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  1. S

    Camping-- Concern

    Hello everyone, I am planning on walking El Camino from Le Puy to SJPD to Santiago to Muxia to Finisterra ( or maybe will go the Norte route instead of the Frances... we'll see where the wind blows me) next June to Aug (73 days approx). I have been reading and researching message boards for...
  2. N

    COVID Campgrounds on Via Gebennensis?

    Hello, I am thinking of doing the Via Gebennensis starting late August. I'm interested in doing some camping but don't know if I want to risk bivouac. Are there any nice campgrounds along the way, or gites that allow you to camp in the garden?
  3. B

    COVID Camping on the Camino Portugués

    Hey everyone, this is my first post in this forum so please have mercy :) I'm planning to hike the Camino Portugués Central (Lisboa-Santiago de Compostela) in September and sleeping in my tent (solo). The reason why I'm doing this with the tent is primarily because of Covid: I don't want to...
  4. F

    Solo 40th Bivy

    Hello. firstly I appreciate that some of my questions are available elsewhere on the forum but there is allot to get through so though I’d do my own thread which will hopefully answer others questions who want to do the Camino similarly to myself. so I plan to do the Camino for my 40th, early...
  5. B

    Sept 2021 - Trails of the unexpected ! Camping

    Hi. I'm hoping to do Camino Frances in Sept 2021. I'm thinking of bringing a tent and camping in hostel gardens/ near the villages along the route. For food, I'm thinking of stocking up in supermarkets and small shops as I go along to try avoid any covid as much as possible. Just wondering...
  6. Robo

    Camping Question - Things that go 'bite' in the Night

    For those who have walked the VdlP. I know a shelter is not required, but I kind of have a hankering to maybe 'sleep rough' now and again, particularly in some remote very scenic area. Of course following the rules, carry everything out, leave only footprints etc etc. So I've been researching...
  7. Lisa van Holsteijn

    Camino Portugues Aug/Sept 2020 // Corona - should I take tent?

    Hello everyone, I'm a newbie to the Camino and have booked flights to Lisbon leaving next Friday the 14th of August - flying out of Porto 5 weeks later. I'm going to going by myself, haven't decided which route to take yet and am finding it hard to plan because I just have no idea how things...
  8. caminka

    albergue list for camino francés, with camping june 2020, new tent possibilities

    posted may 2020 Added by ivar: (Click the orange "Download" button to download.) Below is a sample.
  9. caminka

    albergue list for camino francés, with camping

    caminka submitted a new resource: albergue list for camino francés, with camping - frances, albergues, camping Read more about this resource...
  10. fatboy_onwheels

    Bikepacking on the camino.

    Most threads I have read here and on Facebook are only covering cycling the camino and not bikepacking/camping wild. Is it allowed and possible to do this on any route? Is it allowed to bike camp at dusk/night in the wild without having to pay for an alburgue/hostel.
  11. Shinobi42

    A night outside in Ribadesella

    Hello everyone, my tickets to the Camino del Norte are bought, as a result I will arrive in Ribadesella at 2 am in the middle of the night and want to go by train to Nueva in the next morning to have my first café con leche in the Bar Misaires where I stopped in 2018. My question is, is it...
  12. H

    Via de la Plata, camping and eating

    Hello, My brother and I are walking the VdlP in March. Does anyone have any experience of camping along the way, wild or municipal? Also; like a shrew; I have to eat my own bodyweight each day or else I get somewhat crotchety. Was food ever a problem for anyone?
  13. Wild Irish

    Camping at albergues/ camp sites on the Francés (or Invierno) ...and a thank you!😉

    Hello all! I've been a lurker on this forum for about 6-7 years, so it feels a little surreal to have become a member! I wanted to wait until walking a camino was realistically within my grasp before doing so, and now it finally is.. I also want to say thanks a million to everybody for all...
  14. Heartsong Willow

    Camping ?

    Hello friends and my apologies if this is a overly discussed subject. I just want to make sure I have any updates on potential legal camping options on the Primitivo. I have a super lightweight set up and am comfortable in inclement weather. It sounds like I won’t have much trouble finding a...
  15. hossein84

    Camino del Norte, tent or no tent??

    Hello all, I'm starting my camino from Bilbao on 6th June 2019. I still can't decide to take my tent with me or not. In my reasoning, pros of taking the tent: saving some money, enjoying quiet nights (I hear a person or two might snore in albergues), sleeping in nature. Cons: the extra weight of...
  16. weiho

    Wild camping on Camino + New painting

    I wonder how practical it is to wild camping on the Camino. I can get an ultralight tent (weigh about 1.5 kg). So the weight is not a problem. But I remember I read it somewhere it said the official camping sites are usually quite far from Camino trail and it is prohibited to wild camping in...
  17. P

    Suitable wild camping spots along the Camino del Norte?

    Hi all, I will be walking from Irun to Santander in early to late May and am hoping to camp as much as possible to keep costs down as well as for the enjoyment of sleeping outside. I will use some albergues if I feel I really need to and also for the Camino spirit (that is if there are other...
  18. theRAGEhero

    Camping on the Camino Catalano in April?

    Hi all, I'm Alessandro and I'm writing from Italy. I have read many posts but they were old so I decided to open a new thread. I have a ticket to Barcelona for the 17th of April and I was thinking to do with a friend my first Camino: the Camino Catalano. We don't have a lot of days so we are...
  19. AlwynWellington

    Cooking from Canterbury to Rome

    Background In September 2018 I walked from Canterbury Cathedral to Chaumont-en-Haut-Marne. I thought I was reasonably well set up. In addition to the usual garbage I also had a two person tent (me and my pack) and a single sleeping pad: total weight less than 900 gram. All up walking weight...
  20. G

    Camping/outdoor stores in SJPDP

    Does anyone know which of the camping stores might be open in December? I have googled and it seems some close Dec/Jan only to reopen in February.. Thanks