Your pilgrimage begins with an overnight flight to Madrid. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.
You will be transported to your hotel to check in and unpack. Join the other pilgrims on a short walking tour of Spain’s capital city. Dinner will be at the hotel. Our walking begins tomorrow!
Transfer to Foncebadón to begin our walk. Pause at the Iron Cross before arriving in O Cebrerio, a breathtaking mountain village. End the day in Sarria with dinner and overnight.
Pick up your Pilgrim Passport and set out for Portomarín. See the Church of St. John of Jerusalem. Enjoy dinner and overnight in Portomarín, a town on the Miño River.
Day 5September 18Walk 15 miles / 24 km
Walk through fields, forests, and granaries to Palas de Rei. Explore the town, or visit the Monastery of Vilar de Donas. Dinner and overnight will be in Palas de Rei.
Day 6September 19Walk 18 miles / 28.8 km
On the way to Arzúa we will stop in Melide, visit 3 historic churches, pass through the province of A Coruña, and cross the Iso River. Dinner and overnight will be Arzúa.
Day 7September 20Rest
Just like God rested on the seventh day, we will take a break. After Mass, spend time reflecting on your journey so far and enjoy the day in carefree timelessness. Dinner and overnight in Arzúa.
Day 8September 21Walk 11 miles / 17.6 km
On the way to Arca O Pino we will stop for a picnic lunch. Explore Arca O Pino, including an optional visit to the Monastery of Sobrado. Enjoy dinner and overnight.
Day 9September 22Walk 14 miles / 22.4 km
Eat a picnic lunch on Monte del Gozo before arriving in Santiago de Compostela! Check in to the hotel and explore the capital city. Dinner and overnight in Santiago.
Day 10September 23Santiago de Compostela
Celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. See the statue of St. James and the crypt with St. James’ relics. Tour and explore the city. Dinner and overnight.
Day 11September 24Depart Santiago de Compostela
Say “hasta luego,” and revel in the memories as the bus transports you to the airport for your flight home.
Please note that for a number of reasons beyond our control or because new opportunities emerge, the schedule and itinerary can change.