Camino FAQs Articles

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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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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What are Camino Casas Rurales?

What are Camino Casas Rurales? At, you can book your accommodation in some sections of the Camino de Santiago in ‘Casas Rurales’, sometimes called ‘Country Cottages’. Casas Rurales are unique boutique properties that have been lovingly restored by their owners, keeping some of the original features and homely traditional feel, combining them with all modern …

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FAQ How to Book with CaminoWays?

FAQ How to Book with CaminoWays? How to Book with CaminoWays? Booking a Camino de Santiago trip with 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 …

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Parador on the Camino

Camino FAQ: What is a Parador?

‘Parador’ is the name given in Spain to luxury hotels managed by a state-run company and usually located in buildings of historical importance such as fortresses, monasteries and castles, but also new buildings set in nature reserves and areas of outstanding beauty. Paradores de Turismo de España, the public company managing these luxury hotels, was …

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