Camino Portugues from Santarem to Coimbra

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Santarém / Coímbra
  • Distance 110 km / 68 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Price From $866

Overview

The route along the Camino Portugues from Santarem to Coimbra is full of nature and quiet walks that allow you to go at your own pace, being one of the stages with fewer pilgrims heading towards Santiago de Compostela.

Start the tour in the city of Santarem, surrounded by the Natural Monument of Dinosaur Footprints in Serra de Aire. You will pass Tomar, a municipality known for its architectural heritage and Coimbra, a city declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, with one of the most outstanding and best preserved Romanesque cathedrals in Europe.

  • Visit the Jardim das Portas do Sol in Santarem
  • Walk through agricultural and farming areas
  • You will have the opportunity to get to know archaeological sites in Alvaiazere
  • Coimbra, Portugal's former capital, will be part of your tour

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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 cancellation 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

    Start your route at Porto and Seville airports. Then you can take the train or a bus to your destination, Santarem.

    You can make your return trip from Porto or Lisbon airports.

    FAQs

    If you are a frequent walker, accustomed to long walks, you will be prepared to enjoy this route.

    If you do not walk frequently, we recommend starting this activity on a recurring basis, at least one month before your trip, so you will have the necessary preparation for the days where the journeys are longer.

    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).