Valença - Santiago

The experience of a lifetime!

Portugal Green Walks offers you a set of programs and activities to discover the Way of St. James, the city of Santiago de Compostela, and the region of Galicia.

Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City and final destination of the Way of St. James, as well having been a European City of Culture. These factors mean that Santiago de Compostela is undoubtedly a privileged destination for cultural tourism.

Furthermore, it is also the capital of Galicia, a magical region that the Romans considered the end of the world and which therefore enjoys its own unique Galician culture.

PORTUGUESE CAMINO

 Porto - Santiago

Porto – Santiago

From Oporto Cathedral on the banks of the Douro river until Santiago we suggest 11 unforgettable stages, connecting these two UNESCO World Heritage Site cities.

Ponte de Lima - Santiago

Ponte de Lima – Santiago

The oldest town in Portugal, Ponte de Lima with its Roman bridge is strongly linked to the Portuguese way to Santiago and its traditions. This is a natural starting point for Pilgrims.

Valença - Santiago

Valença – Santiago

On the banks of the river Minho, bordering Galicia (Spain), Valença do Minho is a natural starting point for pilgrims who wish walk the last 100 km of the Portuguese Way of St. James.

 Cycling the Camino

Cycling the Portuguese Way

For bicycles lovers, the Portuguese Way, from Porto to Santiago de Compostela is a great itinerary.
We create tailored programs linked to the preparation level, physical condition and experience of each client.

 Porto - Tui (Extensão)

Porto – Tui (Rural houses)

This route is 125 Km. and it can be completed in 6 days and 5 stages. At the end of each day, travelers can be picked up on the road and taken by car to a rural house, where they can spend the night after a home-made meal with local products.

Tui - Santiago

Tui – Santiago (Rural houses)

This route is 115 Km. and it can be completed in 6 days and 5 stages. At the end of each day, travelers can be picked up on the road and taken by car to a rural house, where they can spend the night after a home-made meal with local products.

COASTAL CAMINO

Porto - Santiago (Coastal Way)

Porto – Santiago (Coastal Way)

The historic city of Oporto is the natural starting point to this unforgettable journey. From Porto to Santiago we suggest 13 unforgettable stages, linking historic towns who welcome Pilgrims to Compostela since ancient times.

Viana do Castelo - Santiago

Viana do Castelo – Santiago

Viana do Castelo is a land of people related with the sea and its mysteries. Many people departed from here to the discovery new worlds during the middle ages. Viana do Castelo is a place full of history and a good suggestion to start your Walk.

Caminha- Santiago

Caminha – Santiago

The historic town of Caminha, protect the mouth of the Minho River and Spanish border for many centuries. Here you can see Spain across the river reachable by a beautiful ferryboat trip. Do you want better place to start your walk?

ONE DAY TOURS

One day on the Way

One day on the Way

We offer the experience of one day on the Portuguese Way, in one of its most emblematic stages. From Ponte de Lima to Rubiães is an 18 km stretch passing through the legendary “Serra Labruja”. Along this part of the way you can see signs of the history of this ancient route such as chapels, shrines, medieval bridges and cruises. Included: Transport, tour guide and Insurance.

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Duration: 1 day
Availability: All year
Minimum: 1 Person
Maximum: 14 Persons

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Discover Santiago

Discover Santiago

The Cathedral, along with the squares surrounding it (Obradoiro, Quintana, Inmaculada and Praterías) and the main historic “rúas” or streets are a must for first-time visitors.
However, there are other gems that should not be overlooked by tourists.

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Duration: 1 day
Availability: All year
Minimum: 1 Person
Maximum: 7 Persons

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Gastronomy & wines

Gastronomy & wines

Why is the food in Santiago so good? We are going to find out thanks to this gastronomy route, a walking tour around Compostela’s “tastiest” spots, from streets devoted entirely to the pleasures of dining to traditional food shops and the popular “Mercado de Abastos” (food market).
Hence, among strings of chorizos, mountains of seafood and cheese aromas, the walk will introduce us to the keys of Atlantic gastronomy, to the secrets of the most traditional foods and cooking methods.

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Visit Santiago

Visit Santiago

In a short visit to Santiago we suggest a tour around Santiago de Compostela’s monumental heritage, including a not-to-be-missed walk around the Cathedral and the famous Plaza del Obradoiro, as well as the main monuments and squares.
However, this route also features other corners, monuments, squares… some of which are unknown to visitors and omitted by guidebooks but should not be overlooked.

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Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Availability: All year
Minimum: 1 Person
Maximum: 8 Persons

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Weekend

Weekend

Santiago de Compostela features countless monumental riches, among which religious heritage stands out, especially enclosed convents and monasteries.
Shrouded in mystery and hidden behind tall walls, bars and lattice windows, time seems to stand still within them. They are places of silence, of serenity, of an austere and contemplative lifestyle, of devotion to God. We invite you to go on a tour around Santiago de Compostela.

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Duration: 3 days / 2 night
Availability: All year
Minimum: 1 Person
Maximum: 8 Person

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Discover Galicia

Discover Galicia

Santiago has traditionally been a point of arrival.Located in the centre of Galicia, Santiago ,is also a starting point from where is possible to visit, in very little time, other places of interest throughout the varied and fascinating region of Galicia.
The uniqueness of its fascinating intangible heritage, of its superstitions and beliefs, which reflect the ancestral and mystical nature of traditional Galicia , complete this magical region’s repertoire of attractions.

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Duration: 3 days / 2 night
Availability: All year
Minimum: 1 Person
Maximum: 8 Persons

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