CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FROM BAIONA TO SANTIAGO
This Camino de Santiago from Baiona (The Portuguese Way along the coast) is the only place where you can appreciate the relationship between the quiet beaches and the strong waves of the Atlantic, where the sea breeze will accompany us on our way. It is the ideal trail for those looking for new sensations, near the coast, that test the body and clear the mind through landscapes of breathtaking beauty.
STAGES CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FROM BAIONA
Day 1: Arrival in Baiona. Accommodation.
Day 2: Stage from Baiona to Vigo (24 Kms)
Day 3: Stage from Vigo to Arcade (23)
Day 4: Stage from Arcade to Pontevedra (13 Kms)
Day 5: Stage from Pontevedra to Caldas de Rei (21,9 kms)
Day 6: Stage from Caldas de Rei to Padron (18,5 Kms)
Day 7: Stage from Padron to Santiago de Compostela (24,6 kms)
Day 8: Breakfast – End of our services
YOUR REST AND ENJOYMENT WILL BE OUR MAIN OBJECTIVE !!
The accommodations that we offer to our clients are of high quality. The rooms are private and have their own exclusive bathroom, as well as the necessary services for your comfort.
We personally supervise and select the accommodations, based on the satisfaction expressed by our clients over the years. We will never put you in Hostels.
As these are accommodations with limited capacity, the exact name of them will be provided once you have made the final reservation of the trip, and we will verify availability on the dates you have chosen.
How to get to Baiona
We indicate the different options that our organizing agency of the Camino de Santiago starting in Baiona.
Option 1: Private car and leave the vehicle parked in Baiona.
Option 2: Bus.
Santiago> Vigo> Baiona
- From Santiago to Vigo with the Monbus company.
- From Vigo to Baiona with the company If he throws.
Madrid> Vigo (There is no direct option)
- From Madrid to Vigo with the company advance bus
- From Vigo to Baiona with the Atsa company.
Option 4: Plane
The closest airports to Baiona are Vigo and Santiago de Compostela.
From here there are two possibilities to get to Baiona:
- In bus, option seen above.
- Private transfer: Pick up at the Santiago or Vigo airport and direct transfer to the hotel in Baiona. Consult us for the service fee.
What to see and what to do in Baiona
STAGE FROM BAIONA TO VIGO (24 Kms)
During the tour, we will find a good number of pazos, typical civil architecture of Galicia inheritance of the Galician nobility of the Middle Ages, and we will enter a little more in the Ría de Vigo.
In Santa Cristina de A Ramallosa, in Sabarís Its small bridges from the XNUMXth century, the Church and the Pazo de Cadaval stand out.
In the parish of Matamá. They emphasize the Chapel of San Amaro and the Church of San Pedro.
In Vigo, the Pazo Quiñones de León and its gardens are a must. The Church of the Peaks or the Immaculate.
STAGE FROM VIGO TO REDONDELA (18,75 Kms)
Redondela, located at one end of the Vigo estuary, in which the island of San Simón emerges. We can see a Roman milestone that welcomes pilgrims as they pass through the town, as well as its two viaducts from the second half of the XNUMXth century. The pilgrims' hostel, the Casa de Petán or Santa Teresa from the XNUMXth century, the Church of Santiago and the Vilavella Convent stand out.
STAGE FROM REDONDELA TO PONTEVEDRA (18,8 Kms)
In Ponte Sampaio, its bridge with ten semicircular arches stands out, as well as the Church of Santa María, of Romanesque origin from the XNUMXth century.
In Pontevedra, the Ponte do Burgo stands out, which the pilgrims cross when they leave the historic center. The Sanctuary of the Pilgrim Virgin stands out in the old town, patron of the city, with scallop plant; Inside, the carvings of Santiago, San Roque and La Virgen with pilgrim habits stand out.
In the Plaza de la Ferreria, which is entered through the Porta do Camiño, is the Convent of San Francisco next to the Plaza de la Estrella, with its House of Faces and the Castro Sampedro Gardens.
STAGE FROM PONTEVEDRA TO CALDAS DE REI (21 Kms)
At the entrance of Caldas de Rei the Church of Santa María, of Romanesque origin. The Church of Santo Tomas Becket, built in 1890, the Church of Santa Maria de Bemil, San Andrés de César and San Esteban de Saiar, all of Romanesque origin.
