Last chance to join Camino guided tours

Claire ,

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Dreaming of a memorable Autumn escape? Here’s your chance to join our last Camino guided tours of the year. WALK AND COACH The perfect tour for Camino newbies combining the ideal amount of walking and sightseeing. This week long guided

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Battle of the Flowers on the Northern Way

Lisa ,

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Nestled between the lively cities of Santander and Bilboa on the Camino del Norte is the small, seaside town of Laredo. This quaint Spanish town is known for its sandy beaches and you will find yourself wondering some of the

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10 Most Delicious Galician Dishes

Maria ,

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Heading to the Camino de Santiago and Galicia soon? One question we get asked quite often is about the food. We have picked what we think are the 10 most delicious Galician dishes you must try on your Camino trip. Nothing

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24 hours in Vigo

juanma ,

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If you are planning to walk the Portuguese Coastal Way from Baiona you will be walking into the town of Vigo on the second day. Spending a little time in this city is a real treat. Wake up early on

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FAQ: What is a Casa Rural?

Maria ,

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A Casa Rural, also known as Country Cottage in our Camino de Santiago tours, is a very specific type of accommodation. The concept of Casa Rural is a relatively recent development in the hospitality industry in Galicia and across Spain

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Feel the Magic of the Finisterre Camino

Maria ,

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For centuries, pilgrims have continued their journey beyond Santiago de Compostela along the Finisterre Camino. Heading West to the Atlantic Coast, the goal was to reach what the Romans knew as Finisterrae, the end of the known world. The Finisterre

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On St John, witches will flee!

Maria ,

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On the night of 23rd June and in the early hours of 24th June, many cities and towns along the Camino de Santiago, including Santiago de Compostela, celebrate the official arrival of Summer (have a look at our page on Festivals

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Walk the Camino with friends 2017

Lisa ,

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How many times have you attempted to plan a getaway with your group of friends? Maybe you are organised and head off on a friends trip once a year or you have been thinking about it for years but haven’t

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Video: Classic Camino – The French Way

Lisa ,

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As one of the most popular Camino de Santaigo trails, the French Way provides a beautiful Camino experience. Walking the full way you will start in the town of St Jean Pied de Port. Travelling through rural Galicia you pass

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Video: Food on the Camino de Santiago

Lisa ,

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To give you a taste of what to expect on your next Camino journey we have created this short clip of the food on the Camino de Santiago. From traditional Galician dishes to the world famous Paella you will be

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Camino talks and walks: May

Lisa ,

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Join the CaminoWays.com team for our free Camino talks for our free online talk and our talks in Dublin and Cork. Our Camino speakers will be presenting the most popular walking routes in Italy, the best loved Camino routes and

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WIN a Coastal Camino walk with Multitrip.com

Lisa ,

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To get you started on your Camino adventure, We have teamed up with Multitrip.com to offer you the chance to win an unforgettable 7-day trip on the Coastal Camino for two people; as well as annual travel insurance for two people. The

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Camino Audio guide for the Classic Camino

Lisa ,

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The last 111kms of the French Way is one of the most popular Camino routes for people planning their first Camino trip. We have designed an informative and entertaining audio guide for all pilgrims hoping to learn a little more

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NEW: Customize your Camino journey!

Lisa ,

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For the first time walkers will be given the opportunity to choose their start and finish point when booking with CaminoWays. Whether you are beginning your Camino journey or a seasoned Camino walker, our new booking system allows you to

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Salamanca : Via de la Plata Camino

Aoife ,

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Salamanca on the Via de la Plata is one of Spain’s most intriguing cities. With a history as elaborate as the artwork on the facades of its buildings, a walk through Salamanca is a labyrinth through the ages. The city

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Easter in Galicia on the Camino de Santiago

Lisa ,

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As one of the most important weeks of the year for Christians, Easter in Galicia is a unique experience. During the last week of lent many of the charming towns of Galicia are transformed to accommodate elaborate Easter processions. This

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Mum & Me Camino: 10% off for Mother’s Day

Lisa ,

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Every year thousands of families choose to complete their Camino journey together, walking some of the beautiful routes that lead to Santiago de Compostela. To celebrate Mother’s Day on March 26th we are giving you 10% off some of our

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León: An Insider’s Guide

Lisa ,

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This week we have a special insider’s view of the beautiful city of León, located on section 5 and section 6 of the French Way. León was the capital of the kingdom in the Middle Ages, as well as a historic enclave on

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Celebrating Women on the Camino

Lisa ,

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Each year in March the world comes together to celebrate women for International Women’s Day. This year we have put together two women-only Camino guided tours. Whether you are a seasoned female adventurer or it is your first time embarking

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Camino talks and walks: March

Lisa ,

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Join the CaminoWays.com team for our free Camino talks in Dublin, Galway, Cork and a special online talk with a presentation from Camino travel specialist Catherine. Our Camino speakers will be presenting the most popular Camino routes, including: the Classic

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Favourite Camino Towns: Ferrol

Aoife ,

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This week we talk to Ferrol native Andrea about what makes her home one of the most special Camino towns. Andrea was born in Ferrol on the English Way but moved to the South of Spain a few years later. Her time in

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Why we love … The Camino

Aoife ,

This week we asked our Camino experts what it is that makes the Camino de Santiago so special. Their responses were varied, heartfelt and unique. Here’s what they had to say: JuanMa – Portuguese Coastal Way Outdoor enthusiast, musician and

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When to see the Botafumeiro

Maria ,

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The ‘Botafumeiro’ is the famous giant thurible or censer in Santiago de Compostela cathedral. A ‘Botafumeiro’ has been used since the Middle Ages, originally to clean the air when crowds of pilgrims having completed the Camino de Santiago arrived in Santiago

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Camino talks and walks in February

Lisa ,

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Join the CaminoWays.com team for our free Camino talks in Dublin, Galway, Cork and a special online talk with a presentation from Galician native and Camino travel expert – Juanma. Our Camino speakers will be focusing on the last 100kms

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Join the Cawley Camino 2017!

Lisa ,

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In September this year, for the third year running, Phil Cawley of Today FM will lead a group on the Camino de Santiago in Spain. This years tour will follow the last section of the French Way between Sarria and

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Camino Valentine’s Gift Voucher

Aoife ,

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Would you walk to the end of the world for the one you love? Well this Valentine’s Day you can! Buy a gift voucher for your loved one and receive a complementary spa treatment for two. Our Camino Valentine’s Gift Voucher are

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Camino Statistics: Most popular in 2016

Lisa ,

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The latest Camino statistics from the Pilgrims Office in Santiago are out, giving us a very interesting insights into the Camino de Santiago in 2016. An impressive 278, 232 individuals received their Compostela certificates in 2016. The Camino statistics reveal

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Carolina on the Camino del Norte

carolina ,

As a person that loves traveling, going on new adventures and leisure cycling I was very excited to go on a walking and cycling trip on the Camino del Norte, I knew it was my kind of holiday. But, what

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Camino Guided Tours for 2017

Aoife ,

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Our guided tours are a great way to experience the Camino, learn about the routes as well as meeting like-minded travel and walking enthusiasts along the way. All Caminoways.com tours come with English speaking guides and there are a selection

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6 things to do when you walk the Camino

Lisa ,

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Walking the Camino de Santiago offers up a unique chance to see, taste and visit some amazing places. Before walking the Camino trail read ‘The Road not taken’ by Robert Frost and literally take the one less traveled by. Believe

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