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  1. gittiharre

    Best child carrier

    Has anyone walked routes carrying a child aged 1 to 3 years? Any tips for a child carrier/backpack??? Thank you.
  2. mark stevens

    Camino with my 9 yr old

    I’ve done lots of Caminos and normally go every year but for 2023 I’m taking my 9 yr old and we’re doing SJPP to Pamplona as an h trip for him. Taking it slow which will be a challenge for me and just looking forward to being with him on the trail. Has anyone else walked with a young child ...
  3. Rambling Priest

    Age to Check In to Albergue?

    Friends, My family of four has made it to Palas de Rei today and coming into town my wife slipped and sprained her ankle. She’s unable to finish. We’re considering sending our 17 and 16 year old on with Camino friends to complete their journey and the two of us going to Santiago by taxi to...
  4. Paul_L

    Family walking a late winter Camino.

    Hi all, Excited to be back planning now after our 2020 Camino ended abruptly after walking for only 1 week. We‘re looking at walking the Francés from mid January next year, going slowly. Our walking party this time round will be my wife and 5 of our 6 children. The youngest will be 4, so we...
  5. M

    Planning a family camino in summer 23

    Hello, I have been reading this wonderful forum for weeks and many of my questions have been answered, but I have a few that I am hoping you can help me with. Who we are: We are an American family of 4, with kids (girls) ages 9 and 16 (at time of Camino). Kids and us are very active, hike...
  6. Kimberley Hall

    Walking Del Norte with young children, possible?

    Pilgrims!!!! I walked the del Norte route back in 2016. I still think about my experience every day. Once a pilgrim, always a pilgrim ey! Well a lot has changed since my last walk including bringing two beautiful souls into the world. I’m thinking I’d love to walk the del Norte route again...
  7. everyday.journeys

    Taking our kids on Camino Frances....

    Taking our kids on the Camino Frances.... We all have our own reasons for walking the Camino, ours is one of a bucket list checklist that following a cancer diagnosis last year made us bring it forward. We were going to wait for the kids to have all grown up, but life is short and this is...
  8. K

    Camino Frances with Thule buggy

    Hi, We are doing the Camino Frances in June with our little one. We plan on doing it with a Thule buggy, link here - https://www.halfords.com/baby-and-child/strollers-and-travel/pushchairs-and-prams/thule-glide-2-jogging-stroller----jet-black-630598.html I just wanted some advice on whether...
  9. angeliki louk

    Walking the way with a 6year old

    Hello to everyone... This summer we will walk the Way from Viana do Castelo to Santiago, with my husband and our 6year old son. We have walked the camino two time already me and my husband and with our son when he was 2 years old in a carry on back pack.... We are searching for a way to carry...
  10. K

    Camino with a formula fed baby

    Hello! We're doing 10 days with our will be 7 month old this June. I'm trying to get my head around traveling with her essentials, nappies, wipes and most importantly milk! Does anyone have any experience or tips on packing for a formula fed baby? Do you carry it all? Can you buy it easily along...
  11. Anton

    Finally! June 2023

    Hello all of my wonderful Camino family. After hiking the CF in Sept 2015 and the Portuguese in 2018, I (like most) have been setting my sights to the next Camino I could do. Well, after getting married in 2019 and having an awesome baby boy in 2020, not to mention a global pandemic. My wife...
  12. swansong222

    Which Camino with kids?

    Hello. We are an older (69, 75) fairly fit couple who plan to do the Camino for 5 weeks beginning in late April. We will also have our two grandsons (ages 10 and 12) along with us. We (sans kids) started the northern route a year ago, but had to ditch after husband experienced severe shin...
  13. J

    Camino with children: May 2022

    Looking for advice/recommendations. My family of 4 (kids: 10 & 12) are hoping to walk the Camino Ingles (and then hopefully Finisterre/Muxia) in May 2022. Wondering if anyone has walked this route recently or has insight into this route during pandemic times. Knowing this route is less traveled...
  14. Marcel234

    My first camino with (a) kid(s)--> need help!

    Hi all, I call myself a camino veteran. I hope to walk my 14th camino this October (fingers crossed with Covid). I know the Frances really well. Walked it alone, with friends, with my father and sister, with a colleague, but now the time has come for a camino with (a) kid(s). Just for a week...
  15. lessonslearnedabroad

    Baby on Primitivo

    Hey folks! I had hoped to do my 3rd Camino in 2020...and then in 2021...BUT since I'm not yet vaccinated I'm going to wait until 2022. However, I'll have a baby by then. They will be around 8 months old when I plan to walk. I know the Primitivo is hilly but is it stroller friendly (assuming I...
  16. D.Matthew

    My Video from the Camino Portugues Central via Porto

    Hello pilgrim family, I walked the Camino Portugues with my family in 2018 and finally got around to editing the final video of our walk into Santiago. It was an amazing journey where we grew closer and met so many amazing people. I walked the Frances in 2012 solo, and was really looking...
  17. W

    Camino in April with two 8 yr olds

    We have two weeks Easter holidays in 2020 and my two kids are now capable of walking 4-6 hours daily Ideally want to do the first half of the camino and come back another time to do the second half. Any advice? Am I mad doing it alone with two kids?
  18. cassieryle

    Baby on the Camino - my takeaways

    Hello Pilgrims, We just returned from completing the Ingles with our six-month old baby boy. We actually started in Ireland, then flew to Spain to connect with the Ingles. This is called the 'Celtic Camino,' and we did about 170km total. He was no stranger to the Camino - last year while walking...
  19. Adam.Osthed

    Doing Camino with Family

    Ok, I've been lurking on these forums for some time and couldn't find any posts on this... so hopefully, this isn't too redundant of a question. I'm looking to do the Camino in May/June 2020 (likely start 5/24 and target finish by end of June) with my wife and two sons -- one will be almost 16...
  20. K

    Camino from Valenca/Tui with kids

    Hello pilgrims. We are starting camino with our 3 small kids (4y, 2y & 1y), two quick questions: - Is this path sutable for stroller/baby push chair? - Is it possible to find private accomodation along this way? We do not want to bother other pilgrims in shared rooms Thank you! Kamil
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