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Favorite places to stay Porto to Santiago on Portugues Central, or Finnesterre?

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LindaB

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bike ride Paplona to Santiago April-May 2015
Portuguese Coastal Sept 2019
A friend and I start in Porto on Sep 18, walking to SDC (central route) and then Finisterre and Muxia. Can anyone suggest places to stay on these routes that they really liked? We're already booked at Fernandas in Lugar Do Corgo. Thank you.
 

trecile

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Camino(s) past & future
SJPDP-Finisterre X 2 - 2016 & 2017, El Norte - Irun to Vilalba 2018
A friend and I start in Porto on Sep 18, walking to SDC (central route) and then Finisterre and Muxia. Can anyone suggest places to stay on these routes that they really liked? We're already booked at Fernandas in Lugar Do Corgo. Thank you.
On the way to Finisterre I really liked Albergue Monte Aro in Lago. It's very nice and fairly new with very friendly hospitaleras, and a good onsite bar/restaurant.
 
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First 2016
Latest Camino Torres 2019
This was a very good place between Ponte de Lima and Valenca in May.


I would also recommend this place in Barcelhinos just over the river from Barcelos. I stayed there last October.

 

peterhore

Peter Hore
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SJPD-Burgos 2012, Muxia 2013, Chemin de la Liberte 2014, Ingles 2016, Rabanal 2017, Portugues 2018
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This was a very good place between Ponte de Lima and Valenca in May.


I would also recommend this place in Barcelhinos just over the river from Barcelos. I stayed there last October.

In Muxia I recommend a restaurant called el cordobes (on the front just where the bus stops) for the most amazing seafood. Don’t ask what’s on the menu but accept whatever is offered - been there three times in last five years and think it’s the very best reason for not stopping in SdC but walking on to Fisterra. Chef / owner / chief musician is called Arxiras.
Enjoy!
 

Mark McCarthy

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Camino(s) past & future
CF 2014 2015
Lourdes 2 SdC 2016
Sarria 2 SdC April&Oct 2016 & (April 2018)
Camino Baztan June 2017
The Wine Hostel in Porto!
 

LindaB

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Camino(s) past & future
bike ride Paplona to Santiago April-May 2015
Portuguese Coastal Sept 2019
Thank you all for helping us make it a great trip!
 

Carolyn G

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May 2018
May 2019
(Future - CP September 2020)
A friend and I start in Porto on Sep 18, walking to SDC (central route) and then Finisterre and Muxia. Can anyone suggest places to stay on these routes that they really liked? We're already booked at Fernandas in Lugar Do Corgo. Thank you.
 

Carolyn G

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Camino(s) past & future
May 2018
May 2019
(Future - CP September 2020)
I’d like to ask if you all think it’s better to plan a rest day in Tui or instead of doing 2 days in Tui, do 1 in Valenca and 1 in Tui since they’re so close together?
 

Jodean

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Camino(s) past & future
22 Sept. to 21 Oct. 2015, Pamplona to Santiago
6-23.04 Porto to Santiago 2018
17.09-30.09 CF 2018
Another fan of O'recuncho de Peregrino. One of the best albergues that I have ever stayed in.
In O Milladoiro which the maps say is 5km from Santiago but is at least 10-12 by the time you get to the cathedral, we really liked this one:
 

Lisa HS

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances (SJPdP - Santiago) Spring (2016)
Portuguese (Porto - Santiago - Finisterre) Spring (2018)
O recuncho de peregrino past redondela and monastery in herbon
Definitely the Monestery in Herbon. A real "old time" pilgrim experience. Well worth the slight (but lovely) detour. There's a brother there (can't remember his name) who give a very interesting before-dinner tour of the monastery. Don't miss that (although don't take everything he states as fact as....well....fact) :)
 

Wanderlusting RN

Wanderlusting RN
Camino(s) past & future
July 2019 Porto to Santiago
A friend and I start in Porto on Sep 18, walking to SDC (central route) and then Finisterre and Muxia. Can anyone suggest places to stay on these routes that they really liked? We're already booked at Fernandas in Lugar Do Corgo. Thank you.
Viilla d’ Arcos awesome
 

Old Kiwi

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Camino(s) past & future
St Francis "2016"
St Francis "2019"
I must agree with Davey Boyd. I stayed at the Albergue Cabo da Vila in Finisterre for two nights on my last trip.
Lovely helpful people.
 

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