The Camino de Santiago is a unique journey and there are many historic Camino de Santiago routes all taking pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela….
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The Camino de Santiago is a unique journey and there are many historic Camino de Santiago routes all taking pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela. Embarking on this walk you will get your pilgrim passport before you begin and collect stamps along the way to receive your Compostela at the end.
Walking the Camino is both a cultural and physical adventure. You will walk between 18km to 25km on average per day and we can help you to plan the best possible options for your walk.
Camino de Santiago Routes: Our Most Popular Options
Historically, the Camino Frances is the most popular of the Camino de Santiago routes. This is the version of the route you may have seen in the Hollywood movie ‘The Way’ or the more recent BBC documentary called ‘The Pilgrimage’.
The Camino Portugues and the Portuguese Coastal Camino have increased in popularity over time. These routes also finish in Santiago where you can claim your pilgrim certificate. The other routes that lead you to the historic centre of Santiago include the Camino Ingles, the Camino del Norte, the Camino Primitivo and the Via de la Plata.
Often pilgrims will choose to finish their Camino by walking the Camino Finisterre which is the only route that begins in Santiago and takes you towards the Galician coast at Cape Finisterre, also known as the end of the world.
People choose to walk the Camino for many different reasons. Whether you want to escape from routine, take some time to reflect on your goals or simply enjoy the Northern Spanish culture, the Camino is for everyone. Along the way, take time to speak with other pilgrims, take in the historic sites and enjoy delicious tapas.
With all of our Camino tours, your accommodation is booked in handpicked hotels, your luggage is transferred each day and you will receive all of your walking notes and maps in advance.
If you would like to learn more about the Camino de Santiago, including the history, the trails and travel planning you can download our Camino Beginners Guide.
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