Porto (Cathedral) – Viana do Castelo – 84Km
The Cathedral of the City of Porto will be the starting point of our Camino de Santiago by the Coast, heading towards the mouth of the Douro River always and always with the presence of the sound of the Atlantic, we will pass through Matosinhos, Vila do Conde, Esposende and ending the step in the picturesque city of Viana do Castelo.
Climb: + 340mts
Overnight in Viana do Castelo
Viana do Castelo – Arcade – 110Km
The second stage will be marked by the more than 100 kilometers traveled. After leaving Viana do Castelo, we will continue on to Caminha, where we will pass the Rio Minho on the Ferry-Boat and from here our journey through Spanish lands begins. Always with the Atlantico on our left side, we will quickly reach the gigantic city of Vigo, and after passing Redondela we will reach the destination of the second stage, the beautiful village of Arcade, known for its Oysters and seafood!
Climb: + 990mts
Overnight in Arcade
Arcade – Santiago de Compostela 77Km
When leaving Arcade we will pass over the beautiful Roman bridge of Pontesampaio, we will go up to Alto do Viso and from here we will always go down to the beautiful Pontevedra, from here we will always roll to the spa town of Caldas de Reis, where we will pass by the beautiful cascades of the Ria Barosa, After passing the Padrón famous for the peppers, we will roll and in a constant uphill until we reach the much desired objective the City of Santiago de Compostela.
Overnight in Padrón
Free day in Santiago, where you can participate in the pilgrim’s mass in the Cathedral where you can see the famous Botafumeiro, you can also visit the historic area full of monuments, squares and the market, where you can buy local products and souvenirs.
After the visit and at the time agreed by everyone, we returned home with recharged energy!