estado do tempo
Today is wednesday 30 july, it is 23ºC and slightly cloudy in Santiago

French Way from O Cebreiro

Availability

Any day of the year except the month of August and Holy Week.

Duration

10 days - 9 nights.

Included in price

- Accommodation for 2 nights in Santiago and 7 nights in country houses located at each stage of the Way. - Accommodation in double or single rooms. - Board according to programme (7 HB + 2 BB). - Transfers to establishments at end of each stage. - Tour of Cathedral Rooftops. - Tasting dinner in Santiago - VAT. The itinerary is described below with details of the route, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO: 1st DAY ARRIVAL IN O CEBREIRO € Arrival in O Cebreiro at client€s own expense €consult possibility of a private transfer. € Accommodation for the pilgrim in an area surrounded by €pallozas€ (thatched-roof dwellings), where he or she will be able to rest and enjoy the scenery before an exquisite dinner. € Dinner and accommodation. 2nd DAY € 1st STAGE O CEBREIRO € TRIACASTELA (21 km) € After a hearty breakfast, the hiker leaves the accommodation and begins the first stage of the Way. € The route runs from the top of O Cebreiro (where the sanctuary of Sant María a Real do Cebreiro and a former 9th-century pilgrim hospital are located). The route goes through Liñares, Hospital da Condesa, Padornelo (where the Order of St. John of Jerusalem was established to take care of pilgrims), Puerto de O Poio (the highest point along the French Way in Galicia), Fonfría, O Biduedo, Fillobal, Pasantes and Ramil, and ends in Triacastela. € There will be a stop for lunch (at the pilgrim€s own expense) along the route. € At the end of the stage, the hiker will be driven to a country house. € Dinner and accommodation. 3rd DAY € 2nd STAGE TRIACASTELA € GOROLFE (17 km). € Breakfast and start of route in Triacastelo. The route goes through Renche, San Mariño do Real, Samos, where the hiker can visit the Bendectine monastery founded in the 6th century (one of the oldest in the West), and the Chapel of El Salvador (also known as the Chapel of El Ciprés, due to the cypress there that is more than a thousand years old). After stopping in Samos, we continue as far as Gorolfe, the final destination of this second stage. € There will be a stop for lunch (at the pilgrim€s own expense) along the route. € At the end of the stage, transfer to the establishment. € Dinner and accommodation. 4th DAY € 3rd STAGE GOROLFE € FERREIROS (20 km) € After breakfast, we leave Gorolfe. The next stop is Sarriá, which the hiker reaches after crossing the bridge of A Áspera and passing the Romanesque Church of Santiago de Barbadelo, Dorniz, Lavandeira, A Brea, Morgade and, finally, Ferreiros, with its Romanesque Church of Santa María (12th c.). € There will be a stop for lunch (according to the pilgrim€s preference) along the route. € After completing the third stage, the pilgrim will be driven to a country house for dinner and accommodation. 5th DAY € 4th STAGE FERREIROS € LESTEDO (28 km) € The stage begins in Ferreiros and continues through Mirallos, A Pena, Rozas, Moimentos, Mercadoiro, Moutras, A Parrocha, Vilachá, where the descent towards the Miño River begins, and Portomarín, where you will be able to sample the local eau-de-vie, one of the best in Galicia. The route continues past Gonzar, Castromaior and its Romanesque church, Vendas de Narón with its Chapel of La Magdalena, A Prevista, Lameiros and its Chapel of San Marcos, Ligonde, Eirexe, Portos, a village located near the Romanesque Church of Vilar de Donas (which originally belonged to an all-female monastery, which explains the name €Donas,€ and later on to the Order of St. James), ending in Lestedo. € There will be a stop for lunch (at the pilgrim€s own expense) along the route. € After completing the fourth stage, the pilgrim will be transferred to a country house. € Dinner and accommodation. 