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For centuries, pilgrims have continued their journey beyond Santiago de Compostela along the Finisterre Camino. Heading West to the Atlantic Coast, the goal was to reach what the Romans knew as Finisterrae, the end of the known world.
The Finisterre Camino is the only route starting in Santiago and takes pilgrims to a fascinating region rich in legends, myths and magnificent coastal scenery.
After reaching Cape Fisterra the journey continues along the coast to the charming fishing village of Muxia, famous for its sanctuary by the ocean and rocking stones, believed by the locals to have curative and magical powers.
Today the Finisterre Camino holds the same magic and allure as it did for settlers and pilgrims centuries ago. The Atlantic beauty of the area, with spectacular cliffs, sweeping ocean landscapes and pristine beaches, as well as some of the best fish and seafood in Europe, makes this route the perfect Camino for Summer.
THINGS NOT TO MISS ON THE FINISTERRE CAMINO
Watch the sun set at Cape Fisterra.
Walk under the ‘pedra dos cadris’ rocking stone in Muxia 9 times (to cure all your back ailments!).
Sample gooseneck barnacles and other exquisite local seafood delicacies.
Go for a swim in idyllic Lires Beach.
From €741 per person sharing for a 7-night self-guided tour, including standard accommodation, luggage transfers, breakfast and dinner on walking days. Not included: flights, transport, lunch. Also available: hotel upgrades, airport transfers.
Guided tour departing 23rd September 2017.
FOR MORE DETAILS: FINISTERRE WAY
Feel the magic of the Finisterre Camino this Summer walking from Santiago all the way to Cape Fisterra and enchanting Muxia, contact the CaminoWays.com specialists to book your trip or get more advice on fantastic Summer Camino routes at [email protected].