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  1. R

    Child friendly activities

    Hello everyone, My friend and I will be joining the Camino at ponferrada to Santiago with my 2.5yr old daughter next year. Is there anything along that route that’s worth looking for as an activity for my daughter. Thanks Rose x
  2. N

    Con Niños!

    Hola Amigos, I have been doing some travel with my family of 4 in central america. We have two kids 3 and 4, they are used of hiking at this stage and we are used of carrying them! We fly to Madrid in mid June and are hoping to spend approx 25 days on a camino route. We fly home from Santiago in...
  3. Ballari

    Walking with a baby or young child

    A question for those who have walked with a young child or baby. Or maybe you have met or know someone who did. We are looking to have a family Camino with 3 or 4 adults and a baby. We have all walked at least 3 Caminos each, and occasionally seen someone with a baby or young child. We'd love to...
  4. everyday.journeys

    everyday.journeys on the Norte👣

    We have arrived in San Sebastián today to start our small journey on the Camino Norte and we are just so excited. We managed to get sometime with Aussie friends of ours that we met on the Camino Frances back in 2022 and we leave San Sebastián first thing in the morning and start heading towards...
  5. bchesler

    Local Travel Agency?

    Hello, We are planning to hike the Camino with our young children in September. We aren't tied to a specific route, but we only have 10 days to walk and our kids can only do ~10 miles per day, so I understand that limits us to certain routes (Ingles, Sarria->SdC, possibly...
  6. N

    Planning: New to El Camino with 6yo kid (which route is best?)

    Hello Everyone, this is my very first post here. Have been reading a lot of posts in this forum and have learned a lot. I would appreciate your help / advice as we design our plan for our first ever El Camino experience. Thank you in advance! - CONTEXT: We are a family of 3 currently planning...
  7. W

    Camino in late March for two weeks with two 11 yr olds

    Finally I am hoping to do the Camino next March/April. We have two weeks. Me and two children. I had hoped to do this 3 years ago but something got in the way. We are now fitter, stronger and its time. Any advice on which section of the Camino we might do? We come from the UK and will fly...
  8. S

    March Camino with my kid

    Hi fellow pilgrims I am planning to walk the Coastal Camino, starting from Porto, with my 11year old son in mid-March 2024. I am already looking forward to this shared experience. However: I have a few questions / uncertainties regarding packing and accommodation. Accommodation: Has anyone...
  9. M

    Could I use a buggy/stroller on the Santiago to Finisterre route?

    Hi I completed the French route in 2021 but would love to walk the last few days to Finisterre. This time I will have a 7/8 month old baby with us. What is the terrain like? Could I use a walking buggy/stroller or would I need to carry him in a carrier everyday?
  10. FoxyR

    Private rooms for a family of three?

    My partner and I plan to walk the Camino Frances from SJPDP with our teenager (June/July 2024 if all works out). For various reasons, my partner would prefer to stay in private rooms with our child while on the route. Are private "triple" rooms common or should I expect to be sleeping in a...
  11. M

    We did it, walking part of the Frances and the all of the Primitivo as a family of 4.

    I spent a year reading this forum and getting information and it really helped make the trip smooth for us in terms of equipment, packing, reservations, everything really! We did it, we hiked the Camino for 30 days with a family of 4. Kids aged 9 and 16. Left June 10. We flew Boston -...
  12. B

    Walking with my grandson

    Since I completed my Camino in 2019 from Castro Urdiales to Santiago on the Norte, I have many conversations with my Spanish grandson, who lives by the route in Cantabria, about walking together. The general theme has been his concern that I am not to old for a Camino by the time he is old...
  13. S

    Camino Frances with kids

    Hello, anyone who did Camino Frances, is there any suitable road , path with stroller, pushchair ,( wheels of road), my child 7 years old. Thank you.
  14. SnapDecision

    LIVE from the Camino Two Canucks and a baby

    Day 1 Completed Porto to Povoa de Varzim today en route to Santiago de Compostela. We're definitely pretty beat. Lessons from today: 1. For us: Bring the Credencials with you (don't leave them in the luggage transfer bag). Thankfully we got the first one at the Porto Cathedral and a second...
  15. Kildare

    Camino with 11 and 14 year old girls

    I'm planning to do the camino the end of June with my two daughters. I'm thinking of flying into Lisbon from Dublin Ireland for a few days then taking the train to porto were we will start. Has anyone done this? Wud it make more sense to fly to porto maybe have a day or two their and then...
  16. C

    Walking with a child

    Hi everyone, I am walking the Camino from SJPdP in September with my 10 year old son. Looking for any tips and tricks from others that may have had this experience with children of similar ages. Thank you
  17. dd581

    Camino suggestions for 2023 for a two-weeks-pilgrimage with a 2 year old

    Hello fellow pilgrims, I am really longing to walk a Camino again. I met my wife five years ago on the Camino and we promised ourselves that we would make a pilgrimage with our children, too. Our son is turning two soon and I am thinking about a route for our first pilgrimage as a family. After...
  18. DumbriFamily

    Portugese way with 2 kids (3 and 4 yo)

    Hello, everyone! In November we walked the Portugese central route with our 2 kids, which was an absolutely amazing experience and an endurance test for both kids and us (for example, bringing a sleeping baby in carriage up a mountain :D ) We want to share our story which consists of 2 videos...
  19. C

    Walking with a family.

    Hi All, I’m Catherine from Australia, We have walked the camino Frances twice as a family of six. The first time the youngest was 7and the eldest child 15. Then again five years later. Our plan is for a family camino every five years, or how it fits in around people. I may have some advice...
  20. StClairFam

    Camino with 6 year old July 2023

    Gday everyone Wow this forum is amazing!! And overwhelming so I apologise if I'm putting this in the wrong section! We are a little family of 3...mum and dad and our 6 year old from Tasmania, Australia. We are wanting to do a section of the Camino for about ten days. We have no idea which...

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