The credential, also known as the “pilgrim’s passport” or “credencial del peregrino” in Spanish, is a document that serves as both a record of your journey and a means of identification along the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage routes.The credential contains your personal details, including your name and nationality. It serves as a form of identification,… Continue reading What is the Pilgrims Credencial?
Walking the Camino is not quite as cheap as you would expect. The exact figure for the total cost of walking the Camino de Santiago, can vary greatly depending on individual preferences and circumstances. However, many pilgrims budget around €25-50 per day for a modest but comfortable pilgrimage experience. A bed in an Albergue will… Continue reading How much does it cost?
Remember to pack as lightly as possible, prioritizing essentials and versatile items. It’s also helpful to check the weather forecast for your planned route and season to adjust your packing list accordingly. Additionally, keep in mind that laundry facilities are available at most all albergues or hostels. Please see the packing list section and check… Continue reading What should I pack?
The Frances is 790 Km – 490 Miles from SJPP and typically take about 30 to 40 days to walk The Portuguese da Costa and Central are about 350 km and take 10 to 14 days. The Camino del Norte is 850km – 513 Miles and takes about 35 to 43 days The Via de… Continue reading How long is the Camino?
Everyone has their own favorite camino. Which the best one is really depends on what you are looking for or how much time you have. The best Camino de Santiago route ultimately depends on your personal preferences, physical abilities, and the experience you’re seeking. Here are some popular Camino routes to consider: Camino Francés: This… Continue reading Which is the best Camino?
While the timing ultimately depends on individual preferences, there are some general considerations to keep in mind. Ultimately, the best season to walk the Camino de Santiago is a personal decision based on factors such as weather preferences, tolerance for crowds, and the type of experience you seek. Spring (March to June): This season is… Continue reading When is the best time to go?