THE LAST 100KMS VIP
Galician Roots offers you the possibility to achieve the last 100kms of the Camino, from Sarria to Santiago, in the easiest and comfortable way. Stay in charming hotels, manor and country houses with full board, travel guide, support vehicle, insurance, travel assistance and much more.
Completing these stages will allow you to apply for the Compostela at the Pilgrim office in Santiago.
All the establishments that we feature in our pictures have been carefully selected by us, if there is no availability for the dates you requested we would notify you and relocate you in a same level accommodation.
- 8 days / 7 nights in manors, country houses and charming hotels
- Breakfasts, lunches and dinners with drinks and dessert
- Galician traditional music performance with queimada, a typical Galician hot drink, during one of the dinners
- Travel guide speaking English and Spanish
- Luggage transfer during the trip (includes one suitcase of 15-20 kgs per person)
- Pilgrim passport (credencial del peregrino)
- Transfer from Santiago airport to Sarria
- Transfer from all our accommodations to the beginning point of our stage
- Spa treatments with massage, peeling, water streams and more
- Local traditional food tasting
- Visit to Santiago de Compostela
- Telephone assistance during your travel
Santiago – Sarria
We pick you up at Santiago airport to transfer you to our country house in Sarria.
Once we get there we’ll make a short introduction to all the attendants with a welcoming glass of wine. We’ll break down the route and the different stages and after dinning at the hotel we’ll rest to start the Camino next morning.
Sarria - Portomarín 24kms
After having breakfast we like to do some stretching to prepare and start our route. Today’s itinerary will give us an idea of the landscapes we’ll discover during the trip. As we pass the city we’ll start to follow the Camino under dozens of chestnuts and oaks walking through many small towns until we arrive to Portomarín crossing the bridge above lake Miño. We’ll have dinner and rest in our country house in Palas de Rei.
Portomarín – Palas de Rei 25kms
Today’s stage will firstly take us across a pine forest and afterwards to several towns, among them Castromaior stands out with its pre-Roman settlement remains. After crossing the Ligonde mountains we’ll arrive to Palas de Rei where we’ll visit the San Tirso church. To end up the day with some calm we’ll have a revitalising treatment at the Pambre spa. Finally after dinning a well-deserved rest awaits for us in our country house in Palas de Rei.
Palas de Rei – Melide 15kms
Halfway of our journey is done and today we’ll have a shorter stage up to Melide. Previously we’ll come across the small village of Furelos passing over its medieval bridge and stone houses until we arrive to our destination. In Melide we’ll visit the Terra de Melide museum and its church. A dinner with typical Galician food will be served liven up with traditional music, including a Galician agpipe performance and a queimada. We’ll sleep in a country house nearby Melide.
Melide – Arzúa 16kms
We’ll start our day going across a forest of eucalyptus and then through a stone path above Catasol lake, one of the most famous and photographed places of the Camino. This stage mixes paths surrounded by forests and tracks throughout small rural towns. Once arrived in Arzúa we’ll have a tasting menu with popular Galician food as Arzúa-Ulloa cheese, qualified with Protected Denomination of Origin, ham, empanada, a typical Galician pastry filled with tuna or meat and a large range of charcuterie from this area. Tonight we’ll be resting nearby Melide again.
Arzúa – Pedrouzo 19kms
This stage defines by easy slopes, trails crossing fields and streams but still keeping in sight the road. Before we arrive to Pedrouzo we’ll visit Santa Irene chapel dated of the Middle Ages. We’ll be resting and dining in Pedrouzo.
Pedrouzo – Santiago 20kms
Our last step to Santiago will take us to the Monte do Gozo hill from where we’ll have a panoramic view of the Cathedral before we continue our itinerary through urban paths. We’ll go across different residential areas until we arrive to the old part of town and finally the Obradoiro square with Santiago’s Cathedral will appear in front of us. If you wish to do so you’ll be able to apply for the Compostela certificate at the pilgrim office. We'll rest in Santiago tonight.
After breakfast we will meet to visit all together the Cathedral and the most iconic places in the surroundings. Willingly those who want shall attend the pilgrim mass celebrated at 12a.m.
THE BEST THINGS ABOUT THIS TRIP
Discover exclusively the Camino de Santiago, enjoying high rated accommodations, tasting the most representative and tasteful Galician dishes and fancy the traditional music of this welcoming part of Spain. This trip throughout the Galician landscapes will be above and beyond your expectations.
Optional visit to Fisterra and Galician cities.
Luggage transfer includes one suitcase of 15-20 kgs per person. If you wish to add more luggage do not hesitate to contact us.