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…


Kumano Kodo and the Camino

Kumano Kodo, Japan’s Camino, celebrates 10 years as a UNESCO-listed heritage trail today. Similarly to the Camino de Santiago, pilgrims have been following the journey

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I’ll Push You: Bittersweet

With the help of other pilgrims, volunteers and locals, Patrick and Justin reach O Cebreiro: a physical but also emotional high on their Camino de

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Your Camino: Wake up early!

Simon Green walked de Camino de Santiago from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela and written a book about his experience, now available on Kindle. He

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The Camino de Santiago by bike

Press release date: 24th June 2014 Take the pilgrim trail to Santiago de Compostela on your bike with, the walking and cycling holiday specialist.

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Can I bring my walking poles?

You can bring your walking poles to the Camino de Santiago; in fact, we recommend using hiking poles particularly if you are walking long distances.

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I’ll Push You: Familiar Faces

Continuing their inspirational Camino, this week Justin and Patrick share with us their astonishment at the kindness and support from people on the way, making

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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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