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Dear Parent/Guardian,

We are currently organising an optional school tour for TY students 2019-2020 (we are also opening the tour up to students who will have gone from 3rd year straight into 5th year. The tour will be completing the last 100km of the Camino de Santiago, in Spain. If we get sufficient numbers, the trip will take place on the Easter break 2020 (exact dates will be confirmed as soon as flights are up and we have numbers).

The cost of this trip will be approximately €650 to 700* per student (we will not have exact price until flights come out). *Students would also need a small amount of spending money as lunch and snacks are not included.

Price Quoted Includes:

  • Dublin/Santiago return flights (Aer Lingus)
  • One item hand luggage per person (10kg)
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast at accommodation 5 mornings
  • Five evening meals (served at accommodation or local restaurants)
  • Bag transfer each day (1 bag per person)
  • Return coach transfer form Arklow CBS to Dublin Airport
  • Coach transfer on arrival and departure in Spain
  • Pilgrim passport so students can receive their certificate
  • Full insurance cover

Sample Itinerary:

Day 1 – Bus from school to Dublin airport. Aer Lingus flight to Santiago, 13:05 - 16:20. Bus from Santiago airport to your starting point, Ferreiros. Walk 8.7km to Portomarín

Day 2 - Walk from Portomarín to Palas De Rei, 24.3km.

Day 3 - Walk from Palas De Rei to Arzúa, 28.9km.

Day 4 - Walk from Arzúa to Pedrouzo, 19.1km.

Day 5 - Walk from Pedrouzo to Santiago de Compostela, 19.4km.

Day 6 – Free morning in Santiago. Collected at 14:00 in Santiago for return to airport. Aer Lingus flight to Dublin, 17:00 - 18:10. Bus back to school.

The Camino is a physically and mentally demanding walk but it is also a fantastic and extremely rewarding experience.

If anyone is interested or would like more information on this trip we will be holding an information evening within the next few weeks, where we will discuss the trip in detail and answer any questions you may have regarding this trip. If you would like to attend this information evening or if you would not like to attend the evening but still have an interest, please fill in the slip below and return to Ms. Domican or Mr. O’Gorman by Tuesday the 5th of April. We will confirm date and time of the information evening after this date.

Please fill out and return to Ms. Domican or Mr. O’Gorman.

Student _________________________

Parent/Guardian __________________________

Please tick one

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