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Caminho Portugues variant from Porto to Braga and Ponte de Lima 1

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addicted since 1999 (Aragones, CF), lots of caminos in Spain and Portugal since then
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Caminho Portugues variant from Porto to Braga and Ponte de Lima - Porto, Braga, Ponte de Lima thoughts, distances and lodging

After the caminho from Lisbon to Santiago and the coastal route from Porto I thought about some variation.
Fortunately the way towards Braga was easy to find on maps, but I found it difficult to get proper information about it. As this situation still continues, I sorted my pieces of information to encourage others to follow these arrows.

To take this path means your are off the mayor routes, but don't consider it totally empty. I was told about 1000 pilgrims take this route per year. The...
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Francés (2004-), Portugués, Madrid, 4/5 Plata, 1/8 Levante, 1/8 Lana, Augusta, hospitalera Grado.
There's that train station in São Romão - perhaps the good old trick of walking there, taking the train back to sleep and then taking the train back the next morning is the best way to avoid that long stretch?

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