Spain 14 Day French + Finisterre Way (Sarria – Finisterre)

Durartion: 14 Days

Price: From $1,078 (excluding flights)

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14 DAY FRENCH + FINISTERRE WAY (SELF GUIDED)

SARRIA –  FINISTERRE

The quintessential, most traveled and most documented of all the Ways; the French Way, with the additional section of the Finisterre Way as the icing on the cake.

The French Way is the Way par excellence. It is the most famous route to Santiago and the most walked (in 2019, 189,937 pilgrims walked this route). From Sarria you will walk through medieval towns, meadows, small villages, past rivers and eucalyptus forests to arrive in the historic city of Santiago de Compostela. Here you will enjoy one day rest having time to explore this incredible city with its magnificent stone architecture, Cathedral, museums and great range of cafes, restaurants and bars.

The second stage leaves Santiago and meanders west through the medieval town of Negreira, the rural village of Olveiroa, woodland and eucalyptus forests to the stunningly beautiful coastal towns of Corcubión and Finisterre to the 0Km waymarker at the Cape of Finisterre; regarded as one of the most beautiful sunset locations in the world.

This is the perfect Camino for novice Camino walkers that have the extra time for a two week trip. It is the best signposted Camino route with a great range of services (cafes, restaurants etc) to allow for breaks. It is also recommended for those looking to meet other pilgrims and enjoy the social aspect of the Camino. Daily distances are an average of 20.9km.

As part of this trip you’ll find featured 13 nights in comfortable locally-owned 2/3 hotels or rural guesthouses with breakfasts and luggage transport between accommodation. Around-the-clock emergency assistance is also included which adds confidence to the detailed walking route notes that cover landmarks, distances and interesting things to see over the course of your walk.

Alongside the sense of achievement and numerous chances to taste the local Galician food, this walking trip also allows you to qualify for two pilgrim’s certificates for both the French Way (Compostela) and Finisterre Way (Fisterrana).

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Day 1 – Arrival day to Sarria

Day 2 – Sarria – Portomarín (22.2km)

Day 3 – Portomarín – Palas de Rei (25km)

Day 4 – Palas de Rei – Ribadiso (25.7km)

Day 5 – Ribadiso – O Pedrouzo (21.7km)

Day 6 – O Pedrouzo – Santiago (20.2km)

Day 7 – Free Day in Santiago de Compostela

Day 8 – Santiago de Compostela – Negreira (21km)

Day 9 – Negreira – Santa Mariña (21km)

Day 10 – Santa Mariña – Olveiroa (12.5km)

Day 11 – Olveiroa – Corcubión (21km)

Day 12 – Corcubión – Finisterre (14km)

Day 13 – Free Day in Finisterre

Day 14 – Departure from Finisterre

Total Distance 204km

 

PRICE

Mid Season

April, May, June, September & October

Price €895 per person, based on two people sharing a room

Single Room Supplement of €390

 

High Season

July & August

Price €945 per person, based on two people sharing a room

Single Room Supplement of €455

 

CUSTOMISE YOUR TRIP

  • Add Airport Transfers
  • Upgrade to Luxury accommodation in the 5 star Parador Hotel in Santiago
  • Reduce package length by 2 days without affecting your walking stage

If you choose not to include airport transfers, we will provide detailed advice how to get from /back to the airport.

 

CALENDAR

Self guided, tailor made trips are available from mid March to the end of October. Choose a start date that suits you/your group. You can secure your booking with a 20% deposit.

 

CONTACT US 

For further information about this package, contact us on 01 – 442 8921 or email us at info@magichillholidays.com

At a glance:

  • 13 nights in 2 or 3 star Hotels/Rural Houses/Rural Pensiones
  • 13 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfer between hotels (one bag per person, up to 20kg)
  • Pilgrim’s Passport
  • Camino Information Pack and Walking Notes
  • 24 hour phone assistance
  • Transfer in case of emergencies

Quote of the day:

“Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before”

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