Portuguese Coastal Way

Amazing coastal route

6 Amazing Camino Coastal Trails

6 Amazing Camino Coastal Trails Waves of the sea of Vigo, have you seen my loved one? Wondered Martin Codax, a famous medieval troubadour in the 13th century. If, like a medieval Galician troubadour, the sea is your muse; these are 6 Amazing Camino Coastal Trails to inspire your next walking trip: 1 – Portuguese …

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48 hours in Porto

Portugal is an outstanding and diverse country, full of possibilities, different landscapes, and kind and generous people. After Lisbon, Porto is its biggest city. We got a taste for this wonderful city on the Portuguese Coastal Way. As pilgrims, we are aware of the limited time you have to discover each new place. Therefore, we want …

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10 Top Camino Portugués Foods

Top 10 Camino Portugués foods The Camino Portugues is the second most popular route of the Camino de Santiago after the Camino Frances, according to 2020 statistics from the Pilgrims Office in Santiago. If you are walking the Camino Portugues, these are 10 delicious Camino Portugués foods you should add to your list of things …

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One day in Baiona

One day in Baiona If you are planning to do the Camino Portugues Coastal you are in for some great treats as you will be either starting or passing through the stunning city of Baiona. This postcard-perfect village is the ideal beginning to your Camino journey. The narrow cobbled streets invite you to discover some of …

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Portuguese Coastal Camino Superior Collection

We have launched the Portuguese Coastal Camino Superior Collection for pilgrims to experience the Camino in luxury. The Portuguese Coastal Camino Superior Collection includes stays in some of the most special hotels and unique properties along this scenic Camino route. Boutique country houses, chic city hotels and historic Paradores are some of the luxury hotels …

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5 Reasons to love Porto

5 Reasons to love Porto The city of Porto is a popular Camino de Santiago starting point for pilgrims walking or cycling the Camino Portugues, Portugal’s Camino route. Pocket-sized, full of charm and colourful, there are many reasons to love Porto, Portugal’s second city and capital of the North!: Coloured tiles Ribeira is a patchwork of …

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Why we love … The Camino

Why we love … The Camino This week we asked our Camino experts what it is that makes the Camino de Santiago so special. Their responses were varied, heartfelt and unique. Here’s what they had to say: JuanMa – Portuguese Coastal Way Outdoor enthusiast, musician and office jester JuanMa hails from the town of Vigo …

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Amazing Camino Routes for 2017

Make 2017 your year to complete the mighty Camino de Santiago. With so many different Camino routes to choose from, picking one is the hardest part! Sip Sangria in Sevilla, marvel at Medieval architecture in Léon or rove your way through the rolling hills of Northern Spain. Whatever route you decide to take, walking the …

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The crowd-free Portuguese Coastal Way

Crowd-Free Camino

Journalist Gerry Lennon  from The Irish Daily Star discovers the wonders of Northern Portugal and Galicia’s Rias Baixas on a crowd-free Camino. The Portuguese Coastal Way – or Caminho da Costa – is a stunning alternative route of the Portuguese Camino de Santiago following the Atlantic Coast towards Santiago de Compostela. The Portuguese Coastal Way …

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Ponferrada, a magical Camino town

9 Magical Camino Towns

9 Magical Camino Towns From Pontedeume on the French Way with its Templar castle via the fairytale city of Salamanca all the way to picturesque Porto and beyond. Here are nine of the most magical towns on the Camino de Santiago routes, hand picked by the CaminoWays.com team. 1. Ponferrada – French Way With it’s …

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Useful Portuguese for your Camino

Useful Portuguese for your Camino On the Camino de Santiago, you will meet many fellow pilgrims from all over the globe, speaking many different languages.  While you might meet many English-speaking along the way (both pilgrims and service providers), you will also need a few basic phrases in Portuguese to communicate while walking the Portuguese Way or Camino …

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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

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 …

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