FROM OVIEDO TO LUGO (150km)

This itinerary is ideal for those who want a first contact with the primitive way. Once in Lugo we will have the chance to continue our travel to Santiago or continue another time. It is a way of medium-high difficulty compared to others. We will visits different points of Asturias and Galicia.

Arrival in Oviedo

The traveler is responsible to arrive at the given accommodation on the chosen date. This day is a good chance to visit the city and to rest.

Oviedo – Grado

Dificultad MediumTiempo estimado 6-7hDistancia28 Km

During this first stage we will follow the steps of the monarch Alfonso II “El Casto”. Our starting point will be the San Salvador Cathedral. We will leave the city to enter rural landscapes until reaching Monte Naranco. We will see lots of chestnut trees before arriving at our destination, Grado.

Grado – Salas

Dificultad LowTiempo estimado 5hDistancia23 Km

This stage is shorter than the previous one and connects with the true primitive path. It is an easy path, crossing mainly plains located on the banks of the Cornellana and Salas rivers. With the exception of a first slope at the beginning, the rest of the road will be flat and we will enjoy the landscape as well as villages like Santa Eulalia de Doriga, Cornellana, Quintana, Casa Zorrina and Salas.

Salas – Tineo

Dificultad MediumTiempo estimado 5hDistancia22 Km

This is a simple stage but full of ups and downs during the first kilometers. We can divide it in two parts; the first part departing from Salas would lead us to a strong climb until reaching Bodeyana, then we will arrive at La Espina. The second part will guide us to Pedregal, where the path is relatively flat and we will cross field landscapes and small villages finally arriving in Tineo.

Tineo – Pola de Allande

Dificultad MediumTiempo estimado 7h’Distancia31 Km

We will leave Tineo behind and walk uphill. The effort is worth it, the landscapes we will see are impressive. The path for this stage is full of climbs and descents. Again, we will cross enchanting villages and valleys full of forests surrounded by the river finally arriving at Pola de Allande, the end of the stage.

Pola de Allande – La Mesa

Dificultad Medium-HighTiempo estimado 5hDistancia20 Km

This stage might be the most difficult characterized by mountain paths. We will start this stage with a strong rise to Puerto de Palo. After reaching the top and enjoying the views, we will continue our way descending until the abandoned town of Montefurado. The rest of the route crosses mountain landscapes during 4 kilometers. Finally we will arrive in La Mesa, our goal. Once there, a car will pick us up to bring us back to Pola de Allande to spend the night.

La Mesa – Grandas de Salime

Dificultad Medium-HighTiempo estimado 4h 30′Distancia18 Km

To begin our way, a private vehicle will transfer us back to La Mesa. Even if this stage is one of the shortest it is also one of the most difficult due to the hills of the last kilometers. The biggest challenge will be reaching Grandas de Salime. We will have to walk a steady and difficult climb to reach our destination.

Grandas de Salime – A Fonsagrada

Dificultad MediumTiempo estimado 6h 30′Distancia28 Km

We are in the border between Asturias and Galicia. We will leave Grandas de Salime up to Castro, a path that does not present difficulties. After passing Castro, we can visit San Lázaro Hermitage before arriving at Penafonte. We will leave Asturias province to enter Lugo. Only a few kilometers separate Fonfría from Fonsagrada, the end of the stage.

Grandas de Salime – O Cádavo

Dificultad MediumTiempo estimado 6hDistancia26 Km

We are in the border between Asturias and Galicia. We will leave Grandas de Salime up to Castro, a path that does not present difficulties. After passing Castro, we can visit San Lázaro Hermitage before arriving at Penafonte. We will leave Asturias province to enter Lugo. Only a few kilometers separate Fonfría from Fonsagrada, the end of the stage.

O Cádavo – Lugo

Dificultad Medium-HighTiempo estimado 7hDistancia32 Km

To finish our journey we will have to walk the longest stage. Our destination it’s the biggest city of the Primitive way. This stage alternates dirt and asphalt with almost no irregularities. Our first stop will be Castroverde. We will find other small villages, green meadows and archaeological sites. Finally, after a final climb we will arrive at the end of our travel, Lugo.

Lugo

If you do not want to continue your trip to Santiago because of time or any other reason, after sleeping in Lugo our services will be finish.

** After leaving the accommodation our services will be concluded.

THIS TRIP INCLUDES

  • 11 days / 10 nights of accommodation
  • Backpack transfer service (1 package – máx. 20 kg.)
  • Credencial (Pilgrim’s passport)
  • Telephone assistance service 24/7
  • Travel assistance insurance
  • Single room supplement: 275 €/pax
  • Breakfast: 95 €/pax
  • Half Board: 180 €/pax
  • Cancellation insurance: 20 €/pax

PRICE

  • 480 € pax (Double Room)

ACCOMMODATION:

The accommodation will be in hostels and/or guesthouses always in private room with its own bathroom.

Hostales y/o pensionesHostels and rural accommodation 480 €

* All accommodations are of the best quality, carefully selected after years of experience and approved by our customers.

H O T E L

Accommodation in hostels and/or guesthouses

El alojamiento en Hostales o Pensiones cuenta con habitaciones dobles, triples o cuádruples, siempre con baño privado. Son habitaciones sencillas,confortables y sin grandes lujos, pero muy acogedoras, ideales para dormir y descansar.

  *En el caso de una reserva individual tendría un suplemento.

Accommodation in hostels and/or guesthouses

El alojamiento en Hostales o Pensiones cuenta con habitaciones dobles, triples o cuádruples, siempre con baño privado. Son habitaciones sencillas,confortables y sin grandes lujos, pero muy acogedoras, ideales para dormir y descansar.

  *En el caso de una reserva individual tendría un suplemento.