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Security in the hostels of the Camino de Santiago after Covid-19

Security in the hostels of the Camino de Santiago after Covid-19

The accommodations of the Jacobean Routes are working to become a "safe hostel". Here is a guide prepared by the Institute for Spanish Tourism Quality with measures for the prevention and reduction of infection by coronavirus in Spanish hostels.

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The Camino de Santiago and Covid-19

The Camino de Santiago and Covid-19

The Covid-19 crisis has forced to close the Jacobean Routes. We summarize how the situation is and the measures adopted by the Government to recover the return to normality

29-04-2020
Recipes to savor the Camino de Santiago

Recipes to savor the Camino de Santiago

Spanish omelette, Galician empanada, ajoarriero cod and Santiago pie. We suggest you tackle the Covid-19 from home cooking some of those dishes that automatically transport us to the Camino de Santiago.

16-04-2020
Plans to step on the Camino de Santiago without leaving your home

Plans to step on the Camino de Santiago without leaving your home

The Covid-19 crisis confine us at home and to stay safe. But that does not prevent us from conserving the Jacobean spirit and living the Camino de Santiago. We propose some ways to do it.

02-04-2020
#ShareyourCamino: the Camino de Santiago at home

#ShareyourCamino: the Camino de Santiago at home

Let’s fill the networks of the spirit of the Camino de Santiago. Share your messages, stories, photographs, videos, poems, quotes, songs, phrases…. And take the Camino to every household!

 

20-03-2020
Ten tips if you are going to do the Camino de Santiago alone

Ten tips if you are going to do the Camino de Santiago alone

Making the Camino de Santiago unaccompanied may scare you a little at first, but once you begin you will live an unforgettable experience. Today we give you ten tips if you are going to travel alone to Santiago.

05-03-2020
The Way of St James by bike

The Way of St James by bike

Many pilgrims perform the Camino de Santiago on two wheels. If you still do not know how to send your bike on the Camino de Santiago, Correos has available to pilgrims: the Paq Bicicleta.

12-02-2020
Anne Born: “When walking the Camino de Santiago, the rewards are many, the risks are remarkably few. Just buy a plane ticket and go.”

Anne Born: “When walking the Camino de Santiago, the rewards are many, the risks are remarkably few. Just buy a plane ticket and go.”

Go, feel the pilgrimage and enjoy. Anne Born, american pilgrim and author of the book Buen Camino! Tips from an American Pilgrim, gives us some advice for the Camino de Santiago.

06-02-2020
The Camino de Santiago in winter

The Camino de Santiago in winter

During the winter season the Camino de Santiago receives fewer visitors and, thus, some services are affected. Find out everything you need to know in this article.
 

26-12-2019

¡Buen Camino! This is our wish at Correos! – that pilgrims can fully enjoy their Camino and discover new places, histories, people and experiences through our postcards.

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Transfer Rucksack

 

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.

Send Bicycle

 

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.

Send luggage to Santiago

 

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 Payment Card

 

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.

 

Pilgrimage Stamps

 

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.

 

Send Parcels

 

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. 
 

 

Luggage Storage

 

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 Offices

 

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. 

 

 

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