The Portugues Coastal Camino is one of the routes of the Camino de Santiago that is experiencing a greater growth in the last years. The beauty of its landscapes and coastal towns, the beautiful rural surroundings and the possibility of visiting two great countries like Spain or Portugal on the same itinerary are some of the main attractions.
Many pilgrims choose this Camino with the great attraction that it offers to start the tour in the picturesque city of Porto. The Portuguese Coastal Camino also crosses other magnificent towns such as Viana do Castelo with a beautiful historical center, or Vila Praia de Ancora, where you will want to stay to continue contemplating the beauty of its beach. In Galicia, the Camino passes through other emblematic towns such as Pontevedra or Baiona, or the town of Caldas de Reis.
Undoubtedly this is an excellent route of the Camino de Santiago to enjoy beautiful views of the ocean, especially in the Portuguese Coastal Camino section from Porto. The gastronomic variety is also present in this itinerary, with special mention of the exquisite seafood dishes, wines such as the Galician Albariño or the wine of Porto, as well as the good pastry of Portugal.