This unique approach to a classic pilgrimage route combines a passion for good food and produce, with the incredible history of the trail crossing northern Spain. With fully supported day walks on the best sections of the pilgrimage trail paths, including the original route from Oviedo, the coastal and the classic French Route. The walking is combined with numerous samplings of the local cuisine from the heart of Spanish modern cuisine in the Basque region to the small rural villages on the Camino. In the company of local gastronomic experts, there will be many insights into the local culinary scene, with a dinner experience in a Michelin Star restaurant.
DAY 1 Join Bilbao DAY 2 To Logroņo via Pamplona (2hrs) DAY 3 Drive to Ezcaray, afternoon walk (4hrs) DAY 4 Visit Santo Domingo, walk along the Camino, overnight Burgos (3hrs) DAY 5 Morning walk on the meseta, visit Leon, drive to Arriondas (1-2hrs) DAY 6 Transfer to the coast, walk a section of the Camino Norte, continue to Oviedo DAY 7 In Orviedo, walk a section of the Camino Primitivo and return to Orviedo (4hrs) DAY 8 Walk to Tineo (6hrs) DAY 9 Ascend the El Palo Pass (5hrs) DAY 10 Walk the high route to O Cadavo, transfer to Castroverde (5hrs) DAY 11 Camino walk or rest day (5hrs) DAY 12 Walk to Lugo on the French Route (5.5hrs) DAY 13 Wine tasting and lunch, overnight near Santiago DAY 14 Markets and Pilgrims mass in Santiago (1hr) DAY 15 Trip concludes
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*14 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 11 dinners (4 special gourmet, 3 regional cuisine) *accommodation in carefully chosen hotels, twinshare with ensuite *internal transfers *guided visits and wine tasting as per program *trip escorted by a bilingual leader and joined at points by local gastronomic experts