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13 Essential Camino Tips

Embarking on the Camino de Santiago is more than just a trek; it’s an exploration of culture, history, and oneself. Whether walking the Camino or cycling the Camino, the journey offers a chance to disconnect from everyday life and connect with a centuries-old tradition. The path is filled with beauty but also demanding, requiring physical […]

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5 Special Places To Experience The Camino at Easter

5 Special Places To Experience The Camino at Easter Easter, or Holy Week, sees widespread celebrations in Spain, with towns and cities along the Camino de Santiago staging grand processions. A wide array of destinations offers diverse experiences of the Camino at Easter. From coastal celebrations to famous locations or traditional settings, the Camino offers

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Camino Training Holly Mandarich

Sustainable Travel on the Camino

Journeying along the Camino de Santiago is not only a personal pilgrimage but also an opportunity to practise sustainable travel. Traversing Spain, Italy, France, and Portugal, these ancient paths merge cultural depth, spirituality, and physical trials. It winds through stunning landscapes, offering a rare mix of cultural exploration, reflective spirituality, and bodily tests. Walking these

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The Fascinating History of Portomarín on the Camino Francés

Portomarín’s Historical Charm Portomarín, nestled in the heart of Galicia, Spain, stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of history and culture. As a vital stop on the Camino Francés, one of the Camino de Santiago‘s most traversed routes, this town captivates travellers with its rich heritage and picturesque setting. In this blog, we

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Starting the Camino

Can you start the Camino anywhere?

Setting out on the Camino de Santiago, a series of pilgrim paths culminating at Spain’s Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, offers a deeply rewarding and life-changing adventure. A common query among aspiring pilgrims is where one can commence this journey. “Can you start the Camino anywhere?” We’ll delve into this topic and offer valuable information

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Santiago de Compostela

Wonderful Santiago de Compostela All Camino de Santiago routes take you to Santiago de Compostela, St James of the Field of Stars, the capital of Galicia and a popular pilgrimage destination for many centuries. Pilgrims worldwide have travelled to Santiago since the 10th century to atone for their sins and visit the tomb of St

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When to Walk the Camino de Santiago: A Pilgrim’s Guide

Deciding on the best time for your pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago is a personal choice influenced by various factors, and many pilgrims prefer to start their journey in the spring. Spring offers milder weather, among other advantages that we’ll explore here: Spring: A Season of Renewal Moderate Weather: Spring offers mild temperatures, making

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What is the St James Way?

What is the St James Way? The St James Way, also known as the ‘Way of Saint James’, is one of the most ancient and popular pilgrimage routes in the world. Often referred to as the Camino de Santiago or ‘the Camino’, the St James Way takes pilgrims through many different routes across Spain, France

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