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Portuguese central way

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Camino France's (2016) Portuguese 2017
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Last year I walked from SJPP to Santiago and found Sarria onwards crowded and a little overwhelming. Is the Portuguese central quieter and especially the last 100ks ?
 

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fmsoares

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Camino(s) past & future
Caminho Português Variante Espiritual, May 15-22, 2016
#2
Yes! You can start in Valenca do Minhon in Portugal and walk across the bridge /border into Tui, Spain. Then it's pretty much straight up to Santiago (Valenca, Tui, Porino, Redondela, Pontevedra, Caldas, Padron, Santiago). It's 115 km. Otherwise you can start in Tui. There is a book here for sale on the Portuguese Camino. Buen Camino/Ultreia
 

Kiwi-family

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Past: (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Future (God-willing): Madrid, Salvador, Primitivo (2018)
#3
Much quieter. Even the last hundred.
 

sulu

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Camino(s) past & future
Ronces-SdC (03-04/10);Oporto-SdC (10/2011); VdlP via Portugal 03/04 2012/2013;Part Invierno 2012; Toulouse to Sarrance 2012; Ingles to Muxia June 2013 Cami Catala and Aragones 2014; El Salvador & Primitivo 2014; Camino de Madrid 2016; Levante 2015,2017
#4
Last year I walked from SJPP to Santiago and found Sarria onwards crowded and a little overwhelming. Is the Portuguese central quieter and especially the last 100ks ?
Actually there are several routes in Portugal and the route that they describe as 'central' goes up the middle of Portugal and through Chaves to Verin then joins one of the Sanabres variants, either the low route to Allariz or up to Laza. I did Chaves to Verin and up to Laza and didn't see a soul until Ourense but it would be different in summer. On the other hand for that central route the last 100k would be from Ourense!
 

Mike Savage

So many friends to meet . . . so little time
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Camino(s) past & future
Camino Francés,Inglés
Muxia/Finisterre
Português Coastal
Português Central
Sanabrés
#5
Last year I walked from SJPP to Santiago and found Sarria onwards crowded and a little overwhelming. Is the Portuguese central quieter and especially the last 100ks ?
Last year in September coming in to Santiago on the Portuguese route was very quiet. It did not even compare to the previous year coming in to Santiago on the Francés. The walk in to the city was nicer and shorter too.

Bom Caminho!
 

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MarcelWals

April 2018...Camino Portugues...#2
Camino(s) past & future
October 2016: Camino Frances
#6
Richard,

What period are you gonna do the Camino Portugues?

Marcel
 

MarcelWals

April 2018...Camino Portugues...#2
Camino(s) past & future
October 2016: Camino Frances
#8
Ok Richard,
I am just reading your post about it....

Thnx

Marcel
 

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