Camino de Santiago Route Options

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Sarria to Santiago

This is the most popular part of the Camino de Santiago and the compulsory part if you want to receive your 'compostela' (Pilgrim Certificate) in Santiago.

Total nights: 8 l Total Distance: 115 km

Day Route Km
1 Arriving in Spain (Madrid or Santiago). Transfer to starting point: Sarria.
2 Sarria to Portomarin. 22
3 Portomarin to Palas de Rei. 25
4 Palas de Rei to Melide. 14
5 Melide to Arzua. 15
6 Arzua to Rua-O Pino. 18
7 Rua to Santiago. 21
8 Day trip to Finnestere or a free day in Santiago.
9 Departure.

The next route options will precede the Sarria Route:

Ponferrada to Sarria

Extra total nights: 5  |  Distance to Santiago: 214km 

Day Route Km
1 Transfer to Ponferrada
2 Ponferrada to Villafranca del Bierzo 22
3 Villafranca del Bierzo to Herrerías de Valcarce 20
4 Herrerías de Valcarce to O Cebreiro (Very steep therefore only 10 km) 10
5 O Cebreiro to Triacastela 22
6 Triacastela to Sarria 25

Astorga to Sarria

Extra total nights: 3 | Distance to Santiago: 270km

Day Route Km
1 Transfer to Astorga
2 Astorga to Rabanal del Camino 22
3 Rabanal del Camino to El Acebo 17
4 El Acebo to Ponferrada (Steep up and downhill therefore only 15km) 15

León to Sarria

Extra total nights: 2 | Distance to Santiago: 310km

Day Route Km
1 Arrive in Spain and overnight in León
2 León to Villar de Mazarife / Villavante (accommodation is located in Villavante (29 km) the hotel will pick you up at the 20 km mark) 20 - 29
3 Villavante to Astorga 23

Afrikaans

Sarria na Santiago

Hierdie is die mees gewilde deel van die Camino de Santiago en die verpligte deel indien jy jou ‘compostela’ (Pelgrimsertifikaat) in Santiago wil ontvang.

Aantal nagte: 8 l Afstand Totaal: 115 km

Dag Roete Km
1 Arriveer in Spanje (Madrid of Santiago). Oorplasings na beginpunt: Sarria
2 Sarria na Portomarin 22
3 Portomarin na Palas de Rei 25
4 Palas de Rei na Melide 14
5 Melide na Arzua 15
6 Arzua na Rua-O Pino 18
7 Rua na Santiago 21
8 Dagtoer na Finnestere of vrye dag in Santiago
9 Vertrek

Hier is die verskillende opsies wat die Sarria roete voorafgaan:

Ponferrada na Sarria

Aantal nagte ekstra: 5  |  Afstand tot in Santiago: 214km 

Dag Roete Km
1 Oorplasing na Ponferrada
2 Ponferrada na Villafranca del Bierzo 22
3 Villafranca del Bierzo na Herrerías de Valcarce 20
4 Herrerías de Valcarce na O Cebreiro (baie styl afdraend daarom slegs 10 km) 10
5 O Cebreiro na Triacastela 22
6 Triacastela na Sarria 25

Astorga na Sarria

Nagte ekstra: 3 | Afstand tot in Santiago: 270km

Dag Roete Km
1 Oorplasing na Astorga
2 Astorga na Rabanal del Camino 22
3 Rabanal del Camino na El Acebo 17
4 El Acebo na Ponferrada (styl opdraend en weer afdraend daarom slegs 15km) 15

León na Sarria

Nagte ekstra: 2 | Afstand tot in Santiago: 310km

Dag Roete Km
1 Arriveer in Spanje en oornag in León
2 León na Villar de Mazarife / Villavante (akkommodasie is geleë in Villavante (29 km) die hotel laai pelgrims by die 20 km merk op) 20 - 29
3 Villavante na Astorga 23

Sarria to Santiago

This is the most popular part of the Camino de Santiago and the compulsory part if you want to receive your 'compostela' (Pilgrim Certificate) in Santiago.

Total nights: 8 l Total Distance: 115 km

Day Route Km
1 Arriving in Spain (Madrid or Santiago). Transfer to starting point: Sarria.
2 Sarria to Portomarin. 22
3 Portomarin to Palas de Rei. 25
4 Palas de Rei to Melide. 14
5 Melide to Arzua. 15
6 Arzua to Rua-O Pino. 18
7 Rua to Santiago. 21
8 Day trip to Finnestere or a free day in Santiago.
9 Departure.

The next route options will precede the Sarria Route:

Ponferrada to Sarria

Extra total nights: 5  |  Distance to Santiago: 214km 

Day Route Km
1 Transfer to Ponferrada
2 Ponferrada to Villafranca del Bierzo 22
3 Villafranca del Bierzo to Herrerías de Valcarce 20
4 Herrerías de Valcarce to O Cebreiro (Very steep therefore only 10 km) 10
5 O Cebreiro to Triacastela 22
6 Triacastela to Sarria 25

Astorga to Sarria

Extra total nights: 3 | Distance to Santiago: 270km

Day Route Km
1 Transfer to Astorga
2 Astorga to Rabanal del Camino 22
3 Rabanal del Camino to El Acebo 17
4 El Acebo to Ponferrada (Steep up and downhill therefore only 15km) 15

León to Sarria

Extra total nights: 2 | Distance to Santiago: 310km

Day Route Km
1 Arrive in Spain and overnight in León
2 León to Villar de Mazarife / Villavante (accommodation is located in Villavante (29 km) the hotel will pick you up at the 20 km mark) 20 - 29
3 Villavante to Astorga 23

Tour Prices Include

  • Accommodation and bed & breakfast (2 or 3 hikers per room). All the hotel's have private facilities and is located on, or very close to the route.
  • Daily luggage transportation during hikes.
  • Registration and Camino documentation through Confraternity or St James (you need it for the Schengen Visa).
  • Camino preparation suggestions and a complete 'what to pack' list.
  • Camino passport and credentials as well as complete package with a hiking manual, accommodation vouchers and route card included (you will receive this before departure).
  • 24 hour assistance by English speaking agents in Santiago during your Camino.

Tour Prices Excludes

  • Flights: International and domestic.
  • Schengen visa for Spain (we do provide assistance).
  • Lunch, dinner, drinks and other refreshments are not included in the tour plan.
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day except where indicated.
  • Personal travel insurance, medical insurance, passport fees and baggage insurance (travel insurance must be taken as soon as flights are booked and before the final payment is made to 'Vellies na die Vreemde'. If payments have already been made and you cancel your Camino, it is your responsibility to claim back from your travel insurance).
  • Personal expenses eg. laundry, communication costs, telephone bill, room service etc.