The Via de la Plata brings pilgrims from southern Spain to Santiago de Compostela. If you want to walk this trail but only have a week to spare, walk the last 100 km of the Via de la Plata or Camino Sanabrés from Ourense to Santiago.
The original Via de la Plata was a Roman road that stretched from modern-day Mérida to Astorga. Today, the term refers to the route followed by Camino de Santiago pilgrims from southern Spain to Santiago de Compostela.
The last 100 km will be all in Galicia, and you will start in Ourense, the capital of the province with the same name and a city with an important roman past. When you are there, take the opportunity to relax at the termas, natural hot springs, and get energized for your Camino.
The walk from Ourense to Santiago will be full of greenery, small villages and all the charm that Galicia has to offer. If you are worried about the length of any walking day, don’t hesitate to tell us! We can split them or add extra nights for you to rest. Each pilgrim needs to follow their own way!
At Galiwonders.com we want to help you to get the most of this lifetime experience. Forget about your luggage and all the logistics, since we will take care of all these details. Just focus on enjoying your walk to Santiago!
These hotels offer private rooms with private bathrooms as well as other additional services that may vary depending on the type of category: restaurant service, television, room service, dry cleaning, ironing service, etc. It is common to stay in this type of hotels in the cities along the Camino.
These accommodations have the necessary services to cover the basic needs of cleanliness and rest at a more moderate price than the hotels . Officially, hostels and guesthouses are 1-star accommodations. However, this rating should not be taken into account when evaluating the level of comfort and quality of their services.
Typical in the large cities along the El Camino. They can be family hotels or international hotel chains. They are perhaps the most expensive alternative, although you can find different price levels according to the category and services they offer.
These are small accommodations characterized by having few rooms and providing personalized attention. They are hotel concepts with a modern style and their own character. They can be between 1* and 5*.
This is a public hotel chain that manages a network of almost 100 charming hotels distributed throughout the Iberian Peninsula. The establishments are located in buildings of cultural interest and great historical value, and stand out for their scenic, artistic or natural interest (including ancient palaces, monasteries, fortresses, convents, fortresses…).
Rural houses, pazos, inns, rectories, castles, monasteries, farmhouses… These are historic buildings of great architectural and patrimonial value. So much so, that this characteristic sometimes gives them the status of “luxury lodging” despite the fact that they are
“luxury accommodation” despite the fact that they are often rustic constructions in which natural stone and wood predominate.