Camino FAQ

When to walk? Where to sleep? What to eat? How to pack?
Everything you wanted to know about the Camino but were afraid to ask...

 

How to get to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port from Pamplona?
What time of year is the best to walk the Camino de Santiago?
What is the best backpack size for the Camino de Santiago?
Where can I find the pilgrim’s office in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port?
How much money do you need on the Camino de Santiago?
What NOT to bring for the Camino?
Can I stay at an albergue on the first night on my Camino de Santiago?
What T-shirts to wear?
What are the best Albergues that you shouldn’t miss?
What time is it recommended to start walking in the mornings?
Where can I get my credencial (pilgrim’s passport)?
Are there bedbugs on the Camino de Santiago?
How can I prevent blisters?
Can I walk the camino with a dog?
What type and size of water bottle to take on the Camino de Santiago?
How to get to Roncesvalles from Pamplona?
Can I send my unnecessary equipment ahead to Santiago?
Do albergues reject pilgrims who don’t carry their own backpacks?
How can I heal blisters?
Contact lenses or glasses for the Camino de Santiago?
Is there Internet access on the Camino de Santiago?
Sleeping bag or travel liner?
How to train for the Camino de Santiago?
Where can I get stamps (sello) for my credential?
Should we be afraid of the local dogs?
What is the credential (pilgrim’s passport)?
Can I bring my guitar with me on the Camino de Santiago?
Do I need a headlight?
Are there mosquitos on the Camino de Santiago?
Can I walk the Camino de Santiago at night?
Is a sleeping mat required for the Camino de Santiago?
How can I get my Compostela (certificate)?
Can I bring my wooden walking pole on an airplane?
Can I bring my metal walking pole on an airplane?
Is it difficult to make friends if you walk the Camino alone?