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Camino Portugues Coastal | Day 5

Viana do Castelo to Caminha 29.77 km

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Welcome to day four on the Camino Portugues. The one and only rainy day of the entire trip. Breakfast at the bar where I decided to retreat to the Coastal route for the day as the rain and the gusts of wind made the litoral the wrong place to be.

 

After walking uphill over wet cobblestone roads, I took shelter in the forest with the company of the flowers and the animals of the area. A spectacular river crossing, and I was in a new and the last district in Portugal before crossing into Spain.

 

A café in Chafé with a burger, and I was ready to tackle the rest of the day.

Met a group of pilgrims by a monastery before the final climb into Viana do Castelo. The wind was kicking and the shoulder as narrow as they come on the metal bridge over the Lima river.

 

It was a night in the company of new pilgrims’ friends and an albergue that will go down as the weirdest and most dangerous of all my travels.

 

Have a nice day.

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Daily Cost Breakdown

€04.05 Breakfast

€05.35 Market

€08.35 Lunch

€09.00 Dinner

€06.00 Albergue

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€32.75 Total

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Accommodations:

Albergue Sao Joao dos Caminhos

+351 258 822 264

R. do Carmo n. 1

cruzdoscaminhos.blogspot.pt

Albergue de Santa Luzia

+351 961 660 300

Monte Santa Luzia 176

templosantaluzia.org

HI Hostel Viana do Castelo

+351 258 838 458

Rua de Limia

pousadasjuventude.pt

Viana Hostel

+351 927 811 099

Av. dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra 49

avenidaviana.com

Dona Emília - Casa de Hóspedes

+351 917 811 392

R. Manuel Espregueira 6

dona-emilia.com

Hospedaria Senhora do Carmo

+351 258 825 118

R. Grande 72

Enjoy Viana Guest House

+351 914 668 475

Passeio das Mordomas da Romaria 53

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