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Information and latest news about the Camino de Santiago, Via Francigena, St Francis Ways, and other walking holidays and pilgrimages in Europe with Camino Ways. CaminoWays.com is a walking and cycling holiday specialist with in depth knowledge on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, the Via Francigena to Rome, and European adventures. However or real speciality is building your holiday around you, your needs your specifications! Everyone here at Camino Ways has extensive travelling experience around the world. We offer alternative holidays that break away from the usual beach or resort trips — offering you the customer a real opportunity to experience nature, along with friends and family, up-close and personally. It is said that travelling broadens the mind, we believe these adventures encompasses this. It is an opportunity to embed yourself into local culture and enjoy the aromas and food and traditions they have to offer.

Information and latest news about the Camino de Santiago, Via Francigena, St Francis Ways, and other walking holidays and pilgrimages in Europe with Camino Ways. CaminoWays.com is a walking and cycling holiday specialist with in depth knowledge on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, the Via Francigena to Rome, and European adventures. However or real speciality is building your holiday around you, your needs your specifications! Everyone here at Camino Ways has extensive travelling experience around the world. We offer alternative holidays that break away from the usual beach or resort trips — offering you the customer a real opportunity to experience nature, along with friends and family, up-close and personally. It is said that travelling broadens the mind, we believe these adventures encompasses this. It is an opportunity to embed yourself into local culture and enjoy the aromas and food and traditions they have to offer.
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Information and latest news about the Camino de Santiago, Via Francigena, St Francis Ways, and other walking holidays and pilgrimages in Europe with Camino Ways. CaminoWays.com is a walking and cycling holiday specialist with in depth knowledge on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, the Via Francigena to Rome, and European adventures. However or real speciality is building your holiday around you, your needs your specifications! Everyone here at Camino Ways has extensive travelling experience around the world. We offer alternative holidays that break away from the usual beach or resort trips — offering you the customer a real opportunity to experience nature, along with friends and family, up-close and personally. It is said that travelling broadens the mind, we believe these adventures encompasses this. It is an opportunity to embed yourself into local culture and enjoy the aromas and food and traditions they have to offer.

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Episodes

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Camino

10/18/2017
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Thousands of people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds walk (or cycle!) the Camino de Santiago each year. Over 278,000 pilgrims received their Compostela certificate in Santiago in 2016 alone. Whether they walked a whole month from Saint Jean or

Duration: 00:06:58


Celebrating Women on the Camino

10/8/2017
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Each year in March the world comes together to celebrate women for International Women’s Day and each year we put together three women-only Camino guided tours. Whether you are a seasoned female adventurer or it is your first time embarking

Duration: 00:01:27


Camino Culture: The story of As Marias

10/6/2017
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As an exercise of made up statistics, I would guesstimate that nearly 99% of pilgrims and visitors to Santiago get a picture taken with the colourful statue of As Marias in the Alameda Park. Hands up? If you haven’t been to

Duration: 00:04:00


Early Bird 10% OFF your Camino 2018

10/3/2017
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At CaminoWays.com we’d love to see you on the Camino in 2018 so we have a special offer for early birds out there: Book your Camino 2018 now and get 10% OFF. Join pilgrims from all over the world on

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FAQ: Food on the Camino

9/11/2017
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Travelling to the Camino de Santiago with CaminoWays.com? Many walkers booking a Camino de Santiago trip with us ask the Customer Care team about the food on the Camino options included as part of the standard package. ‘What will I be

Duration: 00:03:39


Competition: WIN a wine tour and a taste of the Portuguese Coastal Way

9/7/2017
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To celebrate wine harvest season in Northern Spain we are giving two lucky walkers the chance to win a taste of the Portuguese Coastal Way with an exciting tour to one of Galicia’s premier vineyards. Harvest season is a special

Duration: 00:01:27


Spanish harvest season has begun…4 flavorful wine regions to visit on your Camino!

8/31/2017
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To celebrate the beginning of the Spanish wine harvest season we have chosen four stunning wine regions that you can visit when you are on the Camino or planning your next trip to Northern Spain. If you are about to

Duration: 00:07:09


How to treat blisters on your Camino trail?

8/24/2017
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A common fear for any long distance walker is the appearance of those raw red blisters on your heel. Your heels are especially vulnerable if you are planning to walk any of the longer Camino de Santiago routes. Don’t fear

Duration: 00:03:07


Secret Camino

8/22/2017
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Thousands walk the Camino de Santiago routes each year but if you are looking for the road less travelled to Santiago, let us take you on a Secret Camino: the Camino de Invierno. The Camino de Invierno, or Winter Way,

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Battle of the Flowers on the Northern Way

8/3/2017
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Nestled between the lively cities of Santander and Bilboa on the Camino del Norte is the small, seaside town of Laredo. This quaint Spanish town is known for its sandy beaches and you will find yourself wondering some of the narrow streets, admiring the medieval walls. If you are traveling along the Northern Way in late August make it your duty to be in Laredo on the last Friday of the month to experience the Battle of the Flowers – a spectacular festival where a parade of colourful floats...

