• Walk key parts of the famous 1,000-year-old pilgrim route
  • Enjoy traditional Spanish culture
  • Unspoiled medieval villages and serene chapels set amid peaceful hills
  • Attend the Pilgrims' Mass in Santiago de Compostela

A life changing experience ... transforming ... an affirmation of the human spirit. This is how modern-day seekers describe their experience along the Camino de Santiago, one of the world's great journeys. They come from around the world to follow paths trod by pilgrims for more than a thousand years. The destination is the city of Santiago de Compostela and the tomb of St James but, like all of The Wayfarers' Walks, this is about the journey. We follow ancient roads marked by graceful scallop shells, the symbol of St James, past medieval villages, soaring Romanesque cathedrals, intimate chapels and sanctuaries and peaceful hills and valleys. No one is a stranger here and each person forges their own spiritual path, yet all are united on the ancient Camino. We've taking the best of this remarkable route to make it possible for a week's journet. Begin in Burgos, the burial place of El Cid. Visit the Cruz de Hierro towering above thousands of pilgrims' stones. Discover the unspoiled village of O'Cebreiro with its oval stone huts. Rejoice in Santiago's Praza do Obradoiro. This is an experience not to be missed.

Saturday Overnight: Hotel NH Collection Palacio de Burgos

Meet in Burgos, with time to wander the ancient streets and admire the many churches and monuments before our Welcome Dinner.

Sunday Overnight: NH Collection Plaza Mayor

Our journey follows the emblem of St James; the scallop shell. Traveling on foot and by bus, we reach Leon, founded by the Roman Seventh Legion in 68 AD, to join the locals in the traditional 'paseo' (evening stroll) before a Spanish-style late dinner in our hotel.

Monday Overnight: La Posada de Gaspar

After crossing the longest pilgrim bridge in Spain, walk over undulating countryside to the ancient town of Astorga, with its Roman walls, medieval cathedral and Gaudi's eccentric Bishop's Palace. Our hotel is in the mountain village of Rabanal del Camino.

Tuesday Overnight: Hotel Rural de Floriana

Drive to the Cruz de Hierro, towering above a mountain of stones, each left by a passing pilgrim. Later, we'll traverse the winemaking region of Bierzo, as we descend to El Acebo, and walk over wildflower-scented slopes down to the village of Molinaseca.

Wednesday Overnight: Parador Villafranca del Bierzo

A short bus ride takes us to Ponferrada, with its 12th-century Templar castle built to defend the pilgrims from the Moors. From there we wend our way beside mountain streams to the perfectly preserved hilltop village of O'Cebreiro. After lunch, we continue to medieval Villafranca del Bierzo. Here we see the Puerta del Perdn, the Door of Pardon.

Thursday Overnight: Pousada de Portomarin

Today's journey takes us over rolling countryside and crystal-clear streams, pausing by the pilgrims' fountain in Triacastela, and on, along stonewalled lanes, to Portomarin.

Friday Overnight: Parador de Santiago

Finally we approach Santiago. The Cathedral's bell towers offer the first glimpse of this holy  place. The excitement increases as we enter the old city and stand in the huge Praza do Obradoiro admiring the magnificent cathedral, the grand finale of our journey.


We begin with a walking tour of Santiago de Compostela, the capital of Galicia. After a brief visit to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (currently under restoration but partially open to the public) we'll attend the Pilgrim's Mass at the Church of San Francisco at noon, then depart for the Santiago airport.
"The Walk Leaders are excellent and always engaged with you. They're very knowledgeable about the area; its history and culture. They do far more than get you from A to B."
Terrain: Each day's walk is between 5-6 hours, covering 9-15 miles of moderate walking per day. Our transport is at hand to help along the journey.


