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NEW FOR 2020 – Camino Coastal Portuguese – 5 Day Guided Camino – Vigo-Santiago & Pilates-Yoga – 22-26 August 2020

This medium guided walk is ideal for those looking to make friends, solo travellers, share the experience of walking, Pilates & Yoga

Fitness Excel health Caminos are run with specialist Spanish Travel Agency and local Spanish Guide

This guided camino will start in Vigo where our group will meet. Our local guide Lisa and Sarah will meet you to discuss the itinerary and you will meet other members. Enjoy your free time to explore Vigo before your walking and Pilates/Yoga starts the following day.

Day 01: Arrival by your own to Vigo.
Day 02: Vigo-Redondela (16 km)
You will climb to the top of Enxertade and soon you will reach the village of Redondela, where you will start a new ascent to O Viso, with a privileged view over the estuary.
Day 03: Redondela-Pontevedra (19,5 km)
You will cross the historic Roman

bridge over the Verdugo River and ascend to A Canicouva along beautiful cobblestone roads. In Pontevedra you can discover its impressive historic centre, full of small squares.
Day 04: Pontevedra-Caldas de Reis (21,1 km).
After leaving the bridge of O Burgo you will start a route along local roads along the Galician countryside, finding small streams and pretty villages.
Day 05: Transfer to PadrĂ³n and stage to Santiago de Compostela (18.6km). This stage will take you in a constant ascent to the city through small villages. Finally, you will be able to see the majestic Towers of the Cathedral before entering its old town.
Day 06: After breakfast, departure.

Pilates and yoga will take place after each walk – Contact: fitnessexcel@gmail.com

Expert Guide: Lisa

Lisa was born in the Ukraine and is now living in La Coruna, Spain, 70km from Santiago. Lisa has studied Event Management, is an excellent organiser and speaks many languages to include; Russian, Ukraine, Spanish, English & French. She loves travel, nature, art, leading groups and creating unforgettable experiences for peoples walking the Camino.

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LONDON MARATON 2019 EXERCISE FOCUS – Post Exercise Stretches

Now the London Marathon is over, many of you will be feeling stiff,  muscles and joints aching and tight shoulders and back due to pounding 26 miles on your feet.  Rest and stretching are the ideal solution for recovery. Try roll back to re-align the spine whilst keeping your hamstrings lengthened.

Portuguese Coastal Way – Baiona-Santiago last 100 km

Coastal Way

This is the last stretch of the Portuguese Coastal Camino to Santiago. A 7 day walk starting in the seaside town of Baiona. A great walk for those looking for an easier route, with less hills. Wander along the beach, swim in the ocean, try local cuisine. You will follow the trail to Vigo, walk through towns such as Redondela, Pondevedra, Caldas de Reis and Padron before reaching the final destination Santiago where you can get your ‘Pilgrim Certificate’.

Click below and watch a short video of one of our suggested most popular walking routes, Camino de Santiago, Northern Spain.

Whether you wish to train for a marathon, just get fitter or wish to take part in a challenge, this could be fitness/historical or cultural.

Fitness Excel Health & Wellbeing provides:
* Tailored group and walking sessions designed for your challenge.

*Fitness classes, Mindfulness, Pilates and yoga which will compliment your training programme.

*Life Coaching & Guidance – An individual tailored plan to help set health and wellbeing goals, building resilience and guidance.

*Masterclasses/workshops for companies/schools/colleges/HE in the fields of health and wellbeing.

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