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The Ultimate Packing List for the Camino

Packing List – Introduction In the weeks and months leading up to your Camino, all you can do to prepare is build up your fitness and make sure your packing list is complete. We’ve compiled an extensive list of everything you need for a perfect Camino de Santiago. This list has a lot in common with any packing list for an extended hike so feel free to share with anyone planning an adventure!

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How to Train for the Camino: Your Fitness 101

It’s quite a daunting task isn’t it. Walking hundreds of kilometers through the European countryside, over mountains and through valleys, under a punishing sun, against the spite of the elements.Its good to be prepared physically to travel such long distances on foot.

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Cost of the Camino de Santiago

For the typical pilgrim experience, the Camino is not going to break the bank. Nevertheless, all the costs put together can really add up over four weeks and lead to an unexpected surprise if you aren’t careful. In this article we give you a rough idea of the costs you should be prepared for once you arrive at your starting point.

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Cycling the Camino de Santiago

There are different ways to make the Camino to Santiago de Compostela. While most do it by foot, plenty go by bike as well. In fact, 10% of pilgrims went by bike last year.