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2019 Camino Guides

coastal route

  1. katie@camino

    Is Casa de Fernanda a possibility on Coastal Route?

    Hi fellow pilgrims, I plan to walk the Camino Portugues via the Coastal Route and Variante Espiritual in June this year, inshallah! However I have heard such wonderful things about Casa de Fernanda and would absolutely love to stay there and meet Fernanda but the guidebook indicates Casa de...
  2. L

    Camino Portugues Coastal/Central Route

    Hi All! My mom and I are planning to walk the Camino from Porto to Santiago starting on the 16th of May 2017. We are planning to walk the Coastal route up to Caminha, and would then like to join the Central route at Valenca, walking via Vila Nova de Cerveira. We would like to know whether...
  3. D

    albergues open in november

    hey Im considering the idea of walk the coastal way from Finisterra to Porto. I tried to find some information about albergues on the way but i failed :D The quesstion is: are there any cheap albergues or donativos open in november on the coastal way? is there some kind of list of the albergues...
  4. C

    Booking hotels in Advance for May

    Hello! My husband and I met on the Camino Frances 4 years ago and now are planning to do the Coastal Portuguese Way in May 2017, carrying our then one year old daughter. As we will have a baby with us, we are planning to stay in hotels along the way rather than hostels. I think we should plan...
  5. Wrooney12

    Coastal or Inland Camino Portuguese? (November 2016)

    Hi there! I am going to be making a pilgrimage to Portugal/Spain very soon, from Oct 30-Nov 6. I will arrive in Lisbon on the morning of the 30th, rent a car and drive to Fatima for the day and then spend the night in Porto. I plan to begin my Camino on the morning of the 31st and finish on...
  6. Rainerbernd

    New Albergue Caminho da Costa , Paco

    Olá there is a new privat owned albergue in Paco, 10 kms after Viana do Castelo. It´s about 1.5 kms off the beach. Casa de Sardão has 20 places in 2 rooms and a kitchen in a beautiful restored old house with garden. At the moment no breakfast is served. The owner Hugo wrote he will serve...
  7. Dchell

    Wide Hips - Backpack for Women

    I hope you can help, I've spent hours and hours trying on backpacks with weights of 15lbs and 20lbs. I recently tried an Osprey Kyte 46 with 20 lbs and it seemed to work well, but the shoulder straps might be hitting my armpits too much as I was not aware until the REI staff mentioned it to me...
  8. LisaM

    Coastal route or inland route from Porto?

    I am staring the Camino Portugues next Monday (from Lisbon) and am wondering which is the better route to take from Porto - the coastal route or the inland route. Looking at John Brierley's guidebook, the coastal route has more walking on asphalt compared to the inland route. Are there any...
  9. DeborahAliceee

    Coastal Route Starting in Porto in Mid-December 2016

    Hey all, first and foremost any feedback/advice is VERY welcomed! I have decided to start my Camino in Porto and am allowing myself 15 days to reach Santiago. I have lots of questions though! I know the weather will be colder (but I am from MN so I am not bothered by it) and it looks like the...
  10. J

    Best places to stay, esp in quieter/rural areas?

    Hey all, We start our trip next Monday, Aug 5th, and as I look at the suggested stops I was struck that many appear to be in surprisingly large towns (or perhaps towns are smaller than they appear?). So a question for you: Are there places along the way you've stayed (or wished you did) along...
  11. G

    Anyone starting Coastal way May 27?

    Hi All, I am starting my first Camino tomorrow morning! I am really excited/nervous and would love to know if anyone is starting from Porto tomorrow (May 27th). I would love to meet up to start, or at least have the peace of mind knowing that someone else would be around :) Looking forward to...
  12. L

    Urgent Advice Needed - Coastal route VS Central route

    Hi Everyone! I plan on doing my FIRST Camino Portuguese (starting from Porto) in May, I'm so excited and can't wait!!! I do have a few questions and hope you guys can help me out: I'm arriving in porto on 8 May and flying back home from Santiago the 17th of May..so that gives me 8 days to walk...
  13. R

    Coastal Route from Porto

    I am beginning the Camino Portugues on Tuesday and expect to be in Porto towards the end of April. I would then like to take the coastal route for a couple of days, but can't seem to find much detail on it. Can anyone please help or point me in the right direction. Thanks.
  14. wisepilgrim

    Camino del Norte - A Wise Pilgrim Guide 2.2.3

    ANDROID LINK: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wisepilgrim.norte I have had a few guidebooks/apps in the works for some time now, but it doesn't look like I will be able to get them finished in time for the 2016 season. So I have decided to make them available "as is" in the...


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