The Camino de Santiago (Way of St James) originated as a medieval pilgrimage and, for more than 1000 years, people have taken up the Camino's age-old symbols – the scallop shell and staff – and set off on the adventure of a lifetime. We will enjoy 9 stages of the French Way which is the most famous of the Caminos. Apart from walking the Camino we will also visit two Spanish wineries and enjoy the many beautiful sights along the way. Walk the pilgrim's favourite route and discover its history, local gastonomy and wine.
- Walk in the ancient steps of pilgrims
- Visit beautiful, historic towns
- Taste world famous Spanish wine
- Challenge yourself to walk almost 150 km in 10 days
- Savor the amazing flavors of Spain
Welcome to Spain!
On arrival you will be met at the airport and transported to Logroño. We recommend to arrive early in order to enjoy one of the most important towns on the Camino. Tonight we will have wonderful local dinner and get better acquianted.
Accommodations - Secrotel Hotel Portales
After breakfast, we will walk the Camino until Navarrete. This day you will enjoy walking
through a gorgeous forest to finally get to the the Parque de la Grajera park, which is a
perfect place to rest. When you arrive inNavarrete, you will visit a winery to discover D.O
Rioja wines. After the visit, the transfer will pick us up and transfer us to Burgos for the evening.
Accommodations - Alda Hotel Cardena Burgos
After breakfast, weu will start the Camino from Burgos to Hornillos del Camino. In this stage,
we will walk deep inside the Castilian landscape full of huge plains and cereal fields. Once
we reach Hornillos del Camino, the transfer will pick us up to go to León.
Accommodations - Hotel Real Colegiata San Isidoro
After breakfast, the transfer will drive us to Hospital de Órbigo to start today's trekking. Astorga, this stage's final point, has a great history having been founded by the Romans.
We will have dinner and accommodation in Astorga, free time enjoy the historical
monuments of the city.
Accommodations - Hotel Astur Plaza
After a good night sleep and an energetic breakfast to recharge your batteries, you will be
ready to start walking towards Rabanal del Camino. This village was considered the end of
the ninth stage, as indicated by the Codex Calixtinus. For this reason it had many hospitals
and pilgrims centers through history. Once you reach the final point, the transfer will pick you
up to go to Ponferrada and visit a winery where you can try D.O. Bierzo wine.
Accommodations - Hotel Temple Ponferrada
After breakfast, the transfer will drive you to Villfrance del Bierzo to start today's Camino.
Now there are less than 200 kilometers to get to Santiago de Compostela.
Once you reach Vega de Valcarce, you will go to Las Herrerías by transfer.
Accommodations - Hotel Casa Lixa
After breakfast, you will start the Camino from Las Herrerías or O Cebreiro. From this stage
you will start the French Way in Galicia. In this stage, you will enjoy the wonderful landscape
among the great valleys full of chestnut trees, oak trees, holly trees and ash trees; and also
enjoy the architecture and old the customs. You will descend to a valley where Triacastela is
located. Once you reach Triacastela, the transfer will drive you to Sarria.
Accommodations - Hotel Alfonso IX
After breakfast, you will start the Camino from Sarria, starting point most chosen by pilgrims
as it marks the last 100 kms of the French Way.
This stage will take you to Portomarín in a journey full of beauty. You will cross many rivers
through its medieval bridges. It is an easy stage with lots of establishments.
Accommodations - Casa Santa Marina
After breakfast, you will reach Melide through transfer. In this stage, you will walk through
lovely fields and woods and loads of eucalyptus and other trees to get to A Peroxa that is a
village located just before Boente. Here you can find the Fuente de la Saleta fountain a place
where lots of pilgrims refill their water bottles.
Accommodations - Casa Das Corredoiras
After breakfast, you will go to Monte do Gozo by transfer to walk the last stage of the Camino!
Monte do Gozo is known for being the place where Christian pilgrims get their first views of
the three spires of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.
In the afternoon, we thoroughly recommend to wander around the old town of Santiago and enjoy its many cultural, historic and gastronomic wonders.
Accommodations - Hotel Tryp Santiago
It is time to say good-bye to this beautiful country and the amazing friends you have made along the way. After breakfast we will transfer to the airport for your flight home.
**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.
Double Occupancy - $5999 CAD per person (sharing a room)
Single Occupancy - $6369 CAD per person (your own room)
If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy very limited.
No deposit is required at time of booking.
Deposit of $500 per person due November 1, 2020.
A Second payment of $1500 is due on March 1, 2021
Final Payment due - July 1, 2021
*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions. No deposit promotion is for a limited time. Prices are subject to change and availability.
This is a walking/Trekking tour. You will be walking each day between 5km (3 miles) and 22 km (14 miles).
Minimum - 8 ladies
Maximum - 16 ladies
Irene has recently retired and really enjoys to travel to fill her time. She loves to stay active and is looking forward to trying some competitive running.
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A Women's Travel Club agent is available to help you book your flights. Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed. Follow this link to a form to request flight options and quotes. A Women's Travel Club agent will send you back the recommended flight option that best suits you. We are pleased to offer a flight booking service for your tour. As quoting of flights can be a time-consuming endeavor, a service fee of $113 ($100 plus HST) will apply.
Arrive to - Bilbao (BIO)
Depart - Santiago de Compostela (SCQ)
Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
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Often ladies will book a night at the first hotel prior to the tour. This gives them a chance to relax after a long flight and settle in before the tour starts. Let us know if you would like pricing and information on the hotel.
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