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Welcome to our Camino blog! Here you can stay up-to-date with all things Camino de Santiago, from the routes and food recommendations to the latest pilgrim stories!

With everything from festivals to the religious and historical significance of the Camino, you’ll be able to get inspired and plan your perfect Camino experience.

Here at CaminoWays, some of our most popular Camino blog posts include an article focusing on helping you choose your Camino. We also talk about choosing your Hotels on the Camino and of course, living the best Camino lifestyle.

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!

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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Buon Natale: 6 Italian Christmas Traditions For The Festive Season

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

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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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What The Camino Pilgrims Are Saying – Overall Camino Experience

What The Camino Pilgrims Are Saying – Overall Camino Experience Pilgrims spoke about their overall experience walking the Camino de Santiago, from the struggles to the joy and a sense of accomplishment. Each Camino experience is unique and each story has the potential to inspire another traveller on their journey. This is part of a …

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Spooky Camino Recipe: Saint’s Bones

Saint’s bones (huesos de santo) are a traditional All Saints dessert from the region of Castilla y León and our spooky Camino recipe. Traditionally, the ‘bones’ are marzipan rolls filled with custard cream. However, the filling can be adapted to your taste, adding different flavours like chocolate. Don’t worry, no saints will be harmed in …

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