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  1. Mikle

    Any experience with sleeping in churches/monasteries?

    Hey all, I'm wondering wether anyone has experience with reaching out to churches and monasteries for a (next to) free place to sleep and a shower. Being a musician I have the luxury of being able to take time off for this trip, but funding it is a whole different ball-game... ;) I've e-mailed...
  2. Coleen Clark

    Vespers!

    I was lucky enough to hear Vespers at a few locations on my Camino in 2015 on the Frances. Now I am getting ready to walk the Camino Portugues in August and would love to hear that again. Are there places on the Portugues you have attended Vespers that I can mark in my Brierley so I won't miss them?
  3. C

    Choosing Monasteries/religious route

    Hi everyone I did a camino back in 2010 from Sarria and enjoyed it immensely. I wanted to go back maybe next year but I am trying to plot a route that is more religious. I want to stay at monasteries as much as I can on route. Anyone done that before? Any insights would be great!
  4. Monastery of St Julian of Samos

    Monastery of St Julian of Samos

    Magnificent monastery in Samos. Originally dating from the 7th century AD there are sections in 3 architectural styles; Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque as it was rebuilt and expanded over the centuries.
  5. AdaR

    Monasteries for Pilgrims

    I just read of the Benedictine Monastery at Monte Irago, and am looking forward to a stop over there. Is anyone aware of other active monasteries along the Camino Frances that open their doors to Pilgrims? Also, if you have stayed at any of them, would you be willing to share a bit about your...



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