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With all your reading, you’re bound to get a little bit peckish. Make sure to visit our Food & Wine section and whet your appetite with all of the Food on the Camino.

Finally, we have also created a number of free Camino ebooks to download and further help you plan out your perfect adventure.

Happy Reading from the CaminoWays Team!

Do You Have A Camino Love Story?

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we are in a truly loved-up mood here at CaminoWays. We hear from people who walked the Camino with a loved one every year and we would love to hear your Camino love story. Have you walked the trails with a loved one or maybe you’ve met someone …

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A Camino Love Story By The Coast: Engaged On The Camino Portugues

Camino Love Story – Engaged On The Camino Portugues My hands are covering my face as I stand outside Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in shock as tears drop into my palms. “I’m still down here, what do you say?”. These were the words from my best friend on bended knee in the main square. “Yes, yes, …

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Pilgrim’s Mass in The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

Pilgrim’s Mass in The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela Many pilgrims who finish their Camino in the city of Santiago de Compostela often want to attend a special pilgrim’s mass in the cathedral. It’s the ultimate reward after the long journey to the city. This is especially true if you are walking the Camino de …

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5 Things To Know About The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is an iconic symbol of the city of Santiago and also the final point for many pilgrims walking or cycling the Camino de Santiago. Recently renovated, the Cathedral is ready to welcome pilgrims from all over the world during Holy Year 2022. Over the centuries, thousands of pilgrims from all …

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12 Lucky Grapes: Try Your Luck With This Spanish New Year’s Eve Tradition

New Year’s Eve is a time of celebration all around the world. From counting down to midnight and whatever New Year’s Eve tradition you adopt at home, it’s a time when we reflect on the good things the year has brought (and maybe even say good riddance to some less pleasant memories). Even though we’ve …

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Christmas Tree in Italy

Buon Natale: 6 Italian Christmas Traditions For The Festive Season

6 Italian Christmas Traditions Christmas is a special time of the year and each country has its own unique Christmas traditions. Italy, including the regions of the Via Francigena and St Francis Way, is home to a range of Christmas events, food and traditions that make it special. To help you celebrate Christmas like an Italian, …

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6 Unmissable Christmas Activities in Santiago de Compostela

6 Unmissable Christmas Activities in Santiago de Compostela Whether you’re heading to Santiago for a little pre-Christmas holiday or if you happen to be finishing up your Camino (quite a chilly walk we’d imagine) during the festive season, there are some unmissable Christmas activities to keep you entertained in this Spanish city. If you want …

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