The Complete Camino de Santiago Primitivo From Oviedo

  • Duration 16 Days / 15 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Oviedo / Santiago de Compostela
  • Distance 310 km / 192 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    April - October
  • Price From $1,422

Overview

Explore charming landscapes and villages in two of the most beautiful and captivating Autonomous Communities of Spain, Asturias and Galicia.

This route will take you through mountainous areas and valleys with landscapes of imposing natural beauty. In addition, you will get to know historical areas with immense heritage value, such as the Chapel of Santa Irene.

You will explore the emblematic Camino Primitivo and Camino Frances, starting in Oviedo, capital of the Principality of Asturias, passing through Salas, one of the best preserved medieval villas in Asturias and ending in Santiago de Compostela, a city of pilgrimage where the remains of Santiago the Apostle are believed to lie.

  • Travel on two well-known paths for pilgrimage and walking: The Camino Primitivo and the Camino Frances.
  • The Cantabrian mountain range, which extends parallel to the Cantabrian Sea, will be part of your walks.
  • Visit the Museum of Sacred Art, unique in Asturias.
  • Get to know the city wall in Lugo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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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

    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 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.