It’s not quite a camino, but the Rota Vicentina in southwest Portugal is a spectacular long-distance hike. These are the highlights!
An alternative answer to the eternal question of how to get to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: start your camino in a city that’s easy to reach instead.
The Caminho da Geira e dos Arrieiros connects the Portuguese city of Braga with Santiago. Here are the highlights of this up-and-coming camino.
The Caminho Nascente is a little-known but amazing Camino de Santiago route starting from Tavira in southern Portugal. Here are the highlights of this epic camino.
The starting point for the full version of the Portuguese route of the Camino de Santiago, Lisbon is a fascinating city, and our home. These are the highlights of Lisbon.
The Camino de Santiago is a Christian pilgrimage, but it contains some fascinating Muslim sites as well. This article explores the Islamic legacy on the camino.
The most memorable experiences on the Portuguese route of the Camino de Santiago, from medieval dining to showering under waterfalls.
Highlights of the Camino de Madrid, an off-the-beaten-path camino that combines historic sites, a variety of landscapes and an excellent albergue network.
Three takeaways from the 2020 pilgrim statistics, including the nearly 85% decrease in pilgrims, Spain reclaiming the camino and the continuing diversification of camino routes.
The Variante Espiritual is an increasingly popular variant towards the end of the Portuguese route of the Camino de Santiago. Here are five things that make this route special.
The Camino Primitivo is the first route of the Camino de Santiago and today it is one of the most popular ones. Here are six highlights of the ‘Original Way’.
Some pilgrims on the French Way (Camino Francés) of the Camino de Santiago decide to skip the endless wheat fields of the Meseta. But here are six reasons why you shouldn’t.
How is a pandemic camino different? This first-hand report from the Portuguese route of the Camino de Santiago details what it’s like to be on pilgrimage during the age of COVID-19.
What are the best starting points for the Camino Francés? This post looks at the six most popular starting points for the most famous route of the camino and outlines their pros and cons.
2021 is a Holy Year in Santiago, which usually makes the camino a lot busier than normal. But how will the pandemic affect pilgrim numbers and other parts of the camino in this Holy Year?