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The Way of Saint James Trilogy Pilgrimage with Erin Fleming

Following the ancient route of the Way of Saint James from Málaga to Cordoba on the Camino Mozárabe. The Sanctity of Solitude - walking the Camino de Santiago on a lesser-known route; through the wondrous landscape of Andalucia.

Tour Dates

Part 1 Coast to Cordoba
Arrival Day: 22nd April 2018 - Departure Day 29th April 2018

Part 2 The Silver Route to Salamanca (NO PLACES LEFT)
Arrival Day:  1/05/2018 - Departure Day: 9/05/2018

Part 1
Walk the highlights of the Camino Mozárabe route from Málaga to Córdoba. Enjoy a journey through the history of Spain, when the cultures of three religions – Jews, Christians and Muslims – lived in relative harmony, celebrating each others' differences with tolerance and learning.

Part 2
Leave the Universal city of Cordoba and venture into some of the most isolated regions of Spain, through wild Dehesa landscape, brimming with holm oak and cork trees - the natural habitat of the Iberian pigs that feed from their acorns. The pilgrimage route crosses the ancient towns of Mérida and Cáceres, joining up with La Ruta de la Plata, the route that leaves from Seville. These two paths intertwine and make their way into the glorious city of Salamanca which cradles the oldest university in the country and abounds in fascinating history and architecture.

Erin and Manni met on a tour that Manni was guiding, back in 2015. They enjoyed an immediate bond and deep understanding and Erin fell under the spell of Andalucia. As TOMA & COE were in the early stages of planning their Camino Mozarabe pilgrimage through the heartlands of Andalucia, Erin captured the dream and suggested they design a unique Yoga and Meditative Pilgrimage. The seed was sown and in 2017, the idea became a reality for 11 very special ladies from the USA. Erin’s unique understanding of the human spirit, with its strengths, weaknesses, stresses and accomplishments, together with Manni and Pablo’s guiding prowess culminated in an experience that still lingers with everyone who was involved. One of our pilgrims named it “The best travel experience of my lifetime” and we have to agree. It is a sublime balance of walking ancient paths with the meaningful back drop of a medieval pilgrimage, set among wondrous Andalucian vistas, olive groves and lost white villages. Add to that, Erin’s masterly guidance in her daily meditative Yoga sessions, boutique hotels, typical Andalucian cuisine, delicious local wines and the usual TOMA & COE touches and what do you have?

“The most amazing travel experience of your lifetime”

 

walking in andalucia

Highlights

  • Walk this little known Camino de Santiago route before it gets commercial
  • Experience the unique leadership technique of a formidable trio with Erin, Pablo and Manni
  • Benefit from Erin's insightful and inspiring meditation and yoga sessions
  • Stay in hand-picked boutique hotels and heal those tired feet in sumptuous surroundings
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Cáceres
  • End the trip in the fabulous city of Salamanca with its stunning Plaza Mayor and Renaissance architecture

About the tour

Camino and Yoga with Erin Fleming

Our EXTRA special Camino Mozarabe Pilgrimage, co-hosted by Yogadeva Erin Fleming will incorporate meditation and yoga alongside our Camino experience. Places are limited so book yours today. To reserve your place on our Camino and Yoga tours go to our Upcoming tours page and choose your preferred date

CAMINO MOZARABE – THE TRILOGY

Places limited to 15 on each trip

PART 1

From Coast to Córdoba through the olive groves of Andalucia

Arrival Day 22nd April into MALAGA

Departure Day 29th April from CORDOBA

After our welcome presentation and dinner on the arrival day, we will begin our pilgrimage on Day 2 of the programme.

In total, we will be walking for 6 days through the almond blossomed hills of Málaga and then on through the olive groves of central Andalucia.

We will be walking between 7 and 10 miles per day, finishing for informal lunches and then enjoying rest and relaxation in the afternoons in the surroundings of our hotels. Erin will be leading special meditation and reflection Yoga sessions every afternoon before dinner to help ease us into the pilgrim’s mindset and process the emotional and psychological developments of our own personal pilgrimage.

  • 7 Nights accommodation bed and breakfast in double occupancy
  • 7 Dinners (not including wine)
  • Local guide visits in Malaga and Cordoba

We will stay the first night in an urban boutique hotel in Malaga, followed by 3 Nights and 2 Nights respectively in two rural properties in glorious surroundings close to our Pilgrim´s Path. Our last night will be in an urban boutique hotel in the Universal city of Córdoba where we will enjoy our celebratory farewell dinner. Departures occur on 29th April from your hotel in Córdoba.

Price per person 3790 Euros

Single Supplement 800 Euros

RESERVATION FEE to RESERVE YOUR SPOT 500 Euros

PART II (NO PLACES LEFT)

The Silver Route to Salamanca

Arrival Day 1st May into Cordoba

Departure Day 9th May from Salamanca

After our welcome presentation and dinner on the arrival day, we will begin our pilgrimage on day 2 of the programme.  We will be walking a total of 7 days through the oak forests of Extremadura in a very remote part of Spain to the Old Roman town of Mérida which will be our base for 2 nights. Our Mozárabe Pilgrim’s Path meets with the Ruta de la Plata or The Silver Route which stretched from Seville to Salamanca. The route follows an ancient Vía Romana and we will wind our way towards the UNESCO World Heritage town of Cáseres. We will be staying just outside the city in a rural retreat but will discover its charm on one very special evening in the Old Town. With our minds set on the glorious University City of Salamanca we will enjoy 2 last days of our pilgrimage through the sweeping landscapes of rural Spain. We will stay in a lovely hotel in a small town for 2 nights before our Celebratory arrival into Salamanca with 2 Nights in our final Urban Hotel. (We have added 1 more night to the original itinerary; to have one day to enjoy the city of Salamanca)

  • 9 Nights accommodation bed and breakfast in double occupancy
  • 8 Dinners (not including wine)
  • Local guide visits in Mérida and Salamanca

Price per person 4190 Euros

Single Supplement 900 Euros

RESERVATION FEE to RESERVE YOUR SPOT 500 Euros

Prices from Part 1 3790 Euros Part 2 4190 per person

Based on double occupancy and a group of 8 Minimum, there is a supplement for single occupancy rooms

Included in this price:

9 Nights Bed and Breakfast accommodation

8 Dinners – not including wine

Support vehicle

2 Walking Guides

Side trips and entrances with local guides in Malaga and Cordoba

Water and snacks for walking days

All the TOMA & COE ¨extras¨

 

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