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Cycling the Camino Routes: 5 Great Routes to choose

Did you know approximately 10% of all pilgrims reaching Santiago de Compostela are ‘bicigrinos’, bike-pilgrims? Nearly 25,000 bicigrinos choose to cycle the Camino routes to receive their Compostela certificate each year. If you are cycling the Camino de Santiago, remember you must at least cover the last 200 kilometres into Santiago de Compostela, if you’d like …

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Fisterra: Pilgrims, Legends and Beauty

The fishing town of Fisterra (Finisterre in Spanish) is located on the Atlantic Coast of Galicia, some 100km away from Santiago de Compostela. Cape Fisterra and its lighthouse, on a headland just outside the town, has been the final destination for pilgrims walking the Camino de Santiago for many centuries, completing the so-called Camino Finisterre. …

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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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Autumn on the Camino

Great Camino routes for Autumn

Longing for an Autumn Walking Escapes? Mild temperatures and quieter tracks make Autumn months, particularly September and October, possibly the best time of the year for a walking adventure. From the Camino de Santiago to Tuscany, the CaminoWays.com travel specialists have picked three wonderful walking escapes to inspire you this Autumn, get your walking shoes …

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Top Tips for an eco-friendly Camino

Walking the Camino de Santiago is one of the best opportunities to live an experience away from the hustle and bustle of big cities and immerse yourself in a natural and quieter context, walking through fantastic forests, climb mountains or strolling along remote beaches. These landscapes can suffer the impact of visitors so it is …

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Camino tips for responsible pilgrims

The Camino de Santiago routes are everyone’s heritage and they should be preserved and looked after by us all, pilgrims, visitors and locals alike. Writing graffiti, leaving personal mementos along the trails and many other customs that might seem harmless are, in fact, damaging this precious heritage. At CaminoWays.com we have put together some simple …

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The Complete 2022 Camino Festivals Calendar

Camino Festivals Calendar

Planning your Camino de Santiago trip? Many interesting festivals take place along the different Camino routes throughout the year; as most towns and villages host annual festivals to honour their patron saint’ but also celebrating their local food and wine and other special events. Whether they are world-famous such as San Fermin in Pamplona, local …

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Baiona on the Portuguese Way

5 special seaside Camino villages

The French Way, the most famous of the Camino de Santiago routes, covers 800kms inland from the French Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia. However, there are many other Camino routes, many of them with impressive coastal stretches dotted with stunning towns, villages and of course sea views! We have selected five unique seaside Camino …

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