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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.


León, Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2018

Cecina, botillo, blood sausage and shortbread...We recommend some of the star products of León’s pantry, a Feast Fit for Kings.


Kumano Way and Way of Saint James, a journey from the Rising Sun to the Setting Sun

They share a common history of faith, a rich tradition of pilgrimage and routes with an important historical, cultural and spiritual heritage. They are the World Heritage Roads.


The scallop, from tasty delicacy to pilgrim's symbol

From drinking glass to symbol of Venus. Today we discover why the scallop became the pilgrim's emblem with Carina Regueiro, authors of the book Estrelas da despensa galega


Saint John's Eve, a stop on the Camino

Saint John's eve, the shortest and most magic night of the year. If you are doing Camino de Santiago that night, the mix could turn into a marvelous thing. We gather the main spanish traditions of this festivity.


Gastronomy on the Camino: eight typical dishes for Holy Week

Now that we are in the middle of Holy Week, we’ll share eight dishes typical of these festivities that you’ll be able to try on the Camino.


Asturian gastronomy on the Camino de Santiago (St. James's Way): fabada, cider and much more

We continue our gastro-journey along the  Camino de Santiago (St. James's Way) and this time we'll learn about the 10 traditional dishes of the Asturian gastronomy, from the fabada (Asturian Bean Stew) to the quesadielles ( Casadiellas)


Gastrocamino: Galicia, from octopus á feira to coffee liqueur

From octopus á feira and lacón with turnip greens to albariño and coffee liqueur, Galician gastronomy has much to offer. Today we'll share some of it with you.


¡Buen Camino! Eso es lo que queremos en Correos, que los peregrinos puedan disfrutar al máximo de la experiencia del Camino y descubrir a través de nuestras postales nuevos lugares, historias, personas y experiencias sobre el Camino de Santiago.

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Ofertas e promoções; Cedência de dados a empresas do Grupo e empresas terceiras para envios comerciais; Elaboração de perfis com fontes externas

Ofertas e promoções da Correos
Ofertas e promoções de empresas do Grupo e de empresas terceiras
Elaboração de perfis com fontes externas
Condições de serviço

Ao contratar aceita integralmente as Condições do Serviço

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