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Welcome to our Camino de Santiago blog page! Embarking on this incredible journey, whether on foot or by bike, is more than a physical adventure – it’s a spiritual and emotional exploration, too. Here, we’re thrilled to share insights, advice, and heartfelt stories that make the Camino de Santiago much more than a simple trek.

Are you a seasoned pilgrim looking to reminisce or seeking new routes to explore? Maybe you’re a curious first-timer seeking guidance, tips, or simply a glimpse into this fascinating world. You’ve found the right place!

Journey Through Our Camino Blog Articles

  • Understanding the Camino: Learn about the rich history and various paths that weave through breathtaking landscapes. Discover what inspires thousands to walk or cycle these ancient trails every year.
  • Preparation and Tips: From essential packing lists to the best seasonal advice, find everything you need to prepare for a successful and enjoyable Camino experience.
  • Inspiring Stories: Real pilgrims share their intimate experiences, lessons learned, and the unforgettable connections they’ve made.
  • Culinary Camino Delights: Explore the gastronomical pleasures that await on the Camino. Enjoy regional specialities and uncover local hidden gems.
  • Health and Well-being: Walking or cycling the Camino requires physical and mental readiness. Here, we provide advice on training, staying healthy, and looking after your mind and body during the journey.
  • Travel Logistics: Need help with Camino route planning, Camino accommodation, or luggage transfer? Our practical guides cover everything, ensuring a smooth and worry-free adventure. (Download our free ebook)

Our blog is an open road that weaves through the hearts and minds of those who love the Camino de Santiago. Whether you’re planning a future pilgrimage or walking down memory lane, our articles are penned with love, knowledge, and a genuine desire to assist and inspire.

Join us, explore, and be part of this beautiful Camino community. We are here to guide, support, and walk with you, every step of the way. Happy reading, dear pilgrim!

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Essential Camino Travel FAQ

Most Comon Camino Travel Questions In our latest Camino FAQ, we aim to answer your most frequently asked questions about the Camino de Santiago and travel arrangements. With Spain now open for visitors, we are excited to see more pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago. Why Are Dinners Not Included in All Locations? Our standard […]

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top 10 camino tips

Top 10 Camino Tips

Here, we give you our Top 10 Camino tips so you can make the most of your Camino experience! 1. Choose the Right Camino There are many Camino Routes, all unique in their own way. Find the right route for you: a coastal route or an inland route? What distance are you comfortable covering? Find

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Top Camino Summer Routes

The Top Camino Routes for this Summer Pack your walking shoes, water bottle, and camera—the summer is just around the corner, and we’ve selected three of the top summer routes on the Camino de Santiago. Begin with a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters of Baiona and Vigo, savour the finest tapas in Northern Spain,

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Vegan on the Camino

Vegan on the Camino

Vegan on the Camino: The Ultimate Guide It’s increasingly common to have a vegetarian or vegan diet. Although countries like Spain, Portugal, and Italy have traditionally offered fewer options for vegans, being vegan on the Camino de Santiago has become much easier. However, it’s wise to be prepared for the possibility of limited vegan options

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Celebrating Women on the Camino

Celebrating Women on the Camino Each March, the world comes together to celebrate women for International Women’s Day, and each year, we organize three women-only Camino guided tours. Whether you are a seasoned female adventurer or this is your first time embarking on a long-distance walk, the guided Camino tours allow you to enjoy this

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Scallop shell Camino souvenirs

The Coolest Camino Souvenirs

The Coolest Camino Souvenirs Undoubtedly, the scallop shell is the most iconic and traditional souvenir of the Camino de Santiago. For centuries, pilgrims have adorned themselves with the scallop shell, known as ‘coquille St Jacques’, on their journeys to and from Santiago de Compostela. Alongside the classic scallop shell, modern pilgrims have a variety of

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Architecture of the Cathedral of Santiago

Exploring the Architectural Marvels of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

The Architecture of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, located in Galicia, Spain, is a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture with additions in Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and Neoclassical styles. As the reputed burial place of Saint James the Greater, it has been a major pilgrimage destination on the Way of

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