate to contact us.

Travelling from the End of the walk

The walk finishes in Santiago de Compostella

By plane: There is an airport in Santiago de Compostella where you can catch flights. This site is useful in booking flights away from Santiago de Compostella.

www.google.com/flights

WEATHER

March through to October is usually warmer, with long sunny days, perfect for walking.

See holiday-weather.com for information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred by our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately six weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

Map

MAP

Departure Dates

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
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Camino Finisterre: Santiago de Compostela to Fisterra – 6 Days

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Complete the final traditional end of the famous Camino de Santiago. Walk from Santiago de Compostela to Cape Fisterra and wet your feet in the Atlantic.

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Camino Finisterre: Santiago de Compostela to Fisterra – 6 Days

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  • 5 nights accommodation
  • 5 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers as described
  • Route Notes, Maps and GPX tracks
  • Walk the final traditional stage to the sea of the Camino from Santiago to the Sea
  • Spend each day walking alongside fellow pilgrims on this world-famous route

Camino Frances Stage 1: St Jean Pied de Port to Logrono – 9 Days

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Complete the first stage of the historic Camino Frances in 9 days, walking from the French town of Saint Jean Pied de Port to Logrono, Spain’s northeast.

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Camino Frances Stage 1: St Jean Pied de Port to Logrono – 9 Days

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  • 8 nights of accommodation & 8 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers as described
  • Route Notes, Maps and GPX tracks
  • Begin the journey of walking the full Camino Frances route from St Jean to Logrono
  • Hike 171km across the French Pyrenees into the Basque country
  • Visit the 16th-century town of Pamplona, a favourite of Ernest Hemingway
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Camino, Final Stage: Sarria to Santiago – 8 Days

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Complete the final 100km of the famous Camino de Santiago. Walk from the town of Sarria to the iconic cathedral in Santiago de Compostela.

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  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers as described
  • Pilgrim Passport
  • Route Notes, Maps and GPX tracks
  • 24/7 telephone support
  • Walk the final 100km of the Camino from Sarria to Santiago
  • Spend each day walking alongside fellow pilgrims on this world-famous route
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Camino Primitivo Final Stage Lugo to Santiago – 8 Days

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Complete the final 103km of the famous Camino Primitivo. Walk from the walled city of Lugo to the iconic cathedral in Santiago de Compostela.

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  • 7 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers as described
  • Pilgrim Passport
  • Route Notes, Maps and GPX tracks
  • Walk the final 103km of the Camino from Sarria to Santiago
  • Spend each day walking alongside fellow pilgrims on this world-famous route
  • Discover ancient villages and medieval churches
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