Explore Porto then walk from the Spanish border town of Tui to Santiago de Compostela on the Camino Portugués in support of the Jreissati Pancreatic Centre at Epworth.

Considered the most spiritually connected pilgrimage route, following the path St James' body took to its resting place at the site of Santiago de Compostela, this quiet stage offers a wealth of history. From the lively city of Porto, set on the banks of the Douro River and famous for its port wine production, the journey north travels through small hamlets, past eucalyptus and pine woods, over ancient bridges and through larger market towns dating back to Roman times.

Throughout the journey there are ample reminders of past pilgrims and the route offers many insights into the religious significance of the Camino. Visually stunning in parts, there are many advantages in walking the Portugués route with the ascent up to the highest point on the trail at Alto da Portela Grande (405m) rewarded with sweeping views of the Lima Valley below. Crossing the Spanish border and walking the last 100kms through Galicia to the holy city of Santiago ensures you qualify for the Compostela certificate upon your arrival at the cathedral.

Please click here for additional trip details, including the itinerary, and to register. Please note that spots are limited.

All funds raised from this challenge will support the purchase of new advanced medical equipment, enable ground-breaking research and continue to improve patient experiences to ensure that patients of the Jreissati Pancreatic Centre at Epworth receive the best possible care.

Date

31 August – 8 September 2024

Location

Porto and Tui, Portugal to Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Challenge

Walking at moderate challenge grade.
Daily walks are between 15-22km on well-marked trails over diverse terrain – from relatively flat to hilly.

Itinerary

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Kathryn Johnston

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30 Aug - 07 Sep 2024
Porto and Tui, Portugal to Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Challenge: Walking at moderate challenge grade. Daily walks are between 15-22km on well-marked trails over diverse terrain – from relatively flat to hilly.
$4,690* travel cost per person
*Cost does not include flights and arrival and departure transfers.
$200 registration fee
$2,500 fundraising target
$1,150 optional single supplement

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For more information about attendance, please contact:

Kathryn Johnston
Donor Relations Manager
Phone: 0412 455 680
Email: [email protected]