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Horse Ride Camino Portugues

Summary

  • Horse Ride Camino Portugues

Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela.

Experience the Camino Portugues on Horseback traveling through beautiful rolling countryside and visiting interesting towns along the way.  Cross the border from Portugal to Spain on this horse riding journey through the Minho region.
Camino on Horseback is all inclusive! 
13 Apr 18 – 20 Apr 18
06 May 18 – 12 May 18 – Guaranteed
02 Jul 18 – 08 Jul 18 – Guaranteed
21 Sep 18 – 27 Sep 18
Who will come with us?
The manager and organizer of the specific route are going to lead the way on the lead horses. With an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) carrying yourluggage and everything you need, you can rest assured you will have a comfortable trip.
The Horses
The Horses are well suited to the terrain, mostly native breeds. You need not be an expert rider, but some experience in horse riding is advised.

Itinerary


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Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 1 Barcelos
A transfer from Vigo airport at 3pm will take you to Barcelos in the beautiful region of Alto Minho.  After visiting the town you will go to see the horses and visit the remarkable Benedictine convent where you will have dinner and spend the night.

Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 2 Barcelos to Albergaria
Leaving your accommodation after breakfast you will ride over green hills with spectacular views all day.  Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Neiva and Lima valleys.  The day will finish in the village of Albergaria and you will spend the night relaxing in a lovely rural

Horse Ride the Camino Portugues Day 3Albergaria to Calheiros
Today you will pass through the oldest medieval town of Portugal, Ponte de Lima and cross the Lima River.  Moving closer to the Portuguese border with Spain you will witness the landscape getting hillier and greener.  You are now in the heart of the Mino region.  Tonight you will stop over in Calherios staying in the palace of a Count.

Included

Included

  • Great mix of comfortable accommodation in 2-3* hotels or equivalent
  • Airport Transfer (Vigo Airport)
  • Experience guide
  • Breakfasts, lunches & dinners with local foods
  • Luggage transfers from hotel to hotel
  • Our Holiday/ Pilgrim Pack
  • 24/7 Customer Service
  • Horses
  • Car support
  • Horse equipment

Optional

  • Extra nights in Santiago
  • Upgrade to authentic & luxury accommodation in Santiago (Parador)
  • Visit Fisterra (1 day bus tour)

Not Included

  • Flights/train
  • Insurance
  • Drinks/Lunch

Access

Getting There:

A pick up is included as part of this package from Vigo Airport at 3pm.  Ryanair fly direct from Dublin to Vigo airport.

Getting Home:

You can fly from Santiago de Compostela or you can take the train to Vigo and fly back from there.  We can also assist with arranging a private transfer from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo airport, ask your Camino planner for more information on this.

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  • Grade: Camino Difficulty Rating image
  • Distance: 160 km
  • Duration: 8 Days Camino Trip Legend 1
  • Trip style: GuidedCamino Trip Legend 2
  • Price from: 2850 EURCamino Trip Legend 3
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