Press release date: 25th November 2013
CaminoWays.com has compiled a list of 10 unforgettable Camino holidays and Camino trips for 2014.
Whether you are travelling on your own or as a family, whether you are a experienced walker or a beginner, CaminoWays.com will have something to suit your taste and budget.
See below for CaminoWays.com top ten Camino picks for 2014:
1. The Camino for beginners
The last 100km of the French Way from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela is the classic 7 day Camino experience. Covering the final section of the famous Camino Francés, across Galicia’s countryside, it is the perfect Camino starting point – experience this from €489pps.
2. For Camino de Santiago fans
You have caught the ‘Camino bug’ and you just want to keep walking: reaching Santiago from as many different angles and routes is your goal. Make sure to try out one of the less travelled Camino routes, like the the Vía de la Plata from the city of Ourense. Take an 8 day holiday from only €599pps.
3. A family-friendly Camino
The Camino can be a very special family-bonding trip. Cycle a section of the Camino de Santiago with your children and it will be an adventure they will remember for years to come. Experience the family friendly cycling Camino tour and take a 7 day holiday from €690 per adult pps in high season (ie. Sarria to Santiago de Compostela route). Discounts apply for children.
4. Walking in Tuscany
Enjoy a relaxing 7 day walking holiday in idyllic Tuscany from €599pps. Discover the region’s flavours, take in the picture-perfect views and explore the cultural and historical Tuscan towns of San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and Siena.
5. A retreat on the St Francis Way
The Saint Francis Way in Italy follows the steps of Saint Francis of Assisi, known for his love for nature. The St Francis Way from Florence to Rome, passes important sites related to the life of Saint Francis, such as Assisi and the Rieti Valley. Crossing the Apennine Mountains, this trail is divided in four sections of breath taking landscapes, perfect for experienced walkers. Experience this route by taking a 7 day holiday from Rieti to Rome from €569pps.
6. Great War Centenary in the battlefields of Northern France
2014 marks the centenary of the Great War. Walk section 3 of the Via Francigena, from Arras to Laon, across the battlefields of Northern France and the Somme valley. Take this poignant 9 day journey from €799pps.
7. A Classic Alpine Adventure on Tour du Mont Blanc
Tour du Mont Blanc is the classic Alpine adventure. One of the most popular long distance walks in Europe, Tour du Mont Blanc covers 170km with 10km of ascent/descent, across three countries: Switzerland, Italy and France. Enjoy an 8 day holiday from €650pps. Only available from June to September.
8. Island hopping in the Bay of Naples
Indulge in ‘La Dolce Vita’ and take an 8 day holiday from €739pps. Go island hopping and walking in the Bay of Naples, one of the most spectacular landscapes on Earth. The islands of Procida, Ischia and Capri will all captivate you with their own unique charm.
9. For artists: Dali’s Catalonia
Be inspired by Dalí’s home place of northern Catalonia, where the Pyrenees meet the Mediterranean Sea. See the terraced vineyards, turquoise waters, rocky coves and pretty harbour towns like Collioure, Banyuls, Port de la Selva and Port Creus. Release your inner artist and take a 7 day holiday from €789pps.
10. To the end of the world
Continue the Camino walk to the Atlantic Coast of Galicia, along the Finisterre and Muxía Way for 6 days from €439pps. Known as the End of the World, Fisterra is a very special place, rich in century-old rituals and home to one of Galicia’s most stunning coastlines.
Price includes: Accommodation on a half board basis, luggage transfers from hotel to hotel and holiday pack.
Price does not include: Flights or insurance.
CaminoWays.com are now offering 40% discount for children aged between 3-9 years old and a 20% discount for children aged between 10-17 years old. Children under 3 travel free. Start planning your Camino trip today by logging onto caminoways.com or calling 353 (0)1-525-28-86 .
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