Camino Portugues Map 13

Camino Portugues Map 13
2.10km → Cedofeita
To Santiago: 
240.40
Altitude: 
95

Porto is half the size of Lisbon, and twice as wonderful. It sits perched on the hillside on the north bank of the Rio Douro and has a historic center that would take two days minimum for only a casual stroll. If you plan on having a rest day, this is the town to do it in....

History: 

Porto has a nice nickname among Portuguese historians, who call it The Unvanquished City for having resisted the unlawful siege by King Miguel I. He wasn’t too keen on implementing the liberal constitution that was drafted after a local rebellion but after 18 months of...

Notice: 

Before you set off be certain to pick up a pilgrim’s credencial if you have not already done so. It can be found at the Sé Cathedral. This accordion-fold booklet is your passport to the camino and will become your most cherished souvenir of the trip. It is a required document in most pilgrim-...

The Road: 

Between Porto and the border with Spain, the camino splits into three distinct routes. They are known as the Central Way, the Coastal & Litoral Ways, and the Braga Way. Additionally, there are several paths that connect each of these options, creating a network of trails that can...

Accommodation in Porto

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos Porto
Municipal
Barão de Forrester, 954

24
12€
Private

2

Gallery Hostel
Private
Miguel Bombarda, 222

40
22*€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Gallery Hostel

3

Downtown Hostel
Private
Praça Guilherme Gomes Fernandes, 66

37
15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Downtown Hostel

4

Porto Lounge Hostel
Private
Almada, 317

17*€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Porto Lounge Hostel

5

Tattva Design Hostel
Private
Cativo 26-28

116
15*€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Tattva Design Hostel

6

Spot Hostel
Private
Gonçalo Cristovão, 12

42
17€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Spot Hostel

7

Oporto Sport Hostel
Private
Santa Catarina, 313

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Oporto Sport Hostel

8

The Poets Inn
Private
Caldeireiros, 261

10
No dormitories€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: The Poets Inn
Parochial

9

Albergue do Peregrino Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Vilar
Parochial
Arcediago Vanzeller 50

12
23€
Association

10

Refúgio de Peregrinos ViaPortuscale
Association
Vasco Santana, 264

20
Donativo€
Bombeiro

11

AHBV Porto
Bombeiro
Rodrigues Sampaio, 153

2
Donativo€
Pension

12

Residencial Belo Sonho
Pension
Passos Manuel, 186

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Residencial Belo Sonho
Hostal

13

Antas Ville
Hostal
Vigorosa, 736

30
13€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Antas Ville
Hotel

14

Hotel do Norte ⭑⭑
Hotel
Fernandes Tomas, 579

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel do Norte ⭑⭑

15

Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Infante Dom Henrique, 1

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira ⭑⭑⭑⭑

16

Hotel Peninsular
Hotel
Sá da Bandeira, 21

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17

Hotel Universal ⭑⭑
Hotel
dos Aliados, 38

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Universal ⭑⭑
Photo of Porto on the Camino de Santiago

The sprawl from the center of Porto runs all the way to Gião, where a revision to the camino takes you mercifully off of the road and to Vairão where a more tranquil walk resumes. That is a stretch of 25km, more than enough walking given the terrain. It is not uncommon for pilgrims...

To Santiago: 
238.40
Altitude: 
90
Notice: 

The Metro of Porto Line C (Linha da Maia) affords an option to walking the most durable part of the camino leaving Porto.

The Road: 

The split between the Central and Braga routes occurs at the Chapel of the Ramada Alta, a small church roughly 1.5km from where the pedestrian zone ended. Walk around the church, keeping it on your left, and follow the road behind the church. At the fork, turn right. Street signs indicate...

0.80km → Gondivai
To Santiago: 
231.90
The Road: 

When you get to the A4 overpass the camino splits into two distinct trails. The options are not well marked because the turn to the right is a new route that replaces the previous (and wildly dangerous) detour which began in Araújo. Distances are measured from the split. Both routes...

0.30km → Araújo
To Santiago: 
231.10
Altitude: 
90
3.50km → Moreira
To Santiago: 
230.90
Altitude: 
85

The Metro of Porto Line C (Linha da Maia) stops here twice, first at the Araújo station and then again at the Custió station which is the closest to the camino. 

