New Year, New Camino

cathedrals-beach-ribadeo-northern-way-camino-de-santiago-caminowaysCaminoWays.com, the walking and cycling holiday specialists, have just released five fantastic new walking and cycling routes across Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland – perfect for those looking for a new challenge in 2015!

Regardless of which route you choose, you can be sure that your walking holiday will be a fantastic and exciting experience. New Year… time for a New Camino!

1: Cathedral to cathedral on the Northern Way

This Camino de Santiago route begins in the seaside town of Ribadeo, home to the magnificent Praia das Catedrais, or Cathedrals Beach, one of the most spectacular beaches in Spain. From here, you will follow the Camino del Norte across rolling hills to the Mondoñedo cathedral and finally, to the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela.

10 night holiday on the Northern Way from Ribadeo to Santiago de Compostela from €905pps (low season).

porto-boats-portugal-camino-de-santiago-caminoways2: Cycling the Portuguese Way from Porto

The Portuguese Way is the second most popular Camino trail after the French Way and features pretty country villages, beautiful cities and stunning views. Starting in the picturesque city of Porto, the home of Port wine, you will cycle north, taking in places such as Valenca do Minho and Tui. You will also visit Pontevedra where you will get to eat some of the world’s best seafood and fish. Cycling this route takes just over a week and is the ideal way to experience this beautiful trail.

7 night holiday on the Portuguese Way Camino cycling from Porto to Santiago de Compostela from €714pps (low season).

3: On the Cammino di San Francesco, the St Francis Way to Rome

Poggio-Bustone-stfrancis-wayFollow in the footsteps of St Francis of Assisi on this route of spectacular natural beauty. On this path, you will journey from Florence to Assisi, the birthplace of St Francis, and through many other impressive hilltop towns full of history such as Gubbio. This route finishes at the Vatican and has been followed by many pilgrims who have been inspired by St Francis of Assisi.

9 night holiday on the St Francis Way walking from Assisi to Rieti from €854pps (low season).

4: Cycling Camino across Tuscany

Follow the Via Francigena, the Camino to Rome, by bicycle – a wonderful way to take in the sights along this epic pilgrim trail. For an easy itinerary, start in Lucca and explore this wonderful walled city before cycling along Tuscany’s famous white gravel roads known as ‘strade bianche’ until you reach majestic Siena.

7 night holiday on the Via Francigena from Lucca to Siena from €662pps (low season).

keem-bay-cycling-wild-atlantic-way-ireland-ways5: Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland

IrelandWays.com, the newest addition to the CaminoWays.com family, have a selection of fantastic walking and cycling holidays on the Wild Atlantic Way. This is the longest coastal route in the world and takes in all of the rugged beauty of the West of Ireland. Whether you choose to cycle from Westport to Achill or walk the Dingle Way or Kerry Way, you are sure to have a fantastic holiday.

4 night holiday cycling the Great Western Greenway from Westport to Achill from €475pps.

Contact the CaminoWays.com travel specialists for more information and advice on the right Camino de Santiago, Via Francigena or walking trail in Ireland for you.

Details

Price includes: accommodation on half-board basis, luggage transfers from hotel to hotel and holiday pack with practical information for your trip.

Price does not include: flights, transport or insurance.

Optional: ask the team about hotel upgrades in cities and towns, airport transfer and bike rental.

Offers are subject to availability.

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Comments

  1. By Maria

    Hi Erica, thanks for your note. The customer care team will be in contact and send you some information by email. The 5 routes we have selected as higlights are the Northern Way (you can cover from Ribadeo, on the coast, to Santiago in 11 days http://caminoways.com/ways/northern-way-camino-del-norte/northern-way-vilalba-santiago-de-compostela); the St Francis Way in Italy and Tuscany in Italy (both part of the Via Francigena pilgrimage to Rome http://www.francigenaways.com).

    There are also other great options if you want to explore other Camino routes/sections: for instance the Finisterre Way starting in Santiago and heading to Finisterre/Muxia (http://caminoways.com/ways/finisterre-way-camino-fisterra); the last section of the Via de la Plata from Ourense (http://caminoways.com/ways/via-de-la-plata-camino-mozarabe/via-de-la-plata-section-10)… and also the Portuguese Way along the coast, starting in Porto http://caminoways.com/ways/portuguese-coastal-way-caminho-da-costa/portuguese-coastal-way-section-1 or even the sections in France, for instance Le Puy (http://caminoways.com/ways/le-puy-way-chemin-du-puy). Lots of options and ideas!

  2. By Erica Doyle

    Hi there, can you email the 5 route’s to me? Done the Portuguese route last year and we’re very interested in doing a new route this year. Thanks

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