Magnificent Porto, the colourful UNESCO World Heritage city home of Port wine, is a wonderful starting point for your Camino Portugues.
This classic Camino de Santiago route takes in many different landscapes across Northern Portugal and Galicia, from lush forests and vineyards to rolling green hills and lovely villages dotted with magnificent Baroque and Romanesque churches.
You will travel along ancient paths, following in the footsteps of Queen Isabel of Portugal who took this trail to Santiago de Compostela in the 13th century. Since then, thousands of pilgrims have taken this way from Portugal to Santiago.
Once in Valenca do Minho, pilgrims will cross the River Minho over the International Bridge to reach Tui, in Galicia. From Tui, you will continue North towards Santiago reaching the famous Rías Baixas, home of Albariño white wine and some of Europe’s top seafood.
In Galicia, the Portuguese Camino trail takes you to forests, farmlands and lovely historic villages and cities such as Pontevedra before taking you to magnificent Santiago de Compostela.
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