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Padron to Santiago de Compostela

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Start your final day of walking into Santiago, the walking is varied and there are some inevitable stretches along the main roads into the cit
moderate
Distance 25.8 km
6:30 h
386 m
130 m
263 m
4 m
The route gets busier today as you head towards Santiago, but there are still pleasant sections through oak, pine and eucalyptus woodlands. You will soon spot the spires of the magnificent cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and relish that moment of walking into Santiago and completing your journey.
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Author
Minna Harshbarger
Update: April 29, 2019
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
263 m
Lowest point
4 m

Tips and hints

This walk is part of the following itineraries:

WPSCPFULL

WPSCP5

WPSCP4&5

Start

Padron (4 m)
Coordinates:
DD
42.740318, -8.660097
DMS
42°44'25.1"N 8°39'36.3"W
UTM
29T 527821 4732034
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Destination

Santiago de Compostela

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

Note


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Coordinates

DD
42.740318, -8.660097
DMS
42°44'25.1"N 8°39'36.3"W
UTM
29T 527821 4732034
w3w 
///gallantly.learns.storyteller
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
25.8 km
Duration
6:30 h
Ascent
386 m
Descent
130 m
Highest point
263 m
Lowest point
4 m

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