Postcards From The Camino

Pilgrim Bookmobile: Reading on the Camino de Santiago

Each pilgrim can borrow books free of charge from any of the library buses or the 15 hostels that have signed up to the service. 

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Do you know how to get to Tui for starting on Camino Portugués or Portuguese Way?

The Camino Portugués or Portuguese Way is the second most popular route among pilgrims, beaten only by the French Camino. If you're included in this group but don't have a clue where to depart from in Galicia, well then here are some tips for getting to Tui and so that you don't miss out on the Camino experience.


The Camino de Santiago in a week: where to begin

It is possible for the Camino de Santiago to be completed in a week. We’ll share with you the best routes and starting points when walking


An eco-pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago

We’re celebrating World Environment Day with the story of Carmen, an eco-pilgrim who swapped her backpack for a rubbish bag which she used to collect cans and containers along the length of the Camino de Santiago.


Aleksandar Petrovic finishes the Camino at the Obradoiro

Aleksandar Petrovic travelled the Portuguese Way with basketball team CAB Obradoiro, and supported by Correos.


Your luggage awaits you at the end of the Camino de Santiago

Our Paq Peregrino is there to help walkers and cyclists alike to make sure that their luggage is not an issue.  Here we shall show you how it works, its advantages and just how we can help you transport your luggage before, during and after your Camino de Santiago.


The photos every pilgrim should take along the Camino de Santiago

Who hasn't returned home with hundreds of photos of endless trails, yellow arrows or scallop shells? Here, we shall go over some of the images that every pilgrim should take away with them from the Camino de Santiago. If you are going to do some of the Jacobean Routes for the first time this year, pay close attention.  And if you have already completed the Camino, there are surely none of them missing from your photo collection.


Where to buy the Credencial for the Camino de Santiago

The Pilgrim's Passport is one of the most important features of the Camino de Santiago . No walker or cyclist should start the Route without it, since it is the document that accredits us as pilgrims (also known as the Credential). Both personal and non-transferable, the Passport grants us access to hostels and allows us to complete the Compostela, serving as irrefutable proof of our pilgrimage to Santiago. Today we shall clarify some of the issues regarding its origin, function and use, as well as where the Camino de Santiago Passport can be obtained.


The yellow arrow, the sign of the St. James's Way

The yellow arrow, established by the parish priest Elías Valiña in the 70s, becomes the only valid sign to mark the direction of the Camino de Santiago


¡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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Culture & Traditions of the Camino
Camino Teammates
History of the Camino
The Way with Correos
Foreigners on the Camino
The values of the Camino in 12 months
Places of the Camino
Tips to do the Camino