Duration: 00:03:41


How many days does it take to walk the Camino de Santiago?

8/1/2017
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When talking about 'the Camino de Santiago' most people have in mind the Camino Frances or French Way which is the most popular and well known of the Camino routes across Europe. However there are many other Camino de Santiago routes, increasing in popularity each year. The Camino Frances starts in St Jean Pied de Port in France and is nearly 800kms long, or 500 miles. It would take just over a month, 35 days to walk the Camino Frances from St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela,...

Duration: 00:03:07


10 Reasons You Need To Visit Bilbao

7/27/2017
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Whenever we get a chance to walk the Northern Way, we can't wait to visit Bilbao. This picturesque modern city has become a hub off Spanish insurance companies, banking and industry. Don’t let this put you off visiting as part of a holiday, Bilbao is not all suits and briefcases! The city retains it’s amazing culture and the prosperity of the area has led to an influx of trendy new eateries, attractions, bars and cafes. Bilbao is full to the brim of things to do. Here’s our top 10 reasons...

Duration: 00:07:01


10 Most Delicious Galician Dishes

7/20/2017
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Heading to the Camino de Santiago and Galicia soon? One question we get asked quite often is about the food. We have picked what we think are the 10 most delicious Galician dishes you must try on your Camino trip. Nothing tastes better after a long day walking than a good plate of... 1-Octopus The ultimate Galician traditional dish. You will find it referred to as 'pulpo á feira' (in Galician), 'pulpo a la gallega' (in Spanish) or simply 'pulpo'. Boiled to a perfect point and served with...

Duration: 00:04:50


24 hours in Vigo

7/18/2017
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If you are planning to walk the Portuguese Coastal Way from Baiona you will be walking into the town of Vigo on the second day. Spending a little time in this city is a real treat. Wake up early on your first day of walking to arrive in Vigo town early or spend an extra day in this coastal city. To make the most of your stay you can follow this 24 hour guide carefully put together by our Vigo native Juanma. Morning 9am Enjoy the morning in Vigo with a trip to some of the vibrant fish...

Duration: 00:05:26


7 Things to Expect on the Rota Vicentina

7/12/2017
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The Rota Vicentina Fishermen’s Trail is a magnificent coastal trail in Portugal, taking walkers along the shores of some of the most beautiful and best-preserved coastlines of Southern Europe. Bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, the route spans the tranquil Portuguese region of Alentejo and along some of the few remaining wile and undeveloped shores of the Algarve. Officially inaugurated back in 2012, the route has been certified as one of the best quality trails in Europe by the...

Duration: 00:06:08


Where do I start to get the Compostela certificate?

7/3/2017
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In order to receive a Compostela certificate or the Certificate of Distance issued by the Pilgrims Office in Santiago, pilgrims must walk at least the last 100kms of any Camino route or cycle at least the last 200kms. These are the towns where you should be starting your Camino journey, if you'd like to apply for the certificates: FRENCH WAY - CAMINO FRANCÉS Walking: Sarria. The town is 111kms away from Santiago so technically you only need to start your walk from the hamlet of Ferreiros...

Duration: 00:04:39


Recipe: Slowly Roasted Pork belly from Portuguese Table

6/28/2017
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Are you planning your next trip on the Portuguese Way or the Portuguese Coastal Way our friend Paulo Castro wants to provide you with an authentic portuguese food experience with Portuguese Table. Each host has a pre-set menu with a defined date and hosts a dinner at a local house. The hosts are amateur or professionals chefs, carefully selected, with a love for food and a yearning to inspire with authentic Portuguese cuisine. Like any person that enjoys good food, Paulo and his team...

Duration: 00:03:28


Feel the Magic of the Finisterre Camino

6/26/2017
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For centuries, pilgrims have continued their journey beyond Santiago de Compostela along the Finisterre Camino. Heading West to the Atlantic Coast, the goal was to reach what the Romans knew as Finisterrae, the end of the known world. The Finisterre Camino is the only route starting in Santiago and takes pilgrims to a fascinating region rich in legends, myths and magnificent coastal scenery. After reaching Cape Fisterra the journey continues along the coast to the charming fishing village...

Duration: 00:01:51


Competition: Who would you walk the Camino with?

6/22/2017
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I'll Push You tells the story of Justin and Patrick's journey on the Camino de Santiago. These two lifelong friends walk the Camino together, completing the full French Way, walking and pushing 500 miles. Along the way they encounter many challenges but never fail to keep going. It is their shear determination and perseverance in the face of great hardship that makes this Camino experience extra special. After a horrible car accident when he was 16 that left Justin with a rare autoimmune...

Duration: 00:02:40


On St John, witches will flee!

6/20/2017
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On the night of 23rd June and in the early hours of 24th June, many cities and towns along the Camino de Santiago, including Santiago de Compostela, celebrate the official arrival of Summer (have a look at our page on Festivals on the Camino). Across Spain and Portugal, St John celebrations are linked to the Summer solstice and this is a night considered magical - with many interesting traditions and legends associated with it. In Galicia, it is said that 'En San Xoán meigas e bruxas...

Duration: 00:02:38

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