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US $4,495.00
per person, double occupancy
(Single Supplement US $555.00)
Our Wayfarers friends' Price is US $4,270.00


From May 2 to May 9 (more dates)
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Arrival: Burgos
Departure: Santiago de Compostela
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Hotels - Where we stay

Hotel NH Collection Palacio de Burgos

Hotel NH Collection Palacio de Burgos

Inhabiting a building dating from the 16th century and set in the very center of Burgos, this historic hotel is near the Arlanzon River, facing the Cathedral, the Archway of Santa Maria, and Paseo de Espolon. Featuring a magnificent late-Gothic interior cloister, the hotel has been carefully restored in keeping with its surroundings. In addition to private bathroom facilities, rooms provide air conditioning, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, internet access, safe and minibar. The hotel offers a health club complete with running track, gym, sauna and solarium.

NH Collection Plaza Mayor

NH Collection Plaza Mayor

Tucked behind an elegant cloistered walkway, the NH Collection Plaza Mayor is situated in a privileged position, looking out on the citys main square with its many bars and eateries, Gothic cathedral and beautiful Castilian architecture. All Rooms in this 18th century noblemans building include free WiFi, a 48-inch flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee machine and a kettle. The bathrooms are equipped with a rain-effect shower and a professional hairdryer. The restaurant offers creative cuisine, and serves a varied buffet breakfast.

La Posada de Gaspar

La Posada de Gaspar

Dating back to the 17th century, this former hostel for pilgrims was completely renovated in 1991 using traditional materials and building techniques. With an air of tranquility, todays Gaspar Inn provides ensuite bathrooms, hairdryer, satellite TV and phone in every room.

Hotel Rural de Floriana

Hotel Rural de Floriana

Although a modern building, the hotel is constructed of local wood, stone, slate and glass to harmonize with its environment. All rooms are air-conditioned and sound-proofed, with flat-screen tv, hairdryer and safe.

Parador Villafranca del Bierzo

Parador Villafranca del Bierzo

Located in the entrance to the capital of this beautiful region, this hotel offers traditional Castilian architecture and decor combined with beautiful panoramic views. Elegant rooms with Castilian furniture and typical wooden floors feature the usual ensuite facilities plus a personal safe.

Hotel Monumento Orban e Sangro

Hotel Monumento Orban e Sangro

Situated in a 18th-century manor house, Hotel Monumento Orban e Sangro is located in the historic centre of Lugo, next to the famous Roman city walls. It offers stylish, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and a TV. The rooms feature a mix of traditional and modern dcor with wooden floors. Each one comes with a mini-bar, a safe and a private bathroom. The hotel has a charming caf with a terrace, and is a 2-minute walk from Plaza del Campo, the beginning of Ra Nova and Ra de la Cruz, Lugos main tapas streets. The Cathedral is just around the corner, and in 5 minutes youve reached the Plaza Mayor.

Parador de Santiago

Parador de Santiago

This magnificent 15th century building is a mixture of history, art and tradition. Also known as Hostal dos Reis Catolicos, the Parador de Santiago was originally a Royal Hospital and dates back to 1499. Considered to be the oldest hotel in the world, it is now one of the most luxurious. Guests will appreciate the buildings original vaulted ceilings, stone archways and tapestries. All bedrooms are large and have classic decor, a telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi, hair dryer, safe and mini bar. The restaurant offers international cuisine, Galician dishes, and it also has revived ancient recipes and created its own from them.

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What Is Included in the Price of My Vacation

  • Full-time services of two staff - a Walk Leader and Walk Manager
  • A backup vehicle for resting walkers and moving luggage
  • Comprehensive Travel Information Package and Reading List
  • Diverse itineraries with an emphasis on history, geography, culture, peoples, flora and fauna
  • Demonstrations, wine tasting, admissions to museums and historic sites
  • All ground transfers (ferries, cable cars, trains, etc.)
  • Maps and unique souvenirs to commemorate your trip
  • First-class accommodations with cultural and historical interest
  • All meals - with choices - (Special dietary requirements? No problem!)
  • Wine with dinner
  • On-trail snacks and refreshments
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants