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…


Sunday prep walk: Loch Bre

Sunday Camino prep walk with, on the morning of the 25th just before setting off from Sandyford, it was a nice morning warm and

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Simple Camino Training Tips

The Camino de Santiago is one of the world’s most famous pilgrim paths with thousands of people walking its many routes every year. Although walking

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Travel: Eat, pray, love it

Spain: The Camino de Santiago caters for all travellers, from pleasureseekers to pilgrims and foodies, writes Daragh Reddin I’M standing inside the monumental Cathedral of

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When to see the ‘Botafumeiro’

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

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New Camino Certificate of Distance

The Pilgrims Office in Santiago (Oficina de Acogida del Peregrino) has just launched a new Camino certificate called the ‘Certificate of Distance’. This new Camino

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Camino Festivals in April

Easter, or Holy Week, is without a doubt the ‘star festival’ along the Camino de Santiago for the month of April this year. ‘En Abril,

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Top Camino pilgrims in 2013

Who were the biggest fans of the Camino de Santiago by nationality in 2013? Of the 215.880 pilgrims receiving the Compostela certificate in 2013, most

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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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What are Country Cottages?

At you have the option to book your accommodation in some sections of the Camino de Santiago in ‘casas rurales’, what we refer to

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10 Must-See in Orléans

by Nil The city of Orléans is located on the Paris & Tours Way, the Camino de Santiago taking pilgrims from Paris to Orléans. If you

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Camino Festivals in Spring

February and March are the months to welcome the arrival of Spring on the Camino de Santiago. One of the most important festivals this time

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Meet Jeremy in New York sales director Jeremy Perrin will be travelling to New York in late February, where he will be meeting charitable organisations, groups and clients who

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