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Finisterre - Costa da Morte Day Tour from Santiago de Compostela

Reach the "World's End" & experience the "Coast of Death". The Camino to Finisterre pre-dates Christianity, as pagans would head to Fisterra (in Galician meaning the End of Land) on the Costa da Morte (Coast of Death - one of the most dangerous coast to sail) where they believed the sun died and the worlds of the dead and the living joined. When the Camino de Santiago became an important Christian pilgrimage, pilgrims started following this tradition and walking the 88 remaining kilometers to the Atlantic Ocean. Here, at the World's End, with the almost permanent mist and the fierce ocean, they would burn their clothes, pray and symbolically start a new purer life.

For those who do not have the time to walk 3 to 4 days into Finisterre from Santiago de Compostela, we organize scheduled or private day tours along this route towards Finisterre and Muxia. On this tour, you will discover: the bridge of Pontemaceira, the quaint fishing town of Muros, unique Ézaro which is the only place in Europe where a waterfall flows into the sea, the old town of Finisterre and its lighthouse at the end of the world, as well as Muxía and the Virxe da Barca (Virgin of the Boat) Sanctuary.

Only €40 per person!


    • Transfers in minivan or private bus from Santiago de Compostela to the Costa da Morte and back
    • An official bilingual Spanish / English guide (German, French, Italian & Japanese on request)
    • Guided visits of each town visited
    • Does not include lunch but free-time in the town center of Finisterre

    price & dates

    To offer as many dates as possible for our clients, we partnered with two reputable companies specialised in day tours from Santiago. The day tours are slightly different and run on opposite days. Private tours with customised itinerary can be organized on request for any number of participants on the dates of your choice! Ask us for a detailed quote!

    2018 Guided Tour Dates

    Month Viloria - 40/person ArtNatura - €35/person
    March every Saturday
    April every Saturday + 9th + 11th + 27th from the 15th everyday
    May every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday + 6th + 24th everyday
    June every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday + 5th + 7th + 12th + 21st + 24th everyday
    July everyday except Mondays + 23rd every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    August everyday except Mondays every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    September everyday except Mondays everyday
    October everyday except Mondays + 8th everyday
    November the first week only
    December Thursday 6th + Saturday 8th

    Children up to 12 years old get 50% off and under 2 years old go for free

    •   fact file 40€ Viloria Day tour

      Pick-up  Santiago de Compostela, Calle Senra, nº 14 at 9am (hotel pick-up on request)
      Return  Santiago de Compostela between 6:30pm & 7pm
      Duration  9h30
      Stops  Pontemaceira - Muros - Ézaro Waterfall - Finisterre (free time for lunch in the village), Finisterre lighthouse and the Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Boat in Muxía

        fact file 35€ ArtNatura Day tour

      Pick-up   Santiago de Compostela, main entrance of CGAC (Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporáneo), Rúa Valle Inclán nº 2 at 9am (hotel pick-up on request)
      Return  Santiago de Compostela around 5:30pm
      Duration  7h30
      Stops  Muxía, Finisterre, Ezaro and Muros
    • Highlights

      See the "World's End"
      Operated by either Viajes Viloria or ArtNatura
      The traditional excursion after the Camino
      Full day excursion with a local certified guide

Want to discover more of Galicia? We have other regular departures from Santiago de Compostela to the stunning Cies Islands, the Artabra Coast La Coruña and Betanzos and to the Rías Baixas including a short cruise in the Ría de Arousa.

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