The Winter Camino Camino de Invierno Last 100km

Activity :
Walking or Cycling
Duration :
7 Nights
Distance :
138 km
Difficulty :
Medium +
Tour Type :
Self-Guided
Time To Go :
April to October
Price :
from €709
Reviews :
Specialist: Juanma
Groups specialist Juanma grew up near Vigo, where he studied International Business and moved to Ireland just 2 days after his graduation. A road cycling and hiking enthusiast, ...
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Belinda, Canada - September 2018
Camino Ways was very helpful in arranging our walk of 132 Km. We were 4 women over 50 and had asked for a quiet Camino. The Invierno route was lovely. The first three days were challenging but we had been prepared based on notes and advice we received from Caminoways. The accommodation was great overall - Chantata being the one exception but I think it was all that was available. The only snag we ran into was that we had some difficulty getting breakfast if we wanted to start early. Most of the accommodation operators preferred breakfast after 8:00 a.m. This was not a fault of Caminoways but rather a limitation of the accommodations. The two guest houses Caminoways arranged were highlights of the trip, walking notes were helpful and thorough, and the two times we had to phone for support they were prompt and very helpful. I would highly recommend Caminoways.I would certainly use their service again!
Activity:
Walking or Cycling
Duration:
7 Nights
Distance:
138 km
Difficulty:
Medium +
Tour Type:
Self-Guided
Time To Go:
April to October
Price:
from €709
Rating:

Traditionally the Camino de Invierno #caminodeinvierno (Winter Way) was the route taken by pilgrims to Santiago in the Winter time to avoid the snowy mountains of O Cebreiro, on the Camino Frances. However today it is better explored in Spring and Autumn, to appreciate its full natural beauty.

The last section of the Camino de Invierno takes pilgrims from Monforte de Lemos, capital of the Ribeira Sacra wine-making region to Santiago de Compostela. The Ribeira Sacra region is home to great natural beauty and archaeology, as well as being the area with the highest number of Romanesque religious buildings in Europe, hence its name.

Wine making is a centuries-old tradition in the region, introduced by the Romans. One of the highlights is the picturesque village of Belesar, crossed by a Roman road and where pilgrims can admire the lovely views of the River Miño with its canyons and terraced vineyards.

The route has been marked with the Camino arrows and shells by the local Camino association. It is an off the beaten track and spectacular route, recommended for experienced walkers.

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Specialist: Juanma
Groups specialist Juanma grew up near Vigo, where he studied International Business and moved to Ireland just 2 days after his graduation. A road cycling and hiking enthusiast, ...
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