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Santiago de Compostela: Pilgrim For a Day

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11 reviews

Santiago de Compostela: Pilgrim For a Day

Activity provider: Galicia Experience
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From US$ 42.34 per person

Live the experience of a pilgrim for a day. Walk the last 10 kilometers to Santiago to feel how the pilgrims arrive in the city.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the feelings of the pilgrims when they arrive in Santiago
  • See the first views of the Cathedral from the Monte do Gozo (Mont of Joy)
  • Walk the last 7 kilometers of the French Way, one of the most important pilgrimage routes in Christianity
  • Enjoy all the stories about Santiago and the Camino from a local guide
Full description
Your guide will pick you up to go to the starting point of el Camino. At the beginning your local guide will explain everything related to the Camino and how to be a good pilgrim. After being driven by car to the starting point, walk like a real pilgrim to see the cathedral. Take pictures and visit the most important monuments. Continue the walk by yourself to the final point, Obradoiro Square. The guide will be waiting at the last point to receive you and celebrate with you arrival. At the end of the journey, you can decide to go to the Pilgrim's Mass or go to a bar for a drink.
Includes
  • Pilgrim's sticks and pilgrim's hat (they should be returned to the guide at the end of the tour)
  • Information about the route
  • Photos
  • And ... a surprise!
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Galicia Experience Office. The guide will be waiting inside with the material to do the activity.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Comfortable clothes

    Know before you go

    •  It is important to wear comfortable clothes and shoes
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 11 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      5/5

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    Really convenient to be driven 10km out and dropped off, where we could start walking without having to think. Our guide gave us some good information before and during the trail, and met us with the surprise and graciously took some pictures of us at the end. Despite the pouring rain, I enjoyed the experience. However, given that entrance to the cathedral is free and we were not given tickets to the museum, I would say this activity is a little overpriced.

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    April 25, 2022

    We were taken about 10 km away to Lavacolla where we started our journey. We get som suggestions fron the guide Elena and walk to Joy Hill. There the fog was down and we could see the Santiago Cathedral. Elena met us there explained few interesting stories. And we waled to Santiago further. All it took 4 hours including vidit to St James (sw Jakub in polih) grave in the cathedral

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    August 12, 2020

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    Unique and unforgettable experience. Thank ELENA for helping us with all kinds of explanations, kindness and sympathy along the way. Beautiful landscapes. 100% recommendable. Thank you very much.

    August 17, 2020

    Product ID: 215790