Camino De Santiago: The Scenic Portuguese Route
This is a walking tour. You will require a good level of physical fitness as well as some training before starting the walk (more information regarding preparation for this tour can be found https://www.globusfaith.com/user/pdfs/Camino-de-Santiago.pdf. If unable to complete any of the stages on foot, transportation by taxi will be arranged at an extra cost. You will need to pack a backpack containing essentials for the day (such as water, raincoat, essential medication, money, sunblock, etc.) to carry during the walk.
Hotel accommodations may be of simple standards, often with no elevators, but always with private facilities.
Mass services are available in the evenings at most overnight towns/villages. (Mass services may be in local language and venues are subject to change).
Spectacular train rides, breathtaking cable-car ascents, cruise ships, scenic day ferries, private first-class motorcoaches (most with free Wi-Fi )—Cosmos offers a wonderful variety of transportation for a memorable travel experience. And with Cosmos, you never have to worry about getting to the ferry on time, buying tickets for the train, or waiting in long lines to take the cable car. Just sit back and enjoy the ride! Each itinerary lists daily travel distances in kilometers and miles, so you’ll see just how close each country and destination are to each other.
When it comes to meals, Cosmos strikes a perfect balance. We include some meals to save you time and money, yet we also leave enough free time so you can sample gastronomic delights on your own.
SIGHTS AND SOUNDS
Our packages include guided sightseeing and scenic highlights that reveal the best of of each destination. See the must-see sites with knowledgeable Local Guides who will bring each destination to life.
After a day of traveling, you want to relax at a comfortable, clean, and attractive hotel. We select hotels with the best guestrooms, service, and food for the money, so you can rest easy knowing we've checked everything out before your check in.
FRIENDS IN LOCAL PLACES
At the heart of every great Cosmos tour are the friendly, knowledgeable folks who show you around and help you maximize your free time. We go to incredible lengths to find the most professional Tour Directors and Local Guides. With commentary delivered in English, our Tour Directors are multilingual so they can navigate the world with ease and give you the richest experience possible.
EXPLORE YOUR WAY
No one enjoys a vacation where every second is spent on a schedule. We build free time into every Cosmos vacation, so you can eat, shop, and explore the way you want. Your Tour Director can offer suggestions for things to see and do—or you can join one of our many outstanding optional excursions. Whether you’re into art, music, food, wine, or history, we give you the freedom to truly personalize your trip with optional excursions that are meaningful to you.