Way to the Origin

Way to the Origin

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Way to the Origin
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Way to the origin is one of the most authentic experiences that the pilgrimage can offer you. Whether you have done the Camino de Santiago (Saint James Way) on some occasion, or if it is among your projects to do so, you cannot miss the opportunity to undertake the true Jacobean route that marked history

What if we tell you that you will not only do it on foot?

1 Santiago de Compostela - Vilagarcía de Arousa - 19 min.
2 Vilagarcía de Arousa - Pontecesures - 90 min.
3 Pontecesures - Santiago de Compostela - 25 km.

The ideal option for the pilgrim looking for a unique experience, since there are many ways, but only one is the origin of all of them.
Way to the Origin

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Santiago de Compostela - Vilagarcía de Arousa - 19 min.

Did you know that, from Santiago de Compostela, in just 19 minutes by train you can reach the O Salnés region? The starting point of the Translatio.

Vilagarcía de Arousa will welcome you after completing this first stage. Extend your way enjoying active tourism activities such as kayaking routes, shellfishing on foot, bike rides, hiking ... or visit the wineries, taste our gastronomy, delve into the Camellia Route and discover the most emblematic spots of O Salnés.

Of course, the island of Cortegada is a must, an unforgettable natural place located in front of the fishing village of Carril.
Vilagarcía de Arousa - Pontecesures - 90 min.

This Latin term refers to the legendary transfer by sea of the remains of the apostle James the Greater until his arrival in Compostela. Entering the Arousa estuary and crossing the river Ulla, they leave the traces of what will be known as the Origin of all ways: the Route of the Arousa Sea and Ulla River Today marked by the only maritime fluvial via crucis in the world.
Pontecesures - Santiago de Compostela - 25 km.

And now you have lived the Translatio, this last itineray will seem totally different to you. Whether you want to get to Santiago on foot or by train, your entry into the Plaza del Obradoiro will not be like the previous ones, because what will have really marked you are the experiences you have lived until the moment you could see Compostela.

You have already found the true way, completed all its stages and grown through this return to the origin.

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