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!

Customer making their final payment for the Camino

When is my final payment due? FAQ

When is my final payment due? FAQ When is my final payment due? The final payment for your Camino de Santiago holiday is due 2 months before departure. We will send you a reminder 1 week before.

Cyclists wearing helmets on the Camino

What kind of bike gear do I need to bring? FAQ

Cycling shoes or stiff-soled sneakers, bicycling gloves bicycling shorts (tight or not tight), bicycling tights, sandals, long-sleeved shirt, rain gear (jacket pants), sunglasses, sweater-sweatshirt. See our free packing guide to help solve all of your Camino packing problems.

Hotel room on the Camino

What does my Camino Trip include?

What does my Camino Trip include? What does my Camino Trip include? Generally, on all our Camino de Santiago tours you get: Luggage transferred from hotel to hotel, en-suite rooms, Half Board during the hike, Holiday Pack: including notes and maps and pilgrim passport, what to bring advice, language book. What our Camino de Santiago …

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Dinner on the Camino

What do people wear at dinner? FAQ

Always remember that this tour is for you! We do rest and dine at exclusive properties, but the most important thing is your comfort. Whether you wear your North Face sweater, or your Armani black dress you will always fit in with the CaminoWay.com’s family.

Clothing on the Camino

What do I wear after walking / cycling? FAQ

Clothing and shoes for restaurants, fleece jacket or warm sweater, sport coat, dress walking/hiking shorts, socks, sleep-wear. It is Europe, here we tend to look very nice. 🙂

Travel insurance on the Camino

Should I get travel insurance? FAQ

Should I get travel insurance? FAQ We recommend you play it safe and purchase travel insurance before your Camino de Santiago trip. Basic cover generally includes: Emergency medical care abroad, personal accident, out-patient medical expenses, repatriation (Sometimes). When things go wrong with your travel plans: If the trip is cancelled, if you miss your departure, …

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Bicycle pedals for the Camino

Do I bring my pedals for cycling the Camino? FAQ

Do I bring my pedals for cycling the Camino? If you are cycling the Camino de Santiago with us, our rental bikes come with a standard pedal (with or without straps).  If you have SPD pedals, feel free to bring them for your Camino de Santiago cycle.

Hairdryer for the Camino

Are there hairdryers on the Camino? FAQ

Are there hairdryers on the Camino? Yes, most of the hotels we work with along the Camino de Santiago will have a hairdryer in the rooms. If there is none, just ask at reception. If you wish to purchase one or bring your own, just buy a European adaptor if coming from overseas.

Traveller waiting for a flight at the airport

Flight FAQs And Airport Transfers

Flight FAQs and Airport Transfers It is a question our Camino specialists get asked frequently,  ‘where do I fly to start my Camino?’. Some of the full Camino de Santiago routes can take up to five weeks to complete so the airports will vary from route to route. The most suitable airport will depend on …

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Cycling on the Camino

FAQ: Can I cycle the Camino?

The short answer is that yes, you can cycle the Camino. In fact, approximately 8% of pilgrims getting their Compostela certificate in Santiago arrive on two wheels. Is it the same track for cycling and walking? It is the same track for most part of the routes. It is worth bearing in mind that the …

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