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Caz spencer

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Camino(s) past & future
Santiago
Well it’s time to start planning the next Camino !! Yes I have the Camino Bug ☺
Have done Camino Frances but want ideas on Camino North of SJPP heading towards Portugal then along to Santiago - ideas welcome please !! Looking at around 5 weeks 🚶‍♀️
Looking forward to your Ideas !!
 

Kanga

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Staff member
Camino(s) past & future
Francés x 5, Le Puy x 2, Arles, Tours, Norte, Madrid, Via de la Plata, Portuguese, Primitivo
I am confused. Are you asking about the Camino del Norte or the Portuguese from Porto? The two routes are kind of on opposite sides of Santiago de Compostela.

The Norte is from Hendeya-Irun on the France/Spain border to Santiago de Compostela, roughly parallel to the CF but further north and running west along the coast. The Portuguese is from Porto in Portugal travelling roughly in a north easterly direction to Santiago de Compostela.

The Norte is a slightly longer than the CF (about 800km) and would fit your time frame. The Portuguese from Porto is much shorter.
 

Caz spencer

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Santiago
I am confused. Are you asking about the Camino del Norte or the Portuguese from Porto? The two routes are kind of on opposite sides of Santiago de Compostela.

The Norte is from Hendeya-Irun on the France/Spain border to Santiago de Compostela, roughly parallel to the CF but further north and running west along the coast. The Portuguese is from Porto in Portugal travelling roughly in a north easterly direction to Santiago de Compostela.

The Norte is a slightly longer than the CF (about 800km) and would fit your time frame. The Portuguese from Porto is much shorter.
Thank you Kanga - I think I am trying to look at starting further North of SJPP and crossing over to Porto ... definitely time I looked at a big map 🙄
 

Jacobus

Pilgrim since 2008
Camino(s) past & future
CF 2008 09 14
Del Norte 2011. Portuguese 2015, 2017Ingles 2015 Fisterre 2015.
Hello Caz.
As mentioned by Kanga the starting points/legs you mention are problematic. First of all there is no Camino that ends anywhere but in Santiago if all routes were taken to the end point. There is one exception. CDFisterre. Which is the only one to my knowledge that starts in Santiago and ends elsewhere this case in Fisterre (Finisterre). So no way marked route to get you to Porto from SJPP or anyplace North of it.
You can do the del Norte in 5 weeks or if you want to experience both routes allow 3 weeks on the del Norte and bus or train to Porto. Porto to Santiago is 10-12 days. If you need rest days include them in your plans.
Bon Chemin
Bon Camino
Bom Caminho
 

Vacajoe

Traded in my work boots for hiking ones
Camino(s) past & future
2019 Biarritz-Pamplona-Lourdes
2018 Aragon/Frances/Finis
2018 Operation Sabre
2018 Marin Ramble
You can walk the Ingles or Primitivo to Santiago and then reverse-walk the Portugese to Porto.
 

trecile

Camino Addict
Camino(s) past & future
SJPDP-Finisterre X 2 - 2016 & 2017, El Norte - Irun to Vilalba 2018
First of all there is no Camino that ends anywhere but in Santiago if all routes were taken to the end point. There is one exception. CDFisterre
The Camino del Salvador starts in León abd ends in Oviedo.
 

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