For this route we have cooked up an experience of four exciting days of hiking through the heart of the Costa da Morte. The last 109 kilometers of the Camino de los Faros on this magical coast is a road without equal, a delight for the senses, a food for the most adventurous spirit, which we are sure will make you scream with excitement.

Just enjoy walking, you will have all the services and advice you need for a perfect experience. At the end of the trip, you will look back and understand why we love this road, and you will surely want to come back.

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550€

Travel Itinerary

You will start the last four stages of the Way of the Lighthouses from the small fishing village of Arou, in the province of A Coruña. A small town that opens the doors to the heart of the Costa da Morte. Take a deep breath and familiarize yourself with the smell of the sea, as it will be your inseparable companion in this exciting adventure that has only just begun. Now it’s time to rest, because tomorrow you start your adventure to the End of the Earth.

The time has come… Let’s discover the mythical lighthouses of the Costa da Morte! With an affordable mileage, many ups and downs and various types of terrain we started the way from the small town of Arou to the village of Camariñas. There will be beaches, cliffs, dunes, strange rocks, and of course, lighthouses. This stage will always run parallel to the sea, and listening to the murmur of the Ocean, you will witness the bravery of its waters, which caused many shipwrecks throughout history, such as the episode of the British ship Serpent. After passing the Cabo Vilán lighthouse, the calm of the sheltered port of Camariñas awaits you, where you can rest after an exciting day of wild hiking.

The road is starting to get interesting, and today the longest but flattest stage of the route awaits you. You will enter the Camariñas estuary towards its estuary crossing small Galician villages, with their picturesque hórreos (granaries), pazos, cruceiros (stone crosses) and centenary churches. Lush forests hide beautiful beaches, and on your way back to the ocean you will meet pilgrims on their way to Muxía and the Punta de la Barca, a mythical place full of history and legends. Muxía is a perfect place to rest, with a seafaring and pilgrim atmosphere that will make you fall in love with it.

You may find it hard to leave Muxía: it has a “I-don’t-know-what” that hooks everyone. But your adventure must continue, and today a very interesting and demanding stage awaits you. Get your legs and your eyes ready, because after some ascents you will be able to contemplate fabulous panoramic views of the Costa da Morte, such as the Touriñán Lighthouse, in the westernmost point of peninsular Spain. From there you can relax, a gentle stroll will take you to Nemiña beach, one of the meccas of surfing and the end of your stage. Who knows, a little break on one of its beachfront terraces and maybe you’ll feel like “catching some waves” like a real West Coast surfer.

Don’t let the sadness of the last day discourage you: this is the queen stage, which ends at the mythical Faro de Finisterre. A magical place if ever there was one, for centuries it has been the destination of thousands of pilgrims who, having reached Santiago de Compostela and Muxía, continue on to Finisterre in search of their prized scallop shell. After wild beaches in constant battle with the sea, you will reach the sacred stones of the cape of the End of the World, where the sun that dies after the day will give you a sunset that you will never forget.

This last day you decide, you can go back home or enjoy some more days on the Costa da Morte. In Finisterre you can learn about the work of the seafarers in its port and fish market, as well as in the Fishing Museum in the Castle of San Carlos (18th century). The beautiful village of Corcubión invites you to stroll around it, with its noble buildings in its old historic quarter. In Ézaro you can see the only river in Europe that cascades into the sea, the Xallas River, with a fall of 30 meters; it is the famous Ézaro Waterfall, at the foot of the mythical Mount Pindo, considered the Olympus of the Celtic gods. And very close by, one of the longest beaches in Galicia, the beach of Carnota, whose village houses one of the longest hórreos in Galicia, the Hórreo de Carnota, which competes with the neighbouring Hórreo de Lira for this record. Ask us without obligation and let us make your holiday a great experience.

