Camino Portugués

Read all the posts I’ve written about the Camino Portugués.

So far I’ve walked the Central Route of the Camino Portugués from Porto and part of the Coastal Route.

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Walking the Central Route of the Camino Portugués

Where to stay on the Central Route of the Camino Portugués

Walking the Spiritual Variant of the Camino Portugués

Things to do in Porto before the Camino

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela after the Camino

A stream running through the Ruta da Agua e da Pedra on the Spiritual Variant of the Camino Portugues

Walking the Spiritual Variant of the Camino Portugués

Whether you’re planning to walk the Camino Portugués on the Coastal or Central Route, they both converge in Redondela and, once you reach Pontevedra, you have the choice to continue straight through to Padrón via Caldas de Reis, or take an alternative route known as the Spiritual Variant. Read on for my guide to the […]

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A pilgrim bench on the Camino Portugues pointing in the direction of Santiago de Compostela

Cruces to Santiago de Compostela. Day Fourteen on the Camino Portugues

This was it – day fourteen on the Camino Portugues and the day I would finally reach Santiago de Compostela, after 170 miles of walking, one short boat ride, and only one tiny blister! Day Fourteen: Cruces to Santiago de CompostelaDate: Wednesday 4 May 2022Start Point: Camiño da VieiraEnd Point: Plaza del Obradoiro, Santiago de

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Old mill on the Ruta da Pedra e da Agua on the Camino Portugues

Armenteira to Vilanova de Arousa. Day Twelve on the Camino Portugues

Day twelve on the Camino Portugues took me from Armenteira to Vilanova de Arousa on the Spiritual Variant and after the long uphill trek from Combarro yesterday, I was glad that today was mostly downhill to the sea. Day Twelve: Armenteira to Vilanova de ArousaDate: Monday 2 May 2022Start Point: Carballo de Prado 1900End Point:

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A way marker on the Variante Espiritual of the Camino Portugues

Pontevedra to Armenteira. Day Eleven on the Camino Portugues

Day eleven on the Camino Portugues took me from Pontevedra to Armenteira. Most pilgrims head to Caldas de Reis when they leave Pontevedra, but I’d decided to take a detour and walk the Variante Espiritual (Spiritual Variant) which would add an extra day to my journey but would give me the experience of a boat

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The medieval bridge at Ponte Sampaio on the Camino Portugues between Redondela and Pontevedra

Redondela to Pontevedra. Day Ten on the Camino Portugues

Day ten on the Camino Portugues between Redondela and Pontevedra was, on the whole, a delight – I covered 12.39 miles with some pretty steep hills, but the scenery made it all worthwhile. From the little I’ve seen so far, Galicia really is a beautiful part of Spain.   Day Ten: Redondela to PontevedraDate: Saturday

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Mural at Orbenlle on day eight of the Camino Portugues from Tui to O Porrino

Tui to O Porriño. Day Eight on the Camino Portugues

Day eight on the Camino Portugues took me from Tui to O Porriño, a short day of only 10.30 miles. Day Eight: Tui to O PorriñoDate: Thursday 28 April 2022Start Point: Hotel a Torre do Xudeu, TuiEnd Point: Hostal Louro, O PorriñoDistance Walked: 10.30 milesTime Taken: 3 hours 38 minutes (including rest stops)Step Count: 24,808Weather:

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