Finisterre Way on instagram-Camino Finisterre en instagram. Once pilgrims have arrived in Santiago de Compostela they can still continue walking after a well deserved rest. If reaching Santiago is not enough, there is a beautiful extension or epilogue to Camino de Santiago: the way to Finisterre and Muxía. Una vez que los peregrinos han […]

Camino Portugués, Caminho Portugués, Portuguese Way Se conoce como Camino Portugués, o también como Camino Central Portugués (para una mejor distinción de los demás), el principal Camino de Santiago que une Lisboa con Santiago de Compostela. Está considerado, hoy en día, uno de los más importantes Caminos de Santiago. It is known as Camino Portugués, […]

What to read on your Camino?  TOP TEN BOOKS ON THE CAMINO A book is always a good friend on the Camino. Reading books about the Camino is important before and after since you get closer to this amazing experience. There are all kinds of books you can read not only about the Camino itself, […]

  Nowadays, many pilgrims have made up their minds to write a blog about the camino. Some of them while hiking, others once they have come back home as a way of having a nice memory of their adventure. All of them just want us to see how amazing this experience has been to their […]

Compostela, the end of your pilgrimage. In Santiago de Compostela,  you have a date with history. As soon as you enter its old town, which has the UNESCO World Heritage designation, you will see that this is no exaggeration. The capital of Galicia has some of Europe’s best conserved monuments. This is the city, the […]

What is a credential?  How can we get a credential? The credential or pilgrim’s passport as it is often called, is the most important document you need on the Camino de Santiago. You can often purchase these for a couple of euros within a town along the path at either a travel agency or church. […]

There is usually much hysteria about packing one’s backpack as a sensible pilgrim should absolutely minimize the weight one is carrying; It makes the difference between a nice walk and a struggle. So a general rule is to pack what is absolutely necessary, throw out what you don’t need, and buy locally what you after […]

If you are over 60, you are likely to enjoy the Camino as if you were in your early thirties. Your age is generally in your mind and you are as old as you allow yourself to feel. Each year the pilgrim office in Santiago de Compostela publishes the number of pilgrims that have received […]

Holy Week in Galicia is the annual commemoration of the Passion of Jesus Christ celebrated by Catholic religious brotherhoods and fraternities that perform penance processions on the streets of almost every Galician towns and villages during the last week of Lent, the week immediately before Easter. The most famous Holy Week celebrations are hold in the […]