Advice & Tips Articles

Are you in the early stages of planning your Camino de Santiago adventure? Maybe you know which route you want to walk but aren’t sure where to begin with packing or what airport you need to travel to. Our Advice & Tips articles will give you some insider hints to help with your planning. There are articles about fitness preparation, cultural expectations, language tips, money on the Camino, travel insurance and much more. If you’re looking for a piece of advice or some tips that you can’t find here, be sure and contact us and we’ll do our best to help.

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What to bring for the Camino

What to bring for the Camino The Camino de Santiago is a significant adventure that requires thorough preparation. To help you prepare, we’ve compiled a list of essential items to bring while walking or cycling the Camino. This list can be adapted depending on your needs and the Camino de Santiago route that you will

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Celtic Camino Certificate

What is the Celtic Camino Certificate? The Celtic Camino is the name given to the Camino Inglés from A Coruña. You can get a Compostela certificate if you walk the Camino Inglés from A Coruña; however, you’ll have to walk another pilgrimage trail of at least 25 km in your country of origin and collect

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5 useful exercises for walkers

5 functional exercises for walkers To help you on your Camino de Santiago journey, we have teamed up with fitness expert Peter Duffy, The Mindset Explorer, to provide easy and practical exercises for walkers’ next walking adventure. Basic exercises are great for regular walkers, beginners, and anyone who wants to follow an easy, everyday routine.

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Certificate of Distance vs Compostela Certificate

Understanding the difference between the Certificate of Distance and the Compostela Camino Certificate The Certificate of Distance The Certificate of Distance is a unique recognition for pilgrims who have embarked on the Camino de Santiago. It details the starting point and the total distance travelled to Santiago de Compostela. This certificate is a testament to

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Understanding Camino Pilgrim Passports & Certificates

This article aims to clarify the difference between the Camino Pilgrim Passports and the various Pilgrim Certificates, including the famous Compostela Certificate. Camino Pilgrim Passports & Certificates Traditional Passport and Certificate to Santiago de Compostela Many people know why they want to walk the Camino de Santiago. It may be for spiritual growth, a health

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The Certificate of Distance: A Testament to Your Camino Journey

Accreditation of the number of km covered The Certificate of Distance is a special recognition for pilgrims who have walked the Camino de Santiago. Unlike the traditional Compostela Certificate, which is reserved for those completing the pilgrimage for spiritual or religious reasons, the Certificate of Distance is available to all pilgrims regardless of their motivation.

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13 Essential Camino Tips: Preparing, hiking & Post-Adventure

Embarking on the Camino de Santiago is more than just a trek; it’s an exploration of culture, history, and oneself. Whether walking the Camino or cycling the Camino, the journey offers a chance to disconnect from everyday life and connect with a centuries-old tradition. The path is filled with beauty but also demanding, requiring physical

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