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.