Xacobeo Maritime Pilgrame ’21

17/04/2019

To you, that you like the sea……you will love traveling from port to port and from lighthouse to lighthouse. Whether or not you have a boat; as a skipper or letting yourself go … we offer you an alternative to take you toCompostela following the route of the sea. Those who have sailed know that the coast seen from the sea is unparalleled. From the serenity of the deck, the majesty of the cliffs, the calmness of the great sands, the secular facades of the fishing villages and the welcoming embrace with which the estuaries receive you take on a new face.

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A unique and different way of doing the Way of St. James is to do it sailing, as the Apostle St. James did centuries ago. Get La Compostela sailing and enjoying the authentic landscape of the Galician coast, its estuaries and islands. The Xacobeo Maritime Pilgrame is a new recognized Way to achieve La Compostela by sea. The requieres are: to sail 90 nautic miles and to walk the last 5km up to Santiago of Compostela following any of the a recogniced walking Way´s (Portuguese, French etc), the pilgrime choose. We propouse you to walk the last part of the Way strainght from Boiro port or Portosín port to Santiago of Compostela.

The official requirements to get La Compostela by sea is to sail 90 nautical miles and walk the last 5km away from Santiago of Compestela following the Portuguese or French Way (90 miles + 5 km) to Santiago of Compostela.

Calendar:

  • April: from 17th to the 20th – Holy Week
  • May: from 15th to the 18th
  • June: 19th to 22nd
  • July: from 23rd to the 26th
  • September: from 18th to the 21st
  • October: from 02th to the 05th

Important; The Xacobeo Maritime Pilgrame is available all year round with a minimum group of 6 people under request and subject to fleet availability

Programme: 

We offer you the Southern Maritime Pilgrame route with two optional sailing alternatives;

Option 1 (3 days days sailing); The departure port is Vigo and the arrival port is Cabo de Cruz (Boiro). A sailing guide through the charm of the estuaries of Vigo, Pontevedra and Arousa

  • Day 1.- Arrival day to Vigo at the Royal Nautic Club of Vigo , we wellcome pilgrims on board so you can drop luggange and  spend the day visiting Vigo , getting to know the old town, the marina and main streets ….
We spend the night on board (sharing cabin – 2 pilgrims per cabin) mooring in Vigo port
We spend the night on board (sharing cabin – 2 pilgrims per cabin) mooring in Sanxenxo port
We spend the night on board (sharing cabin – 2 pilgrims per cabin) mooring in San Vicente do Mar port
We spend the night on board (sharing cabin – 2 pilgrims per cabin) mooring in Cabo de Cruz port
  • Day 5.- You check out from the sailing cruiser and you take the local boat to ascent the Ulla River “La Traslatio” to arrive to Pontecesures (3km away from Padrón). After lunch you can choose to walk 25km to Santiago of Compostela or just  5km compulsary to Santiago of Compostela.

Optional: To rise the river Ulla River “La Traslatio in a local boat (passing by the 17 “river side crosses” – 1 hour trip) +  walking 25 Km from Padrón to Santiago of Compostela. Here you can also choose to get a taxi to stop you just 5 km away from Santiago of Compostela so you can walk the last part of the Way choosing the Portuguese or French Way to Santiago of Compostela.

Option 2 (4 days days sailing);  (90 nautical miles). The departure port is Vigo and the arrival port is Portosín. A sailing guide through the charm of the estuaries of  Vigo, Pontevedra, Arousa, Muros and Noia.

  • Day 1.- Arrival day to Vigo at the Royal Nautic Club of Vigo , we wellcome pilgrims on board so you can drop luggange and  spend the day visiting Vigo , getting to know the old town, the marina and main streets ….
We spend the night on board (sharing cabin – 2 pilgrims per cabin) mooring in Vigo port
We spend the night on board (sharing cabin – 2 pilgrims per cabin) mooring in Sanxenxo port
We spend the night on board (sharing cabin – 2 pilgrims per cabin) mooring in San Vicente do Mar port
We spend the night on board (sharing cabin – 2 pilgrims per cabin) mooring in Cabo de Cruz port
  • Day 5.- We lleave Cabo de Cruz for  Portosín
We spend the night on board (sharing cabin – 2 pilgrims per cabin) mooring in Portosín port
  • Day 6.- You check out from the sailing cruiser to choose between walking the last 45km from Portosín to – Noia – to Santiago of Compostela or walking the last 5 km compulsary to Santiago of Compostela

Optional: To do 45 km by foot, walking from Portosín to Santiago of Compostela, passing by Noia or to get a taxi to stop you just 5 km away from Santiago of Compostela so you can walk the official Way through the Portuguese or French Way to Santiago of Compostela.

