Camino de Santiago Primitivo from Oviedo to Lugo

  • Duration 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Oviedo / Lugo
  • Distance 210 km / 131 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
  • Availability
    April - October
  • Price From $958


The Camino Primitivo to Santiago is an emblematic route, not only for the places it passes through, but also for its excellent signage, which allows walkers to travel with all the necessary information to fully enjoy the routes.

This section starts in Oviedo, capital of the Principality of Asturias, where you will find pre-Romanesque buildings and get to know tourist sites such as the Plaza de Alfonso II.

You will cross valleys, mountains and historic areas, passing through Salas, Pola de Allande, Grandas de Salime and Lugo.

  • Visit the Museum of Fine Arts in Oviedo
  • Tour the Cantabrian mountain range
  • Walk through the Galician mountains and visit small villages

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    • 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


    • Unspecified lunches and dinners
    • Unspecified transfers
    • Personal equipment


    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights
    • Picnics


    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.


    Travel & Transfers

    You can start this route by arriving at Asturias Airport, and then take a train to Oviedo.

    If you start your trip from outside Europe, you can fly to London or Madrid, from where you can travel by plane, train or bus to Oviedo.

    At the end of your trip you can head to Santiago de Compostela Airport by taking a bus from the centre of Lugo.


    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.