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7 reasons why people walk the Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage

In 2019 we conducted a survey at CaminoWays.com that threw up some interesting results regarding the reasons why people walk the Camino. The popularity of the Camino has exploded in recent years, with 277,913 certificates of completion handed out in 2018 and 347, 578 handed out in 2019. While just 53, 905 pilgrims received their certifications of completion …

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Celebrate The Three Kings With This Roscón de Reyes Recipe

Roscón de Reyes Recipe Planning a Camino de Santiago-inspired Christmas? Roscón de Reyes is a very popular cake traditionally eaten on the day of Epiphany on January 6th. This is the day the ‘Three Wise Men’ or the ‘Three Kings’ bring presents to the children who have been good all year round! The cake usually has …

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Elderly man on the Camino

People of the Camino

People of the Camino Earlier this year, I travelled the French Way with Jerry to collect footage for our series of Camino de Santiago videos. This is People of the Camino. Along the way, we met lovely pilgrims, always happy to share their stories with us. Watch our Pilgrims on the Camino video: We also …

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Camino de Santiago Distance: How many days does it take to walk?

We often get asked about the Camino de Santiago distance required to walk in order to receive your Camino Pilgrim Certificate. If you are considering walking the Camino, regardless of which route you’d like to take, you will need to walk at least the last 100km into Santiago to receive your pilgrim certificate, which should take …

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[FAQ] What are Casas Rurales on the Camino?

At CaminoWays.com you have the option to book your accommodation in some sections of the Camino de Santiago in ‘casas rurales’, what we sometimes refer to as ‘Country Cottages’. Casas Rurales are very unique boutique properties that have been lovingly restored by their owners, keeping some of the original features and homely traditional feel combining …

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Camino Finisterre Video: The Finisterre Way to Muxia

Enjoy this Camino video of the Finisterre Way, the only Camino de Santiago route starting in Santiago de Compostela and taking pilgrims to the region known as Costa da Morte (the Coast of Death), in Galicia’s rugged Atlantic Coast. Camino Finisterre Video More information about this Camino Finisterre Video Pre-Christian communities worshipped the sun in Fisterra, believed …

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Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary

Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary Becca and Brian and their Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary from outdoor clothing specialists, 53 Degrees North give us their informative review of the Camino Ingles route that they embarked on earlier this year. This is a great route if you are looking to for a challenge. You will have …

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Parador on the Camino

Camino FAQ: What is a Parador?

‘Parador’ is the name given in Spain to luxury hotels managed by a state-run company and usually located in buildings of historic importance such as fortresses, monasteries and castles; but also new buildings set in nature reserves and areas of outstanding beauty. Paradores de Turismo de España, the public company managing these luxury hotels, was …

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