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Camino de Santiago School Tour

 
 

Walk the ancient path of Camino de Santiago, a path followed by pilgrims from all over the world. This famous pilgrimage makes for a perfect school tour with its unique blend of history, culture and religion.

During the Camino de Santiago School Tour, your group will see the impressive cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, a world renowned masterpiece of Romanesque architecture. Witness the remarkable tomb of St. James where, legend has it, the remains of Jesus’ apostle lies buried. Experience some of the most diverse and beautiful landscapes in Galicia and along the North-Western coast of Spain.

Things to see & do

  • Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

    This walk will take you to the famous Santiago de Compostela cathedral, a world renowned masterpiece of Romanesque, Gothic and baroque architecture – a true feast for the eyes.

    This cathedral is the very heart of Santiago, soaring high above the city. It has attracted millions of tourists and pilgrims for centuries, and provides a unique and unforgettable experience for your school tour.

  • Tomb of St. James

    Legend has it that the tomb of St. James, one of Jesus’ twelve disciples, was discovered close to some old Celtic ruins in an area known as Libredon. The tomb is now displayed in the Santiago de Compostela cathedral.

    Your students will learn more about fascinating story of Christianity and the unique experience of a religious pilgrimage.

  • Celtic Lands of Galicia

    This tour takes place in Galicia in north-western Spain. This region has a rich Celtic heritage, with a deeply embedded Celtic tradition going back more than 2000 years.

    The historic ruins and impressive celtic sites will make for a special experience for all of your students, especially the ones who love history!

  • Beautiful Landscapes

    Your students will get the opportunity to discover natural landscapes full of great beauty and contrasts during the Camino de Santiago School Tour with stunning plateaus, soaring mountains, beautiful meadows and awe-inspiring coastlines paving their routes through Galicia.

    This awe-inspiring scenery will make for an unforgettable adventure of a lifetime.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1
Fly to Santiago
  • Flight to Santiago
  • Transfer to City Centre for a guide of Santiago
  • Dinner and an overnight stay in your hotel in Santiago
Day 2
Palas de Rei to Arzua
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Transfer to first stage of your walk
  • Walk from Palais de Rei to Arzua (28.8km)
  • Transfer from Arzua to Santiago
  • Dinner and an overnight stay in your hotel in Santiago
Day 3
Arzua to Pedrouzo
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Transfer to second stage of your walk
  • Walk from Arzua to Pedrouzo (19.1km)
  • Transfer from Pedrouzo to Santiago
  • Dinner and an overnight stay in your hotel in Santiago
Day 4
Pedrouzo to Santiago de Compostela
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Transfer to third stage of your walk
  • Walk from Pedrouzo to Santiago de Compostela (20km)
  • See the famous Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
  • Marvel at The Tomb of St. James
  • Time at leisure in Santiago
  • Dinner and an overnight stay in a youth hotel in Santiago
Day 5
Fly Home
  • Breakfast in your hotel
  • Transfer to Porto or Santiago Airport
  • Flights home
Contact Us

Republic of Ireland
01 240 1753

Northern Ireland
028 975 286 73

Why Choose Topflight?

  • 25 years experience

    Our Managing Director, Marco Piccoli has worked in student group travel for 25 years and is as passionate about delivering the best possible experience to his many long term and repeat clients More →

  • A name you can trust

    Marco joined forces with the esteemed Mr. Tony Collins almost 15 years ago, and Topflight for Schools has gone from strength to strength More →

  • Unparalleled service levels

    We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service, which to us means having a thorough knowledge of our inventory, first hand experience of our products and helping you, our valued clients to make the choice of resort/trip that best suits your group’s needs. More →

  • We tailor every package

    We are experts in our field and can tailor make any of our itineraries to best suit our clients’ needs. We offer excellent value and exceptional service. More →

  • We support you at every step

    From our excellent and knowledgable Sales Team to our highly competent Operations Team, we are with you from the first moment of contact. More →

  • We put safety first

    We are dedicated to student safety and assess each component of a tour individually. All air, sea and land safety provided as part of a tour complies with regulations set down by the appropriate regulatory body. More →

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Republic of Ireland
01 240 1753

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