Sku: 240840

Considered the most spiritually connected pilgrimage route, following the path St James’ body took to its resting place at the site of Santiago de Compostela, this quiet stage offers a wealth of history. From the lively city of Porto, set on the banks of the Douro River and famous for its port wine production, the journey north travels through small hamlets, past eucalyptus and pine woods, over ancient bridges and through larger market towns dating back to Roman times.

Start in Porto and end in Viana do Castelo! With the Eurovision tour The Portuguese Camino – Porto to Viana do Castelo extension, you have a 4 days tour package taking you through Porto, Portugal and 4 other destinations in Portugal. The Portuguese Camino – Porto to Viana do Castelo extension includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.

Additional Information:

Tour Operator: UTracks
Max group size: 15
Age range: 2 to 99
Operated in: English
Tour id: 240840


Day 1: Arrive in Porto

Set on the banks of the Douro River, Porto’s historical centre was declared a World Heritage site in 1996 and in the 12th Century, it was in Porto that the country took its name and became an independent nation. Its maritime legacies and importance as a new world trading port have shaped it into the proud city it has become, with its impressive cathedral and port wine lodges. After checking in to your hotel, take the time to explore the city with its many cultural sites. Overnight Porto.

Day 2: Metro train to Matosinhos, walk to Povoa do Varzim (7.5 hrs, 25km/15.5mi)

After breakfast, catch the metro train to Matosinhos avoiding the urban sprawl of Porto and cross the lifting bridge Ponte moved to start your walk. The route takes you along the coast visiting seaside villages such as Leca da Palmeira, Labruge and Vila do Conde before arriving at Povoa do Varzim. This beautiful city is home to an old town, the Cividade de Terrosso Fort, more than 3000 years old as well as an ancient aqueduct. Overnight Povoa do Varzim

Day 3: Walk to Esposende (5.5 hrs, 20km/12.5mi)

A fairly easy walk as you take the esplanade to the Chapel of San Andres before continuing into Litoral Norte Natural Park a protected natural area consisting of diverse habitats of imposing sand dunes, wetlands and estuaries, and home to many different wildlife habitats. Cross the iron bridge over the Cavadoy river before arriving in the city of Esposende. Overnight Esposende

Day 4: To Viana do Castelo (6hrs, 26km/7mi)

Continue along the coastal plains to the town of Marinhas, and the Church of San Bartolome do Mar. Head inland briefly before returning to the coast following a forest path to the port of Cabedelo. Cross the Eiffel Bridge, arriving at Viana do Castelo where your tour ends. We can assist with booking the night in Viana do Castelo – please ask for our rates.



3 nights in comfortable hotels on a twin-share basis with ensuite facilities


3 breakfasts, 2 dinners. Breakfasts are usually continental inclusive of bread, cheese, ham, tea, coffee & juices. Dinner will consist of 3 courses, usually starting with a salad, followed by a chicken, red meat, fish or pasta dish & finishing with a dessert of fruit or cakes.

Additional Services

Information pack including route notes and maps per room booked

Emergency hotline


Luggage transfer (max 1 piece of 20kgs per person)

Not Included:


Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.



This tour does not include travel insurance. Please make sure you are adequately covered. You can arrange travel insurance with your preferred provider, or check here to see what our Travel Experts recommend.

Additional Services

Travel to Porto and from Viana do Castelo

Lunch and drinks throughout, dinner in Porto

Items of a personal nature

Transfers not advised as included

Tour guide – this is a self-guided walking trip

Entrance fees

Travel insurance – mandatory

Wet weather gear, sunscreen, good walking boots/shoes, sun hat and walking poles. A detailed gear list is provided on booking.


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