Porto to Santiago. coastal way


5 day Cycling tour


7 Days




Porto - Santiago


279 Km


Min 2 - Max 8


Standard or Superior

From 1.240€ / per person

7 Days




Porto - Santiago


279 Km


Min 2 Max 8


Standard or Superior

From 1.240€ / per person


This route takes you along one of the most scenic paths of the Camino. Starting at the vibrant city of Porto, following north along the coast, passing vineyards, forests and green hills until reaching the pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela.
Imagine yourself traveling in time, as you pass through medieval towns, cross ancient bridges, and experience the coast that saw the caravels coming and going during the age of discovery.  Starting in Porto, the path goes through the Minho region and Galicia until the heart of Santiago de Compostela. Get ready to spend seven days experiencing the best of what nature and history have to offer. You will discover the less travelled St. James Way – the  Caminho Português pela Costa, experiencing it away from the crowds and closer to yourself. What are you waiting for?


  • UNESCO Heritage sites
  • Portuguese and Galician Coastal Camino.
  • Porto City
  • Atlantic scenery
  • Portugal Historical towns
  • Portuguese & Galician local Wines and Gastronomy
  • Fishing Towns.
  • The second most traveled Camino of Santiago.


Welcome to Portugal!

On your arrival to Porto we will meet at the hotel where you will be briefed on the tour, and receive the bycicles and equipments.

Enjoy the rest of the day in the city. We suggest you roam free, take a stroll along the Douro River, visit the Port wine cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, visit and shop at one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world – Lello & Irmão bookshop, climb the Clérigos Tower for a stunning view of the city, or immerse yourself in Porto´s dining scene, the options are endless.

Accommodation: Standard or Superior

Today´s ride takes you from Porto to the relaxed city of Esposende.

It starts at Porto´s Cathedral and crosses the old quarters towards the Douro River. From here on, the route follows north along the coastline. Halfway you find the city Vila do Conde, an important port city from the Age of Discovery. If you are curious about the voyages of those times take the opportunity to visit here a replica of a Portuguese Caravel. The path continues north along extensive golden sand beaches, and just before Esposende you will enter the beautiful nature reserve – Parque Natural do Litoral Norte. The day ends in Esposende where you will enjoy the city´s laid-back atmosphere.

Accommodation: Standard or Superior

Meals:  –
Today you are going to cross the border into Galicia, Spain. The route continues along the coastline, with a short detour inland before arriving to Viana do Castelo. Viana is an important pilgrimage stop on the Portuguese Coastal Way to Saint James. Explore the city with its charming medieval center. It is worth to climb the hill towards the Sanctuary of Santa Luzia. The sights over the Lima Valley and the coast are amazing.

Back to the track, the route gets back to the coastline all the way up to Caminha, an elegant medieval town at the border with Spain. Crossing the Minho River, you will be at the fishing town of A Guarda, your home for the night.

Accommodation: Standard or Superior

Meals:  –
From A Guarda town, is almost flat until Oia. Oia is place of an ancient monastery of the order of Cistercian that gave the name to this saint James Path alternative, the Monacal Path. From Oia onward the path run near cliffs, passes by cape Sillero, and follows the ancient Vereda Real until the old medieval Baiona. Just after Baiona the path divert from the main Camino, for cycling is preferable to go along the Ria of Vigo, and avoid the industrial area. You will end the day at Vigo, entering via Vigo’s parks and gardens.

Accommodation: Standard or Superior

Meals:  –
Start your journey going from Vigo to Redondela where you might ride in a very dense urban area. In Redondela leave the Ria of Vigo behind and go inland, crossing several medieval bridges. On the way you will pass Pontevedra, a town with a beautiful historical center. Across the roman bridge, you will enter the forest of Reiris y Lombo da Maceira. After, the path will join with the N550 road and reach the thermal village of Caldas de Reis.

On the way, just off the main path, you can visit the Barosa river waterfall and old river mills, and when you arrive at your final destination, Caldas de Reis you can also enjoy the romans thermal bath, still in function.

Accommodation: Standard or Superior

Meals: – 
Last day of this Pilgrimage goes by the woods and follows small beautiful rivers with water mills. In Padron there is the Iglesia de Santiago, the last stop before Santiago de Compostela. Take a moment to rest. Next to Padron is Iria Flavia, the place where the Body of the apostle came ashore into Galicia. 25km after, you will finally arrive in Santiago de Compostela, a pilgrimage destination since the 9th century. It’s now time to celebrate and have a great dinner in the surroundings.

Accommodation: Standard or Superior

You can schedule your day to include time to visit Santiago in the morning. Check Out is usualy until 12h00.

During the afternoon time to return to the City of Porto. if this is your will….



  • Daily breakfast
  • Private ensuite rooms on a twin share basis
  • Luggage transfers from hotel to hotel
  • Pilgrim Pack, pilgrims passport and shell
  • Personal Camino guide book and Cycling day sheets
  • Gps day-by-day tracks for use in Gps device or SmartPhone. 
  • Hybrid/Trekking Bike include in the Price
  • Helmet, Lock, Repair Kit, Pump and handlebar bag
  • 1st Day Briefing
  • Transfer from Santiago to Porto Included
  • Travel Insurance
  • 24/7 Phone support assistance 


  • Transfer from Airport to Hotel in Porto.
  • Transfer rom Hotel in Santiago to airport
  • Gps device
  • Any tourist tax payable at Hotels


  • Transfer from Airport to Hotel in Porto
  • Transfer from Hotel in Santiago to Santiago’s Airport 
  • Single Room
  • E-Bike 
  • Support van during all tour
  • Extra nights before, after or during the tour
  • Gps device


Hibrid Bike During the the trip you will be provide with the Hybrid/Trekking bike Kross Trans 7 or similar.
Frame Aluminum
Suspension Hardtail, 63mm
Wheels 700c Aluminum
Drivetrain 3 × 8
Groupset Deore, Shimano
Brakes Hydraulic Disc



Any day of the week and year
Available Upon request
Prices from
EUR €1240


Standard Hotels & Country Houses

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Standard hotels  offer typical hotel amenities and services.  They provide private rooms with en-suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, and basic amenities such as Wi-Fi, TV, and room service.

Country houses, also known as "casas rurales" in Spanish, offer a more rustic and traditional experience. They are often found in smaller villages and rural areas along the Camino.

Superior Collection & Historic Hotels

We have selected  4 and 5-star hotels, boutique guesthouses, relaxing country homes and stunning heritage ‘Parador’ hotels so you can feel pampered. Rest assured when you select Superior Collection, you will enjoy the full experience of our best hotels and top guesthouses when and where this option is available, 

There are several historic hotels and inns along the route that offer  travelers a unique and memorable experience. These establishments often have a rich history and character, making them more than just a place to stay.


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Terrain: The terrain is relatively gentle, and you'll pass through scenic countryside, charming villages, and forests. Most will be following cycling lanes, or small roads and forest traks. the terrain is more hilly in Galicia while reaching the Portuguese camino in Redondela and onward. 

Food and Cuisine: You'll have the opportunity to enjoy the delicious Spanish  cuisine, including fresh seafood, pulpo a la gallega (octopus), and other regional dishes. Don't forget to try the local Albariño wine.

Waymarking: The route is well-marked with yellow arrows and scallop shell symbols, making it easy to navigate. When avoiding non cycling areas the booklet and gps track given have all the information.


Elevation Profile

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