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Is the Camino safe?

Hiking the Camino de Santiago is a wonderful and highly recommended experience, but have you ever wondered if it’s safe? Read more

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 “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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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

Follow the signs !

The Camino de Santiago is in general a well-marked route; there is normally no doubt about what itinerary to follow. Read more

“The Higa”, pilgrims’ lucky charm

The Higa has always been a very popular luck charm through the history of mankind, and it has been traditionally linked to the Camino de Santiago and its pilgrims. “The Higa” is the representation of a fist, with the thumb sticking out between the index finger and the middle finger. Read more

The eastern path between St. Jean-Pied-de-Port and Roncesvalles will be closed for safety reasons, from November 1st 2017 to March 31st 2018.

From today until March 31 2018, the east path of the French Way between St. Jean-Pied-de-Port and Read more

Usual health problems during the Camino

When walking the Camino during several successive days, it is not unusual to face some health difficulties. These are some of the issues you can experience during your journey in the Camino: Read more