Your Holiday Itinerary - Walking the Camino de Santiago

Day 1 - UK to Bilbao

Today, you fly to Bilbao, the largest city in Spain's Basque Country. D

Day 2 - Puente la Reina - Lagaurdia

Walk 6km/3.73mi – 2 hrs

Today, we'll head to medieval Puente La Reina, the meeting point of the Jaca Pilgrim Road and the French Way. We can admire the 12th century church of Santa María de Eunate in the vicinity, before beginning our walk along the Camino de Santiago. Passing though vineyards and rural countryside until we reach Puente La Reina, where lunch is included. Our tour then takes us by minibus to the 'wine fountain' at the Monastery of Irache, and onto the La Rioja wine region for a wine tasting in Haro, before arriving to our hotel in Laguardia.​ B,L

Day 3 - Lagaurdia - Burgos

Walk 5km/3.1mi – 90 minutes

Our first stop today is at Navarrete, a town built in the 12th century by the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre, which offers wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Our walk today takes us through more vineyards of La Rioja. We'll continue by road to Santo Domingo de la Calzada, an important stopping point for pilgrims. On arrival in Burgos, where we stay tonight, you can join an optional guided tour. B,D

Day 4 - Burgos to Astorga

Walk 5km/3.1mi – 90 minutes

After breakfast we'll embark on today's walk, which takes us to the Campos de Castilla area, known as the 'breadbasket' of Spain due to its cereal production. The canal we'll follow was built for transportation of this commodity and a highlight will be its locks, which allow for a 14-metre drop in terrain. In the town of Frómista, we'll have free time for lunch before then driving on to León, where a walking tour is included to explore the old town and cathedral (aprox. 2 hrs). Our hotel tonight is in Astorga. B,D

Day 5 - Astorga to Ponferrada

Walk 6km/3.73mi – 2 hours

This morning we'll admire the cathedral and Bishop's Palace of Astorga. Our walk then takes us to the highlands of the Bierzo region, where we'll stop at la Cruz de Ferro, the famous landmark 'Iron Cross'. After a traditional lunch in Molinaseca, we'll drive to Ponferrada. B,L

Day 6 - Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela

Walk 5km/3.1mi – 90 minutes

We’ll reach our goal of Santiago de Compostela today. First we’ll make a stop at the Celtic town of O Cebreiro. One of the most picturesque villages on the Way of St James, we’ll pause to admire its pre-Romanesque church and round stone houses. There’s time for lunch in the riverside town of Portomarín – whose historic buildings were rescued stone by stone when it flooded, and moved to allow for a dam to be built on the Miño River.

We’ll then drive to Monte de Gozo, or the Mount of Joy, which is the first point at which pilgrims can view Santiago de Compostela after their long journey. Our final walk takes us into Plaza del Obradoiro, in the centre of the city. B

Day 7 - Santiago de Compostela

Walk 3km/1.8mi – 2 hours

This morning we'll head to Fisterra, a historic fishing port where pilgrims would bathe in the sea to purify their souls and collect a scallop shell – the symbol of pilgrims. On a short stroll around the lighthouse here, see if you can collect a shell to take home as a wonderful souvenir of your trip.

This afternoon, why not join our optional guided tour of Santiago de Compostela, the capital of Galicia, with its porticoed streets lined by granite architecture. We'll also visit the local market and we will have the opportunity to attend the pilgrim mass.

This evening, we will gather as a group and head to a traditional Galician restaurant for a farewell dinner. B,D

Day 8 - Santiago de Compostela - UK

We'll transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. B

Additional information

Please note: We want you to get the most from your holiday with us. Please be advised, this tour requires a good degree of physical fitness and is not suitable for anyone with limited mobility. Any walk can be avoided by following the group on the coach. There will be plenty of rest stops and time to enjoy the local scenery. Most walks take place on paths and tracks. Sturdy shoes are essential.

Departure dates and prices 2024

To book call Just You on 01858 415 332. To book online click here. Request a brochure click here.

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17 April


4 September


8 May


18 September £2049
22 May


2 October £2049
12 June


Please note - 18 October 2023 departure is women-only tours 

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Just You Singles Holidays
Walking the Camino de Santiago

Holidays by Air 8 Days

From £2049 - no single supplement

There are ancient churches, Gaudi-designed architecture and Rioja vineyards to see on this walking tour with Just You.

Discover all of this and more on a series of walks which take you to charming towns and cities located on the Pilgrim’s Road to Santiago de Compostela in north-west Spain.

Discover our great range of Just You Singles Holidays from Travel 55

Book online or call Just You singles holidays direct on 01858 415332

Included holiday highlights

  • Walk through vineyards and villages in Spain’s Basque Country 
  • Stop at Irache Monastery and enjoy wine flowing from the winery fountain
  • Visit medieval Navarrete 
  • Stop at Santo Domingo de la Calzada 
  • Walk through the Campos de Castilla area
  • Discover medieval Leon 
  • Visit Astorga’s cathedral 
  • Walk to the highlands of the Bierzo region
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch in the pretty village of Molinaseca 
  • Visit Ponferrada’s Knights Templar Castle 
  • Explore the Celtic town of O Cebreiro 
  • Walk from the Mount of Joy to Santiago de Compostela 
  • Pick a seashell at Fisterra – the symbol of the pilgrim

What's Included

  • Just You Holiday Director as your host and Specialist Local Guide
  • Return flights from London
  • 7 nights in 3 and 4-star hotels
  • A guaranteed twin or double room of your own
  • 13 included meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners including a welcome drink and farewell dinner
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage

Accommodation as specified or similar

Day 1: Hotel Barcelo Nervion Blibao

The Bilbao Nervion is a 4 star hotel is situated in the hear of Bilbao, close to the Town Hall and a short walk from the Guggenheim Museum. The hotel is modern and equipped with modern facilities, including; the restaurant, café and wine bar. Guest rooms are contemportary and designed in avant-garde design. Bedrooms provide comfortable space, have designer furniture, and are equipped with private facilities, Wi-Fi, LCD TV, heating and air conditioning.

Day 2: Hotel Silken Villa Laguardia

Hotel Sercotel Villa de Laguardia has a range of modern amenities that complement its stylish décor to great effect. Guests can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool or relax on the spacious lawn which surrounds it. There is also a restaurant that serves local cuisine which can then be eaten on the outdoor patio area. Rooms are air conditioned and come furnished with a TV and private facilities. Complimentary WIFI is also available.

Day 3: Hotel Silken Gran Teatro

Day 4 - 5: Astur Plaza Hotel

Located in the historic town of Astorga and next to its main square, this hotel is set on the Camino De Santiago Pilgrimage Route. Hotel Astur Plaza features a restaurant with a wine cellar, and air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. The EntreCepas restaurant serves traditional dishes featuring meats and a wide selection of beers and wines. There is also a large lounge-cafeteria with a glass roof. The rooms at the Astur Plaza have parquet floors and each comes with a flat-screen TV, a minibar and a private bathroom with hairdryer.

Day 6 - 7: Lux Hotel Santiago

Optional excursions

Burgos - city tour - from £39

Tour of Santiago de Compostela and attend the Pilgrim Mass - from £36



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