Why should I do the Camino?

If you have not yet found a reason to do the Camino besides discovering the Cathedral and visiting the tomb of the apostle, we will give you a few reasons to encourage you to embark in this adventure. You are going to love it! Read more

Essential things a Pilgrim should carry on

Getting the luggage ready is one of the toughest tasks a pilgrim will face. The Camino has taught us several things throughout the years regarding this important matter; we would like to share them with you to make your journey much smoother. Read more

Plants and Natural Remedies for Pilgrims

Historically, Pilgrims have used several kinds of plants and natural remedies for curative purposes when walking the Camino. We’ll talk about some of them: Read more

The Credential or Pilgrim’s Passport

The Pilgrim’s Credential used to be a document given to pilgrims during the Middle Ages as a safeguard for the Camino. Read more

Doing the Camino with kids

Are you considering in doing the Camino with your children? The good news is the Way to Santiago is kids friendly as long as you plan your journey in advance and of course find the adequate accommodations.

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The “Holy Door” and the “Holy Years”

The Holy Door is located in the rear area of ​​the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, at the Quintana Square. This door is also called the “forgiveness door”, and the main goal for all the pilgrims arriving in Santiago is to enter through it to earn the Jubilee.

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Legends of the “Camino de Santiago”

The Camino de Santiago has multiple legends that have survived until today, it is not surprising at all considering its origins are set in the middle ages. Since then, multiple legends have spread out, almost always related to miracles performed either by the Apostle Saint James or any other deity venerated in the Middle Ages. Read more

The symbolism of the pilgrim gourd

The pilgrim gourd comes from a plant known as the legendary. Its fruit has been used as a household tool for thousands of years. Read more

Which route to choose?

In case you have any doubts, we would like to help you choose which route to follow. Particularly if this is the first time you are going to walk the Camino. We would like to give you some tips to help you make your choice. Although ultimately, you should always listen your “inner voice” and let it guide you. Read more

The ritual at the Iron Cross

The Iron Cross, or “Cruz de Fierro”, is a monument located at the highest point of the French Way, in the Camino de Santiago. It is located in Mount Irago, between the Spanish cities of Foncebadon and Manjarin, within the Leon Mountains. Read more