Itinerary English Way Routes Ferrol to Santiago de Compostela
|Day 1. Arrival to Ferrol
Ferrol is the third most populated city in the province of A Coruña, and features many landmarks that are worth a visit, such as the impressive military dockyards and the historic borough of the Magdalena.
Accommodation in Ferrol.
|Day 2. Ferrol - Neda (16,04 Km)
Breakfast in Ferrol.
After breakfast, you will start walking towards Neda. This first stage is a really nice one and you will be able to enjoy the sea views along the way. Once you get to Neda, make sure you visit the Clock Tower and San Nicolás Church.
Accommodation in Neda.
|Day 3. Neda - Pontedeume (13,3 Km)
Breakfast in Neda.
You will leave Neda behind towards Fene and will carry on walking along the beach of Cabanas, named Praia da Magdalena. Finally, you will arrive at Pontedeume, a lovely town which main landmark is the bridge that gives it the name (ponte).
Accommodation in Pontedeume.
|Day 4. Pontedeume - Betanzos (20,2 Km)
Breakfast in Pontedeume.
After you leave Pontedeume, you could take a detour towards the Romanesque church of San Miguel de Breamo, which offers a stunning view over the estuary. Later on, the Way follows the coastline until crossing the medieval bridge over the river Lambre. In Betanzos, you should definitively visit the Sanctuary of Os Remedios, as well as the old town.
Accommodation in Betanzos.
|Day 5. Betanzos - Hospital de Bruma (27,8 Km)
Breakfast in Betanzos.
You will start walking from Betanzos and will pass by small villages like Abegondo, O Coto and Xanrozo, moving away from the coast and towards the interior. In Hospital de Bruma you will be able to visit the spot where the old Pilgrim’s Hospital used to be.
Accommodation in Hospital de Bruma.
|Day 6. Hospital de Bruma - Sigüeiro (24 Km)
Breakfast in Sigüeiro
After Hospital de Bruma, the next stage is quite easy and goes through some rural villages like Ordes, Carreia, Mámoas and A Carballeira. You will cross the bridge of Ponte Pereira before arriving at Sigüeiro, where you can visit the Church of Barciela.
Accommodation in Sigüeiro.
|Day 7. Sigüeiro - Santiago de Compostela (16,7 Km)
Breakfast in Sigüeiro.
After breakfast, you will be preparing for the last stage, ending your Way in Santiago de Compostela. This is an easy stretch, going through nice rural areas at the beginning. Once in Santiago, you will be surrounded by many landmarks. The main points of interest are the Cathedral and the Square of Obradoiro, but that does not mean those are the only remarkable places, as it is also recommendable to take a stroll around the historic district, to taste the gastronomy and to visit some other iconic buildings such as the Catholic Monarchs Inn, the Monastery of San Martín Pinario or the Pazo of Raxoi.
Accommodation in Santiago de Compostela.
|Day 8. Breakfast and end of services
Breakfast in Santiago de Compostela.