Tui Camino Portugues

Tui, starting point of the last 100 km of the Portuguese Way

Tui, on the border with Portugal, is the most popular starting point of the Portuguese Way.    There are some towns along the Camino de Santiago that will make you want to stop, and discover them. Tui is one of those places, not only because it is one of the main stops of the Portuguese Way, […]

Celebrities on the Camino de Santiago

Thousands of Pilgrims walk the Camino de Santiago every year. Today we will talk about 4 celebrities that decided to take on this adventure. The Camino de Santiago is one of the oldest pilgrimage routes in the world, that dates back from the end of the IX century. The news about the relics attributed to the Holy […]

Last 100 km of the French Way: from Sarria to Santiago passing through Arzúa

One of the positive aspects of walking the Camino de Santiago, is the chance to visit cities, towns and small villages along the way. Places not so well known, like Arzúa.  Arzúa is one of those small towns that help pilgrims to get some rest when they are about to finish walking the full French Way. […]

The Portuguese Way

Arcade, an iconic stop on the Portuguese Way

The towns we can visit along the Portuguese Way will take us to the core of the traditions of Galicia region; let yourself be embraced by the gastronomy, the aroma, the people, and the landscapes.  Arcade is one of those villages that all pilgrims walking the Portuguese Way will have to go through on the way […]

The Way of St James - CaminoTales

#Caminotales – Krista on the Way of St James

 After a long time away, today were are delighted to be back with our #CaminoTales section: your stories about the Way of St James. Krista is from Halafix (Nova Scotia, Canada), and she walked the Way of St James for the first time in 2014. She decided to do the French Way, from León to Santiago, […]

The English Way

The English Way: five facts and one lie

Today we’ll talk about the English Way: five facts and one lie about this pleasant route. Would you guess which of these statements is not true? The English Way is not as well known as the French Way, but we strongly recommend it to those pilgrims looking for tranquility, and to get away from the […]

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela (I)

Did you know that, besides the Cathedral, the Obradoiro Square or the “Two Marías”, there are many other things to do in Santiago de Compostela? We are always surprised to know about the perception that many tourists and pilgrims have about Santiago de Compostela: that is a very tiny town, that there is not a […]

Let’s talk about Easter on the Camino de Santiago

We have many reasons to believe that there is nothing like Easter on the Camino de Santiago, but there are others that may not be so encouraging. A lot of questions arise when planning an adventure like the Camino de Santiago, and among them there is always the one related to the period of the […]

A Texan on the Way – #CaminoTales

A couple of weeks ago, we came up with the idea of doing a research about the best blogs focused on the Camino de Santiago, written by international pilgrims. This investigation turned out to be so enriching, that we decided to delve into some of them a bit further. That’s how we got in contact with […]

Getting ready for the Camino de Santiago: 5 tips

You have been thinking about doing the Camino de Santiago for a while now. You have read all the existing blogs, watched all documentaries and video-experiences on Youtube and, of course, the movie “The Way”. And you are finally decided, you have your travel dates, your preferred route, and your are starting to be mentally ready […]

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