It's a place of journey. Of transformation. Hike along the border between two countries. Discover tiny Spanish villages with surprising Celtic ties. Gaze out over the immense and powerful sea. Sip refreshing vinho verde, which pairs perfectly with the fresh seafood we sample along the coast. Join pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago. Find your path.
1 Welcome to Portugal! Meet in Porto, a World Heritage city with a colorful 1,400-year-old history Journey to Vitorino dos Piães and hike on a section of the Caminho Português (Portuguese Way) Relish a sumptuous lunch of regional favorites at a traditional quinta (farm).
2 Venture through eucalyptus and pine woodland in the beautiful Labruja Mountains Green rolling hills, forests and rural villages with baroque-style churches provide a tranquil backdrop en route to Rubiães Taste full-bodied Portuguese wines—like sparkling vinho verde—in our hotel's private cellar.
3 Hike to the top of Monte Santa Tecla for views of the ocean and the pewter-hued Minho estuary Travel to Spain and walk to circular castros, remains of an ancient settlement built by Galicia's Celtic invaders In atmospheric A Guarda, try the local zamburiñas (scallops) Walk along a section of the Coastal Camino, savoring panoramic vistas of the rugged coastline as you make your way to the stunning Oia Monastery On a stroll this evening, soak up the charm of Baiona's fishing port and historic quarter.
4 Journey by private boat to explore Cíes Island Nature Reserve, one of Spain's most spectacular national parks Relax on white-sand beaches or walk across pristine Monteagudo Island Discover the area's history and secrets.
5-6 Enjoy the lively pilgrimage atmosphere as you walk a section of the Camino Francés (French Way) en route to Santiago de Compostela With a local guide, tour the old quarter of Santiago, lauded as one of Spain's most beautiful cities Enter the magnificent baroque cathedral alongside hundreds of pilgrims—a memorable way to cap off your trip! Head out on a scenic morning hike before we say goodbye.