I walked in 2017 & 2019. I started both times in mid April . I found it to be the perfect time to go . Both times , quite by accident I arrived during Semana Santa . It was a nice start to my Camino. Next year Semana Santa runs from 28 March to 3 April .
Have walked the VDLP twice and am very envious but happy you are setting off.
I look forward to reading your updates.
The VDLP is my favourite after 12 Camino's.
I am sure you will enjoy it.
Unfortunately for us in Australia, I think it will be next year before we are allowed to...
Ive walked the VDLP twice. April 2017 & 2019. Loved it.
I used Maps.me .... a great help... and continue to use it everywhere I travel.
I also had Gerald Kelly book on my phone along with the VDLP Premium App you can download.
Between Gerald Kelly that I had downloaded on my phone & the VDLP...
Maybe as C Clearly explained.... my wife may have been bitten but is not alergic. This makes sense, as we have walked 11 Caminos and I have had bed bugs 3 times and she hasnt ( but maybe she has been bitten as suggested above and just hasnt known ?)
We stayed the night of 2nd October at Santa Clara Albergue in a private room.
We woke in the early hours of 3rd October to find 3 big bed bugs. I had numerous bites. We called the owners who both came straight away. We turned the bed upside down to find another 2 bed bugs.
The wife was...
Hi... I walk in 2017 starting mid April. I am in Seville again now to start on Friday which is roughly the same dates for my 2nd via de la Plata. It is the perfect time weather wise. But at any time of year I would always take a poncho that goes over you and the pack. You only need 1 wet day...
My thoughts are exactly as Peregrina2000. I walked VDLP 2 years ago and loved.
Just start walking.
Nothing to worry about. Just nice days of walking and Albergues at the end of the day just like any other Camino.
Have walked 7 Caminos and maybe VDLP is my favourite.
I hope to be there again in...
I would like to keep in touch as it gets closer to your departure date. I am not sure of my departure but ideally from 20 March onwards.
I walked the VDLP in mid April 2017 and loved it. I found it a perfect time to go.
I have done quite a few Caminos and the VDLP would possibly be my...
Hi Dave.... I have walked a Camino each year since 2012. A happy addiction.
I walked the VDLP starting mid April 2017. I felt it was the perfect time to start. Just a nice number of other walkers. Varied from 15 to 40 people at different towns.
Loved the walk. One of my favourites. Would...