Considered as an epilogue or extension of the Camino de Santiago, the Camino de Finisterre or Fisterra (from the Latin FinisTerrae, the end of the Earth) is the only one that has Santiago de Compostela origin and ends its journey in the Cape of Finisterre. A special route that will take you to the historically known as the end of the world in Finisterre, and where you can contemplate a beautiful sunset in front of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Camino de Santiago to Finisterre has 4 stages and is therefore perfect for those who have few days or want to extend their experience after arriving in Santiago de Compostela. From Finisterre we can continue to Muxia in just a couple more stages, and visit the Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Barca, another location of great tradition for pilgrims, next to the greatness of the ocean.
Arrival in Santiago de Compostela. Day to visit the city and its beautiful historic center, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. We recommend visiting the Plaza del Obradoiro and the beautiful cathedral. Fill yourself with energy at the Mercado de Abastos.
You will start your Camino to the end of the world from the Plaza del Obradoiro, in front of the Cathedral. Today you will pass through different villages, among pine and eucalyptus forests, and cross several Roman bridges to finally reach our destination, Negreira. You can visit the Pazo do Coton and the Chapel of San Mauro.
We will follow the Way through typical agricultural landscapes of Galicia. Today we will walk a little longer, but there will be more time to contemplate the beautiful Serra do Castelo and the Monte do Aro.
From Olveiroa you will leave the interior to start seeing the sea of the famous Costa da Morte and to reach the town of Cee, where you will spend tonight.
You will wake up by the sea to follow the path through the seafaring Villa de Concurbion, considered artistic historical complex. Different cliffs will make you enjoy a spectacular perspective of the Costa da Morte before reaching Cabo Fisterra, where you can enjoy a beautiful sunset.
The last stretch towards Muxia is one of the most beautiful. You will continue accompanied by the splendid views of the Costa da Morte next to wonderful beaches of fine sand.
The last stage will take you through different rural villages to Monte do Facho, from where you will descend destination to the fishing village of Muxia, passing before the wonderful beach of Lourido, where it is more advisable to take a bath.
In Muxia do not forget to visit the sanctuary of Nosa Señora da Virxe da Barca and its famous sacred stones, especially the Pedra de Alabar, traditionally known for possessing healing powers.
All rooms are private, have their own bathroom and all kinds of amenities that will guarantee you a comfortable and pleasant stay.
The accommodations that we include in the travel packages can be Hotels, Rural Houses and Country Cottages, and are hand-picked accommodations. From CaminoTrip we know the importance of accommodation and choose the best options at each stage. Due to the reduced availability and having a continuous selection of the best accommodations, their name is provided 30 days before the start of your CaminoTrip.
Our Product department works together with our Reservations department to ensure that we offer the highest level of quality and service in the accommodations booked year after year by making periodic visits to them.
Below you can see a sample of selected accommodations on the different routes of the Camino de Santiago, all of them with an excellent level of service and comfort.