Singles Love Travel

 

303-743-0011  darlene@singleslovetravel.com
3025 S Parker Rd St 735, Aurora, CO 80014

 

JOIN SINGLES LOVE TRAVEL May 24- May 31, 2020
as they walk the last portion of the "CAMINO DE SANTIAGO"
from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Tour price is $1249pp ( based on double occupancy)
International air is not included in the tour price
Pre or Post destination itineraries can be arranged
$350pp nonrefundable deposit 
Final payment is due by 3/15/20
Tour size is limited to 8-16 participants

For more information or to make a reservation please contact:

Red Carpet World Travel

3025 S. Parker Rd #735 Aurora, CO 80014   

303-743-0011

Darlene: dastacie@gmail.com

Introduction

If you’re looking to take on your own pilgrimage — along a route filled with beautiful countryside and rustic villages of Northern Spain — start here, at the Camino de Santiago. On this eight-day trip, complete the last 100 km of the pilgrimage route to Santiago and receive a "compostela" at the finish to prove your accomplishment. Refuel with tasty Spanish food and take the time to stop and smell the flowers — it’s active but at a slower, more picturesque pace.

Duration: 8 days
Start/Finish City: Sarria to Santiago de Compostela

Itinerary Notes
Arriving in Santiago de Compostela? Pre-book a private transfer from Santiago de Compostela to start your tour in Sarria.

Travel Style: Active
Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.

Service Level: Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Trip Type: Small Group
Minimum group size is 8 travelers per departure. The maximum is 16.

Physical Grading: 3 - Average

Full Itinerary

Day 1 Sarria

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities until tonight's welcome meeting.

 

Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

1h    18:00

Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travelers and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards.

 

Accommodation-Hotel

Albergue Turistico La Casona de Sarria (or similar)

 

Day 2 Sarria/Portomarín(Breakfast)

Hike from Sarria to Portomarín throughout the course of the day.

Pass through many lovely towns along the way and maybe choose to have a picnic in places such as Barbadelo, Renta or Ferreiros.

 

Camino de Santiago Walk

Sarria – Portomarín6h-8h    23km

Start hiking from Sarria to Portomarín, covering about 23km (14 mi) over the course of the day. Pass through many lovely towns along the way and choose to have a picnic in places such as Barbadelo, Renta or Ferreiros. Spend the night in the riverside city of Portomarin.

 

Accommodation-Hotel

Pousada De Portomarin (or similar)

 

Day 3 Portomarín/Palas de Rei(Breakfast)

Early start from Portomarin, continue walking through fantastic scenery with a rich history en-route to Palas de Ray.

Walk from Portomarin to Palas de Rey. Weary pilgrims can get a jolt of caffeine in one Palas de Rey's cafes or visit some of the local shops to grab some souvenirs.

 

Camino de Santiago Walk

Portomarín – Palas de Rei   6h   22km

Get those walking shoes back on! Leave Portomarin behind in the early light of the morning to make the most of the day. This stretch is a mix of ups and downs through beautiful scenery. The entire area has a rich history, especially during the Middle Ages.

 

Accommodation-Hotel

Complejo la Cabana (or similar)

 

Day 4  Palas de Rei/Melide(Breakfast)

Continue the pilgrimage westwards, walking through the lush green valleys of Galicia.

Continue walking through rural Spain. Take a break in the lively market town of Melide (454m), and try octopus, Galicia's most classic dish, in one of the many 'pulperías'.

 

Camino de Santiago Walk

Palas de Rei – Melide   4h    15km

Head west and continue the pilgrimage, passing through the lush green valleys of Galicia. Covering about 15 km today. The day again passes through many lovely villages and towns along the way, offering ample opportunity for rest stops and time to pick up any needed supplies before arriving to Melide.

 

Accommodation-Hotel

El Chiquitin (or similar)

 

Day 5  Melide/Arzúa(Breakfast)

Follow the Camino from Melide to the village of Ribadiso and finally the town of Arzúa.

 

Camino de Santiago Walk

Melide – Arzúa    4h    13km

Leaving Melide, the Camino crosses several streams and follows a forest track to the village of Boente with its church of Santiago. Next is the scenic medieval village of Ribadiso and finally the town of Arzúa (389m). In Arzúa, visit the churches of Santa María and A Magdalena.

 

Accommodation-Hotel

Pensión Domus Gallery (or similar)

 

Day 6 Arzúa/Amenal(Breakfast)

The Camino walk will pass through pretty woods, sleepy villages and across streams most of the day.

 

Camino de Santiago Walk

Arzúa – Amenal6h 26km

Walk through pretty woods, sleepy villages and across streams most of the day. The chapel of Santa Irene, with its unique statue of Santiago, is worth a visit. En-route don't miss the lovely hamlet of Rúa (310m). The rest of the route to Amenal is along a mix of good and calm country roads and forest tracks.

 

Accommodation-Hotel

Amenal Hotel (or similar)

 

Day 7 Amenal/Santiago de Compostela(Breakfast)

Enjoy a final day of walking through spectacular scenery towards the final destination.

 

Camino de Santiago Walk

Amenal – Santiago de Compostela   4h 14km

Leave early in order to reach Santiago de Compostela in time for the pilgrim's mass. Walk the last part of the pilgrimage and enjoy the scenery before the baroque, painted towers of the cathedral come into view. Later, explore this fascinating city and sip some wine in a café to celebrate the incredible journey. Upon reaching our goal, the pilgrimage is not complete without a visit to the cathedral on the magnificent Praza do Obradoiro, which houses the supposed tomb of St. James the Apostle.

 

Plaza Obradoiro Visit

Santiago de Compostela15m-30m

Visit the cathedral on the magnificent Praza do Obradoiro, which houses the supposed tomb of St. James the Apostle. It is widely believed that his remains were buried here in the 1st century AD; from then onwards he became the patron saint of the Christian Crusades.

 

Optional Activities

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela30m-3h

6EUR per person

Originally built as a small church over the tomb of St. James in 819AD, this now-grandiose cathedral has remained the end point of the spiritual pilgrimage to those walking the Camino de Santiago.

 

Pazo de Raxoi Palace

Santiago de Compostela

Free

Take in the beauty of this palace located in the Plaza del Obradoiro. Originally built as a seminary for confessors in 1766, it is the contemporary home of City Hall and the Galician government.

 

Praza das Praterias Square

Santiago de Compostela30m-1h

Free

Visit the square to marvel at the Fuente de los Caballos - a glorious fountain created in 1825. With the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in the background, this spot makes for a great photo-op.

 

Accommodation-Hotel

A Tafona do Peregrino (or similar)

 

Day 8 Santiago de Compostela (Breakfast)

Depart at any time.

Departure Day