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  1. L

    First-Timer Seeking Reservation Advice

    Hi everyone! I'm planning to do a good portion of the Camino Frances this August/September (likely start on August 30 and finish on September 12). Specifically, my plan is to start in SJPP and walk to Pamplona, then take the train from Pamplona to Leon/Astorga and walk the rest of the way from...
  2. K

    Sleeping bag a MUST in October?

    Hello! I’m new to this forum but have found a wealth of information here. I’ll be walking the Camino from St. Jean beginning 10/2 for two weeks. I know the weather can be tricky this time of year but I’m wondering if it’s absolutely necessary to bring a sleeping bag. A friend told me I don’t...
  3. benchmarx

    All the lodgings along the Camino Francés @mycaminobed.com 2018-04-21

    mycaminobed.com gives the pilgrim the power of modern mobile communications technology to look further down the Camino path and see the possible lodging options and make contact with those accommodations in advance of their arrival. With geo-location services activated on a mobile device...
  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. Kanga

    Paradores discounted

    I just received an email advising of a discounted rate for paradores if the booking is made before 11 October - but for accommodation until 12 April next year. León, both paradores at Santo Domingo, those on the Norte, and on other caminos - lots. The rate is €60 for most - expensive compared...
  6. S

    Looking for room recommendations - Camino Frances

    We're heading back to the Camino Frances this spring (2016) and planning on spending some nights in private rooms at hostels, casa rurals, pensions and hotels. If you have any positive recommendations for private rooms, please let me known, along with your comments. We are especially interested...
  7. S

    Recommended Hotels - Camino Frances March 8, 2016

    We hiked the Camino Frances in May and October 2015 and are heading back in April 2016. We have stayed in a combination of bunk rooms and double rooms. I put together a spread sheet of recommended lodging with rooms, based on our experiences and recommendations of other pilgrims. I am sharing it...
  8. Returning2TheTrail

    Anyone with a hotel gem in St Jean?

    Hi All. After a 13 hour flight from Bangkok, I'll immediately be making my way to St Jean by train from CDG airport. I was thinking of stopping in Bordeaux but decided to head straight to the starting paint and have that extra day up my sleeve on the trail. Now after all that travelling, I...
  9. jozero

    Recommendations for days off...

    Hello All We're getting ready for our April walk and after reading some compelling writing about stopping to smell the roses, we've decided to spend an extra day in each of the 4 larger cities; Pamplona, Logroño, Burgos and León (or very nearby at least) to explore the Cathedrals, museums, etc...
  10. Sedona2012

    Hotel in Madrid for tonight

    Any recommendations for hotel near Chamartin train,station or Madrid airport?
  11. gagseymt

    Hotels actual in SJPdP

    I need to book a hotel for my first night before I start my Camino. Can anyone give me names of those actually located in SJPdP. Thank you.

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