Santiago de Compostela - Cape Finistere - Muxia

Self Guided Tour -  6 Days/5 Nights or 8 Days/7 Nights 

Whereas Santiago de Compostela is the final destination for most pilgrims on The Way Of St James, many people choose to continue to the westernmost coast of Spain at Cape Finisterre to dip their toes into the Atlantic Ocean. This particular area is known as the "Coast of Death" and was at one time considered to be the edge of the world! This quiet route crosses Roman bridges, ancient villages, stunning coastal paths and mountain scenery.

Your Journey

Day 1

Arrive Santiago de Compostela

Day 2: Santiago to Negreira

Along today’s section of the Camino you will pass through small villages and cross ancient Roman bridges. Your destination for today is Neigreira, which is a medieval town.
Walking - 22km, 5 hrs 30 mins, +561 m / -644 m

Day 3: Olveiroa to Albeiroas (guided tour)

Walk through the Galician countryside and agricultural regions to reach the small village of Olveiroa.
Transfer for 10km then Walking - 21km, 5 hrs / Guided tour 28 km

Day 4: Olveiroa / Albeiroas to Cee

Your pilgrimage continues through the countryside until the Atlantic appears dramatically before you as you make your way down to the village of Cee, next to the fascinating old town of Corcubion.  
Walking - 18km, 4-5 hrs, 25km guided tour

Day 5: Cee to Cape Finisterre

Follow the white sandy beaches to the fishing village of Finisterre, for lunch break. The last 2km, is the walk from the village to the light house, our hotel/restaurant tonight.
Walking - 16km, 4 hrs, +410 m / -317 m

Day 6: Cape Finisterre to Lires

From Cape Finisterre, you travel along a beautiful path, which hugs the cliffs and coves of the coast. The views are splendid.
Walking - 14km, 4 hrs +276 m / -377 m.

Day 7: Lires to Muxia

Lires to Muxia 15km

Day 8:

Tour ends after breakfast in Muxia. Transfer to Santiago Airport after breakfast (guided tour).

Terrain

Although sometimes physically demanding, it only requires a reasonable level of fitness. Walks are from 5 to 7 hours (14 - 23 km) per day on walking paths and trails with some steep climbs.

Meals

Breakfast daily, (Guided tour 7 dinners).

Price

Please note that pricing is per person in Euro

2020 to Finisterre (6 Days/5 Nights): Double or Twin Share €455
Single room supplement €107, Solo Traveller €130, Dinner Supplement €105

2020 to Muxia  (8 Days/7 Nights): Double or Twin Share €625
Single room supplement €180, Solo traveller €216Dinner Supplement 165

 

Schedule

2020 (Self Guided): Start any day. 

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