Saga Holidays - Escorted Tours Sep 2019-Nov 2020 TRADE
Thumbnails Two pages Single Page Previous Next
Next
Back
Click for thumbnails

Walking the Santiago Trail

Previous Next

Page Text Content

SPAIN Walking the Santiago Trail 7 nights from £899^ ACTIVE Small group: 23 or less Hiking Including optional travel insurance or from £879^ without insurance§ Walk the legendary `Way of St James' from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela, on this special Saga walking tour following the final, scenic leg through Galicia. Your tour includes 7 nights in hotels 14 meals: 7 breakfasts and 7 dinners G G G Wine and water with dinner Official 'Camino' walking guide for the duration of the tour Official guided tour of Santiago de Compostela Cathedral Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Porterage at all hotels. G G G Scallop shells signpost `The Way' Santiago de Compostela Amenal Arzúa Melide Palas de Rei Portomarin Sarria Spain nights in hotel Santiago de Compostela ACTIVITY LEVEL Follow the final, scenic 120-kilometre stretch of the 'Way of St James' through Galicia, from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, entirely on foot. On this rewarding seven-night walking tour you'll be free to set your own pace each day and will be accompanied by a local Camino expert. Day 1: UK to Santiago to Sarria. Fly to Santiago de Compostela. Stay overnight at the locally rated 4-star Hotel Alfonso IX. D Day 2: Sarria to Portomarin. 22 kilometres. Set off on your journey from medieval Sarria following paved tracks and rural bridleways. Stay overnight at the locally rated 3-star Pousada de Portomarin. B, D Day 3: Portomarin to Palas de Rei. 25 kilometres. Walk in sight of Mount Ligonde and ascend Mount San Antonio before following paths passing Romanesque churches and the ancient pilgrimage hospital of San Salvador. Stay overnight at the locally rated 3-star Complejo La Cabana. B, D Day 4: Palas de Rei to Arzua. 30 kilometres. Leave Palas de Rei by the Campo dos Romeiros, a traditional meeting place for pilgrims to enter the medieval village of Lebroreiro and embark on the longest walk of your holiday. Pass through woodland, pausing in Melide which marks the halfway point. Stay overnight at the locally rated 2-star Hotel Vila Peregrina. B, D Day 5: Arzua to Amenal. 22 kilometres. Your walk continues through O Pino, with the opportunity to pause either at the medieval shrine of Santa Irene or the town of O Pedrouzo. Stay overnight at the locally rated 1-star Hotel Bello. B, D Day 6: Amenal to Santiago de Compostela. 22 kilometres. Continue through pine forests, descending to Santiago, passing Monte do Gozo. Stay two nights at the locally rated 3-star Hotel Gelmirez. B, D Day 7: Santiago de Compostela. Today, enjoy a guided tour of the cathedral, set in the heart of the UNESCO-listed old town, and receive the final stamp at the cathedral's Pilgrim's Office and your certificate, or `Compostela'. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant in the old town. B, D Day 8: Santiago to UK. Travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK. B Please note: walks each day will range between 20 and 30 kilometres over varied terrain with some steep up or downhill sections, therefore a good level of fitness is essential. "We loved the walking and our guide was excellent. It was relaxing and the pace was up to the individual. We would recommend it to anyone." Sally, Norwich Selected optional excursions now available to book in advance SAVE up to £300 on all advertised departures when you book by Aug 9, 2019. , Prices from: Sep 4, 2019 1229 1099 Sep 18 1199 1049 Oct 2 1129 1099 Apr 1, 2020 1199 899 Apr 22 1199 999 Apr 29 1199 1049 May 13 1229 1079 Jun 3 1249 1149 Sep 2 1249 1149 Sep 16 1249 1129 Sep 23 1219 1099 Sep 30 1229 1079 Oct 7 1219 1049 Sole occupancy room from £1399 Walking the Santiago Trail. Holiday code: CT686. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, include savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £20 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. Getting You There Prices are based on easyJet from Gatwick. 46 To book, please visit your Travel Agent