7.00km → Apúlia
Altitude: 
10
The Road: 

Follow the camino along the coast. Shortly before arriving to Apúlia the camino splits, and this time the preferred route (for being more direct) takes you away from the beach.

Accommodation in Aguçádoura

Hostal

1

Aguçadoura Guest House
Hostal
Guizos, 120
Apartment

2

Mar Rosa
Apartment
Praia, 390

3

Pé na Areia
Apartment
Praia, 540
3.70km → Fão
Altitude: 
10

There is an alternate route which follows along the coast from Apulia, to get to it and the beach side bars, turn left when you get to the main road into town.

The Road: 

The most direct route from Apúlia to Fão is away from the beach and through a brief stretch of heavy woodlands.

Accommodation in Apúlia

Private

1

Albergue Santiago da Costa
Private
Praia, 67
9 12€
Hostal

2

Hostel LUHU Surf Camp
Hostal
Beco da Colónia, 33
15€
Hotel

3

Apúlia Praia Hotel ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Avenida da Praia, 45
2.30km → Esposende
Altitude: 
10
The Road: 

Crossing the Rio Cávado from Fão to Esposende is done via bridge, take your time as the pedestrian section of the bridge is quite narrow. At the end of the bridge turn left, and at the next roundabout keep to your left into Esposende

Accommodation in Fão

Private

1

Pousada de Juventude - Ofir
Private
Bom Jesus - Fão
9/11*€

2

The Spot Hostel
Private
Veigas, 14
16€
4.70km → Marinhas
Altitude: 
5

Esposende is another popular summer resort town, though one which is much more subdued than cities to the south. It as a quant small town feel and a broad seaside boardwalk that is popular among the locals.

The Road: 

There are multiple ways through town but the easiest is along the pedestrian path near the sea.  When it comes to an end follow the natural bend in the road to the right. From there the camino turns inland towards Marinhas

Accommodation in Esposende

Private

1

Hostel Esposende GuestHouse
Private
Conde Agrolongo, 29
12-20€

2

Hostel Eleven
Private
Narciso Ferreira, 57
13 14€

3

Hostel Sleep&Go
Private
São Martinho, 7
16 12€

4

Eskama Hostel
Private
Largo Dr. Fonseca Lima, 4
Hotel

5

Hotel Zende ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Dr. Henrique Barros Lima

6

Hotel Suave Mar ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Eng. Eduardo Arantes e Oliveira

7

Hotel Mira Rio ⭑⭑
Hotel
Ponte D. Luis Filipe, 113
3.70km → Belinho
Altitude: 
20

There are several bars suitable for a morning coffee, as well as a shop (before crossing the main road). Near the church are a few more bars and the municipal albergue.

The Road: 

The camino from Marinhas keeps away from the sea, and climbs gradually to offer an elevated view.  The path is along paved back roads with little traffic.  Eventually, beyond Belinho, the camino crosses descends to cross over the main road and joins a narrow forest path down to the...

Accommodation in Marinhas

Municipal

1

Albergue São Miguel
Municipal
S. Sebastião
34 5€
Altitude: 
35

Most services are along the main road, the N13, but there is a small supermarket along the camino.

Camino Portugues Map 17
1.90km → Castelo do Neiva
Notice: 

After crossing the bridge the official camino turns right and uphill.  However it is possible to turn left and take the old (unmarked) road which follows the coastline.  Note that while this route is very doable it is best undertaken with a sense of adventure.  There are several bars along the...

Altitude: 
110

Note that the camino passes along the edge of the town, and that for access to all services you will need to turn left at the main road (the N13) and will likewise need to retrace your steps to rejoin the camino.

Accommodation in Castelo do Neiva

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos Don Nausti
Municipal
Moldes, 565
6-10€
2.40km → Anha
Altitude: 
35

Accommodation in Chafé

Casa Rural

1

Casa da Reina
Casa Rural
Dr. Henrique Barros Lima
4.00km → Ponte Eiffel
Altitude: 
35
The Road: 

From Anha the camino makes its way to the very long dual carriage bridge that crosses the Río Limia.

Accommodation in Anha

Private

1

Albergue Casa da Carolina
Private
9 de Julho de 1985, 1590
16€
Casa Rural

2

Quinta do Paço d'Anha
Casa Rural
4.90km → Areosa
Altitude: 
10

The wealth of Viana do Castelo’s rich trading history has left us with several notable buildings and defensive structures. Among them are the Sé Cathedral, the Castelo de Santiago da Barra, the Church of Santa Luzia (take the funicular up the hill for 3€ round trip, and enjoy an incredible view...

