Camino del Norte: Baamonde to Santiago

7 days
T1 trails
Distance: 15 - 20 km per day
250 - 500 m ascent per day

> Walk from Baamonde to Santiago
> Cover over 100 kilometers in 5 days
> Spend your nights in cozy hotels and pensións

Santiago de Compostela is a familiar name to pilgrims; for more than 1,000 years, many feet have walked to this Spanish destination. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people visit the cathedral in this city, having completed a journey of many kilometres on a Camino.

The Camino del Norte is one of the routes leading to Santiago and starts on the Spanish coast near the Bay of Biscay. The Camino del Norte starts in Irún, located on the border of Spain and France, and has a total length of 822 kilometres. Along the way, you can enjoy expansive ocean views, beautiful beaches, pass by cosy towns and have no lack of culinary delights.

During this trek, you will walk from Baamonde to Santiago in five days. Covering over 100 kilometers in total, you will walk along the Camino del Norte and meet many pilgrims on the way. You'll spend the nights in cozy hotels, pensións, or guesthouses including breakfast. Suitable accommodation can sometimes be a challenge on the Camino del Norte, your personal hiking guide can slightly differ from the stages described below./

Itinerary

Day
1

Arrival in Baamonde

You arrive in Baamonde the day before you start on the Camino del Norte. This contributes to a relaxed start of the trip.

KM 101 (Baamonde)

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KM 101 (Baamonde)
Day
2

Baamonde - Miraz

Duration: 06:10 h
Distance: 28.6 km
Ascent: 420 m
Descent: 240 m
The first hiking day takes you through nature, passing several churches and chapels. Along the way, you can enjoy Galicia's peaceful landscape, on paved and unpaved paths that are slightly undulating. The stage ends in the surroundings of Miraz, where you can toast to a beautiful day.

Hotel Biterra

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Hotel Biterra
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3

Miraz - Sobrado dos Monxes

Duration: 04:50 h
Distance: 22.1 km
Ascent: 320 m
Descent: 380 m
Today you walk uphill on narrow paths and roads, eventually reaching the highest point of the entire Camino del Norte, located at 710 metres. Along the way, you will encounter the typical horreos, fun to see up close. You end today in Sobrado dos Monxes, where you can visit the beautiful monastery. It includes a church, several chapels and magnificent cloisters. Well worth a visit!

Hotel San Marcus

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Hotel San Marcus
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Included

  • Accommodation

    We will arrange your accommodation on the Camino de Santiago in hotels, inns, and guesthouses. Accommodation will be private in single, double or twin rooms and with en-suite bathroom where possible.

  • Full travel guide

    We will send you on your way with a digital travel guide which includes a route description, interactive Camino de Santiago hiking maps, and the most important information applicable to your trek.

  • Baggage Transfer

    This trek includes the transfer of your luggage throughout the entire Camino de Santiago trek. Your bags will be picked up every morning from the hotel lobby and will be driven to your next next accommodation. Baggage transfers allow you to travel lighter during the day and enjoy the walk in a more relaxed manner.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast is, if possible, included in this trek and it will be provided every morning at your accommodation.

Excluded

  • Traveling to and from

    You have to make your own way to the starting point. The total amount does not include personal transport. This also applies to any transport from the end point of your trail.

  • Transfers

    Should you need any form of (public) transport on location, this is not part of the trekking package. This includes the use of taxi, bus, cable cars, gondolas etc.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Lunch and Dinner

    Breakfast is, if possible, included in the price of the trek. You can get lunch and dinner at the shops, hotels, and restaurants along the way.

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