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Customer making their final payment for the Camino

When is my final payment due? FAQ

When is my final payment due? The final payment for your Camino de Santiago holiday is due 2 months before departure. We will send you a reminder 1 week before.

Cyclists wearing helmets on the Camino

What kind of bike gear do I need to bring? FAQ

Cycling shoes or stiff-soled sneakers, bicycling gloves bicycling shorts (tight or not tight), bicycling tights, sandals, long-sleeved shirt, rain gear (jacket pants), sunglasses, sweater-sweatshirt. See our free packing guide to help solve all of your Camino packing problems.

Hotel room on the Camino

What does my Camino Trip include?

What does my Camino Trip include? What does my Camino Trip include? Generally, on all our Camino de Santiago tours you get: Luggage transferred from hotel to hotel, en-suite rooms, Half Board during the hike, Holiday Pack: including notes and maps and pilgrim passport, what to bring advice, language book. What our Camino de Santiago …

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Dinner on the Camino

What do people wear at dinner? FAQ

Always remember that this tour is for you! We do rest and dine at exclusive properties, but the most important thing is your comfort. Whether you wear your North Face sweater, or your Armani black dress you will always fit in with the CaminoWay.com’s family.

Clothing on the Camino

What do I wear after walking / cycling? FAQ

Clothing and shoes for restaurants, fleece jacket or warm sweater, sport coat, dress walking/hiking shorts, socks, sleep-wear. It is Europe, here we tend to look very nice. 🙂

Travel insurance on the Camino

Should I get travel insurance? FAQ

We recommend you play it safe and purchase travel insurance before your Camino de Santiago trip. Basic cover generally includes: Emergency medical care abroad, personal accident, out-patient medical expenses, repatriation (Sometimes). When things go wrong with your travel plans: If the trip is cancelled, if you miss your departure, if there’s any travel delay, if …

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Bicycle pedals for the Camino

Do I bring my pedals for cycling the Camino? FAQ

Do I bring my pedals for cycling the Camino? If you are cycling the Camino de Santiago with us, our rental bikes come with a standard pedal (with or without straps).  If you have SPD pedals, feel free to bring them for your Camino de Santiago cycle.

Hairdryer for the Camino

Are there hairdryers on the Camino? FAQ

Yes, most of the hotels we work with along the Camino de Santiago will have a hairdryer in the rooms. If there is none, just ask at reception. If you wish to purchase one or bring your own, just buy a European adaptor if coming from overseas.  

What is the Camino Pilgrim Passport?

The Camino Pilgrim Passport or Credencial is the modern-day version of the ‘documents of safe conduct’ given to medieval pilgrims. This Pilgrim Passport will be proof that you have walked at least the last 100kms into Santiago necessary to obtain your Compostela certificate, the official testament to your journey. Where to get your Pilgrim Passport …

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FAQ: What is the Testimonium? Via Francigena’s Pilgrim Passport

Testimonium is the name given to the certificate you can receive when you complete your pilgrimage to Rome along the Via Francigena. It is the Via Francigena equivalent of the Compostela awarded to those walking the Camino de Santiago. In order to request your Testimonium, remember to take your ‘credenziali’ or pilgrim passport, and stamp …

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