A seven day excursion (6 nights) departing from CEBREIRO at 6 p.m. lying on the
border between the provinces of Lugo and León - a medieval town surrounded by
spectacular mountain landscape where you can still see the primitive dwellings
known as "pallozas" and which resemble those built by Celtic settlers. The
meeting point will be at Santiago´s airport.
We will travel through an un-spoilt countryside of hills, rivers, mountain
ranges and valleys with lush vegetation and visit sanctuaries, fortresses, manor
houses and see a wide range of Romanic architecture to arrive in the evening of
the sixth day in SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA where we will visit the city and the
cathedral. Board and lodging in First Class Hotel. The itineraries include
accommodation and full board, plus professional guides, escorts
and insurance, fully-kitted horses and cross-country vehicles.
This way was the oldest and most important cultural route of Europe. All the
spiritual and cultural grounds are alive today so one thousand years after this
pilgrimage way is still in use.
We shall ride along the final section of this route just starting at the point
where this route reaches Galicia. As a horse-riding pilgrims we shall revive a
part of the history of the old Europe.
shall cross along some of the best conservated natural environments of Southern
Europe. Remote old villages and historic remains will be reached by us and we
shall enjoy nature and wildlife as the ancients did.
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (AIRPORT OR CITY
HOTEL TRANSFER) - o CEBREIRO We go for you at your hotel or
Meeting at Valiña´s guest country house (O
Welcome dinner and lodging in a warm
atmosphere. Proprietress Ms María Pilar´s
kindness we make us feel at home D
DAY 2: O
CEBREIRO - TRIACASTELA - SAMOS Visit to O Cebreiro where we'll
visit some interesting Celtic historic
Horse trip to Triacastela across deep forest
of centenarian walnut trees, oaks and
Country lunch at Triacastela, old village
with an interesting Romanesque church.
Horse riding to Samos across Oribio valley.
We'll ride across a beautiful natural
environment and we'll visit the
pre-Romanesque chapel and monastery of Samos
where monks pray and work.
Board and lodging at the Hostelry of the
Benedictine monastery of Samos. B, L, D
SAMOS - SARRIA -BARBADELO - MERCADO DA SERRA
- PORToMARIN Horse riding to Sarria across
prairie and forest. We'll visit an old
convent and a medieval castle.
Ride down Miño valley. We'll enjoy lovely
landscape and we'll visit an old temple at
Country lunch at Mercado da Serra by an old
Horse riding to Portomarín across the
reservoir of Belesar.
Board and lodging at Portomarín Hotel
B, L, D
PORTOMARIN - vilar de donas - portomarin Horse riding across Ulla valley
in a pleasant river and country environment.
We'll visit some Romanesque historic
Horse riding to Vilar de Donas. There we'll
visit the outstanding Romanesque temple and
we'll enjoy some medieval paintings. This
temple was the seat of the military order of
Santiago, knights that fought banditry in
this pilgrimage route.
Board and lodging at Portomarín Hotel
(state-owned). B, L, D
portomarin - melide - furelos - pambre -
castañeda - arzua Horse riding to Melide. We'll
cross an old bridge at Furelos and we'll
visit a medieval castle at Pambre. This is a
well-known area for its old water mills.
Horse riding to Castañeda. There we'll visit
some medieval lime kilns; many pieces made
there were used in the construction of
Board and lodging at Arzúa.
B, L, D
arzua - lavacolla - monte do gozo - santiago
de compostela Horse riding to Labacolla.
Pilgrims washed one selves there in a brook
before visiting the Sacred Sepulcre at
Santiago´s Cathedral. We'll reach Monte do
Gozo (it means joy hill) from where a nice
view of Santiago de Compostela can be seen.
Visit to the Santiago´s Cathedral, the end
of a large pilgrimage route.
Board and lodging in a three or four star
Hotel. B, L, D
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Breakfast in the morning and
independent departure arrangements B
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