Fátima – Sarria (Route in our private vehicle)
Our meeting point will be in Fátima – Rotunda Sul at 1:20 pm. Where we will leave towards Sarria. The estimated time of arrival in Sarria will be at 7:30 pm. In Sarria, we spent the night, in a Private Hostel.
Sarria – Portomarín (22Km)
On the way to our first stage we will discover many beautiful villages like Barbelo, Ferreiros, Vilachá and Portormarín, where we will sleep. We will also see important monuments, such as the “Santiago de Barbelo” Church, famous for its shocking architecture, the Romanesque portico of the Ferreiros Church, the legendary
kilometer 100 landmark and the fortified church of San Nicólas in Portomarín.
Portomarín – Palas de Rei (25 Km)
Today’s stage will take us through paths between beautiful oak and eucalyptus forests, passing through the villages of Gonzar, Ventas de Narón, Ligonde, Airexe, A Brea and finally Palas de Rei, where we will spend the night. Here, we can admire the Romanesque portico of the Church of “San Tirso”.
Palas de Rei – Boente (21 Km)
Today we will cross the border that separates the provinces of Lugo and A Coruña, crossing an ancient Roman bridge. Once in the province of A Coruña we can marvel at real jewels of the French Way, such as the Church of La Virgen de las nieves, the Roman bridge in Furelos, the Churches of Sancti Spiritus and Santa Maria de Melide, in Melide, where we will be sleeping. Melide is a very famous place for its octopus, and you certainly do not want to miss this special delicacy. Today’s stage ends in Boente a few kilometers after Melide, where we return in our private vehicle.
Boente – Pedrouzo (27Km)
Today will be the longest leg of our journey, but these 27 km will certainly remain in your memory, as its natural beauty will not be easily erased. From Boente, a small town with the spectacular church of Santiago de Boente, we will depart towards Arzúa where we can see the beautiful chapel of La Magdalena, built in the Gothic style and founded in the 19th century. XIX. Arzúa is also known for its famous and delicious cheese with a designation of origin and produced in this Galician city. After passing Salceda and Santa Irene, we will end this long but beautiful stage in Pedrouzo, where we can attend mass in the Church of the “Concha” and where the Priest usually blesses all the pilgrims who attend it.
Pedrouzo – Santiago (20Km) The day of emotion!
These 20 km that connect Pedrouzo to Santiago,
make this stage the stage of consecration. After leaving Pedrouzo and going around Santiago Airport, we quickly arrived at Monte do Gozo, preceded by a huge straight line, the straight line of the Galician television station, in São Marcos. In Monte do Gozo, which is in itself one of the most emblematic places on the whole Way, due to its spectacular panoramic view of Santiago de Compostela, where from the monument to Pope John Paul II we can see our goal: the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.
Free day in Santiago and return to Fátima
Free day in Santiago, where we recommend attending the Mass of the Pilgrim, in which if we have the opportunity we can still watch the Bota-fumeiro. You can take the opportunity to go to Compostela, visit the historic area full of monuments, squares and streets. You can see the market, where we can buy local products. After the visit and at the agreed time, we returned to Fátima. Where a new path for your life begins!