Camino de Santiago Primitivo from Lugo to Santiago

  • Duration 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Lugo / Santiago de Compostela
  • Distance 100 km / 62 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Price From $611

Overview

The route along the Camino Primitivo from Lugo to Santiago will take you through beautiful natural landscapes and emblematic places.

Start the tour in Lugo, a city recognized for having the only wall in Europe that remains standing, for which it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.

You can also see the Roman legacy in Ponte Ferreira, a village framed by the single arch bridge that crosses the River Ferreira.

  • On this route the Camino Primitivo and the Camino Frances meet
  • Visit the self-styled "land of cheese", Arzua
  • Get to know Irene and her heritage
  • End the tour by visiting the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

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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
    • Travel insurance
    • Free cancelattion due to Covid-19
    • Taxes

    Excluded

    • Unspecified lunches and dinners
    • Unspecified transfers
    • Personal equipment

    Extras

    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights
    • Dinners
    • 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

    You can start this route from Santiago de Compostela Airport, from there you can take a bus to Lugo, which is 134 km away.

    At the end of your trip you can return from Santiago de Compostela Airport, or take the train to Madrid, or a bus to other cities in Spain.

    FAQs

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

    The complete route along the Camino Primitivo from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela, has a low average difficulty, with an average of 20 to 25 km of walking daily, so if you already have an active life that includes physical activity and if you do frequent cardiovascular exercise, you are well-prepared for it.

    If, on the other hand, you don't do physical activity frequently, we recommend starting walks and cardiovascular exercise before your trip.

    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).

    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.

    You can call us to arrange a ​private transfer​ for you. If you prefer, you can also use ​public transport or local taxis​ to get to your next accommodation.