Camino Santiago on foot: Tui-Santiago

TUI is the gateway in Spain of the Portuguese Way. In Galicia, the layout advances parallel to the Rías Bajas de Vigo and Pontevedra.

A journey that we will make in seven days crossing exuberant landscapes, with numerous rivers and wooded areas. Nuclei of population with as much meaning and architectural beauty as Redondela, Pontesampaio, Pontevedra, Caldas de Rei and Padrón, where according to the legend the boat that brought from Palestine brought the remains of the Apostle.

Tui
Porriño
Redondela
Pontevedra
Calas de Rei
Census
Santiago de Compostela
Remember that in Mundiplus we can adapt the kilometers of the stages according to your needs and physical condition.
Any route can be planned both for individuals traveling alone, and for large groups or families.

Itinerary Portuguese Way from Tui (7 days-6 nights-5 stages)

Day 1: Arrival in Tui. Accommodation.
Day 2: Tui-Redondela Stage (31.2 kms)
Difficulty: Medium Duration: 8h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

We started this stage crossing and wandering through the spectacular old town of TUI. We may have visited, among other monuments, the splendid Cathedral of Santa María de TUI, the Church of San Telmo, just like him International Bridge designed according to Eiffel influences.

The route crosses paths and paths through large wooded areas and numerous water courses. We will cross the Ponte da Veiga, on the Louro river, one of the most characteristic of the route.

On the way to Redondela, we will visit the Pazo de Mos, Cruceiro Os Cabaleiros and the Chapel of Santiaguiño.

Arrival in Redondela. End of the stage. Accommodation.

RECOMMENDATION

For those people with little physical preparation or who prefer to perform the stage more calmly and relaxed, it would be advisable to divide the stage in two days:

- Stage: Tui - Porriño (16.4 Kms)

- Stage: Porriño - Redondela (14.8 Kms)

Day 3: Redondela-Pontevedra Stage (19.8 kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 5h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Another stage of great beauty, intense green meadows and with magnificent views over the Vigo estuary.

We will visit numerous places that will be inviting us to stop in them.

At this stage it is worth mentioning the passage through Monte Albor Y Pontecesures.

Among those that stand out Arcadian, with its worldwide famous oysters, as well as Ponte Sampaio, famous for having fought a battle against the French troops, which meant the withdrawal of these in Galicia.

Arrival in Pontevedra. Accommodation.

Day 4: Stage Pontevedra-Caldas de Rei (21.9 kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 5h 30m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

After having visited Pontevedra, with its historical center of great monumental value, as well as its numerous squares, this stage returns to submerge us in the most rural Galicia, with numerous small villages and isolated houses surrounded by areas of abundant vegetation.

We will travel through small paths and paths, until we reach our goal of the Caldas de Rei day, famous for being a thermal villa of first order.

Arrival at Caldas de Rei. End of the stage. Accommodation.

Day 5: Stage Caldas de Rei-Padron (18,5 Kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 4h 30m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Short stage and very comfortable. We continue through Galicia without great difficulties, with a terrain that invites us to relaxation and meditation.

Small nuclei of population, numerous cruceiros will appear in our way, mixed with that placid silence that accompanies us since we began our Camino.

Arrival in Padron. End of the stage. Accommodation.

Spiritual variant-Translatio

There is the possibility of replacing this stage on foot, by a boat trip that runs from Vilanova de Arousa, by the Arousa River, through the Ulla River to Pontecesures, from where we will return to Padron on foot (2). , 5 km)

Translatio-Translation that, according to legend, made the stone boat, with the remains of the Apostle Santiago from Palestine to iria flavia (Padron), along with his two disciples Anastasio and Teodoro.
Day 6: Padron-Santiago de Compostela Stage (24.6 kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 6h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

After our stay in Padrón and Iria Flavia, places of great Jacobean evocation-according to legend, here the boat ran aground with the remains of the Apostle, coming from Palestine, in a "Pedrón", that is conserved in the cathedral of said city, we go to the end of our Camino.

Stage, not as spectacular as the previous ones, since we will find many paved roads, and the population centers will no longer be so bucolic.

Despite this, we are in an area where much of the legend of the "translatio" of the Apostle, to Santiago de Compostela.

Arrival in Santiago de Compostela. Accommodation.

Day 7: Breakfast-End of our services

¿DID YOU KNOW WHAT in Padrón, the location of our Camino ... ??

Under the main altar is «El Pedrón», stone that is said to have been used to tie the boat in which the Apostle Santiago was moved, already dead, from Palestine to the Galician coasts.

Accommodation

The accommodations that we offer to our clients are from great quality and all rooms have a private bathroom, as well as the necessary services for your comfort. All establishments have been supervised and selected by Viajes Mundiplus, based on the satisfaction expressed by our customers over the years. On our routes, we never offer hostels.

As they are dates of free election in which they can carry out the Camino, and when they are accommodation with limited capacity, the exact name of the same will be provided once they have made the firm reservation of their trip, and verified the availability in them.

Our primary objective is his tranquility, rest and enjoy the Camino de Santiago.

Then, you can see and display a wide selection of some of our usual accommodations where you could stay.

Price

Double room with breakfast
€ 470 per person
24 and 25 July (Fiestas Apóstol): Check rate.
Double room with breakfast and dinner en route (Santiago breakfast only)
€ 565 per person
24 and 25 July (Fiestas Apóstol): Check rate.
Route information
  • Portuguese Way from Tui
    • Total distance: 108 kms
  • Dates: Free choice. You choose the day!
    • The trip must be booked at least 1 week before the date you have decided.
  • Applicable discounts:
    • € 25 for children under 12 in a shared room
    • € 20 / person for groups of 4 people or more
    • € 25 / person for groups of 10 people or more
  • Diet to choose:
    • Special breakfast
    • Half board (Breakfast and dinner, Santiago de Compostela breakfast only)
  • Travel assistance insurance in Spain
  • Assistance vehicle en route in case of emergency
  • Information dossier of the road / profiles stages
  • Telephone assistance en route
  • Transfer of luggage in the stages
    • 1 suitcase per person, maximum 23Kgs
  • Gifts
    • Pilgrim's Credential
    • Pilgrim scallop
  • VAT

Remember that the cost of the optional services you choose will be added to the base price of the route.

  • Supplement single room
    • € 25 / night (If you travel alone)
  • Split the Tui-Redondela Stage (2 stages)
  • Replace Caldas de Reis-Padron Stage
    • Make translatio (Boat + foot)
  • Extra night in Santiago
    • € 60 / person (Double room with breakfast)
  • Additional luggage
    • If you carry more than 1 suitcase per person
  • 1 Day Excursions (Bus)
    • Finisterre (Costa da morte) and / or Rias Baixas
  • Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)
  • Insurance Cancellation (Foreigners)