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It is now 12 months since we walked the Camino from León to Santiago de Compostela with Fresco... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2020
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Camino de Santiago self guided tour

We had a wonderful self-guided tour with Fresco Tours from Ponferrada, Spain to Santiago de... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2020
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Fresco Tours professionally and smoothly handled all of the Camino logistics (hotel bookings, luggage transfer, maps, arrival and pilgrimage information); this left us to focus on walking and enjoying our Camino. Elba handled all of our trip arrangements promptly and thoughtfully. Good choice of accommodations, great restaurant recommendations and great support when needed.
The group we started with was wonderful; it was great to have the option of having companionship when we wanted it and it was fine too if one wanted to walk alone.
I highly recommend Fresco Tours, they made the Camino even more special for us.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Elba P, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! I am very glad that you have loved your Camino experience with Fresco Tours. It was a pleasure meeting you and the rest of the group at the manor house. It is always wonderful to meet my clients after so many months corresponding via email. I am glad to hear that your trip was stress-free and thoroughly enjoyable. Hoping to see you back on the Camino in the future!

Abrazos,

Elba

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

We had a wonderful time on our July trip this summer. The sights and historical places would only be possible through the knowledgeable tour guides of Fresco tours. I will never forget this trip.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Alissa J, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2017

Dear James R,

It's great to hear that you enjoyed your Camino adventure, and that you were able to do it with your family! :)

Our guides love sharing their knowledge of the Camino and its rich history, and the landscape really is beautiful!

I hope our paths can cross again in the future, and until then, Buen Camino!

Best regards,

Alissa

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Excellent Fresco Tour!
From the time we started thinking of Fresco Tours, with Alissa's efficiency and detailed answers to all our questions- we were already impressed!
But more so when we started the Walk. Jeffrey Barrera and Jaume Romera were very professional and attentive to all our needs. They are excellent pair.
Hotel and food selection (exceptional)

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank emmadeguzman
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Alex C, Owner at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Dear emmadeguzman,

Great to hear from you and thank you for your kind words! I really do have a wonderful team! It all starts with Alissa, who sets the tone for the rest to come. She truly is a tour angel that gets you ready for your journey. Jeffery and Jaume keep the ball rolling and do an outstanding job looking out for the group while on the trail. We've always said that attention to detail is important - taking care of all the little things adds up to a lot! Having them both on a tour gives you two different perspectives of all the things that you see along the Way. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels to Fatima - thank you again for choosing Fresco Tours!

Saludos from Spain,

Alex

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Excellent tour.Lovely scenery,great accomodation,delicious food and brilliant guides.
Worth every cent.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Alissa J, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

Dear SandyMo2014,

Happy to hear that you enjoyed your Camino Portugues adventure! With the nice weather, it's even nicer to be able to enjoy a gourmet picnic prepared by your guides! :) And our guides always try to ensure that they can accommodate any dietary restrictions or plan ahead for anyone with food allergies.

Thank you for your feedback and we wish you a Buen Camino!

Best regards,

Alissa

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

The Camino, the Way, the Journey, what truly matters is not getting to Santiago but the journey there. The experience is a personal one, time to reflect, time to soul search, time to find your own way. Fresco tours took care of all the details and enabled me to enjoy my journey. Our guys Jason and Alis were fabulous. It was also great to share some time with Alex and Sandra. I would highly recommend this group to anyone entertaining the thought of doing the Camino

Date of experience: July 2017
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Alex C, Owner at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Hola Fernando!

It was great fun meeting you in Leon and having dinner together. I'll always remember your story about "I appologize" :)

On a more serious note, muchas gracias for the kind words. Jason and Alís do a wonderful job of caring for you without hovering / respecting your space on the trail while making sure your needs are taken care of. A delicate balance that they do so well!

Keep us posted on your next trip to Spain to visit family and friends - we'd love to see you again!

Abrazos,

Alex

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