Day 1 Arrival in A Rua
From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to A Rua.
Day 2 A Rua to Lavacolla11 Km 3-4 Hrs 270 Metres
Your first day on the Camino brings you through some little villages, woodlands and open country along quiet paths and tracks. Not far from Santiago de Compostela you come to the village of Lavacolla where it is said that, after weeks or months of travelling, pilgrims traditionally bathed in the local stream to purify themselves before their arrival in Santiago.
Day 3 Lavacolla to Santiago de Compostela10 Km 3-4 Hrs 190 Metres
From Lavacolla the Camino soon reaches the top of Monte do Gozo, the Hill of Joy. Here is the place where pilgrims can get their first view of their destination, the spires of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The end of your walk then leads you through medieval streets and past grand squares, fountains, palaces and churches before you arrive at the magnificent cathedral.
Day 4 Departure from Santiago de Compostela
There are regular flights from Santiago Airport as well as bus and train services from Santiago to other Spanish cities and airports. Full details provided upon booking.