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The latest Camino de Santiago articles and news by the team: practical tips, useful advice, colourful festivals, culture and traditions, what’s on and much more…


When to see the Botafumeiro

The ‘Botafumeiro’ is the famous giant thurible or censer in Santiago de Compostela cathedral. A ‘Botafumeiro’ has been used since the Middle Ages, originally to

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Family on the Camino

The Camino de Santiago, one of the most famous walking trails in the world, is an unforgettable adventure; perfect for families looking for a special

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Camino Festivals Calendar

Planning your Camino de Santiago trip? Many interesting festivals take place along the different Camino routes throughout the year; as most towns and villages host

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Download our March desktop calendar

Here’s our latest desktop calendar, created by Raul, the talented designer. Each month, Raul is selecting a fantastic shot from one our holiday locations: Camino

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Walking The Kerry Camino

Did you know Kerry, and Dingle in particular, have a special connection with the Camino de Santiago? St James Church in Dingle is believed to

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Camino Recipe: pancakes

Happy pancake Tuesday from the team! Pancakes are a popular desert for Carnival time, Entroido in Galicia where they are called ‘filloas’ or ‘freixós’.

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Finisterre Day Trip How it Works

Traditionally, Camino de Santiago pilgrims finished their journey by the Atlantic Ocean, at Cape Fisterra. Here they would burn their clothes, swim in the ocean

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Camino talks in Ireland 2015

Our Camino de Santiago talks are back this month! as usual, our Dublin and Cork information evenings are hosted by our partners, outdoor clothing specialists

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New Year, New Camino, the walking and cycling holiday specialists, have just released five fantastic new walking and cycling routes across Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland – perfect

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Camino menu for Christmas

Looking to give your Christmas a Camino de Santiago touch? Here are nine ideas to help you create a Camino-inspired menu for Christmas! -Seafood Shellfish

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The coolest Camino souvenirs

The scallop shell is without a doubt the most iconic and traditional Camino de Santiago souvenir. For centuries, the scallop shell has been worn by

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Where does the Camino start?

Many people talk about ‘the Camino‘ but there are many ways, many ‘Caminos’, all leading to one place: Santiago de Compostela and the tomb of

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