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Cruz de Ferro | Camino Frances

Cruz de Ferro | Camino Frances The Cruz de Ferro, or Iron Cross, is a cross on the Camino de Santiago, located between the towns of Foncebadón and Manjarín, on the Camino Frances. It consists of a wooden pole about five feet high surmounted by an iron cross, a replica of the original preserved in …

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St Jean Pied de Port

Camino Video: St. Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona | Camino Frances

Enjoy this Camino video of the first section of the Camino Frances,  St. Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona. This is one of the most varied and picturesque sections of the Camino de Santiago. Pilgrims on this section will pass through breathtaking countrysides and woodlands, through rolling green hills, charming villages so it’s no wonder …

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Roland’s Top Camino Routes

Roland’s Top Camino Routes Camino Ways Director and Founder Roland has walked and cycled all of our Camino de Santiago routes, many of them on several occasions. For this blog post, Roland looks back at his favourite Camino routes and what makes each of them special. These are Roland’s top Camino routes: 1. The Highlight: …

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Landscape of the Camino

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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Pilgrims walking on the Camino

O Cebreiro Traditional Mountain Village on the Camino Frances

O Cebreiro Traditional Mountain Village on the Camino Frances After the charming town of Ponferrada on the Camino Frances mid-way between Ponferrada and Sarria, the classic Camino de Santiago routes, as you leave El Bierzo behind and enter Galicia, you will reach the tiny mountain village of O Cebreiro. O Cebreiro is as special as …

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