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Camino Trail Walk

September 7-16, 2021

Active Tour

Available

25

 

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.

 

Signature Moments

  • 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
Book with No Deposit
Inclusions & Highlights
  • 10 Nights deluxe accommodations
  • Airport transfers
  • 10 breakfast, 10 dinners
  • Visit and tastings at DO Rioja Winery
  • Visit and tastings at DO Bierzo wine cellar
  • Pilgrim credential
  • Luggage transfer for entire route
  • Private English speaking guide
  • Guided Santiago Visit
  • Gratuities
  • Women's Travel Club tour host
Itinerary
Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Day 1 - Arrive Logrono

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

 

Day 2 - Navarrete - Burgos

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

 

Day 3 - Hornillos del Camino - Leon

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

 

Day 4 - Hospital de Orbigo - Astorga

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

 

Day 5 - Rabanal del Camino - Ponferrada

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

 

Day 6 - Villfranca del Bierzo - Vega de Valcarce - Las Herrerias

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

 

Day 7 - O Cebreiro - Triacastela - Sarria

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

 

Day 8 - Portomarin

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

 

Day 9 - Melide - Arzua

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

 

Day 10 - Monte do Gozo - Santiago de Compostela

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

 

Day 11 - Depart

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.

 

Important Details & Pricing
Rates

Double Occupancy - $5999 CAD per person (sharing a room) - approx. $4480 USD

Single Occupancy - $6369 CAD per person (your own room) - approx. $4760 USD

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 may be limited. CAD = Canadian dollars. USD = United States of America dollars. Conversion to USD is approximated by current exchange rates and subject to change. You will be charged in CAD and your bank may charge a slightly different rate or fees.

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. Prices are subject to change and availability.

 

Activity Level

High Activity
This is a walking/Trekking tour. You will be walking each day between 5km (3 miles) and 22 km (14 miles).

 

Group Size

Minimum - 8 ladies
Maximum - 16 ladies

 

Exclusions
  • International Airfare (can be arranged by WTC)
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities on meals not included and personal expenses
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel

 

Hosted by:

Irene Murray
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.

 

Flight Information

Once your flights are booked please forward a copy of your itinerary to info@womens-travel-club.com.
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)

Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.
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Accommodations
Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Secrotel Hotel Portales

At Sercotel Portales Hotel they have brought together luxury and comfort for your enjoyment. The perfect place to get up close to Logroño's true cultural and tourist attractions.

Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Alda Hotel Cardena Burgos

In the center of Burgos is the Hotel Alda Cardeña , which was built in 2006 and has a highly modern and functional design. This hotel has different room categories , all equipped with heating and air conditioning, television and safe. It also has a great buffet breakfast service .

Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Hotel Real Colegiata San Isidoro

Opened to the public in 2005, it integrates original architectural elements with current materials and forms, giving rise to a unique hotel in the city that combines functionality and history. Discover, in the cradle of the Kingdom of León, a unique architectural complex in Spain that is at the same time a temple, pantheon of kings, convent, palace, library and museum.

Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Hotel Astur Plaza

The hotel is located in the center of the historic center of Astorga, the Plaza Mayor, just a five-minute walk from the Gaudí Palace and the Cathedral. Enjoy the charm of a small hotel with all services you will require.

Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Hotel Temple Ponferrada

The Hotel Temple Ponferrada is the ideal accommodation to delve into the chivalrous culture and enjoy an authentic vacation in the middle ages . The hotel has adapted its architecture and facilities to recreate this fantastic historical period, guaranteeing the best rest in each of its 111 rooms.

Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Hotel Casa Lixa

It is located in one of the most beautiful valleys of Alto Bierzo, surrounded by centuries-old chestnut trees and meadows. An environment full of rivers, routes, mountains, fauna, flora and a spectacular gastronomy that make this place an ideal place to rest and find the harmony of nature and active outdoor tourism.

Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Hotel Alfonso IX

The ideal place for the Pilgrim's rest in the very heart of the province of Lugo. Four-star, this hotel, with modern and functional facilities, is located in a new building. In a cozy and pleasant atmosphere, the rooms have everything necessary for the client to feel comfortable and enjoy the well-deserved rest.

Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Casa Santa Marina

Santa Mariña is a complex for rural tourism, located on the banks of the Miño River. They distinguish themselves because by being committed to a natural and sustainable way of life, which they try to transmit to their clients.

Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Casa Das Corredoiras

If you are looking for peace, tranquility and that the silence is only interrupted by the chirping of the birds and the sounds of nature. Enjoy their cozy rooms with all the comforts you need for a good rest.

Women's Travel Club Camino Trail Walk
Hotel Tryp Santiago

Located in a quiet residential area, surrounded by a large natural park, close to many of Santiago's main tourist attractions, this hotel is an ideal choice for exploring Santiago.

Extra Hotel Nights

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.
Follow this link to request pre or post tour hotel nights.

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