Pontevedra - Caldas de Reis

The stage of the Portuguese Coastal Way from Pontevedra to Caldas de Reis is a journey of approximately 21 kilometers that offers a relaxing and scenic experience, ideal for pilgrims who enjoy tranquility and natural beauty.

Pontevedra: This stretch begins in the city of Pontevedra, known for its rich historical architecture and charming squares. Pilgrims can admire the Basilica of Santa María la Mayor before leaving the city.

Route: Along the way, pilgrims pass through several typical Galician villages, enjoying landscapes that alternate between rural paths and wooded areas. This route is particularly peaceful, with few inclines, making it accessible to almost all pilgrims.

Caldas de Reis: The stage concludes in Caldas de Reis, famous for its thermal waters and relaxing atmosphere. Visitors can explore the Roman bridge over the Umia River and enjoy the healing properties of the thermal waters.

This stage is perfect for those seeking a combination of moderate walking and time to relax and rejuvenate in a naturally and culturally rich environment. It is an enriching experience on the way to Santiago de Compostela.