Postcards From The Camino

Tips to beat the heat on the Camino de Santiago

Keep hydrated, protect yourself from the sun, avoid the hottest times of day, plan your breaks for the shade... We give you some simple tips so the heat doesn’t take its toll on your Camino experience. 

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Showing off the “Colours of the Camino” has its rewards!

The III photographic competition of Correos and iPeregrinos is already underway seeking to reflect on the beauty of the different routes and the many hues that characterize the Camino de Santiago. 


Rosana Montano: “As a hostel volunteer on the Camino you get more out than you put in”

We share with Rosana Montano, vice president of the Association of Friends of the Camino de Santiago in Argentina, her first experience as a hostel volunteer at the O Cebreiro public hostel. 




The Camino Portugués, stamp by stamp

The Tarjeta del Camino Portugués consists of a postcard tracing the Portuguese route with its various stages and space for seven special stamps bearing the unique landmarks found at each of the towns. 


Mail Art: Creativity on the Camino de Santiago

Correos has launched the 1st Call for Mail Art on the Camino de Santiago. You can send you art (created using any technique you like) to Post Office Box No. 18, Santiago de Compostela, CP 15702.



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. 


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.


¡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
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History of the Camino
The Way with Correos
Foreigners on the Camino
The values of the Camino in 12 months
Places of the Camino
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