What’s included?: 

  • Sailing boat with skipper (skipper will be your guide on board sailing)
  • Accommodation on board – includes overnight the day before departure date.
  • Botton cover and pillows per cabin. You have to bring your sleeping bag!
  • Boat insurance
  • Fuel
  • Moorings in ports
  • Permission to anchor and visit the Cies and Ons Island – National Maritime Park of Atlantics Islands
  • Lunches and breakfasts on board
  • Snacks and water on board
  • Pilgrim’s Credential

What´s not included in the price? 

  • Dinners at port. You will be able to choose either a cosy restaurant in the fishing village where we are mooring or to stay on board relaxing with a book. The boat has got all kitchen utensils so you can always cook dinner on board, just remember to leave everything tidy and clean!!.
  • Anything else not specify in what´s included
  •  Turism guide (the skipper acts as a guide on board and helps you with everything during navigation and the days you spend on board)
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Ascent Ulla River (if they do it through our are € 35 per person that must be added to the route)
  • Transfer to the departure port
  • Transfer from the last port we are mooring to 5km before Santiago of Compostela
  • Suicases´s transfer
  • Anything else not specify in what´s included

Extras available:

  • Ulla river ascent by boat (1 hour): 35€ per person
  • Taxi service and/or sutcases from Boiro to Santiago: 7. 50€ per person – (60€ for a maximum of 8 passangers and/or 8 suitcases).
  • Taxi service and/or suitcases from Portosín to Santiago: 5. 65€ per person – (45€ for a maximum of 8 passangers and/or 8 suitcases).
  • Shuttle service from Vigo- Santiago or return: 150€ for each 8 people
  • Accommodation halfway in hostels or hotels under request

Rules:

The rules approved by the Cabildo of the Cathedral of Santiago are:

1 This Pilgrim’s Credential is only for pilgrims who make the Camino de Santiago on the Xacobea Nautical Sailing route, with a Christian meaning, even if only in a search attitude. The credential has the objective of identifying the pilgrim.

2 The Compostela is granted only to those who make the pilgrimage with a Christian meaning: devotionis affectu, voti vel pietatis causa, and only those who reach the Tomb of the Apostle, sailing 90 nautic miles and walking the French or Portugese way from 5km away to Santiago of Compostela.

Conditions: 

  • Sailing the Nautic Pilgrame Way during the months of July and August has a plus of 80€ per person
  • Cabins are to be share (2 pilgrim per cabin) but if you prefer to sleep alone in a cabin, you have to pay an extra of 300€
  • Minimum groups of 4 passangers
  • You can also charter a sailboat exclusively to do your own sailing route just check up your best availability and charter prices
  • To confirm and guarantee booking you have to pay 30% of total. The 70% total left to be pre-pay a month before (30 days) booking departure day. In case of failure to pay, Sailway reserves the right to cancel the charter service.
  • Cancellation charges apply if a reservation is cancelled after the deadline identified in the following situations;
  1. Cancellations occurred 30 days before booking departure date, we charge 30% of total charter rate offered.
  2. Cancellations occurred with less than 30 days before charter departure date, we charge 100% of the total rate offered.
  • Sailway reserves the right to change sailing programme due to adverse weather conditions
  • Sailway reserves the right to cancel the Xacobeo Maritime Pilgrame due to adverse weather condition
  • In case of rainstorm forecast we will offer you a refund of total or the chance to change dates, you choose!

Prices:

Four days Xacobeo Maritime Pilgrame (from September to June): 835€ per person. VAT included

Three days Xacobeo Maritime Pilgrame (from September to June): 630€ per person. VAT included

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