Which is the best Camino de Santiago?

Camino frances (The French Way) is by far the busiest route.

  • Camino portugues (The Portuguese Way) is the second busiest.
  • Camino primitivo (The Original Way) is the oldest and most authentic Camino route.
  • Camino del Norte (The North Camino) runs along the seashore of the Bay of Biscay and has the most challenging terrain.
  • What should I bring to the Camino de Santiago?

    Fleece jacket Ultra-comfortable sneakers or hiking shoes – read my review on hiking boots and the best lightweight hiking shoes Medium sized backpack, with hip straps (30-45L will work) – like this on Amazon Sleeping bag or sleeping bag liner, also known as a sleeping sack

    When to visit the Camino de Santiago?

    While many times of year are great to walk the Camino de Santiago, the best time to traverse the route is during the summer, when mountain passes are clear and weather is less likely to interfere with your journey. The route is also known as the Way of St. James and other similar variations, such as St. James’s Way, Path, or Trail.

    Is it safe to do the Camino de Santiago?

    The Camino de Santiago is safe, however, it is necessary to take precautions before and during our pilgrimage to avoid any displeasure and make the experience unforgettable.

    Why is Santiago de Compostela famous for?

    The Santiago de Compostela Cathedral is one of the most important religious structures in the whole of Spain , particularly because it marks the end of the 790 kilometres (490 miles) that make up the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route.

    Why do we walk the Camino de Santiago?

    Many people still walk the Camino de Santiago for religious or spiritual reasons. During ‘Holy Years’ where the feast day of Sanit James falls on a Sunday, all pilgrims waking the Camino can earn a plenary indulgence (a way to reduce one’s punishment for sins).

    Why do people do the Camino de Santiago?

    One of the reasons why people decide to do the Camino de Santiago is to ask for the grace of the Apostle . Others make the vow from home and then pilgrimage to Santiago to thank the Saint who has granted it. The people who decide to do the Camino de Santiago for religious reasons usually perform the pilgrimage as a vow of humility or detachment.