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Camino Portugues Costal

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Porto to Oia Camino Portugues Costal

Walking / Bicycle

Walking

Duration

7

Grade

1

Distance Miles/Km

79/127

Hospitality

הדירוג הממוצא הוא 2.5 מתוך 5

Low Season

From

682

High Season

From

749

Porto to Oia Camino Portugues Costal

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Overview


On this route to Santiago de Compostela, we travel along fishing villages and towns along the coastline of northern Portugal through trails and long forest paths to the beginning of the Galicia region in Spain.

Wonderful landscapes, monasteries, fortresses, and enchanting forests will accompany us along the trail, crossing cities and towns with historical interest and unique architecture like Porto and Viana do Castelo, which will provide us with a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the local culture, art, cuisine, and experience the Portuguese charm in luxurious and unique accommodations.

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Itinerary
Day 1 - Arrival in Porto

The beautiful and colorful city of Porto, home to the famous Port wine, is a perfect place to start our journey. The large city located on the banks of the Duero River is one of the most popular destinations in Western Europe. Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and a UNESCO World Heritage site, where we can visit one of the many wineries scattered along the harbor, the famous Luís I Bridge, and enjoy a good meal at one of the many restaurants in the city with a young and vibrant atmosphere.

Day 2

After breakfast, we will head to the Atlantic Ocean coastline, along the route that passes along the Duero River. On our way, we will pass through nature reserves, walking on forest trails, facing sandy beaches, and authentic fishing villages. In the historical coastal town of Vila do Conde, we can admire its impressive water mill. We can spend the end of the day on the beach of the town of Povoa de Varzim, which was once a major fishing port in the 18th century.
Walking: 36 km

Day 3

After leaving the town of Povoa de Varzim, we will walk along beaches and sandy dunes dotted with abundant wildflowers along a pleasant path. We will cross the Cávado River and reach the coastal town of Esposende, who is rich in cultural heritage. We can visit one of the largest and richest monasteries in northern Portugal.
Walking: 20 km

Day 4

Prepare for one of the most beautiful days on the route! We will depart from Esposende and continue north as we leave the coastline. Walking through enchanting forests will lead us to the banks of the Neiva River, from where we will walk to the magnificent bridge over the Lima River, the gateway to the heart-capturing city of Viana do Castelo, famous for its ancient and stunning architecture.
Walking: 25 kilometers

Day 5

A string of villages and stunning coastline landscapes will accompany most of our walk today. After a moderate and short climb, we will descend to the coastal town of Vila Praia de Âncora, where we will have the opportunity to enjoy the beac, dip our feet in the cool ocean waters, or relax at one of the cafes along the promenade and enjoy the beautiful sunset.
Walking: 18 km

Day 6

We will bid farewell to the coastline of Portugal and enter through the ancient gate of the town of Caminha. After crossing the Mino River by boat, we will stop at the fishing village of A Guarda, a perfect culinary station for seafood lovers. We will continue our journey along the coastal path to reach the picturesque village of Oia, where we can visit the majestic monastery of Santa María de Oia, built in the 12th century, and enjoy a peaceful atmosphere.
Walking: 28 km

Day 7

Our amazing journey has come to an end... You can leave after breakfast with unforgettable memories of an unforgettable journey, or stay with us for a few more days and explore the fascinating and rich Galician region of Spain.
Don't hesitate to contact us for further itinerary planning.
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