Seeking the Soul in Spain
About this trip
10 Day Luxury and All-Inclusive Camino
French Way (Sarria - Santiago) + Toledo Stay
March 22nd- March 31st, 2023
Reconnect to the self on this nourishing wellness adventure mixed with culture and epic hikes paired with restorative yoga, meditation & empowering journaling sessions.
A little more about the hiking terrain
The final section of the French Way from Sarria to Santiago is the most popular Camino of all the Camino routes in Spain. In 2019, 189,937 pilgrims walked the French Way and 96,124 pilgrims started their Camino from Sarria (Source: Pilgrim Office, Santiago de Compostela). As a result it is a very social route which has a special camaraderie spirit that you will not find on any other Camino route. This section offers beautiful walking trails through fairy tale-like forests and quaint rural Galician villages to end in the beautiful medieval city of Santiago de Compostela. This is a great Camino to choose for people walking the Camino for the first time as it is very social, well signposted and there are a good range of cafe and restaurant along this route to allow for breaks. This trip entitles you to receive the pilgrims Certificate of Completion or ‘Compostela’.
A lifelong lover of athletics and wellness, Kristin is aware of the benefits of yoga and meditation for the mind, body, and spirit. Kristin is a certified 500 Hour RYT Yoga Alliance instructor and has completed advanced studies in Rishikesh, India, and Thailand, in both yoga and meditation styles. As part of her deep understanding and love of wellness, Kristin is also a certified Thai Masseuse studying at the Wat Po Temple in Bangkok, Thailand, where the tradition of Thai Massage originated. In addition, Kristin has also garnered 300 hours as a certified meditation guide. Through the mindset of understanding one’s body and mind, she aims to restore through mindful movement, alignment, breath, and meditation.
Yoga & Meditation Styles
- Yoga (Gentle & Restorative)
- Meditation (Mindfulness, Yoga Nidra and sound)
- Journaling sessions
Madrid - Santiago de Compostela
March 22nd, 2023
Arrival to Madrid Airport. Your yoga teacher and guide Kristin will meet you at the airport and accompany you to your final retreat destination. An inter country flight is included to Santiago de Compostela. Airport transfer from Santiago de Compostela airport to Sarria; the starting point of your Camino. You will stay at a 4 Star Hotel for 2 nights. This Hotel is situated in the center of this buzzing pilgrim town. You’ll enjoy your private room, swimming pool, large restaurant as well as the welcoming hospitality of the staff. You’ll have a double room reserved for 2 nights, including breakfast, services and tax.
Once you are settled, enjoy a welcome dinner as a group followed by a trip orientation.
7:30 PM Welcome dinner as a group followed by orientation.