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Your pilgrimage begins in the mysterious and charming village of O Cebreiro, one of the most emblematic places to do the French Way of Santiago. It is a journey of 96 miles divided into 7 stages, with a duration of 9 days.
The Journey to Santiago begins in O Cebreiro, with overnight in this town, and the 7 Stages ends in the following towns: Triacastela, Sarria, Portomarín, Palas de Rei, Arzúa and Pedrouzo from where you enter Santiago de Compostela through the symbolic Monte do Gozo.
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The French Way of St. James Route from O Cebreiro to Santiago
O CEBREIROO Cebreiro, place where you will start tomorrow your exciting pilgrimage on the Camino Frances de Santiago. Welcome to Spain!!! OVERNIGHT
STAGE 1 (13 MI) · FROM O CEBREIRO TO TRIACASTELAToday will be full of beautiful, mountainous views. Going downhill along the zigzag path, you will encounter many small, charming villages that seem to be hidden from all over the world. Nearby forests and nature literally take the breath away of the pilgrims. The route largely bypasses the asphalt sections, however, runs parallel to the sidewalks and roads, which gives the choice for people who want to avoid the mud or snow during less favorable weather conditions. FULL BREAKFAST • LUGAGGE TRANSFER • OVERNIGHT
STAGE 2 (11 MI) · FROM TRIACASTELA TO SARRIAToday, The way runs along the chain of small towns with the rich tradition of the Camino de Santiago. We can enjoy the wonderful views of the local forests there. The variant Samos departs south of the Sarria River, offering beautiful landscapes and numerous examples of Galician architecture. Before Sarria, there is the 6th-century monastery of Samos, which is an eternal refuge for pilgrims. FULL BREAKFAST • LUGAGGE TRANSFER • OVERNIGHT
STAGE 3 (14 MI) · FROM SARRIA TO PORTOMARINAn interesting stage and relatively easy to overcome. The road leads through a beautiful section of Galicja, it leads us between meadows and lush forests of oaks and chestnuts, leaving us with an infinite number of small villages or interesting places. We will start our day with an early breakfast, then we will set off. In the 12th-century church of Igrexa de San Salvador you will be able to stamp your Pilgrim Passport. You will pass through the 12th-century bridge erected over a small stream. It is called Ponte de Aspera and is entirely made of stone. We will also pass the small city of Barbadelo, and a few kilometers away, we will see a famous milestone with number 100 kilometres away to Santiago de Compostela. A further route leads over the reservoir, which was created in 1960 to supply the entire region with electricity. It is obtained from the waters of the longest river of Galicia – the Miño River. We will end the day in the city, where we will be able to admire, among others, the church of Igrexa de San Nicolas, which once served as a fortress. The medieval town of Portomarín disappeared in 1963 under the waters of the Belesar reservoir. The buildings of the highest historical value have been transferred to the new city. FULL BREAKFAST • LUGAGGE TRANSFER • OVERNIGHT
STAGE 4 (16 MI) · FROM PORTOMARIN TO PALAS DE REIOur next day is a bit longer journey – all the effort will fully reward us, however, the wonderful oaks and eucalyptus met on the trail. At some point, we will see Castro de Castromaior – a settlement from the Iron Age -. An important point on the route will also be the Cruceiro de Lameiros from 1670. It has a great symbolic meaning, individual parts of the cross show a hammer, nails, spikes and a skull wich is clear symbol of the death of Jesus Christ -. Then we will reach the small town of Palas de Rei where we will spend the next night. FULL BREAKFAST • LUGAGGE TRANSFER • OVERNIGHT
STAGE 5 (18 MI) · FROM PALAS DE REIS TO ARZUAThis stage could be divided into 2 days on request. We would overnight in the town of Melide. Please, Contact us. Today we will leave the province of Lugo and enter the province of La Coruña. Many places on the route of the day look like live drawn from the Middle Ages. Examples include the Igrexa de Santa Maria de Leboreiro and the twelfth-century Ponte Velhe Furelos bridge. At some point, the neighborhood will change into a slightly more modern one. The best octopuses are prepared in the local restaurants in Galicia, so it is worth stopping for a moment and trying these fabulous dishes. FULL BREAKFAST • LUGAGGE TRANSFER • OVERNIGHT
STAGE 6 (12 MI) · FROM ARZUA TO O PEDROUZOThis day includes easier routes to overcome, thanks to which we will keep the energy for the finale in the Santiago de Compostela cathedral. All the time we will be able to admire the wonderful landscapes full of fields and meadows where the oaks and eucalyptus grow. Particularly recommended for visiting are: a small church of St. Irena and the holy fountain of eternal youth, which was built in honor of Saint Irena, a Portuguese martyr who was killed in this place. FULL BREAKFAST • LUGAGGE TRANSFER • OVERNIGHT
STAGE 7 (12 MI) · FROM O PEDROUZO TO SANTIAGOThe ninth day is a journey through gentle and picturesque areas. We will be able to go to the viewpoint of El Monte de Gozo, where for the first time we can see the purpose of our trip – the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The cathedral is located on the Plaza del Obradoiro, after reaching the destination, at the Pilgrim Office, you will be asked to show your Pilgrim Passport and reveal the purpose of your trip (eg. spiritual or cultural). Then you will receive a special certificate verifying that you have completed the pilgrimage of the Camino de Santiago. Together with a crowd of pilgrims, we will be able to visit the surroundings of the cathedral and see the incense Botafumeiro. FULL BREAKFAST • LUGAGGE TRANSFER • OVERNIGHT
SANTIAGO. End of ServicesAfter a full breakfast our services end. We can facilitate your return trip *. This is the end of your wonderful adventure. We hope you enjoyed and feel satisfied with your pilgrimage on this Camino Frances de Santiago. The fruits of your Camino de Santiago will appear from this very moment deep inside you, and will last, accompanying you, over the years. Thank you very much for trusting mascamino.es. Good Return Trip!
- 8 nights in shared dorm or private rooms.
- 8 full breakfasts.
- Pilgrims Passport and Travel Guide.
- Luggage transfer between stages.
- Possibility to attend to the daily Mass.
- Phone support on the road 24 hours.
- „*” The options marked with these symbols have an additional cost.
- Flights: Although we can provide them. Please contact us.
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