All Ways Origin – Illa de Arousa
Join a ship from Illa de Arousa and follow the original route of the remains of the Apostle Saint James, on his trip to the Roman Port of Iria Flavia. Discover water mills, fountains and hermitages. We propose you to visit the only maritime Via Crucis in the World, where you can admire the seventeen ancient crucifixes of the translation route.This spiritual variant joins the Portuguese and maritime roads to Santiago de Compostela.
The tradition says that in the year 44 a.D, the ship that carried the remains of the Apostle crossed the Ría de Arousa. While onboard and surrounded by this idyllic landscape where the sea fuses with the land, we will toast with our golden Albarino, the prince of Galician wines, paired with Galician bites, and once we are back to the Illa de Arousa island we will stroll to the village center to visit the oldest canning factory in Rias Baixas, today transformed in a museum with virtual technology to understand how women worked in the early 20th century. Believe us, this worths a visit!
This tour includes:
Culture & Nature: Along our way, we will find water mills, fountains, crucifix and landscapes that you will keep in your heart. And once back we will visit Goday Museum, an old canning factory from the 19th century.
How to get to Illa de Arousa? It´s easy! Please click here for full details.
Please note this guided visit might be shared with other visitors to reach the minimum group to guarantee the boat departure.
We will be happy to offer you a private transfer from Vigo or Santiago. Please email us for further details.
We kindly ask you to book this emotion with at least 48 hours in advance. If you wish to join us after please email us.
Dress standard: Comfortable clothes and walking shoes are recommended.
We also recommend you bring a bottle of water, sunscreen, and a hat during the summer months. Winters are not cold, but they are rainy so that a raincoat might be necessary!