One of the great attractions that the town has is that it is bathed by the Umia and Bermaña rivers, which can be crossed by pilgrims thanks to its Roman bridges. Its waters have therapeutic properties, so there are numerous spas in the town. In the Plaza stands out the public fountain known as Las Burgas, which is a good place to stop to cool off in its medicinal waters.
STAGE FROM CALDAS DE REI TO PADRON (18,5 Kms)
En Padrón highlights the Neoclassical Church of Santiago from the XNUMXth century, the seal of the church shows the scene of the arrival of the body of Santiago at the port of Padrón. Beneath the main altar is “el Pedrón”, a stone that is said to have been used to tie the boat in which the already dead Apostle Santiago was transported from Palestine to the Galician coast. It is, therefore, a symbol for many pilgrims.
The XNUMXth century Carmen fountain, next to the Carmen convent.
The Church of Saint Mary of Hebron, The Church of Saint Anthony of Hebron.
The Collegiate Church of Iria Flavia.
The Hermitage of Santiaguiño. Its great attraction is to travel the Via Crucis of 136 steps to reach it. Inside there is a stone image of the Saint, as well as a group of rocks where the Apostle preached. Under the Hermitage is the fountain that, according to tradition, sprouted after hitting the apostle with his staff.
The Fondo da Vila Cruceiro from the XNUMXth century.
Highlight the Santiago bridge and the Roman bridge.
The Espolón promenade is a good place for a relaxing stroll.
STAGE FROM PADRON TO SANTIAGO (24,6 Kms)
In Santiago de Compostela we find the most important monument of our entire route, the Cathedral of Santiago, dedicated to the Apostle Santiago. It was consecrated in the year 1128 and is a good example of a pilgrimage church. Romanesque in style, with later Renaissance and Baroque elements from the XNUMXth century. With a Romanesque layout with a Latin cross, it has three naves divided by semicircular arches, a gallery, a transept and an ambulatory. Highlight, by master Mateo, the Pórtico de la Gloria, the best example of Spanish Romanesque.
As a tradition, every pilgrim who wants and can attend the Mass of 12 In the cathedral. In it, with a little luck, you can see the magnificent botafumeiro in action. Another tradition is the embrace of the image of the apostle Santiago and the visit to his crypt. It is a must visit the museum of the same, as well as the visit to the roofs of the Cathedral.
The Monastery of San Martín Pinario, in front of the Plaza de la Azabachería.
The Cover of the Parador de los Reyes Católicos, in the Plaza del Obradoiro, which was founded as a pilgrim's hospital.
The entire old town is spectacular, it moves us without realizing medieval times. In he is the Abastos de Santiago market. On the other hand, you can also get to know the surroundings of Santiago and take organized excursions along the Costa da Morte and Rias Baixas.
Road from Baiona in boom
The numbers of pilgrims on this Camino are growing exponentially, let's remember that Baiona treasures the history of the discovery of America, where running on the date of March 1, 1493, the caravel Pinta arrived captained by Martin Alonso Pinzon with the news of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus.
This route of the Portuguese Way, is far from the numbers of pilgrims who transit the popular Way of Saint James from Sarria to Santiago, but the towns through which it passes, its people, its gastronomy and beautiful landscapes give it a preferential place among the different variants of the Camino.
- Accommodations in Hotels, Cottages, Hostels
- Special breakfast
- Travel assistance insurance in Spain
- Roadside assistance vehicle in case of emergency
- Roadside telephone assistance
- Luggage transfer in the stages
- 1 suitcase per person, maximum 20Kgs
- Informative digital dossier of the road
- Pilgrim's credential
- Pilgrim's Scallop
- Galician Typical Product
- No cancellation fees
- Up to 15 days before starting the Camino
Remember that the cost of the optional services you choose will be added to the base price of the route.
- Single room supplement: Consult
- Dinner supplement: Consult
- Extra night in Santiago
- € 80 / person (Double room with Breakfast)
- Additional luggage
- If you carry more than 1 suitcase per person
- Replace Caldas Stage of Reis-Padron
- Make translatio (boat + foot)
- 1-day excursions (Bus)
- Finisterre (Costa da morte) and / or Rias Baixas
- Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)
- Cancellation Insurance (Foreigners)