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via de la plata

  1. geraldkelly

    COVID Albergues reopening on the Vía de la Plata

    Hi I'm currently contacting all the albergues on the Vía to find out when they'll be reopening and how many beds they'll have under the new regulations. I'm posting my results here: http://www.viadelaplataguide.net/pages/updates This will be continuously updated as new information comes in...
  2. M

    Camino de Santiago and asian tourism

    Hi everyone! I'm a spanish university student and I'm doing a research work about Camino de Santiago and the asian tourism. I was wondering if any of you could please answer this really quick survey. It's been quite difficult for me to find people who match this survey so any help will be very...
  3. R

    Via de la Plata in January

    I have been invited to join a group that is walking the Via de la Plata from Caceres to Salamanca in the first two weeks of January. Previously I have walked the CF in Autumn, and the CP in Spring, and the weather was beautiful and albergues always available. But this is Winter. Can anyone...
  4. N

    Anyone else walking Via de la plata January/February 2020

    Hi, Im a 19 year old Norwegian walking all of the camino for the first time. I am arriving in Sevilla on the 14th of january and plan on starting to walk the following day. Was wondering if anyone else Are walking the camino in This period. If so it would be Nice to exchange information as I...
  5. Daniel Beaumont

    LIVE from the Camino Via de la Plata Daily Journal: May 2019 - June 2019

    Hey fellow pilgrims, It’s time to set off to Seville for my annual Camino adventure. 😁 It’s my 4th Camino and this year I’m walking the Camino Via de la Plata. It’s set to be a 30-day walk, covering about 974km, starting in Seville heading north towards Zamora, before joining with the Camino...
  6. Isabeila

    Via de la Plata in April?

    Hello fellow pilgrims! Even though I have already walked the Camino Frances and Camino del Norte, I feel so unsure and some what "afraid" about setting off from Seville to Santiago April 1st. Therefore I hoped to get in contact with pilgrims leaving from Seville at the same time - or around...
  7. Marcus-UK

    VdlP via Sanabres or Continue along to the Frances

    I am considering cycling the Via de la Plata in May next year. The options appear to be leaving the VdlP at Granja de Moreruela and following the Camino Sanabres into SDC or continuing up the VdlP and linking up with the Camino Frances. Has anyone got any recommendations? I know this is a...
  8. Daniel Beaumont

    Walking the Via de la Plata in May 2019

    Hello fellow pilgrims, This is the first time i've posted on this site - what a lovely, helpful community this is. I am going to be walking my 5th Camino, the Via de la Plata, from Seville to Santiago de Compostela starting May 16th and finishing in Santiago around June 18th - I’m so excited...
  9. Roops

    Via de la Plata weather - advice

    Hi everyone, Starting to plan my first stage of the Via de la Plata for next year (thanks for all the good advice so far) and just wanted to ask for advice for something that was concerning me. In regards to the weather on this route I understand the summer months can be very hot and so the...
  10. J

    Cycling VdlP: prevailing winds?

    A quick question for all the VdlP experts on here: my wife and I plan to cycle the VdlP, leaving Seville mid September 2018. Is there a prevailing wind direction? It makes a big difference on a bike. I am guessing/hoping that if there is a prevailing wind, it will be S, SW or at worst W, ie off...
  11. E

    Walking companion for VdlP april 2018

    Hi everyone, this is my first post (apologies if its in the wrong place) but im about to start the via de la plata in a few days; looking at april 12 to walk out of seville. i walked the camino frances in 2015 and i suspect that was a very different experience due to the nature and exposure of...
  12. Tamsin Grainger

    Albergue Oliva de Palencia

    The albergue and all other accommodation in Oliva de Palencia IS FULL. Moreover the tourist places nearby are as well. The woman who runs the former is rude and completely unhelpful (not just to me but other peregrinos and local people). Against the Spanish tourist association rules, she fills...
  13. Darlue

    Is anybody planning to start the Vdlp around 17th/18th April

    Good morning at all, Im a young women from Germany who has choosen the vdlp for first Camino. I’m really looking forward to it and it would be great to have a walking partner for the first route out of Sevilla. Is here anybody with similar plans? Best wishes, Darlue
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    Castilblanco de los Arroyos, Via de la Plata. May 2017 from my Walking witout a Donkey (wordpress) blog
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    Castilblanco de los Arroyos to Almaden, Via de la Plata. May 2017 from my Walking Without a Donkey (wordpress) blog
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    Castilblanco de los Arroyos, Via de la Plata. May 2017 from my Walking Without a Donkey (wordpress) blog
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    Between Almaden de la Plata and Monesterio, Via de la Plata. May 2017 from my Walking Without a Donkey (wordpress) blog
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    Goats, El Real, Via de la Plata. May 2017 from my Walking Without a Donkey (wordpress) blog
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    Castilblanco to Alamaden, Via de la Plata. May 2017 from my Walking Without a Donkey (wordpress) blog
  20. geraldkelly

    Castilblanco de los Arroyos to Almadén de la Plata. aka. the stage from hell.

    There's a report in El Diario newspaper saying that a number of walkers' rights organisations, ecological organisations and the Amigos del Camino are taking a court case to gain access to a historical right of way which would cut the number of kilometres of road walking on the stage between...

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