The Camino Portugues

From Lisbon and Porto to Santiago - Central, Coastal and Spiritual caminos

By Kat Davis

The Portuguese Way (Camino Portugués) is a 620km long-distance route from Portugal's capital Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. This guide splits the route into 25 stages with two coastal options, and takes in historic and religious sites and stunning scenery. With information on preparation, planning and accommodation.

Seasons

Seasons

April to October, although summer can be very hot especially in the south between Lisbon and Porto. Winter is usually wet with limited accommodation options so call ahead for reservations.
Centres

Centres

Lisbon, Tomar, Coimbra, Porto, Vila do Conde, Barcelos, Viana do Castelo, Ponte de Lima, Valenca, Tui, Pontevedra, Padron, Santiago de Compostela
Difficulty

Difficulty

Although a straightforward journey, at over 600km the Portugués Camino is a long walk requiring good general fitness. No specialist equipment is required
Must See

Must See

Four UNESCO World Heritage areas: Knights Templar Castle in Tomar, Coimbra University, and the old towns of Porto and Santiago. Roman roads, Roman Ruins of Conimbriga, ancient bridges, iron-age settlements, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Manueline and Baroque-style churches.
ISBN
9781852849320
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Published
Published
4 May 2018
Reprinted
15 Jul 2019
Edition
First
Pages
336
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.9cm
Weight
370g
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