Camino Primitivo from Lugo to Santiago Last 100km
The Camino Primitivo from Lugo to Santiago Last 100km, the last stretch of the Original Way or Camino Primitivo from Lugo, is much easier than the first half, from Oviedo.
This part of the Camino trail takes 6 nights to complete, walking just over 97km. This stage starts in the fantastic city of Lugo, home to the best-preserved Roman wall in Europe (Read more about Lugo and the Romans), stretching over 2kms wrapped around the old town.
Apart from its famous wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lugo is also known for its good food. Many bars in town will serve free ‘pinchos’ when you order a drink.
The Camino Primitivo from Lugo to Santiago Last 100km, continues towards Santiago de Compostela across peaceful forests and farmland, following old Roman paved roads and over pretty medieval bridges. For any history buffs, this is the perfect Camino route as it is not only filled with historical points of interest, but it is also one of the oldest Camino routes (if not the oldest).
This section joins the final stretch of the Camino Frances, the most popular Camino route, in the lively town of Melide where you should try Galicia’s most classic dish: octopus. If you are traveling in October, make sure you catch the traditional San Froilán festival in Lugo.
The Camino Primitivo from Lugo to Santiago is perfect for pilgrims looking for a quieter, more rural experience on the Camino. There will be long interrupted stretches of this Camino with just yourself and your thoughts! If this sounds like the ideal Camino journey to you then the Camino Primitivo is for you.
If you complete the Camino Primitivo last 100km by foot, you will be eligible to get your Compostela Certificate.
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