Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to bring a backpack?

We take your luggage from one accommodation to another in our support vehicle. For the daily walk you only need a small backpack to take for example: personal documents, money, water, a camera, the credential, etc …

What happens if I can't walk more during the stage?

You will walk at your own pace and that is why it is important to “listen” to your own body. However, in all our paths you will have the support vehicle at your disposal for all your needs. If you don’t want to walk anymore for any reason, you can go in the vehicle and rest as you wish or stop walking for the rest of the day.

What type of accommodation do we stay in?

In all Caminhos we select for you, the best and most comfortable private Hostels, to mention that it is necessary to bring a sleeping bag. The beds will be a bunk bed in a shared dormitory. It will be at the Hostel that we will certainly live with other pilgrims, we certainly know that we will hear incredible stories of pilgrims from different countries.

Does the guide walk with us?

No, the guide does not walk with the group to allow you to walk on your own and at your own pace. During the stage there will be meeting points with the guide and the support vehicle.

Does the group walk together?

Each person will walk at their own pace, alone, with other pilgrims or with the rest of the group, you decide how best to continue walking. However, it is normal for the group to follow along or to see each other along the way, as well as other pilgrims.

Is there internet or Wi-Fi in the accommodation?

Most accommodations have internet access, and in all there will be free Wi-Fi. Up to 15 days before we start the journey, you will receive a list with all the details for the trip, including the hostels where there will be internet and Wi-Fi.

SANTIAGO PATH - in general

Who makes the way?

The Camino Santiago welcomes people of all religions, nationalities, ages and physical conditions. Anyone who wants to do the Way can do it. The main requirement is the spirit and the willingness to do so. All pilgrims who see the Way all see for a different reason. Our goal is to help you find what you are looking for in your own Path.

What is the Compostela “certificate”?

It is a document written in Latin, which certifies the completion of the pilgrimage to Santiago. To receive the Compostela it is necessary to travel the last 100km if you are on foot, or 200km if you are on a bicycle or horse. All of our paths have covered the last 100km so you will be entitled to your Compostela.

What is the Pilgrim's Credential?

The Pilgrim’s Credential is a document that is given to pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago, to certify that the pilgrim has traveled the minimum distance to be entitled to Compostela. In order to certify that the pilgrim traveled the Way properly, it is necessary to collect stamps in the Credential, with a minimum of 2 stamps per day. These stamps can be collected in Churches, Hostels, Restaurants, Bars etc … The credential is written in the city where we started the Way. In any of our Paths, the Pilgrim’s Credential is offered by us.

What are the main tips for doing the Way?

Physical preparation. The Camino de Santiago is not without difficulties. It is certain that, in principle, it is accessible to anyone, both for those who are used to walking as well as for those who are not. Either way, it is common sense that you should see your doctor to see if everything is okay with you.

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