If you have decided to walk the Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James) and undertake this fantastic journey, we can help you. Our suggested itineraries offer the best alternatives whether you choose to walk half day, an individual stage or several days. Always accompanied by our experienced tour guides, Secchi identifies the stages with the most delightful scenery, with the richest concentration of artistic heritage or with the characteristics you are interested in. Besides, depending on physical conditions (individual or group), we can select different streches ranging from the easiest sections of the Camino to the ones for expert hikers.
Camino de Santiago Team building Exercise (half journey):
With this interesting team building game it is possible to discover places, characters, stories and legends about the Apostle Saint James and the Camino de Santiago. In addition, this activity is useful for improving team dynamics, facilitating comunication, solving problems and at the same time increasing fun and enjoyment in the group.
Leading from the Pyrenees across northen Spain to Santiago de Compostela, it is the most acclaimed of the Jacobean routes. From the sanctuary of O Cebreiro in the Galician mountains, the walk passes through small hamlets, typical villages and towns that offer all the essence of the Galician life.
This route was chosen to bring travellers and pilgrims to the ports of Ferrol, Betanzos and A Coruña from the British Islands and Northern Europe.It is not crowded and less traveled but of great interest for all those who want to experience the spiritual aspects of the pillgrimage. Besides magnificent views of coastal Galicia, the walk takes the pilgrim across beautiful and rural landscapes.
Since ancient times, Finisterre was the final destination of many of the pilgrims who made their journey to Santiago de Compostela attracted by the possibility of seeing the “Land´s End”, where the romans believed the sun died every night, starting there a new life after their pilgrimage. This is the only route that has its departure point in Santiago and its destination in the Cape Finisterre, that offers views of the Atlantic Ocean in all its splendor.
Following the Atlantic Coast, this route was mostly used by pilgrims coming from Portugal. The walk takes you through old roads that cross forests, fields, medieval bridges, villages and historical cities such as Tui with its impressive cathedral or Pontevedra with a magnificent old quarter.
This is the first and oldest Jacobean itinerary and it leads into the French Way in its final sections. This route was first walked by the pilgrims from the North Spain, especially the Basque Country or the Asturias Kingdom and nowadays passes through interesting spots such as the city of Lugo with its majestic Roman walls whose entire circuit survives intact and is the finest example of late Roman fortifications in western Europe.
This coastal route is becoming increasingly popular and runs parallel to the Cantabric Sea. Once pilgrims have reached the Galician territory, the path leads to the fishing town of Ribadeo, later on goes deep into the delightful valleys of Vilanova de Lourenzá or Mondoñedo with some superb ecclesiastical architecture and continues through the scenic highlands and lowlands of Sobrado, where is situated the beautiful monastery of Sobrado dos Monxes.
The Southeast Way – Vía de la Plata
Coming from the South of Spain, this route represents the course of an old roman road and was followed by North African Christians and Mozarabic on their pilgrimage way to Santiago de Compostela, besides being used for trading American silver arriving at the Sevillian docks. The walk runs along the green and remote Galician mountains and passes through the city of Ourense, with its thermal waters and grandiose cathedral or the Monastery of Oseira, with a romanesque church, three cloisters from different periods and styles and a chapter room of great brightness.