The Camino Ingles to Santiago from La Coruna

  • Duration 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish La Coruna / Santiago de Compostela
  • Distance 73 km / 45 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Price From $425

Overview

Travel along the pilgrimage route that attracted Scandinavians, English and Scottish in the Middle Ages who, oriented by the Tower of Hercules (a famous lighthouse of Roman origin), helped to forge the well-known and present-day Camino Ingles (or Camino del Faro).

Explore the shortest route of the Camino Ingles from La Coruña (or the “City of Glass”), in the middle of a landscape full of beauty and history. Cross through Bruma and Sigueiro before arriving in Santiago de Compostela, whose old quarter was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Discover the Tower of Hercules, the world's oldest working lighthouse and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Travel the route through recovered locations thanks to documents and records that referred to demarcations or the passage of travellers.
  • Visit the Church of Santiago in La Coruna, the oldest temple in the city, built in the 12th century.

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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

    The closest and fastest option to arrive is by plane, as Galicia has three international airports: Alvedro Airport in La Coruna, Santiago-Rosalía de Castro Airport, Santiago de Compostela or Peinador Airport, in Vigo.

    You can take a train or bus from these airports or from some of the previously indicated cities to La Coruña.

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

    FAQs

    Although the route is catalogued with a medium-low level of difficulty, we recommend preparing yourself two months before starting this experience by walking; and trails on stony, earthy and/or uneven terrain; or cardio exercises.

    This route has some demanding ascents and descents, and with daily walks between 11 and 24 km on average.

    You will love this route if you are passionate about pilgrimage walks through places that show centuries of history and culture, and by historical and architectural constructions framed in a natural environment of incomparable beauty and ecological interest.

    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).

    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.