Camino Portugues Articles

The Camino Portugues, or Portuguese Camino, is a stunning alternative to the Camino Frances. Due to its beautiful views, the Camino Portugues Coastal is the second most popular Camino de Santiago route. Keeping the Atlantic Ocean as your companion, this Camino route starts in the gorgeous UNESCO-listed city of Porto. Once you enter Galicia in Spain, the Camino Portugues takes you past terraced fields, lush forests, vineyards, sleepy Galician villages, old Roman roads, vibrant towns and historic cities as it heads north towards Santiago de Compostela. Hopefully these Camino Portugues articles will help inspire your next Camino de Santiago adventure along the Camino Portugues.

Coimbra Highlights on the Camino Portugues

Coimbra on the Camino Portugués The Camino Portugués passes through the quaint city of Coimbra. Notably, in June 2013, Coimbra University was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, highlighting its historical and cultural significance. Coimbra University: A UNESCO World Heritage Site Perched on a hill overlooking the River Mondego, Coimbra is a charming pocket-sized city. […]

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Best Starting Points for the Camino Portugués

Setting out on the Camino de Santiago presents an unforgettable adventure, and the Camino Portugués is a favoured route by many. This journey unfolds across Portugal and Spain, showcasing spectacular landscapes and rich cultural heritage and offering a deeply spiritual experience. Choosing the right starting point is crucial if you’re mapping out your pilgrimage. Camino

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48 hours in Porto

Portugal is an outstanding and diverse country, full of possibilities, different landscapes, and kind and generous people. After Lisbon, Porto is its biggest city. We got a taste for this wonderful city on the Portuguese Coastal Way. As pilgrims, we are aware of the limited time you have to discover each new place. Therefore, we want

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Hotel Spotlight: Vila Galé in Porto | Camino Portugues

Since we started sending Pilgrims on the many Camino routes, we have been working in strong collaboration with Camino hotels, local businesses, and hospitality professionals. We believe that comfortable accommodation is an important part of your adventure, so our Camino hotels and accommodations are always selected with great care. This month, we have decided to

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10 Things to do in Lisbon

10 Things to do in Lisbon Lisbon is a fantastic city located on the Camino Portugues. Portugal’s capital is a hotbed for culinary delights, culture and history. We travelled to this wonderful Portuguese metropolis to discover the top 10 Things to do in Lisbon:   Torre de Belem It can be hard to distinguish what time

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