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Spain The Way ~ El Camino de Santiago Tours for 2012
Galicia, Extremadura, Andalucia and Valencia Extreme Food + Wine
Spain Off the Beaten Path | Spain Cruise by Land Tours | Dine Your Way Through Spain | The El Camino Ways
An adventure that will change your life!


For a thousand years pilgrims and nature lovers have come from all over the world to walk these enchanted roads leading to Santiago de Compostela. Today they’re still coming to participate in this unique, life-changing adventure. Now you can walk these same ancient and historic ‘Caminos de Santiago’ (trails) that have brought knights and pilgrims to the emerald green fields of Galicia every year for the past millennium.

As you walk these trails, you’ll think you’ve gone back in time. You’ll pass by castles, cathedrals, hidden sanctuaries and gravestones with inscriptions that date back to the tenth century. You’ll cross ancient Roman bridges and walk by battlefields where Romans, Celts and Visigoths fought.  Our packages take you through the heart of beautiful northern Iberian Peninsula into the mystical region of Galicia, The Celtic Soul of Spain. Whichever one you choose, you’ll walk through a beautiful off the beaten path, picturesque Spanish countryside, or if you prefer you can also be driven part of the way.

You’ll dine on local Spanish country cuisine and drink some of Spain’s best wines. And each night you’ll stay in a comfortable country inn, hotel or historic ‘pazo’(manor). And the hospitality of the people you’ll meet along the way is legendary. They love to greet pilgrims.  And by the time you reach your final destination, you’ll not only have experienced the adventure of a lifetime but participated in one of the world’s greatest pilgrimages. You’ll come home completely refreshed and ready to take on the slings and arrows of daily life. All roads lead to Santiago.




The French Way / El Camino Frances
Leon • Astorga • Rabannal del Camino • Molinaseca • Ponferrada • Villafranca del Bierzo
• O’Cebreiro • Sarria • Portomarin • Palais de Rei-Melide • Arzua • Rua • Santiago • 10 nights / 11 days

The French Way is the best known of all the routes to Santiago. The principle stopover's were actually described in the Codex Calixtinus in the year 1135, established by King Alfonso the VI. The Codex offers a complete description of the entire experience, beginning at the border with France, crossing Northern Spain and ending in Galicia. During medieval times Santiago was considered an important pilgrimage to make, along with Rome and Jerusalem. Many pilgrims walked these trails in the hopes of been exonerated from their sins.

You’ll join thousands of outdoor lovers and pilgrims from all over the world who travel this route every year. This portion of The French Way starts in Medieval Leon and passes through Villafranca del Bierzo, gateway to the lush region of Galicia, en route to your final destination Santiago de Compostela.   You’ll walk through countless of beautiful towns and villages, green lush countryside, meadows, farmlands and rivers. You’ll pass by sanctuaries, castles and monasteries, including one that dates back to the 6th Century. You’ll stop for a respite in each of the above villages and towns, as well as the famed

Vilar de Donas, probably the most outstanding example of Galician Romanesque architecture still intact. And you’ll cross a raging river on a two thousand year old Roman stone footbridge as you enter the medieval metropolis of Melide.   VIEW PDF and PRINT OUT, Call for more information: or email us.

The Galician Way / El Camino Portugues
Tui • Baiona • Ria de Pontevedra • Pontevedra • Ribadavia • Cambados • Santiago • 7 nights / 8 days

The Galician Way is part of the original Portuguese Way, which starts in Lisbon and ends in Santiago de Compostela. Its trails and paths date back to the 12th century, many following the original roads built during the Roman occupation. Your adventure starts in Tui along the Galician border with Portugal. The scenery is spectacular. Your trail takes you along the Miño River. You cross ancient bridges, country chapels, majestic cathedrals, Roman ruins, hidden sanctuaries and a host of historic cities, towns and villages, all marked with medieval wayside crosses.

You’ll follow some of the same paths taken by the Spanish Catholics King and Queen’s daughter, Saint Isabel of Portugal during the 16th century. As you travel north, you’ll see Celtic roots everywhere you look in this mystical region. As you follow Galicia’s impressive coastline once occupied by Vikings, you’ll visit the historic towns of Baiona, Pontevedra and Cambados.

In medieval Ribadavia, you’ll learn their process of wine-making handed down through the centuries, and when you travel along Ria de Pontevedra, you’ll also have the opportunity to taste some of their unique wines. The hospitality of the people you’ll meet along the Galician Way is legendary. They welcome all pilgrims and nature lovers especially those coming from abroad.    VIEW PDF and PRINT OUT, Call for more information: or email us.



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