The Camino Portugues from Porto to Tui is the stretch of the Camino de Santiago that allows you to discover the interior of northern Portugal, exploring one of the most important wine regions of the country, that of Port Wine and Vinho Verde.
The route departs from the picturesque city of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On the tour, you will enjoy rural environments and you can visit various towns of great cultural interest, such as Sao Pedro de Rates, Barcelos or Ponte de Lima.
In addition, many charming villages and numerous medieval bridges will cross your path. The journey ends in Tui, after crossing the international bridge that links Portugal and Spain.
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The city, the birthplace of the famous Porto wine, also has a wide range of museums and a multitude of activities related to its wine. In order to enjoy all that Porto has to offer to its visitors, you will need at least 2 days. If you want, you can add an additional night in Porto to your trip. Contact us for more information.
Accommodation: Overnight in Oporto.
Distance: 24,6 kilometres.
Accommodation: Overnight in Fajozes.
Distance: 12 kilometres.
Accommodation: Overnight in Arcos.
After crossing the medieval bridge, over the River Cavado, you will reach Barcelos, one of the great landmarks of this tour. The town, in addition to its rich architecture, has one of the most famous legends on the Camino Portugues and that gave rise to the colourful porcelain rooster that you will find in many souvenir shops in the country.
Distance: 15 kilometres.
Accommodation: Overnight in Barcelos.
The tour is quite long and has continuous slopes, but the numerous villages that you will find on your path will compensate you for the effort. The day ends in the monumental town of Ponte de Lima, after crossing the Roman bridge that gives the town its name.
Distance: 35 kilometres.
Accommodation: Overnight in Ponte de Lima.
The tour ends in San Pedro de Rubiaes, a quiet hamlet with scattered houses where you will find some sights, such as the parish church and the Solar das Antas.
Distance: 19 kilometres.
Accommodation: Overnight in San Pedro de Rubiaes.
From there, crossing the Tui International Bridge, over the River Mino, you will leave Portugal to enter Galicia, the lands of Santiago the Apostle. The tour ends in Tui, an ancient medieval city.
Distance: 20 kilometres.
Accommodation: noche en Tui.
You can also take the time to eat at one of the private houses that offer traditional food and fine wines, called furanchos. They are very typical in this region of Galicia, where you eat really well and at a very good price.
If you want to add an extra night in Tui to discover its surroundings or extend your trip by adding some stage of the stretch that joins Tui with Santiago de Compostela, do not hesitate to contact us.
Selection of hotels and cottages
Our partner travel agencies only works with accommodation that have private bathrooms and that guarantee maximum comfort and convenience to those pilgrims who book with us.
Since reservations are subject to availability, the name of the hotels and cottages you will stay in will be provided to you 1 month before you start your pilgrimage.
Booking single rooms
You can book your stay on the Camino de Santiago by staying in single rooms, which also include a private bathroom. Single rooms are subject to an additional charge for the selected route.
Accommodation in single rooms is subject to availability in hotels and cottages as it is a highly sought-after service. Reservations must be made in advance.
Commitment to quality
To ensure the quality standards of the accommodation with which we collaborate, our partner travel agencies teams travels to each of them to check that their facilities and services, as well as the quality of their attention, are excellent. Only in this way, can we guarantee you the best rest and an unforgettable stay while you are on the Camino de Santiago.
In addition, if due to the low capacity of some of the hotels or cottages with which we collaborate, there is no availability, we guarantee that they will offer you other accommodation of the same range or even of superior quality.
All hotels and cottages have been selected with the utmost care, to guarantee your rest and comfort on all stages of the Camino de Santiago
- Staying in hotels and cottages.
- Accommodation with a private bathroom in your room.
- Detailed itinerary of the reserved route.
- Selected meal plan.
- Baggage transfer between stages.
- Personal assistance 24/7, by phone, throughout the trip.
- Emergency assistance car available
- Information dossier for the Camino de Santiago from Porto.
- Taxes included.
- Booking of single rooms at an additional cost.
- Picnics to go (includes sandwich, drink and dessert).
- Additional nights (breakfast included).
- Transfers according to your needs.
- Assistance insurance during the tour.
- Travel cancellation insurance.