The 7th of July is a big day in Pamplona, which is one of the popular cities on the Camino de Santiago route. July the 7th is the feast of San Fermin, the saint that gives name to one of Spain’s most famous ‘fiestas’. Every year, thousands of excited locals and tourists dress in white […]
Camino de Santiago is region in Galicia. Galicia is an autonomous region in northwest Spain that is located on the Atlantic coastline meaning that the climate is different from that of many other popular Spanish tourist destinations. This is due to the cooling effects of the Atlantic Ocean. The presence of the Atlantic Ocean makes […]
Ever wonder what is on the menu for the pilgrims of Camino de Santiago? Worried it might only be bread and water for days as you drag yourself up the steep and rocky hills? Fear not for that is not the case. In every town around there is the option of the pilgrim’s menu, yet […]
The Camino de Santiago is sometimes referred to as the Pilgrimage of Compostela, or in English as the Way of Saint James. It is a network of pilgrims’ ways that serves the pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint James the Great at the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain.
You have decided to take a walking holiday this year and have your heart set on walking the Camino de Santiago. This epic pilgrimage is undertaken by hundreds of thousands of people every year and the Camino’s popularity continues to grow with each passing 12 months.
Walking the Camino de Santiago is quite an undertaking, requiring strength of mind, body and spirit in order to complete it. Perhaps this is why it continues to be labelled as one of the most significant religious pilgrimages in the world. So, you may have prepared yourself mentally for this journey, and you should definitely […]