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Buen Camino with Fresco Tours

Challenging self guided hike, from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela. But what a most rewarding... read more

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Camino from Sarria with Fresco Tours

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an intense experience with the walk, the relationships and the excitement. It was immensely rewarding. We loved the camaraderie, the chosen hotels, the materials that were provided and the joy of walking where millions have gone before us.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Elba P, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Maureen!

Thank you so much for the review of your experience with Fresco Tours! I am so happy to know that you've had such a wonderful time with the group of fellow travelers...it was a special pleasure to be able to get together with all of you in Pedrouzo and to get to know you all a little more. I enjoyed myself tremendously and thank you all for taking the time after a long day on the Camino.
I am also glad to know that you have all bonded and have made fun and lasting memories along the Way!
I wish you well and hope to see you again in the future!
Best,
Elba

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing trip that installed energy, inspiration, and new purpose in me. Knowledgeable tour guides, carefully selected hiking routes, memorable accommodations (comfort), and lots of Healthy gourmet meals !

Date of experience: September 2019
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alexfrescotours, Owner at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Peipei P!

Gracias for the kind words! The Camino is truly an amazing journey and I'm glad to hear that you feel renewed. We are thrilled to see that you have already signed up for another Camino with Fresco Tours next year - always great to have clients repeat. Jeff and Piero send their regards - it was very kind of you to share your bottle of Porto with the rest of your pilgrims!

Keep walking and see you next year!!!!

Alex

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Reviewed October 7, 2019

Fresco Tours does the best guided tours of the Camino. We did the Portugese with them last year and the French this year. They are excellent and with the very small groups (we had 12 this year), we got to know everyone and had so much fun together. Our guides, David and Hector, were excellent, and I would go with them again and again! If you're considering walking part of the Camino, do it with Fresco Tours!!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Alissa J, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear helenr2018,

Thank you for sharing your experience with Fresco Tours! We are thrilled to have had you back with us for a second time, and we hope to have you return in the future.

It's always nice to hear that the group was able to bond and that you had fun with David & Hector - they are always happy to share their knowledge and love of the Camino!

Take care and hasta pronto - perhaps we can share a glass of vino blanco next time... :)

Warm regards,

Alissa J

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Reviewed October 4, 2019

We have nothing but stellar things to say about Fresco tours. From the point of booking the tour to the completion of the the Camino in Santiago, they were wonderful. We could not have been more pleased with their logsitics, knowledge, and kindnesses on the journey.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Alissa J, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2019

Dear rellis22,

It's always great to hear that you enjoyed your time on the trail and with the group!

One of the perks of joining our guided tours is that you can simply enjoy the walk and know that when you get to lunch, for example, it's waiting for you either in the form of a delicious, gourmet picnic with vegetarian options included, or at a restaurant close to the trail.

Additionally, you have the good fortune of having two knowledgeable and experienced guides to lead you along the Camino and provide you with historical and cultural information, as well as moral support you may need to continue the journey. And maybe a few treats as well!

We hope to have you join us again in the future! Thank you for choosing Fresco Tours!

Kind regards,

Alissa J

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Reviewed September 29, 2019

My wife and I spent 11 enjoyable, memorable days hiking the Camino de Santiago with Fresco Tours. Ana and Roberto, our two guides, were energetic, knowledgeable and pleasant. They prepared us for each day’s hike with local knowledge and memorable insights. There were historic churches, medieval structures, local experiences and “characters of the Camino” we would never have discovered without our guides. They were a joy to have with us. Each night’s lodging was fabulous. The meals were terrific with local specialties ranging from octopus, Don Pedro peppers and calamari. Each day’s hike included a refreshing picnic en route that was prepared by our guides. We were nervous about our ability to hike over 100km, but the pace, camaraderie and unique experiences of each day made it a truly wonderful adventure.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Alissa J, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2019

Dear twinkie4104,

Thank you for your feedback and appreciating the special qualities that our guides, Ana & Roberto, contribute to the group. I agree that they are knowledgeable, energetic and pleasant, and love the spirit with which they share all of that with the group and help make the Camino a special experience. We are lucky to have them!

And in case we ever need additional guides, I understand that you may be interested? ;)

All kidding aside, it's lovely to hear that you had a nice time and enjoyed the accommodations, picnic lunches and dinners. And of course, the company of your fellow pilgrims!

And in the end you were able to accomplish this wonderful journey and reach Santiago, and at your own pace! Congratulations!

We hope to see you again in the future and thank you again for traveling with Fresco Tours!

Warm regards,

Alissa J

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