The Way of the Lighthouses is a different route along the coast that has registered more shipwrecks on the map historically.. 195 kms of wild coastline, walking among legends, shipwrecks, plundering and pirates.

How can I interpret this map of the Camino de los Faros?

In the map you can see a breakdown of the 8 stages that make up the Camino de los Faros. Crossing the Costa da Morte from North to South, you will visit a large part of the coastline of the province of A Coruña

Beautiful sunsets, the strength of the Atlantic and a long history of shipwrecks and legends will accompany you on this tour. Visit many towns with services so this should not be a concern, as you will be able to stock up often.

Costa da Morte

Sections where there is a shortage of services o Please note!

This is not a Camino de Santiago as you may have guessed, so in this case we will not have a Compostela that accredits us as pilgrims. But it is undoubtedly a path that is gaining followers by leaps and bounds during the last few years, such as a good alternative to the Camino de Santiago. For this reason, the Camino de los Faros has become an alternative that you should mark on the map.

Another peculiarity of the Way of the Lighthouses is that you will not lose sight of the Atlantic Ocean. Atlantic Ocean, which will accompany you during the whole trip.. It is therefore essential to always carry clothes for any unforeseen event (and by unforeseen event in Galicia we refer mainly to the rain). You must do the The Way of the Lighthouses with good footwear, safe, with a raincoat for any unexpected rain and with a map like this in which to be able to locate yourself at every moment, always assuming that with the Ocean at your side it will be very easy to locate yourself.

But… From where do I start the Camino?

The first point that you must locate on the map of the Way of the Lighthouses is Malpica de Bergantiños. There you can start your route and, if you plan to complete the 8 stages, finish at the end of the world, Finisterre. In any case, you can decide to divide the Camino if you don’t have so many days, being able to starting in Malpica and finishing in Arou halfway, or on the contrary start in Arou and finish in Finisterre, the official the official end of the route.

Malpica's beach

It is important to remember that this Camino is not a Camino de Santiagoand therefore does not reach the city of Compostela and does not give the right to obtain the Compostela. But every year more and more people decide to embark on this adventure that without a doubt has become a great alternative, even for Galicians.. And as you can see on the map, this Camino will take you to face the rugged Costa da Morte, understanding the Atlantic character that has shaped Galicia and its people, and discovering the main people responsible for the fameand discovering the main people responsible for the fame of this small stretch of world renowned coastline, the Costa da Morte. Get ready to feel Galicia!