Postcards From The Camino

Questions every pilgrim has about the Camino de Santiago

Thousands of pilgrims walk the Camino de Santiago every year, but if you're not familiar with the Route you might have some questions about it: Where do I start? What's the most popular route? How much do I walk each day? 

Today we answer the most common concerns pilgrims might have before starting their Camino de Santiago

Recent posts

American Pilgrims: Jacobean spirit from 3.850 miles away

Three hundred people participated in the annual gathering of the largest community of pilgrims in the USA. Today we summarize in ten stories their passion and love for the Camino de Santiago.

11-04-2019

Day 8: What to bring in your backpack for the Camino de Santiago

It all begins when you type Camino de Santiago into Google. Many of you will feel overwhelmed with so much information from so many different sources.

Don't worry, pilgrims. We're here to help you find useful information about one of the most important things: the contents of your backpack. What you wear and what's inside you backpack will constitute all of your worldly possessions while walking to Santiago. We're going to make sure that you're as best prepared as possible: whether you've decided to walk with your own backpack or if you've decided to forego worrying and enjoy the Camino without it, thanks to our Transfer Rucksack service.

 

04-04-2019

American Pilgrims, the helping hand of the Camino de Santiago in the United States

We talked with George Greenia, founder of the American Pilgrims on the Camino, the largest community of pilgrims in the United States

29-03-2019

Camí de Sant Jaume: Catalonian routes and their integration on the Camino

There are as many Caminos as there are pilgrims. Today we talk about the routes of the Camí de Sant Jaume and the work of Catalonian associations to integrate these pilgrimage routes, making them successful in the coming years.

21-03-2019

Ten useful tips to prepare for the Camino de Santiago in 2018

Which route to choose, what to do with your backpack, how to send your bicycle, what to bring...Today we're offering 10 tips to plan your route and enjoy the Camino as much as possible.

27-12-2018

Day 35: 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.
 

20-12-2018

Correos Pre-paid Card: safe money on the Camino de Santiago

The Correos Pre-paid Card lets pilgrims recharge money whenever they need it, pay hotel services, withdraw money from ATMs or make safe online purchases.

19-11-2018

The Confraternity of Saint James: the home of the pilgrim in London

The United Kingdom is one of the countries with more presence along the Way of St James.  A great part of this success is due to the London founded association The Confraternity of Saint James that has been helping pilgrims before, after and during their Way since 1983.

15-11-2018

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