History: 

Viana do Castelo, bis 1848 Viana da Foz do Lima genannt, war während des Zeitalters der „Entdeckungen“ eine wichtige Hafenstadt. Später, im „Kabeljau-Zeitalter“ wurde es zum zweitgrößten Handelszentrum Portugals.

Ende August feiern die Bürger von Viana (und viele Touristen) die Feste von Nossa Senhora da Agonia. Es ist eine Art Romeria (Wallfahrt) und findet an 3 Tagen statt, um die Jungfrau zu feiern, Schutzpatronin der Fischer auf hoher See.

The Road: 

Leave the centro historico of Viana do Castelo from the main square. Head north from the fountain (keep the length of the square to your left) and follow the pedestrianized and tree lined street (the Passeio das Mordomas da Romaria) to the first intersection. Turn left there...

Accommodation in Viana do Castelo

Private

1

Pousada de Juventude - Viana do Castelo
Private
Rua de Limia
40 11-13€

2

Avenida Central Viana Hostel
Private
Combatentes Grande Guerra, 49
19€
Parochial

3

Albergue de Peregrinos São João dos Caminhos
Parochial
Igreja do Carmo
26 6-10€
Association

4

Albergue de Santa Luzia
Association
Igreja do Carmo
40 15-25€
Casa Rural

5

Zimborio Guest House
Casa Rural
Rua Gago Coutinhol
Hotel

6

Hotel Do Parque ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Praça da Galiza

7

Hotel Calatrava ⭑⭑
Hotel
Manuel Fiúza Júnior, 157
3.60km → Carreço
Altitude: 
45

You will pass through town on its eastern edge, away from the waterfront. The Quinta da Boa Viagem is your best landmark.

Accommodation in Areosa

6.10km → Cruzeiro
Altitude: 
40
Notice: 

All services in Carreço are located along the main road. To get there you will need to turn left to cross the railway, and follow the road downhill to the roundabout. Turn left at the roundabout, heading south (with the water on your right). 

The Road: 

If you choose to keep on the camino through Carreço, turn away from the bridge and keep to the east of the tracks. It won't be long before the camino turns back to the tracks and crosses at a level crossing. It will arrive at the church and pass behind it. Arrows are scarce to non-...

Accommodation in Carreço

Private

1

Albergue Casa do Sardão
Private
Avenida de Paço, 769
10 12€

2

Albergue Casa do Adro
Private
Nossa Senhora da Graça, 446
Camino Portugues Map 19
Altitude: 
140
The Road: 

The Cruzeiro marks a high point, and it is downhill from here to Vila Praia de Âncora

8.30km → Caminha
Altitude: 
15

Âncora is a medium sized with with all services, apart from an albergue de peregrinos.

The Road: 

To find your way from Âncora, make your way to the waterfront. The camino follows the road adjacent to it, and where the yellow bike lanes begin you have the option of crossing to the right-hand side of the road, but keep an eye open for where the bike path turns left as you want to...

Accommodation in Vila Praia de Âncora

Pension

1

Pension Abrigo do Portinho
Pension
Pescadores, 18

2

Guest House Pereira
Pension
Dr. João Araújo, 81
13€

3

Albergaria Quim Barreiros ⭑⭑⭑
Pension
Dr. Ramos Pereira, 115
Hotel

4

Hotel Meira ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Rua 5 de Outubro, 56
Altitude: 
10

Caminha is the last town in Portugal, from here it is a 1.7 swim or a quick ferry across the estuary. It is here that the Atlantic meets the Río Miño, making for the ideal natural boundary. The main square (Praça Conselheiro Silva Torres) makes for the perfect place to rest the afternoon or...

Notice: 

Am Ende der Stadt trifft die Straße auf einen Kreisverkehr und überquert einen kleineren Fluss über eine Brücke. ÜBERQUEREN SIE NICHT DIE BRÜCKE. Hier gibt es möglicherweise noch Pfeile die den Weg nach Tui zeigen, das wahrscheinlich nicht Ihr Ziel ist. Biegen Sie stattdessen in Richtung...

Accommodation in Caminha

Municipal

1

Albergue de Peregrinos Caminha
Municipal
Padre Pinheiro, 36
30 5€
Pension

2

Residencial Arca Nova
Pension
Largo Dr. Sidónio Pais

3

Pension Muralha de Caminha
Pension
Barão de S. Roque, 69

4

Residencial Galo d'Ouro
Pension
Corredoura, 15
Hotel

5

Design&Wine Hotel ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Praça do Conselheiro Silva Torres, 8
1.70km → Camposancos

The Santa Rita de Cássia is your ferry across the river, and the 20 minute journey costs 1€. The schedule varies with the tide, which makes it impossible to print here. If you stayed the night here ask at your albergue/hotel, otherwise make your way down to the harbor to check.

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