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Discover the winners of the photography contest of the Camino de Santiago

We have the images and the names of the winners of the photographic contest of “The symbols of the Camino” organized by Correos and iPeregrinos.

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Take part in the Sustainable Camino: how to become an ecopilgrim

Correos and Pilgrim unite in this initiative to support the sustainability on the Camino de Santiago and help preserve this World Heritage Site. Recycle along the Camino, become an ecopilgrim and earn your reward.

27-08-2019

Participate in our photographic contest based on the symbols of the Camino de Santiago

Yellow arrows, milestones, pilgrim shells, cathedrals, sculptures… any element that represents the Camino de Santiago can be a part of the new photographic contest active now on our Facebook page.

02-07-2019

Movies about the Camino de Santiago

Documentaries, dramas, comedies... there are many movies set on the Camino de Santiago that will help you get a first glimpse at what you will see on this journey or remind you of the times you walk those trails, right from the comfort of your home. 

On todays blog, we take a look at different Camino movies that may help you make up your mind and decide to take up the challenge of walking The Way.

25-06-2019

A typical day for pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago

A day in the life of a Camino de Santiago Pilgrim can differ a lot from your normal habits. From waking up early to sharing your stories with complete strangers, today we’ll explain what a day on the Camino de Santiago looks like.

05-06-2019

How to get to Ferrol to start the English Way (Camino Inglés)

The Camino Inglés (English Way) is the first historic maritime route to Santiago de Compostela, and it has its main departure point in Ferrol. On this post, we detail the main ways to get there and start enjoying your Camino de Santiago. 

29-05-2019

Get to know other popular routes to Santiago de Compostela

The Vía de la Plata, the Winter Way or the Way to Fisterra and Muxía are great options to walk the Camino de Santiago. Today we talk about these less traveled-by routes to Santiago that you may want to take into consideration for your next Camino.

21-05-2019

Camino del Norte (Northern Way): How to get to Irún

Irún is the main starting point of the Northern Way (Camino del Norte), the Jacobean Route that runs along the northern coast of Spain. In this post we explain how to get to this Basque city by plane, train, bus or car to start your Camino de Santiago.

14-05-2019

Which Camino de Santiago should you choose?

Whether you prefer light walks or a more challenging route, the company of other pilgrims or the solitude of the Camino, walks by the beach or green mountain paths... there's a Camino de Santiago for you. Today we detail the most popular Camino de Santiago routes so you can choose the one that suits you the most.

07-05-2019

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We transfer your rucksack

So that you can travel light along the Camino de Santiago

 

We transfer your rucksack or suitcase from your accommodation at one stage to the next!! This way, your walk is more comfortable, your bag is lighter and you can enjoy every step of the Camino. We will take your luggage every day to your next hostel or hotel.

 

Bicycle transportation services 

We send your bicycle to your starting or finishing point

 

Decide where you want to start the Camino and we will send your bicycle there from any branch of Correos. Once you finish the Camino de Santiago you can go to the nearest post office and send it back home again. Your bicycle will be insured and we package your bike without disassembling it.

 

Luggage transfer

For everything you want in or out of your rucksack 

 

With our Paq Peregrino you can send suitcases or parcels to any point along the Camino (hostels, hotels, branches of Correos, etc) so that you have your personal belongings when you arrive. You can therefore have extra clothes or other items and not only the ones you carry along the Way. You can also send back whatever you have in your daily rucksack that you no longer need.

 

Prepaid Card

So that you have nothing to worry about other than just enjoying the Camino 

 

Correos offers a prepaid card that is not linked to a bank account. In this way, you can defort walk the Camino without taking your credit or debit cards with you. You only have to put the money on the card that you are going to need and then top up again if your balance is low. This is a simple, safe and comfortable way of taking your money along the Camino.

 

 

Stamping Your Credential

So that you have the best stamps on your Pilgrim's Passport 

Branches of Correos along the Camino de Santiago stamp your Credential or Pilgrim's Passport with our special stamps. Many of these stamps represent important tourist attractions from that particular place to help you remember your jorney.

 

 

Sending parcels along the Camino de Santiago 
 

Send your parcels without having to go along to a branch of Correos!

 

You can send a parcel from any of the over one-hundred branches of CORREOS located along the Camino de Santiago and additionally from some of our “Tiendas Amigas del Camino”, a network of shops and accommodation from where you can send parcels any time of the day. This service will help you to get rid of things from your luggage that you no longer need. You can also buy souvenirs or some typical products without having to worry about carrying them with you. 
 

 

 

Lockers in Santiago

So that you can freely visit the Cathedral or enjoy the city

Our Pilgrim's Office at Rúa do Franco, 150 metres from the Plaza del Obradoiro, has lockers. You can leave your rucksack, suitcase, bike or trekking pole before you go into the Cathedral or you can wander around Santiago without having to worry about your luggage.

 

Correos Branches

To help you with anything you may need 

 

We have over 150 branches of Correos along all the Caminos. We will be delighted to welcome you and help you with anything you need.