Camino Santiago on foot: Oviedo-Lugo

Millenary route, the oldest of all those that travel to Santiago de Compostela, of great beauty.

The Primitive Way is the oldest pilgrim route and was the visited by Alfonso II El Casto when he wanted to go to Santiago to recognize the remains of the Apostle. The whole route links Oviedo to Lugo and finally ends in Santiago de Compostela.

Pola de Allende
Grandas de Salime
Cadave Baleira
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 Camino Primitivo from Oviedo (11 days-10 nights- 9 stages)

Day 1: Arrival in Oviedo. Accommodation.
Day 2: Oviedo-Degree Stage (24.9 kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 6h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

We take as a starting point the Cathedral of San Salvador de Oviedo, to leave the city.

Stage that runs first on the slope of the Monte Naranco. We will walk along dirt roads and asphalt road. Chestnut trees, and large meadows will mark the route that the difficulty of the day will have on the climb to Escamplero.

Highlights the Casona de la Portalada, in Premoño, the Peñaflor Bridge and its Church.

In Grade, we highlight the Palace of Valdecarzana.

Arrival to Degree. End of the stage.

Day 3: Stage Grade-Rooms (20 kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 5h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

We are in Central Asturias, with lots of plains and hills and small villages.

We will find beautiful views, with plains and banks of the Cornellana and Salas rivers, with many rural houses, granaries and bread boxes. Area of great Jacobean tradition, for being the crossing of the interior route to the coast.

Monastery of San Salvador de Cornellana, as a prominent monument in Cornellana.

Salas, is a medieval village, with many well-preserved monuments, highlighting Torre de los Valdes and the Collegiate Church of Santa María la Mayor.

Arrival to Salas. End of the stage.

Day 4: Etapa Salas-Tineo (19 kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 5h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

We will alternate wooded areas at the beginning of the strong ascent to La Espina, with beautiful views of Tineo.

The stage runs close to the road and is area Casonas, water mills and ancient hermitages.

In Tineo, its old town, Palace of Merás and the late medieval Tower of the García Palace.

Arrival in Tineo. End of the stage.

Day 5: Stage Tineo-Pola de Allende (27.2 Kms)
Difficulty: High Duration: 7h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Stage more complicated in terms of orography. Forested areas abound and large meadows and valleys disappear.

You breathe tranquility and "loneliness" of the Way.

We highlight the Monastery of Santa María la Real, in Obona.

Arrival in Pola de allende. End of the stage.

Day 6: Stage Pola de Allende-Berducedo (16.3 kms)
Difficulty: High Duration: 5h

Breakfast and start of the stage.

The most beautiful stage of our Camino, is also the most difficult, with the ascent to El Palo port, although the views are worthwhile.

We emphasize the Chapel of Santiago, in Montefurado with its size of Santiago Apostol and in Berducedo, the church of Santa María.

Arrival at Berducedo. End of the stage.

Day 7: Stage Berducedo-Grandas de Salime (19,08 Kms)
Difficulty: Medium Duration: 4h 30m

Breakfast and start of the stage.

Spectacular views and mountainous terrain mark this stage, witnessing the Navia river valley and the Grandas de Salime reservoir. A strong descent will take us to the final stage.

The Ethnographic museum of Grandas de Salime and his Parish Church of San Salvador, they are a must visit.

Arrive at Grandas de Salime. End of the stage.

Day 8: Stage Grandas de Salimes-Fonsagrada (26.8 Kms)
Difficulty: High Duration: 7h 30m

The climb to the port of Acebo, giving entry to the province of Lugo will be the difficulty of the day, although the rise is made smoothly.

Spectacular views with green mountains where silence and tranquility reigns.

Arrival at Fonsagrada. End of the stage.

Day 9: Stage Fonsagrada-Cadavo Baleira (24.8)
Difficulty: Medium Duration: 6h 30m
Breakfast and start of the stage.

Stage with constant ups and downs, although already in a more gentle, that passes very close to the road.

The Alto de Montouto, with an old hospital in ruins, will be the milestone of the day.

Arrival at Cadavo Baleira. End of the stage.

Day 10: Stage Cadavo Baleira-Lugo (30.2 Kms)
Difficulty: Low Duration: 7h 30m
Breakfast and start of the stage.

Last ascents of our Way, to descend to the plains, by small parishes, tracks and roads that cross leafy forests.

The entire Casco antiaguo of Lugo, with its fabulous wall, will compensate the effort of the stage.

Arrival in Lugo. End of the stage.

Day 11: Breakfast-End of our services

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.


Double room with breakfast
€ 805 per person
Route information
  • Camino Primitivo from Oviedo
    • Total distance: 154 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
  • Accommodations in Hotels, Cottages, Hostels
    • (Double room with private bathroom)
  • Special breakfast
  • Travel assistance insurance in Spain
  • 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
    • Consult
  • Additional luggage
    • If you carry more than 1 suitcase per person
  • Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)
  • Insurance Cancellation (Foreigners)