Camino Portugues Central from Tui to Santiago Last 100km
The Camino Portugues Central from Tui to Santiago Last 100km, or Portuguese Way, starts in the cathedral town of Tui, in Galicia; separated from Portugal only by the River Minho and its iconic International Bridge.
Take time to explore Tui’s beautiful old town, visiting the hilltop cathedral, and, if you have time before heading to Santiago, walk across the 19th century International Bridge to Valença do Minho, its Portuguese ‘twin’ town.
From Tui to Santiago de Compostela, this Camino trail takes pilgrims across tranquil woods, farmland, and peaceful hamlets, as well as historic towns and cities. Walking over 7 days to reach your final destination and receive your pilgrim certificate.
On this section of the Camino Portugues Central Last 100km from Tui to Santiago you will reach the coast in Arcade, a seaside village famous for its oyster festival; and the lovely city of Pontevedra with its classic Galician old town, superb architecture and lively squares. Being in the heart of the Rías Baixas region, make sure you sample its famous seafood and Albariño white wine. This region of Spain has many famous landmarks and will captivate those interested in history.
On your way to Santiago, you will also stop in Padrón, the hometown of Galicia’s most acclaimed poet, Rosalía de Castro, and reputedly the place where St James first landed in Galicia. It is also the best place to try the world-famous Padron peppers, of course.
This Camino trail has a medium level of difficulty with no day over 25km of walking, however a certain level of fitness is advised as it will make your journey more enjoyable.
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