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Camino Primitivo: Stage 2

From £520.00
7 Days & 6 Nights
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Camino Primitivo: Stage 2

  • The original pilgrims trail to Santiago
  • Discovering the authentic towns and villages that form the backbone of the route.
  • Completing a unique and rewarding journey and gaining your Compostela in Santiago.
  • Enjoying the fine flavours of the regional food and drink.
The Camino Primitivo, the original pilgrims' trail to Santiago is a quieter and more challenging alternative to the Camino Frances. Arguably one of the most rewarding routes, it’s distinct yet unique characteristics paint a perfect picture of authentic Spanish culture providing individuals a true pilgrimage experience. This section covers the last 100km of the route which is the minimum required to get your Compostela certificate in Santiago. Starting in Lugo, a walled city dating back to Roman times, this section of the walk joins the Camino Frances in the lively market town of Melide. Walking through a mixture of roman paved roads, ancient forests and rural Galicia until you reach your final destination, Santiago de Compostela.


Day 1 Arrive in Lugo and overnight Day 2 Lugo to A Ponte Ferreira 18 miles / 29 km Day 3 A Ponte Ferreira to Melide 12.4 miles / 20 km Day 4 Melide to Arzúa 9.3 miles / 15 km Day 5 Arzúa to A Rúa 11.8 miles / 19 km Day 6 A Rúa to Santiago de Compostela 12.4 miles / 20 km Day 7 Onward Travel

This trip has a carbon score of 15kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 15kg is equivalent to 4.5 cheeseburgers. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.


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