- Discovering on foot the small villages and pilgrimage sites along the Camino Portugués
- Exploring historical Tomar and Coimbra and the ruins at Conimbriga
- Experiencing culinary delights of the area
- Enjoying the hospitality of family run hotels
Walk from Lisbon to Coimbra along the first stage of the more spiritually connected Camino Portugués. The Portuguese Road, or Camino Portugués, is considered by many as the most spiritually connected pilgrimage route. Following the path St James' body took to its resting place at the site of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, the quieter Portuguese path offers a wealth of history and delightful landscapes to discover. This section of the route, the first of four stages on our self-guided walking along the Portuguese Camino, begins in the capital city of Lisbon, situated on the Tagus River, from where you begin your walk out through fertile floodplains and gently undulating terrain, staying in small hotels with local character each evening. Along the walk you will explore the Templar town of Tomar, the Roman ruins of Conimbriga and journey on until you reach the World Heritage listed Coimbra, Portugal's early medieval capital best known for its university founded in 1290.
Day 1 : Arrive Lisbon
Day 2 : Transfer to Santa Iria de Azoia, walk to Vila Franca de Xira (4.5hrs, 18km/11.3mi)
Day 3 : Along the river to Azambuja (5-6hrs, 20km/12.5mi)
Day 4 : Through ‘the market garden of Portugal’ to Santarem (8hrs, 33km/20.5mi)
Day 5 : Walk to Golega (8hrs, 31km/18mi)
Day 6 : Through Templar country to Tomar (7hrs, 30km/18.5mi)
Day 7 : Along flat rural plains to Alvaiazere (8hrs, 31km/19mi)
Day 8 : Walk to Alvorge (6-7hrs, 23km/14mi)
Day 9 : Continue to Condeixa a Nova (6.5hrs, 25km/16mi)
Day 10 : On to Coimbra (4hrs, 15km/9.3mi)
Day 11 : Trip concludes
- 10 nights in comfortable hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
- 9 breakfasts, 8 dinners. Breakfasts are usually continental inclusive of breads, 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.
- Transfer from Lisbon to Santa Iria de Azoia
- Luggage transfer (max 1 piece of 20kgs per person)
- Information pack including route notes and guidebook per room booked
- Emergency hotline
- Pilgrim's Passport
- Travel to Lisbon and from Coimbra
- Breakfast in Azambuja, all lunches and drinks throughout, and dinners not listed as included
- Items of a personal nature
- Entrance fees
- Tour guide – this is a self guided walking trip
- Transfers unless advised
- Travel insurance
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Portuguese Camino - Lisbon to Coimbra tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 07 December 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 December 2022, a deposit of 269 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
The Portuguese Camino - Lisbon to Coimbra tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this The Portuguese Camino - Lisbon to Coimbra tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.For Solo Travelers
A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
- All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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