DAY 1 Arrival day & transfer to Castelo de Neiva
After a meet & great we will head to a small fishing village, called Castelo de Neiva which is just a 30 minutes' transfer away from Porto. A member of our team will join you for a guided walk between sand dunes and pine tree forests. Take your time to enjoy the diversity of the local flora. Cross the beautiful centenary Eiffel iron bridge over the Lima River to the harbour town of Viana do Castelo. Overnight at the old town center of Viana do Castelo. In the area, you can find nice restaurants to enjoy grilled fresh fish.
Walk approx. 12km | Local Accommodation Viana do Castelo
DAY 2 Viana do Castelo
In the morning, enjoy a guided tour in the old town center and the fishing port area. Lunchtime at one of the local restaurants. Free afternoon to explore a little bit more of the city or take a surf lesson.
Local Accommodation in Viana do Castelo
DAY 3 Viana do Castelo to Vila Praia de Âncora
Today you will walk further north, always along the ocean. The centenary lighthouse, on the top of the promontory is one of the day highlights. Pre-historical rock engravings, old boat shelters and the coastal landscapes make this one of the most diverse walks of the tour. Overnight at Vila Praia de Âncora, a small charming coastal village.
Approx. 19 km | Accommodation in Âncora
DAY 4 Villa praia de Âncora to Caminha
Start walking along the rocky coastline following the Camino de Santiago footpath. With Ínsua fortress in sight, Spain is getting closer. Continue through the centenary coastal pine tree forest and Minho’s riverside until you reach Caminha, the port town for boat transfers to Spain. Arriving at the Minho river, it is time to enjoy a scenic boat tour. Depending on the tide and the weather conditions, you can go up river or to the oceanfront.
Morning walk approx. 10 km | Accommodation in Caminha
DAY 5 Departure day
After breakfast, we will transfer you back to Porto or Viana do Castelo. Let us know your personal travel plans. We will be happy to customize the itinerary.