Category Archives: Camino Torres

Camino Portuguese Coastal Route, Ramallosa to Vigo 26 km

Today’s distance 26 km Elevation gain 198 m Elevation loss 177 m Total distance from Almería 1,383 km As we leave the albergue this morning the rain is pouring down, but soon it slows down and then it stops (momentarily!). … Continue reading

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Camino Portuguese Coastal Route, A Guardia to Ramallosa 36 km

Today’s distance 36 km Elevation gain 400 m Elevation loss 418 m Total distance from Almería 1,357 km We leave a little later this morning due to losing an hour’s sleep with the time change on entering Spain. The promised … Continue reading

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Camino Portuguese Coastal route, Viana de Castelo to A Guarda 36 km

Today’s distance 36 km (including boat trip across the Rio Miño Elevation gain 151 m Elevation loss 110 m Total distance from Almería 1,321 km The youth hostel in Viana is situated at the very far end of town and … Continue reading

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Camino Torres stage 16, Braga to Ponte de Lima 35 km

Today’s distance 35 km Elevation gain 473 m Elevation loss 638 m Total distance from Almería 1,285 km I haven’t got too much to say about today. It rained. On and off all day. Mostly on. The walking was most … Continue reading

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Camino Torres stage 15, Guimarães to Braga 23 km

  Today’s distance 23 km Elevation gain 426 m Elevation loss 440 m Total distance from Almería 1,250 km Grey and drizzly was how our day started. It remained grey but the drizzle didn’t amount to much and for the … Continue reading

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Rest day Guimaraes

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Camino Torres stage 14, Felgueiras to Guimarães 20 km

Today’s distance 20 km Elevation gain 255 m Elevation loss 384 m Total distance from Almería 1,227 km Firstly, thank you for the plant information – much appreciated. The day started as it had finished yesterday, with light drizzle We … Continue reading

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Camino Torres stage 13, Amarante to Felgueiras 21.5 km

Today’s distance 21.5 km Elevation gain 467 m Elevation loss 285 m Total distance from Almería 1,207 km The fun of the fair (for those attending, not for those trying to sleep through the noise) continued until the no-so-early hours … Continue reading

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Camino Torres stage 12, Mesāo Frio to Amarante 32 km

Today’s distance 32 km Elevation gain 789 m Elevation loss 1,044 m Total distance from Almería 1,185.5 km I didn’t take the time to ‘discover’ Mesāo Frio yesterday evening, but on walking out this morning it appeared to be a … Continue reading

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Camino Torres stage 11, Lamego to Mesāo Frio 30.5 km

Today’s distance 30.5 km Elevation gain 696 m Elevation loss 855 m Total distance from Almería 1,153.5 km I was glad not to have a hangover when I woke this morning. And we had a rather late start after partaking … Continue reading

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Camino Torres stage 10, Moimenta da Beira to Lamego 28 km

Today’s distance 22 km Elevation gain 650 m Elevation loss 841 m Total distance from Almería 1,123 km There was a tearful farewell this morning as I departed from my best camino buddy. But there is no doubt that we … Continue reading

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Camino Torres, stage 9, Ponte do Abade to Moimenta da Beira 22 km

Today’s distance 22 km Elevation gain 311 m Elevation loss 244 m Total distance from Almería 1,095 km Last night we stayed in a Residencial that was about 1.5 km off camino. This morning, the most sensible way to regain … Continue reading

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Camino Torres, stage 8, Trancoso to Ponte do Abade 23 km

Today’s distance 23 km Elevation gain 262 m Elevation loss 483 m Total distance from Almería 1,073 km After a good night’s sleep, an early morning jaunt around the walled town of Trancoso and a hearty breakfast back at the … Continue reading

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Camino Torres stage 7, Pinhel to Trancoso 35km

Today’s distance 35km Elevation gain 681 m Elevation loss 452 m Total distance from Almería 1,050 km Last night’s accommodation had good and bad points. The bad was the bed, which was like sleeping on a slab of the granite … Continue reading

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Camino Torres, stage 6, Aldea del Obispo to Pinhel 38 km

Today’s distance 38 km Elevation gain 577 m Elevation loss 623 m Total distance from Almería 1,015 km We left the friendly town of Aldea del Obispo and had an uphill hike for 2 km to the Portuguese border at … Continue reading

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