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Santiago de Compostela, Finisterre and Vigo with backpack on the shoulder

Like real pilgrims, my friend Emma and I walked from Santiago de Compostela to Finisterre. Then we go to Vigo for family holidays.

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EuropeSpain8 days / July - August 2020

Highs & Lows

The landscapes are completely different when you walk.

Because of the COVID is difficult to find hostels and normal activities.

Itinerary Overview

Galicia, in the north of Spain, is one of the most diverse provinces in terms of landscapes and gastronomy. Due to the Camino de Santiago you can reach this region on foot. Everything is possible calmly and with friends everything is more fun. The technology is very useful to find routes and enabled sites in time of COVID. Get ready for 85 kilometers of adventure.

  • 1 Night: Santiago de Compostela
    Spirituality, architecture and food in Santiago de Compostela
  • 1 Night: Albergue Alto da Pena
    Three pilgrims at the first stop, sharing the table
  • 1 Night: Olveiroa
    Way to the sea. The Xallas river is a great place to to recharge before walking again.
  • 1 Night: Cee
    One step closer Cee is a small coastal town very close to Finisterre
  • 1 Night: Fisterra
    The end of the earth. In Finisterre the walking cycle of the pilgrims
  • 2 Nights: Vigo
    Vigo has everything: beach and mountain
  • 1 Night: Ons Island
    Ons is one of the islands that are in the Rías of Atlantic Ocean

Q & A

  • How was the food?

    To enjoy Galician food the top 3 is: O Galego, Cee; La Comidilla, Vigo and Casa Loncho, Olveiroa.

  • Packing tips?

    For a walk it is very important to carry a very light backpack. In a week you will only need three changes of underwear, three shirts and three pants. You can bring a bath towel and sandals.

  • Booking details?

    It is recommendable to download a mobile application of the Camino de Santiago to search for hostels and restaurants.