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Welcome to our Camino blog! Here you can stay up-to-date with all things Camino de Santiago, from the routes and food recommendations to the latest pilgrim stories!

With everything from festivals to the religious and historical significance of the Camino, you’ll be able to get inspired and plan your perfect Camino experience.

Here at CaminoWays, some of our most popular Camino blog posts include an article focusing on helping you choose your Camino. We also talk about choosing your Hotels on the Camino and of course, living the best Camino lifestyle.

With all your reading, you’re bound to get a little bit peckish. Make sure to visit our food & wine section and whet your appetite with all of the Food on the Camino.

Finally, we have also created a number of free Camino ebooks to download and further help you plan out your perfect adventure.

Happy Reading from the CaminoWays Team!

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A Typical Day on the Camino

A Typical Day on the Camino So you’ve signed up to walk the Camino de Santiago, your bags are packed and you’ve completed a fitness plan. You are as prepared as you can be. But what actually happens on the Camino? We’re here to reveal a typical day on the Camino so that you can …

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Cycling the Camino on an e-bike

Cycling the Camino on an e-bike Did you know that the Camino de Santiago was traditionally travelled on foot or on horseback? Today many people also cycle this ancient trail and thanks to the joys of modern technology, you can even cycle the Camino on an e-bike! So if you are travelling with us and …

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Vegan on the Camino

Vegan on the Camino

Vegan on the Camino It’s no longer uncommon to have a vegetarian or vegan diet and while countries like Spain, Portugual and Italy have traditionally had less options for vegans, being a vegan on the Camino de Santiago has gotten a lot easier. Still, it is good to prepared for the possibility of a lack …

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8 Unique Camino Rituals

8 Unique Camino Rituals Rituals and traditions established by pilgrims in medieval times have continued to the present day. In celebration of these wonderful Camino de Santiago traditions, we want to share a few of our favourite unique Camino rituals. From the classic pilgrim greeting to iconic stops along the Camino routes, there are many …

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O Magosto Festival – Celebrating Chestnuts and Winter

There are many wonderful festivals taking place throughout the year on the Camino de Santiago. One of these is O Magosto, Galicia’s classic autumn festival. This festival welcomes the winter season and is dedicated to one special product: the chestnut. If you are travelling along one of the Camino routes in late October and November, …

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Positive Camino Journey From Sarria to Santiago

An Arduous But Immensely Positive Camino Journey

An Arduous But Immensely Positive Camino Journey Meadhbh Monahan, journalist with the Impartial Reporter, walked the Camino de Santiago from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela with CaminoWays.com, a difficult yet extremely positive Camino journey. Why are you doing this arduous, tortuous journey?” That is one of the most memorable questions I got asked while walking …

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Spiritual Preparation For The Camino de Santiago

Although there is physical effort involved, the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage is essentially a spiritual experience and it is recommended that pilgrims take some time for spiritual preparation before their walk. We urge you to think about your motives for wishing to make the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. Traditionally these motives fell into three …

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