Photo of Araújo on the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
227.30
Altitude: 
85
The Road: 

Entering Moreira, turn right at the cemetery.

The camino will take a right-left-right a short distance on, and the arrows are painted low on the curb. Whether you follow them, or you miss them, you will arrive at the main road. Turn right there. A Pingo Doce and a Lidl...

Accommodation in Moreira

Private

1

AirPorto Hostel
Private
Estrada, 244

22
14.50*€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: AirPorto Hostel
Hotel

2

Hotel Residencial Puma
Hotel
Cruz Das Guardeiras, 776

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Residencial Puma

3

Hotel Aeroporto ⭑⭑
Hotel
Rua Pedras Rubras, 157

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Aeroporto ⭑⭑
3.20km → Maia
To Santiago: 
232.10
Off Camino: 
1.50
History: 

The Romanesque monastery you see today was founded by the Order of St. Benedict in the late 10th century but was built in the vicinity of a Roman Temple dedicated to Jupiter.

The Road: 

Follow the path straight past the Monastery, and join the Rua da Lionesa. Here a large park will be on your right, and industry on your left. Keep straight and eventually cross over the Río Leça, at which point the name of the cobbled road changes to Rua Chantre. Chantre...

1.10km → Godim
To Santiago: 
228.90
Altitude: 
90

The Metro of Porto Line C (Linha da Maia) stops here twice, first at the Parque de Maia station, and then further north at the Fórum Maia station. Both are suitable stops, but if you exit at the Parque de Maia stop you will more easily find your way to the camino.

The Road: 

Arriving via Metro: Exiting the Parque de Maia station, follow the road to the first roundabout and turn right, and follow the road to its end and turn right. This will take you steeply uphill, and where the road ends turn left towards the church of Maia

...

Photo of Maia on the Camino de Santiago
Photo of Maia on the Camino de Santiago
0.80km → Guarda
To Santiago: 
227.80
Altitude: 
85
To Santiago: 
227.00
Altitude: 
100
The Road: 

In Guarda, turn left to follow the signs to the Zona Industrial

Photo of Guarda on the Camino de Santiago
1.60km → Barranha
To Santiago: 
225.80
Altitude: 
105
Notice: 

The Metro of Porto Line C (Linha da Maia) has a stop called Zona Industrial but it is not along the camino.

To Santiago: 
224.30
Altitude: 
75

Barranha marks a change in scenery. Although you are still walking on paved or cobbled paths, the congestion and noise of Porto are now behind you.

Photo of Barranha on the Camino de Santiago
1.20km → Mosteiró
To Santiago: 
223.50
Altitude: 
60

Because you are arriving via the back roads, the town of Vilar do Pinheiro isn’t marked so obviously. The town itself is a left-hand turn from here and the camino is straight on.

The Road: 

If you wish to spend the night here, turn left. Otherwise, keep on straight through the intersection, passing a few bars on the way out of town.

Accommodation in Vilar do Pinheiro

Pension

1

Residencial Santa Marinha
Pension
Via José Régio, 1330 - 1º
Photo in Vilar do Pinheiro on the Camino de Santiago
3.80km → Gião - Joudina
To Santiago: 
222.10
Altitude: 
30

Small kids park and a pretty but unused square. Plenty of shade for a rest. The church is up the road to your right when entering the town; the camino passes straight through.

Photo of Mosteiró on the Camino de Santiago
0.45km → Igreja
To Santiago: 
218.30
Altitude: 
60
Notice: 

At Gião - Joudina the camino has followed alongside the narrow N306 for about 2km.

The road narrows ahead, and the going was sufficiently dangerous for the camino to be rerouted to the east along a much quieter road. The distance added is 1km, but the route is pretty enough and...

The Road: 

Turn right and head towards Igreja

Photo of Gião - Joudina on the Camino de Santiago
0.90km → Tresval
To Santiago: 
217.80
Altitude: 
60

The church is currently being renovated, but the doors are occasionally open to sneak a peek.

Photo of Igreja on the Camino de Santiago
0.80km → Crasto
To Santiago: 
217.10
Altitude: 
95
0.80km → Vairão
To Santiago: 
216.20
Altitude: 
110
Photo of Crasto on the Camino de Santiago

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