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When planning a trip as big as walking or cycling the Camino de Santiago, whether it’s for a week or a month, you’re likely going to have some questions. Odds are, if you have a question, someone else also has also had the same query in the past. We have compiled our most frequently asked questions here in our Camino FAQs section of the Blog. If you don’t see your question here, please don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll do our best to help you and answer any questions you may have. You never know, your question could end up being the next Camino FAQ!

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Camino Travel Update

Camino Travel Update In our latest Camino FAQ, the Camino Travel June Update, we aim to answer all your most Frequently Asked Questions about the Camino and travel to the Camino in June 2021. With Spain now open for visitors and the vaccination drives going well in many countries, we should start seeing an increase in …

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What is the St James Way?

The St James Way (The Ways of St James) is the ancient pilgrimage route/s along the Camino de Santiago that lead to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain. According to legend, it is here in the Cathedral at Santiago, that the remains of St. James (Santiago in Spanish) are buried. Read more on the history …

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What Are The Camino de Santiago Accommodation Options?

What are the Camino de Santiago accommodation options? There are many different types and styles of Camino de Santiago accommodation along the various routes of the Camino de Santiago. These range from hostels (Albergues) and Guesthouses (Casa Rurales) to the most luxurious Paradores (luxury hotels). To help you plan your Camino trip, we look at the …

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Camino Groups FAQ

Camino Groups FAQ What type of groups do we work with? We organise treks for groups on Camino de Santiago routes, the Via Francigena (Camino to Rome) and other fantastic cycling and walking trails in Ireland and Europe. We work with walking clubs, parish groups, colleges, universities, school groups, charities, scout groups and families. Camino Groups …

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FAQ: How many Pilgrims walked the Camino in 2020?

How many pilgrims walked the Camino in 2020? According to the statistics released from the Pilgrim’s Office in Santiago, 53,905 pilgrims collected their Compostela after completing their Camino. In comparison, 327,378 pilgrims collected their Compostela certificate in 2019. Below is an infographic with the top stats on who walked the Camino in 2020: Statistics on who …

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All You Need To Know About Our 24/7 Assistance Number

All You Need To Know About Our 24/7 Assistance Number

All our Camino de Santiago tours include access to a 24/7 assistance number, provided as part of your holiday pack. This assistance number is designed to give you peace of mind and provide assistance with any possible issues that might arise during your trip. This is the best way to get in contact with the customer experience team if …

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Camino Charity Challenges FAQ

Camino Charity Challenges FAQ This is a list of some of the Camino Charity Challenges FAQ about our Camino charity treks. If you request any further information contact us. What type of charities do we work with? We organise treks for charities on Camino de Santiago routes, the Via Francigena – Camino to Rome and …

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Camino de Santiago Distance: How many days does it take to walk?

We often get asked about the Camino de Santiago distance required to walk in order to receive your Camino Pilgrim Certificate. If you are considering walking the Camino, regardless of which route you’d like to take, you will need to walk at least the last 100km into Santiago to receive your pilgrim certificate, which should take …

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[FAQ] What are Casas Rurales on the Camino?

At CaminoWays.com you have the option to book your accommodation in some sections of the Camino de Santiago in ‘casas rurales’, what we sometimes refer to as ‘Country Cottages’. Casas Rurales are very unique boutique properties that have been lovingly restored by their owners, keeping some of the original features and homely traditional feel combining …

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FAQ How to Book with CaminoWays?

How to Book with CaminoWays? Booking a Camino de Santiago trip with CaminoWays.com is simple and easy. You can create your perfect Camino trip using our tailor-made booking system. Do you need some help booking? No problem, our travel specialists are always delighted to help over the phone or via email. This is how we recommend …

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Camino FAQ: Food on the Camino

Camino FAQ: Food on the Camino Travelling to the Camino de Santiago with Camino Ways.com? Many walkers booking a Camino de Santiago trip with us ask the Customer Care team about the Food on the Camino options included as part of the standard package. ‘What will I be eating?’ seems to be one of the most …

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