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Three Caminos Inn to Inn Walking Holiday

Walk our handpicked highlights, along the coast, in the mountains and across the plains, following three ancient pilgrim routes to Santiago de Compostela.

Combine parts of the Caminos del Norte, Vadiniense and Francés to walk our selected highlights through beautiful landscapes, from the coastal paths and green pastures of the Cantabrian coast to the high mountains of the Picos de Europa, and from wide plains of León to the lush forests of Galicia.

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Itinerary

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Day 1 - Arrive at the Franco-Spanish border

Arrive in Fuenterrabía, on the Franco/Spanish border and settle in to your beautiful hotel before your guide joins you for a walking tour of town and an informal 'pintxos' dinner.
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Day 2 - Walk the coastal path towards San Sebastian

Set off to walk directly from your hotel to follow the Camino del Norte along the coastal path. It leads you up to the Jaizkibel peak for wonderful views towards the fishing port of Pasajes.
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Day 3 - Enjoy the geological formations of the Flysh coast

A short transfer west lets you pick up the coastal pilgrimage trail between the villages of Zumaia and Deba, a stretch famous for its beautiful coastal rock formations known as "flysh".
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Day 4 - Walk along the coast to Santander

Move into Cantabria to walk along a gentle section of the Camino route before crossing the bay to arrive in Santander by boat. Spend tonight in the medieval village of Santillana del Mar.
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Day 5 - Head inland to the Picos de Europa NP

Leaving the coast today, you turn inland along the little known branch of the pilgrim route that takes you to the spectacular mountains of the Picos de Europa: the Camino Vadiniense.
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Day 6 - Explore the Liébana valley

Take things easier today with a second night in the Picos. Walk from your hotel to the monastery of Santo Toribio for spectacular views of the mountains and a dive into medieval history.
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Day 7 - Walk Roman roads to León

Your final walk on the Camino Vadiense is on the south side of the Cantabrian range following an old Roman road towards the town of León, where you stay in the magnificent Parador.
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Day 8 - Walk the Camino Francés to Astorga

You are now on the main pilgrimage route to Santiago, the Camino Frances. Walk across plains to Astorga, home to spectacular Roman remains as well as a modernist Gaudi palace.
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Day 9 - Cross the mountains into Galicia

Your landscapes change again today as you walk towards the forests, rivers and hills of Spain's north-western corner: Galicia and the picturesque thatched hamlet of Cebreiro.
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Day 10 - Walk through woods, across Galicia's farmland

Follow the Camino through woodland, past smallholdings and farms, you will notice just how many pilgrims join at the 100km marker, the minimum required to get a pilgrim certificate!
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Day 11 - Explore vibrant Santiago de Compostela

Spend this morning with your guide, this afternoon enjoying Santiago independently. This is a place which combines the charm of a provincial Spanish town with the energy of a major city.
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Day 12 - Travel home or explore more of Spain

Arrange locally a taxi to make your way the short distance to the airport, or to the train station to make your way south to Madrid from where Spain is your oyster!
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1 of 12

Day 1 - Arrive at the Franco-Spanish border

Arrive in Fuenterrabía, on the Franco/Spanish border and settle in to your beautiful hotel before your guide joins you for a walking tour of town and an informal 'pintxos' dinner.
Cdn pura aventura com images original spain basque inn to inn camino del norte zumaia cliffs trail

2 of 12

Day 2 - Walk the coastal path towards San Sebastian

Set off to walk directly from your hotel to follow the Camino del Norte along the coastal path. It leads you up to the Jaizkibel peak for wonderful views towards the fishing port of Pasajes.
Cdn pura aventura com images original spain basque inn to inn camino del norte zumaia cliffs trail 2

3 of 12

Day 3 - Enjoy the geological formations of the Flysh coast

A short transfer west lets you pick up the coastal pilgrimage trail between the villages of Zumaia and Deba, a stretch famous for its beautiful coastal rock formations known as "flysh".
Images itinerary images original yfgdo732usl71ex711xipalmq947ioe4 spain cantabria santillana cloister c nanotarsatika20200525 14914 iemho9

4 of 12

Day 4 - Walk along the coast to Santander

Move into Cantabria to walk along a gentle section of the Camino route before crossing the bay to arrive in Santander by boat. Spend tonight in the medieval village of Santillana del Mar.
Cdn pura aventura com images original spain picos de europa liebana potes c diego pura

5 of 12

Day 5 - Head inland to the Picos de Europa NP

Leaving the coast today, you turn inland along the little known branch of the pilgrim route that takes you to the spectacular mountains of the Picos de Europa: the Camino Vadiniense.
Cdn pura aventura com images original spain picos de europa liebana santo toribio hikers c diego pura

6 of 12

Day 6 - Explore the Liébana valley

Take things easier today with a second night in the Picos. Walk from your hotel to the monastery of Santo Toribio for spectacular views of the mountains and a dive into medieval history.
Cdn pura aventura com images original spain leon convento de San Marcos parador fa C3 A7ade c filpo cabana

7 of 12

Day 7 - Walk Roman roads to León

Your final walk on the Camino Vadiense is on the south side of the Cantabrian range following an old Roman road towards the town of León, where you stay in the magnificent Parador.
Images itinerary images original j3poji6a7snnrc0r8wkxw1z8e4c8nbh0 spain camino de santiago pilgrims on road20200609 11741 1g8u449

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Day 8 - Walk the Camino Francés to Astorga

You are now on the main pilgrimage route to Santiago, the Camino Frances. Walk across plains to Astorga, home to spectacular Roman remains as well as a modernist Gaudi palace.
Cdn pura aventura com images original spain leon camino cebreiro hikers

9 of 12

Day 9 - Cross the mountains into Galicia

Your landscapes change again today as you walk towards the forests, rivers and hills of Spain's north-western corner: Galicia and the picturesque thatched hamlet of Cebreiro.
Cdn pura aventura com images original spain galicia camino sarria pilgrims hikers old local man barbadelo

10 of 12

Day 10 - Walk through woods, across Galicia's farmland

Follow the Camino through woodland, past smallholdings and farms, you will notice just how many pilgrims join at the 100km marker, the minimum required to get a pilgrim certificate!
Images itinerary images original yfxqyrra026u0axm5dpsll6kbvh0vqaa spain santiago de compostela view of obradoiro square and cathedral of santiago20200525 14914 x3mzw9

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Day 11 - Explore vibrant Santiago de Compostela

Spend this morning with your guide, this afternoon enjoying Santiago independently. This is a place which combines the charm of a provincial Spanish town with the energy of a major city.
Images itinerary images original 1747q2rxbxuk4ahlcta5g1txzbgxjkvr spain galicia camino shells20200525 14914 xel44

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Day 12 - Travel home or explore more of Spain

Arrange locally a taxi to make your way the short distance to the airport, or to the train station to make your way south to Madrid from where Spain is your oyster!

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