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Services included

6 days / 5 nights accommodation6 days / 5 nights accommodation
Luggage transfer during the stagesLuggage transfer during the stages
Complete documentationComplete documentation
Pilgrim’s CredentialPilgrim’s Credential
24 hour emergency telephone assistance24 hour emergency telephone assistance
Travel insuranceTravel insurance

Optional Services

ServiceIn hotels, guesthouses and cottages on the route of the lighthouses
BreakfastBreakfast60€ per person
MP (Breakfast and dinner)MP (Breakfast and dinner)140€ per person
Supplement for single roomSupplement for single room175€ per single room
Extra nightExtra night55€ (sing. room) / 70€ (doub. room)
Breakfast Breakfast
In hotels, guesthouses and cottages on the route of the lighthouses 60€ per person
MP (Breakfast and dinner) MP (Breakfast and dinner)
In hotels, guesthouses and cottages on the route of the lighthouses 140€ per person
Supplement for single room Supplement for single room
In hotels, guesthouses and cottages on the route of the lighthouses 175€ per single room
Extra night Extra night
In hotels, guesthouses and cottages on the route of the lighthouses 55€ (sing. room) / 70€ (doub. room)

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Frequently Asked Questions

In this modality you will do the Camino de Santiago at your own pace and you will only have to worry about choosing the route you like the most, the type of accommodation and your departure date. If you choose this option you will travel alone or with the people that appear in your reservation, and you will have all the services included so that you only have to worry about walking and enjoying the experience.
The Way of Saint James on your own includes the following services
  • Accommodation
  • Luggage transport
  • Dossier with information about the stages
  • Pilgrim's credential
  • 24-hour helpline
  • Travel insurance
In addition, you can customize your trip by adding the following optional services
  • Breakfast or half board
  • Private transfers to the start of the stage from Santiago de Compostela or from the airport.
  • Extra night at the beginning or end of the stage
Unlike the group trips, no bus service, guide or support vehicle is included between stages. But you will have a 24-hour hotline where you can contact us in case of any problem or unforeseen event, which we will solve quickly.
Yes, you will have total freedom to choose your departure date. However, if you want to do your Camino de Santiago in the months of December, January and February, we recommend that you check availability before making your reservation. At this time of year most accommodation is closed and many services may not be available.
In your travel documents, you will find the names of the accommodations assigned to you, as well as their contact telephone number and location.   As a general rule, all accommodation is located in the centre of the different towns along the Pilgrims' Route to Santiago de Compostela, without the need to deviate too far from the route. But sometimes, due to lack of availability, it is possible that some accommodation may be a little far from the village or even in neighbouring towns.   For all the accommodations that are at a considerable distance from the route of the Camino, we will provide you with a free taxi service that you can use to get to your accommodation and return to the Camino the next morning.   In any case, these are exceptions that we will inform you at the time of booking.
Luggage transport service by default is included in all our trips and it is not necessary to request it. You will be able to do the Camino de Santiago without your luggage on your back with the peace of mind that your suitcase will be at your next accommodation on your arrival.   Along with your credential you will also receive stickers, which you must cover with the requested information and stick it in a visible place on your suitcase.   Once you have arrived at your accommodation, we recommend that you ask at reception where you can leave your luggage. You will have to leave your luggage at the indicated place first thing in the morning for our carrier to pick it up. This way, when you arrive at your next accommodation your luggage will already be there.
We have a taxi service that you can hire whenever you need it. You can hire it, for example, to go from the airport to the start of your Camino, or to go from Santiago to your starting point to pick up your car once you finish the stage.   The price of the transfers will depend on the distance from your point of origin to the destination. If you have any questions about this service do not hesitate to contact us.
We include a compulsory insurance with each trip that will cover you for any inconveniences that may arise during the Camino de Santiago. We will send you the insurance policy together with your travel documents.
The basic travel insurance included in our packages has a wide coverage against unforeseen events, with which you will also have guaranteed medical assistance and numerous benefits that you can consult in the General Conditions of Travel Insurance.
In your travel documents you will find an emergency telephone number where we are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This way you will travel with peace of mind knowing that one of our companions will help you to quickly solve any problem, incident or doubt that you may have along your Camino de Santiago.
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