It's not too soon to start lining up your travel plans for your 2017 Camino, and we are here to help. Read on for our top five tips, and go grab your free copy of Camino de Santiago TOP TEN TIPS.Read More
If you like cold weather and solitude you might prefer a winter trip. Travel costs will be the cheapest of the year, but you will need more gear, and many albergues and other pilgrim-driven services are closed. Plan for less daylight, which means fewer hours of sunlit walking.
Travel costs, crowds, and availability of accommodations vary with the seasons. Here is what you need to know about each season on the Camino to help you decide what will suit you best.
If you are yearning for something you don’t even have language to express, consider planning a trip to walk the Camino this year, or soon. If you want to give someone special in your life a gift that will continue to give throughout his life, encourage him to walk the Camino.Read More
We want to do some other traveling in Europe before or after walking the Camino and will need other clothes and shoes. What is your advice about how to take what we need, without carrying it on our walk? Should we walk the Camino first, or travel as tourists first?
While the most well known route, the Camino Francés, covers 500 miles (790k) from St. Jean Pied-de-Port, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, there are many other official pilgrimage routes, all through beautiful country, all with wonder and adventure around every corner, all ending in Santiago de Compostela. Some are shorter and some are longer distances.Read More
“What can I afford to pay if something goes wrong traveling to or from the Camino, or while I am walking?” Ultimately this is what you need to determine when considering travel insurance.
If you have an unlimited budget, you may choose from a full range of accommodations along the Camino, but if you are on a tight budget and hoping for cheap lodging every night, it is important to note that not every town has all the options. Here are some things to know about lodging on the Camino.Read More
On a solo pilgrimage, you have no one’s expectations to manage but your own, but within a group it is good to be on the same page about the following things...