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  1. K

    Travel agency suggestions?

    Looking for pro/cons of the travel agencies I know about ... Macs, SantiagoWays, Orbis, GaliWonders, TuBienCamino. And any others I haven't found. The prices vary quite a bit for, on paper, similar services. We are planning our St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage starting...
  2. Kirbyk

    Planned tour with transport support for walking Camino Portugués

    My husband and I want to walk the Portugal trail to Santiago. We are in our 80's, good health but sometimes stamina gives out! We are looking for a planned tour that has transportation available in case we need to take a break early from the trail every now and then. Any suggestions? Many...
  3. M

    Anyone walking the Camino Ingles in the spring?

    I am thinking of doing the Camino Ingles sometime in April or early May from Ferrol to Santiago. Since I am in my late seventies,I will be using a company to arrange my walk and staying in small hotels or Airbnbs. Is anyone planning to do a similar Camino during that time of the year? Has...
  4. D

    Looking for recommendations for lodging only.

    We are looking for an affordable company to just arrange lodging during our Camino. Any Advice? Plan to start in June on the Camino Frances route. Any help would be appreciated.
  5. ICBWB

    Seeking feedback on UTracks' Best of the Camino tour

    Anyone familiar with or a past customer of UTracks tour group, and in particular, their Best of the Camino tour? Did Porto to Santiago May 2022. Cannot do the full Frances. but walking 13 days of its highlights sounds intriguing. Obrigada!
  6. SilentNight

    Coming to the Camino Frances, a flood of tour groups

    This tour ad for the general public recently appeared in the National Geographic Expeditions travel magazine. It offers trips to walk along select parts of the Camino Frances. A similar Camino Frances tour trip appeared in the recent.Backtoads travel magazine as well. At least, we shan’t expect...
  7. Tracy Flanagan

    Walking the Camino Francés in May, 2024

    Just curious from other pilgrims what walking company they used for the Camino Frances. I went through Portugal Green Walks in May of 2022 for the Portugal Coastal route and it was great trip. I will be starting along with a friend the beginning of May, 2024. We are both in our late 60's and...
  8. D

    Last minute trip planning

    Hey there, We have decided to take a very last minute trip to walk the camino. Does anyone have any recommendations for a tour company to help us schedule our camino de ingles? Thanks in advance!
  9. I

    Advice please

    Hi all of you amazing folks. Love the spirit of love & guidance in these forums. I need advice. I’m a 60 yr old female. I’m healthy but have issues with my cervical spine that would cause issues carrying a heavy back pack. I’ve been praying about doing the Camino Frances alone. I lost...
  10. L

    My experience using booking agency for accommodation & bag transport

    FYI I used Santiago Ways to book accommodation & transport main bag along the Francés in June. They were good except one accommodation that did not pick us up when we called as instructed. Santiago Ways had told us to call Casa Roan when we got to Ventas de Naron as the accommodation was 8km...
  11. jfc731

    Have You Heard of This Company?

    Does anyone know of the company FOLLOW THE CAMINO? Still considering companies to book with as I have posted before but in doing research I have become a bit more confident in doing it myself, until someone mentioned this company and said they are the best. Just thought I would ask.
  12. jfc731

    Tour Groups

    I am new to the forum but already comforted knowing that it even exists, so thank you to everyone. I am a bit overwhelmed as I consider to book everything myself or pay for a Camino company to do that for me. I intend to walk the Camino in September 2024 and have asked for quotes from multiple...
  13. D

    Self-guided tour company

    My wife and I are planning to walk Camino Portuguese starting in Tui to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary. We are looking to book through a reliable self-guided tour company. Looking for suggestions or ones to avoid. Thank you.
  14. Tomasso

    All inclusive tour operators

    Cycling Camino Portugues Coastal. Porto to Santiago de Compostela Jun-Jul 2023 Our small group of four has grown to nine people. I was comfortable organizing accommodation, bike rental, and luggage transfer for four. With nine people on board I would like to give it to professionals. I am aware...
  15. L

    Booking agency

    Kia ora, I have wanted to do the Camino for so long - now I’m 63 and finally doing it on my own - well doing the last 100km (Sarria to Santiago) in July when we are over that side of the world visiting a new grandchild. While I would love to do the walk independently, I manage an old back...
  16. MiamiPhotog

    Looking for Local Help in the Pre Planning

    I will be experiencing the Camino for the first time in person this year( I have traveled there many times by way of imagination and YouTube) I am a photographer and will be documenting my trip both with camera and internally. Can anyone recommend a service that can book my stays as well as move...
  17. littlegreen60

    First timer, solo woman senior. Travel company or self book?

    Hi Everyone I am considering walking my first Camino, solo, from Sarria in June. I am 62 and in fair shape, but I really want to be able to take my time and not push, like maybe 12 days. I almost booked with a self guided tour company, but once they added the solo surcharge, it seemd too...
  18. OzAnnie

    Small group tours growing in popularity on Portuguese Camino route

    Hi I’m reading a Sydney sunday paper this morning and see that a major tour company is promoting small group tours along the Camino portugués from Porto to Santiago. Just a heads up to anyone wanting a quiet camino - ads like this indicate to me that the tour groups could be growing in...
  19. MickMac

    Assisted Walk on Camino Portuguese Route with Preferred Company

    Brother wants to walk the Camino Portuguese route with assisted booking company , not Orbis.
  20. Richard of York

    Efrén Gonzáles guided tour 2023

    Everyone's favourite Camino vlogger, Efrén Gonzáles, is looking for people to accompany him in May/June on the Camino francés. https://www.youtube.com/@Efren./community https://www.facebook.com/groups/4496011317168974/permalink/4922674984502603/

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