6th DAY € 5th STAGE LESTEDO € A CASTAÑEDA (27 km) € The hiker leaves the country house after a hearty breakfast. € The route begins in Lestedo and continues through Os Valos, A Brea, O Rosario, Palas de Rei (where the hiker can visit the Church of San Tirso), Campo dos Remeiros (meeting place for pilgrims), San Xulián do Camiño, O Mato, Casanova, Porto de Bois, Couto (first village inside A Coruña province after leaving Lugo province), Leboreiro and its Romanesque church, Disicabo, Furelos (with a medieval bridge), Melide (with a Gothic €cruceiro€ or stone cross), Santa María, O Raído, Bonete and its Church of Santiago, ending in Castañeda. This is reported to be the location of lime furnaces that were used to build Santiago Cathedral. € There will be a stop for lunch (according to the pilgrim€s preference) along the route. € After completing the fifth stage, the pilgrim will be driven to a country house. € Dinner and accommodation. 7th DAY € 6th STAGE A CASTAÑEDA € SANTA IRENE (22 km) € The hiker leaves the Pazo after a hearty breakfast. € After leaving A Casteñada, the hiker heads towards O Pedrido, Ribadiso and a former pilgrim hospital (now converted into a hostel). The Way continues through Arzúa (where the Church of Santiago and Gothic Chapel of La Magdalena are located), Raido, Cortobe, Ferreiros, Boavista, A Salceda, A Brea and, finally, Santa Irene, with its fountain and characteristic church. € There will be a stop for lunch (according to the pilgrim€s preference) along the route. € After completing the sixth stage, the pilgrim will be driven to a country house. € Dinner and accommodation. 8th DAY € 7th STAGE SANTA IRENE € SANTIAGO (22 km) € The hiker reaches Santiago at last: he or she leaves Santa Irene and continues through A Rúa, the last village before reaching Arca, the capital of O Pino, the municipality just before that of Santiago, which the hiker enters via A Lavacolla, where pilgrims traditionally washed themselves in the river flowing through it. € After leaving A Lavacolla, we come to Monte do Gozo, whose name refers to the €gozo€ or joy that pilgrims felt on seeing the Cathedral towers for the first time. We enter the city€s old town along the street called Os Concheiros, continuing along San Pedro, Porta do Camiño, Casas Reais, Plaza de Cervantes, A Acibechería and, finally, the Cathedral. (If it is a Holy Year, the hiker will undoubtedly choose to enter the sanctuary by the Holy Door, which is only opened during these special years). € After walking 157 km throughout all of the stages and reaching Santiago, the pilgrim will head towards a 3-star hotel where he or she will be able to rest. € Dinner featuring a €tasting menu€ in an old town restaurant. € Accommodation. 9th DAY € 8th STAGE 1 DAY IN SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA € Breakfast in hotel. € We suggest our most special visit: TOUR OF THE CATHEDRAL ROOFTOPS, which will enable you to enjoy wonderful panoramic views of the entire city and surroundings. € In the afternoon/evening, free time to enjoy and become acquainted with the city that took so much effort to reach. € Accommodation. 10th DAY € Breakfast and checkout. € End of our services.

Organizes

Central de Reservas oficial de Santiago de Compostela

Price

- Price per person in double room: € 575.00. - Price per person in single room: € 705.00. OPTIONAL: - Possibility of changing the order of overnight stays in Santiago de Compostela. - Possibility of contracting picnics and sending of luggage directly in establishments.

Special conditions

- Booking requests should be sent in writing to the organisation (fax, e-mail). - Once the services have been confirmed in writing, a deposit of 25% of the total amount will be requested to guarantee the booking. The remaining amount should be paid up to 30 days before departure.

Cancellation

Cancellation expenses after booking has been confirmed: - No cancellation expenses more than 2 months before departure. - 25% cancellation expenses between 30 and 15 days before departure. - 100% cancellation expenses less than 15 days before departure.

Image gallery

French Way from O Cebreiro

More information

If you detect any errors in this web, please notify ot@santiagoturismo.com
How much did you like this entry?
Share it on:
What do you think?
You have to register in order to comment.
Enter your username and password here.