Traditionally, Camino de Santiago pilgrims finished their journey by the Atlantic Ocean, at Cape Fisterra. Here they would burn their clothes, swim in the ocean and admire the sunset having completed their pilgrimage to Santiago and then to the ‘end of the world’. If you rather get to Finisterre in comfort, after your walk to Santiago, you can book a Finisterre day trip (Fisterra in Galician) instead, as part of your Camino de Santiago holiday with CaminoWays.com.
The Finisterre day trip will take you to the fishing village of Fisterra and its famous Cape and lighthouse; believed to be the end of the world by the Romans and local settlers before their arrival. You will also visit stunning parts of this area of great natural beauty called Costa da Morte, including the Ézaro waterfall (the only river in Europe reaching the sea as a waterfall), Carnota (home to the biggest granary and the largest sandy beach in Galicia) and the fishing village of Muxía, and its famous sanctuary overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
How it works:
You can easily book it as part of your Camino de Santiago trip when you book additional nights in Santiago.
The tour lasts 8 hours approximately.
You will be picked up from a meeting point in town at 9am.
The tour includes an English-speaking guide.
The Finisterre day trip departs with a minimum of 4 people. If you have a group of 4, our travel specialists will be able to confirm your tour straight away.
The cost per person is €40.
You might also want to read our blog post Fisterra: pilgrims, legend and beauty.
For more information about the Finisterre day trip or to book your Camino de Santiago holiday, contact our travel specialists.
Updated September 2021: This tour has been temporarily suspended due to the Covid pandemic.