These days we cannot step on the Camino de Santiago. We cannot enjoy the company of other pilgrims. Nor the hospitalero’s warm hospitality.
The emergence of the coronavirus and its rapid spread has forced an unprecedented decision: to close the Camino de Santiago for the first time in its history. This is not the moment to do the Camino de Santiago. Now it's time to stay home and take care of yourself.
From Correos we want to help you in this task by taking the Camino de Santiago to your home. We started the #ShareyourCamino campaign an initiative with which we want to remember the good times lived. And think about the ones that will come.
Through messages, stories, photographs, videos, poems, quotes, songs, phrases…. We will fill the networks of the spirit of the Camino de Santiago. Would you sign up?
How to take part?
Share your Camino on Social Networks (Facebook, Instagram or Twitter) with the hashtag #ShareyourCamino and #StayHome. You can upload stories, messages, photos, phrases, videos, poems, songs, quotes, drawings ... Anything you want to share about your Jacobean Route.
If you prefer you can also send it to us by private message.
What will we do?
We will collect all your memories, wishes, hopes…. and we will be publishing videos that summarize this universal feeling for the Camino de Santiago.
If you want to take part in it it’s very easy. You have a lot of photographs of your pilgrimage to Santiago for sure. Or you feel like sharing your thoughts with other pilgrims. Maybe there is a song that reminds you of those days. Or you have a favourite route and would like to share the reasons.
Perhaps there is a very special place somewhere in the Jacobean Routes. It is possible that you had always wanted to tell the story of that companion or that hospitable one and you never dared. Or there is something in your house that always takes you to relive those good times on the Jacobean Route.
Everything is valid to keep the spirit of the Camino de Santiago alive. #ShareyourCamino and help us virtually fill the Jacobean Routes with pilgrims. We count on you. Buen Camino!
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¡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.
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.
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.
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.
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.