Category Archives: Walking in Portugal

The BEST 15 Reasons for visiting Portugal

This short film shows everything that Portugal epitomizes in the wonderful variety of attractions that this small country has to offer never ceasing to amaze those who visit here. The Monuments Architecture Artistic Tiles Culture World Heritage Nature Landscapes Portuguese … Continue reading

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Walking the Braga Route from Porto to Santiago Compostela

When local nature walking club, Terra Verde, decided to plan another walk to Santiago but this time passing through a lesser known route via Braga, I decided that I had to join them.  This walk would also take in the … Continue reading

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Discovering Beautiful Santiago de Compostela

Once a pilgrim has arrived into Santiago, it is impossible not to get completely engrossed in exploring this marvelous city on foot.  Santiago is the capital of Galicia and the old quarter was nominated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – FINAL Leg

Our final leg for the 12th Sector of our Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela had finally come!   In a two day planned weekend, we would do our final walk of 19 kms on Saturday and then Sunday be left … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 11

Caldas de Reys was the starting point for the 11th sector of our walk organized by our friends at Terra Verde and on arrival some of us just couldn’t go without quickly bathing our feet in the thermal spring waters … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 10

After spending the night at a small hotel in Pontevedra, we all (80 trekkers) awoke to a greyish day to continue the second sector (Sunday) of our two day walk over the end of May weekend to our destination of Caldas de … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 9

Thanks to our Terra Verde friends, a group of 80 people once again gathered together for the 9th and 10th sectors of our coastal walk last month from Porto to Santiago de Compostela.  There was a huge air of excitement this … Continue reading

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