The Portuguese Way – Santarém to Coimbra 2/5

The second section of the Portuguese Way route of the Camino de Santiago starts in the picturesque hilltop town of Santarém and crosses the centre of Portugal towards Coimbra.This region of Portugal is soaked in history and tradition.

The Camino trail takes pilgrims through peaceful countryside and farmland, stopping in historic villages, towns and cities along the way. Your destination for this section is the pocket-sized city of Coimbra, home to Coimbra University, one of the oldest in the world and declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 2013.