Oporto (Sé) – Ponte de Lima – 88Km
The Cathedral of the City of Porto will be the starting point of our Central Portuguese Way, and from here we will leave towards Maia, passing through Barcelos and ending the stage in the oldest Portuguese village, Ponte de Lima. This stage will be marked mainly by the countless Portuguese pavement areas!
Overnight in Ponte de Lima
Ponte de Lima – Arcade – 75Km
After leaving Ponte de Lima, we will pass by the emblematic and famous for all cyclists the very hard but interesting climb of Labruja, which will certainly mark you forever, then we will head to the fortress of Valença do Minho and from here we will always go down to the Bridge International between Portugal and Spain where we will cross the border to the Spanish side. We continue through Porriño and Redondela until we reach the beautiful village of Arcade, known for its oysters and seafood!
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 thermal water 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!