Do I have to be religious to do a pilgrimage?

The Camino is open to everyone!

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Pilgrims with disabilities

Advice on doing the Camino with a disability.

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Are there dangerous dogs?

A historical problem, though much less so nowadays. Information on what to do in the unlikely event.

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Cycling the Camino

Tips for making the Camino by bike.

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Are there places that offer a specifically Christian welcome?

Details of Christian accommodation and church mass times along the Camino.

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Riding my horse or donkey on the Camino

Considerations for the horseback pilgrim!

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What is the path like?

Information on the kind of terrains to expect on Camino.

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I have difficulty with hills

Advice for pilgrims who struggle with elevation.

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What is the weather like?

The sort of weather to expect on Camino, depending on area and time of year.

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Personal safety and travelling alone

How to stay safe on the Camino.

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Postal services and sending items ahead

Information about using the postal system in France and Spain.

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Children on the Camino

Advice on taking your little ones on the Camino!

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Taking my service or pet dog on Camino

Things to consider if you're planning on taking a dog on Camino with you.

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What options are there for vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free and coeliac diets?

Advice and tips for pilgrims with dietary requirements.

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Common ailments on the Camino

Tips for how to deal with blisters, sprains, tendonitis, sunburn, dehydration and insect bites.

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Pilgrimage and the environment

Ways of doing the Camino whilst staying environmentally friendly.

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What about going in winter?

Advice for the Winter Pilgrim!

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What about going in Holy Week (Easter)?

Some of the things to expect during Semana Santa.

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What should I take on the Camino?

A suggested packing list for things our members have taken on their Caminos and found useful.

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Bed bugs on the Camino

Advice about what to do to avoid them, and what do to if you've been bitten.

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What guidebooks, maps, apps or GPS do I need?

A brief summary of the information resources that are out there.

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Can I get help with transporting my luggage?

Some of the companies our members have used to help with transporting their backpacks.

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Do I need to speak Spanish, Portuguese or French?

Suggestions for brushing up on your languages before setting off.

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