Camino de Santiago from Sarria in 6 days

  • Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Sarria / Santiago De Compostela
  • Distance 111 km / 69 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Price From $413

Overview

Discover the Camino Frances from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela, a path full of landscape and historical beauties, crossing the main pilgrim routes and villages: Ventas de Naron, Melide and A Rua.

Get the pilgrim's credential for the Camino de Santiago while discovering the gastronomic richness of the region, medieval buildings and UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the last stretch of the Camino Frances and the ancient city of Santiago.

  • Tour Sarria, converted into the most populous urban centre on the Galician stretch of the Camino.
  • Visit the A Magdalena Chapel in Ventas de Naron which, on its wooden door, has carved the symbols of the chalice, the cross and the pilgrim shell.
  • Enjoy typical Galician dishes such as caldeiro (stew) and lacon con grelos (bacon with turnip tops), desserts such as filloas (pancakes) and Portomarin brandy.
  • Explore Melide, the geographical centre of Galicia where the Camino Frances route from Roncesvalles and the Camino Primitivo meet.
  • Discover Santiago de Compostela, one of the three holy cities together with Rome and Jerusalem.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation in hotels and country cottages
    • Rooms with private bathroom
    • Breakfast
    • Luggage transport between accommodations
    • Camino de Santiago pilgrim credential
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Assistance vehicle in case of emergency
    • Taxes

    Excluded

    • Unspecified lunches and dinners
    • Unspecified transfers
    • Personal equipment

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights
    • Picnics

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    The best option is to arrive by plane at Santiago de Compostela Airport and from there take a direct bus to Sarria.  

    By train you can travel from Lugo in just 30 minutes; from Madrid, by a direct connection from Chamartin station with a travel time of approximately 6 hours; or from Barcelona, on a direct link (or with a transfer in Monforte de Lemos) and a duration of about 12 hours.

    For the return from Santiago de Compostela, take a bus or taxi to the city airport.

    FAQs

    This route is considered of low-level difficulty, amid frequent and sometimes demanding ascents and descents, between forests, streams and meadows.

    For this reason, we recommend preparing yourself weeks before starting the route with different cardiovascular exercises or daily walks.

    We recommend you take this walking holiday in spring or autumn. However, it is available also from February to November.

    We recommend that you book as soon as you are sure about your dates, as accommodation can fill up very quickly in this area.

    Once you make your reservation we will send you all the detailed information about the specific equipment you need for this route, considering recommendations for shoes, boots, clothes and a day-to day backpack.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    This route is ideal for you if you are passionate about pilgrimage walks amid historical sites and full of expressions about art, gastronomy and culture.

    You will definitely enjoy the tour if you are passionate about walking amid historical buildings, churches, hostels, monasteries, bridges and imposing artistic and architectural monuments, while crossing natural landscapes with a rich intangible cultural heritage.

    The pilgrim's credential can be found upon arrival at your first accommodation.

    This credential must be stamped in churches, restaurants and hotels during your journey on the Camino de Santiago. At the end of the trip in the city of Santiago, you can obtain the Compostela that certifies you as a pilgrim.