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Top things to do in Siena

The city of Siena is one of the highlights along the Via Francigena in Tuscany. Siena is a UNESCO-listed city and one of Italy’s most visited sites. Designed as a work of art to blend in with the Tuscan surroundings, the city’s perfect Gothic beauty will amaze you. If you are walking the Via Francigena …

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5 signs that you need to plan your next Camino trip

The days at the desk are long, and daydreaming about the next getaway gets you through the most brutal Monday. We’ve all been there. Suppose you are sharing that feeling and, in addition, are showing the following symptoms. In that case, we can accurately diagnose you with acute Camino de Santiago withdrawal syndrome or Caminoitis. …

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An insider’s guide to Santander

With its sandy beaches enveloped by the views of the Picos de Europa mountain range, Santander, the Cantabrian capital has a lot to offer. Residents and visitors of Santander, on the Camino del Norte, are spoilt for choice when it comes to outdoor activities, with world-class surfing and sailing facilities on their doorstep and mountains just an hour away …

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VIDEO: Le Puy-en-Velay video

Le Puy-en-Velay video The Le Puy Camino de Santiago route, also known as Via Podiensis, is one of the most popular Camino routes in France. The pocket-sized city of Le Puy-en-Velay, in central France, is the spectacular starting point of this scenic Camino route. Please enjoy this Le Puy en Velay video. Pilgrims will be …

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Vineyards on Camino de Invierno

Secret Camino: Camino de Invierno

Secret Camino: Camino de Invierno Thousands walk the Camino de Santiago routes each year but if you are looking for the road less travelled to Santiago, let us take you on a Secret Camino: Camino de Invierno last 100km. The Camino de Invierno, or Winter Way, is the latest addition to the official Camino routes. A …

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Carnival on the Via Francigena

The festival of Carnival has become synonymous worldwide with the South American nation of Brazil. But Carnival is actually celebrated in towns and villages all across Europe. In this week’s blog post we’ll take a look at Carnival on the Via Francigena, with a round-up of the most traditional and unusual traditions to be found across Italy. Carnevale de …

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The Fishermen’s Trail: Walk Portugal’s Wilderness

The Fishermen’s Trail: Walk Portugal’s Wilderness I’m sitting on a sun-warmed boulder, applying an undercoat of factor 50 to face, neck and limbs, when the first dollops of a downpour sent me rummaging for my waterproofs. The Fishermen’s Trail: Walk Portugal. It’s late October in southern Portugal, so a drop of rain is to be expected …

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Inexperienced Walker Camino Tips

Inexperienced Walker Camino Tips Walking the Camino can sometimes be challenging depending on the trail, the kilometres travelled, and fitness. For the Tips for Inexperienced Camino Walkers, if you are not well prepared, you might not enjoy your Camino as much as you should. When I walked the French Way in the Pyrenees (from Saint …

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