SAINT JAMES WAY - FISTERRA 6 DAYS -WALKING TOUR
DAY 1. ARRIVAL BY OWN ACCOUNT AND OVERNIGHT IN SANTIAGO
DAY 2. SANTIAGO – NEGREIRA (22 KM)
Santiago de Compostela is abandoned, starting from the spectacular and unique Plaza do Obradoiro, until the Rua das Hortas, throu the transit from the Hostal de los Reyes Catholics and the Pazo de Raxoi. On our left the church of San Frucutoso crowned by four statues representing the cardinal virtues, and continue down this street that extends along Avenida das Hortas, Poza bar and Rua de San Lorenzo de Trasouto, ancient medieval Franciscan monastery From here the road runs between beautiful oak groves, eucalyptus and rural villages dotted along the valley beside the river Sar, reaching the Alto do Vento, from where a descent into Agua pesada starts. Once here you start a steep ascent to Carballo, to then begin a descent to Ponte Maceira; and enjoy its medieval bridge over the river Tambre, with its windmills and cobbled streets. Later we climb a paved stretch to A Chancela, to finish the stage in Negreira, where we can see very different styles, from Romanesque to contemporary, through Gothic and baroque, mixed with varied civil architecture such as granaries and mills.
DAY 3. NEGREIRA – OLIVEIROA (31 KM)
Nice stage in a fully rural environment. Presents, although frequent slopes generally mild. Negreira We will leave Negreira through the bridge over the river Barcala that leads to a hill where the Church of San Xulian de Negreira (S. XVIII) is. From here the route runs along the old Camino Real to Finisterre that will guide us to Zas. In this beautiful villa you can enjoy its lush «Carballeira» or pay a visit to the town hall with the wide Praza of the Campo do Carme or the Parish Church. We leave Zas to continue our way through small villages such as Pena, Vilaserio and Maroñas; and from here we start the descent towards Ponte Olveira Corzón and that through a small bridge no internal Olveiroa, and has several buildings of great artistic value, especially religious and the Church of Santiago and the beautiful views of the Fervenza Reservoir.
DAY 4. OLVEIROA – CEE (18 KM)
Today we can enjoy sublime landscapes, beginning the stage bordering Olveira reservoirs and Castelo, reaching the Logoso Hospital, whose name refers undoubtedly to pilgrimages. We take the road that leads to Cee and joined the old road that does not lead to the hermitage of Nosa Señora das Neves and San Pedro Martir where we find a chapel dedicated to the saint, with a source telling miraculous. We descend the Alto do Cruzeiro da Armada. The first place where you see the sea, and from where and Cape Finisterre is sensed. Once in the city center of Cee we can enjoy the Church of Santa Maria de Xunqueira. An important Gothic sanctuary surprised with the charm of the coast; for the view, for its architecture and for its unique beauty.
DAY 5. CEE – FISTERRA (16 KM)
Today’s ride is a pleasant walk through pine forests, beaches and cliffs, as we leave Cee toward the Cotón house, the promenade and the Praia da Seca (Concha beach) that leads to Corcubion a large artistic villa and with monumental interest by the beauty of the old town and the beauty of the Gothic church of San Marcos Gothic style sailor. We head to the village of Vilar, from where we come to a crossroads after San Pedro da Redonda and headed up the Cove Estorde last place before entering the City Council of Finisterre. We take a detour to reach Monte Seoane Sardiñeiro and where next the viewpoint of heel is, and where we see the grandeur of the coast. Here we head towards the Langosteira beach where we can enjoy the boardwalk between the beautiful dunes of the beach, or we can walk in the Langosteira sand, following the more traditional route to reach the landmark “cruceiro A Crus Baixar” – and in the town of Finisterre where we will visit the church of Santa Maria das Arreas in Fiesterra and his Santo Cristo (XIV century) – with which our route had stumbled on the cabo way; and the lighthouse of Finisterre.
DAY 6. CHECK OUT AND END OF OUR SERVICES
- Accommodation and breakfast in double or single room with bathroom.
- Backpacks transportation for each stage along the way (max. 15 kg per-bag)
- Accommodation along the way: Hotels, Farmhouses, Hostels and Pensions
- P3 to visit Santiago (historical center / self guided)
Does not included
- Support car / Transfer IN / Transfer OUT
- 3rd person discount in extra bed sharing room with 2 adults on request
- Half Board supplement on request
- 4 picnics supplement (sándwich + drink + dessert) 29,00€
- Private Transfer and/or support car during the way: on request.