Join this new Active Journey whether you’re on a spiritual journey yourself or simply want the thrill of hiking this famous pilgrimage route. Feel a connection and the same sense of purpose with pilgrims since the Middle Ages as you walk along the same trails from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela. 

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 Cabo Fisterra, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean  Arriving at the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

Walking the Camino de Santiago

Spain’s Historic Pilgrimage Route

11 days from $6,595

Join this new Active Journey whether you’re on a spiritual journey yourself or simply want the thrill of hiking this famous pilgrimage route. Feel a connection and the same sense of purpose with pilgrims since the Middle Ages as you walk along the same trails from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela. 

Accommodations

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Miróhotel Bilbao

Bilbao, Spain

Miróhotel Bilbao, located in the city center, is a design-forward boutique hotel centrally located between the Guggenheim Museum and the Fine Arts Museum. The hotel is the perfect location to discover the unique architectural landscape, including Casco Viejo (Old Town), a culturally vibrant medieval quarter district with bustling taverns and remarkable market food stalls and riverside views. 

Number of nights: 1

Pamplona Catedral Hotel

Pamplona, Spain

Located in the heart of Pamplona, the exclusive 4-star Pamplona Catedral Hotel is an excellent place to relax or explore the city and learn of its culture and gastronomy. The hotel is hosted in a restored 19th century convent, completely redesigned into a luxurious hotel with 59 beautifully designed rooms, and the highest quality service expected of a luxury boutique hotel. 

Number of nights: 1

AC Hotel La Rioja

La Rioja, Spain

The AC Hotel La Rioja a conveniently located hotel in the city center of Logroño. On the banks of the Ebro River and a mere 10 minute walk away from Church of San Bartolome and the cultural museum Casa das Ciencias (House of Sciences). 

Number of nights: 1

Abba Burgos Hotel

Burgos, Spain

The Abba Burgos Hotel is located in the heart of Burgos, just steps away from the Cathedral and an array of castles and other historical landmarks.  This bright and quiet hotel provides a splendid view of the city. The facilities of Abba Burgos Hotel were designed with an open and modernized concept, which includes a garden area and a wonderful panoramic view of the city to enjoy all that Burgos has to offer. 

Number of nights: 1

Hotel NH Collection León Plaza Mayor

León, Spain

Set in an 18th-century manor house in the main square of León, the Hotel NH Collection León Plaza Mayor is a luxurious 4-star property centrally located near the historical area and shopping district, close to many attractions, restaurants and much more. The hotel restaurant serves Mediterranean and Spanish inspired fare made from the finest local ingredients, a perfect place of indulgence and relaxation.

Number of nights: 2

Eurostars Gran Lugo

Lugo , Spain

The Eurostars Gran Lugo is a 4-star property perfectly located to experience the grand Lugo Cathedral and the spectacular Roman wall that surrounds the charming historical center. The Eurostar’s Gran Hotel is equipped with all of the amenities to grant a comfortable and enjoyable stay in the historic city of Lugo.

Number of nights: 1

Parador de Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Considered one of the world's oldest hotels, the Hostal dos Reis Catolicós as it is also known was built by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in 1499 as a hospital for pilgrims. The 137-room parador is situated in the historic Plaza do Obradoiro adjacent to the famed cathedral and its architectural flourishes include a carved entrance façade, vaulted ceilings, stone archways, a Renaissance chapel, and four courtyards. The hotel features two restaurants and a bar, coffee shop, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, library, gift shop, and laundry and dry cleaning service. Air-conditioned guest rooms are furnished in historical style and offer private bath with hair dryer, mini-bar, in-room safe, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 2

Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Travel Guard provides an on-tour Insurance Plan. On-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance (U.S. Residents only). It also includes up to $25,000 medical and up to $500 dental expense coverage, and 24-hour worldwide travel and medical assistance. Please click here to view complete coverage details.

Please visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1-800-208-6142 to learn about additional (optional) coverage.