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Camino del Norte hike

11 Days | Walk the UNESCO-listed Northern Way of the Camino de Santiago

Walking & Trekking
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AUD $3,006
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Follow in the footsteps of centuries-old travellers along the Camino de Santiago’s Northern Way on this 11-day adventure. Starting in Ribadeo, you’ll trek the 190 km to Santiago Cathedral, passing by Spanish countryside, stopping in charming traditional villages and visiting plenty of historic monasteries, churches and more. With your luggage being transported for you each day, you’ll have more time to reap the rewards of your efforts.

Trip overview

Map of Camino Del Norte Hike including Spain
Start
Ribadeo, Spain
Finish
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Theme
Walking & Trekking
Destinations
Spain
Physical rating
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Style
Original
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1 - Max 12
Trip code
ZMXN
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Walk along the UNESCO-listed Northern Way of the Camino de Santiago – a trail used by pilgrims since the late Middle Ages.
  • Feel an unbeatable sense of accomplishment as you complete your journey in the fascinating ancient city of Santiago de Compostela and collect your Camino certificate.
  • Uncover scenes of the real Galicia as you walk through Spanish countryside, quaint hamlets, ancient bridges, Roman ruins and beautifully preserved horreos on stilts.
  • Fuel your journey with some delicious Galician specialties, including a traditional almond cake in Mondonedo and world-renowned cheese in Arzua.
  • Take a load off – literally! Your luggage will be transferred between your accommodation each day, meaning you’ll only have to carry a day pack and your luggage will be waiting at your hotel.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This is a hiking trip covering up to 28km / 17mi per day. Please read description of the hikes carefully and make sure you come prepared, physically and with essential gear/clothing.
  • This is a point-to-point hiking trip and most of the initial stages of the hike must be hiked with no option to opt out.
  • We provide a group arrival transfer from Santiago de Compostela to Ribadeo on Day 1 at 3 pm. If you cannot make it, you must make your own way to Ribadeo for the welcome meeting at 6 pm on Day 1.

Itinerary

Map of Camino Del Norte Hike including Spain

Inclusions

Meals

10 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner

Transport

Private vehicle, On Foot

Accommodation

Hotel (7 nights), Pension (3 nights)

Activities
  • Luggage transfer on hiking days
  • Santiago de Compostela to Ribadeo group arrival transfer
  • Lourenza - Ribadeo to Vilanova de Lourenza guided hike
  • Ponte - Picnic Lunch
  • Mondonedo - Almond cake tasting
  • Abadin - Vilanova de Lourenza to Abadin guided hike
  • Goiriz - Picnic Lunch
  • Vilalba - Abadin to Vilalba guided hike
  • Ponte de Sa - Picnic Lunch
  • Baamonde - Vilalba to Baamonde guided hike
  • Miraz - Picnic Lunch
  • Miraz - Baamonde to Miraz guided hike
  • Sobrado dos Monxes - Miraz to Sobrado dos Monxes guided hike
  • Marco das Pías - Picnic Lunch
  • Sobrado dos Monxes - Monastery of Santa María de Sobrado visit
  • Arzua - Ulloa local cheese tasting
  • Arzua - Sobrado dos Monxes to Arzua guided hike
  • O Pedrouzo - Arzua to Pedruzo guided hike
  • Santiago de Compostela - Pedruzo to Santiago de Compostela guided hike

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Important notes

1. This trip starts with a welcome meeting at 6pm on Day 1 in Ribadeo. Group arrival transfer from Santiago de Compostela is available and will take place on Day 1 at 3pm from Santiago de Compostela airport.
2. This is a point-to-point hiking trip and most of the initial stages of the hike must be hiked with no option to opt out.
3. This trip ends on Day 11 and you are free to leave at any time.
4. On 3 nights of this trip (Lourenzá, Miraz, and Pedrouzo) we will be accommodated in multi-shared rooms (separated by gender) and with shared facilities.
5. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip and is a subject to availability at the time of booking. Single supplement excludes 3 nights in Lourenzá, Miraz, and Pedrouzo. Please note that due to the small properties we use in Europe there is only a limited amount of single supplements available per trip departure. If you would like to book a single supplement and enquire about availability please speak to your booking agent for further information.
6. We will transport your luggage between hotels, but you are only allowed one bag/suitcase of maximum weight 18kg. No items should be strapped to your luggage, such shoes, walking poles, etc.

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Camino del Norte hike
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AUD $3,006