Search over 55.000 Camino Questions

A donation to the forum removes ads for you, and supports Ivar in his work running it

Camino Masks
12 different designs, shipped world wide from Santiago.
how to successfully prepare for your Camino
This book's focus is on reducing the risk of failure through being well prepared.

the bare minimum


New Member
Hi all,

I've taken a look around this forum and can't see anything that quite answers my questions so I hope I'm not repeating myself.

I'm heading off to do my first pilgramage in mid-march and want to take the bare minimum equipment.

So far I plan on bringing:

1 change of undies 1 change of socks
water bottle
small blanket (although I might skip this and just sleep under a jacket!)
Some sort of foot cream/banadages

I honestly can't think of anything vitally important! Please let me know if I'm forgetting something.

I only want to take a small back pack (the sort that zips onto one of the larger 30 litre ones).

Thanksin advance for your help!
Rent a house in Santiago (1 month minimum)
300m from the cathedral and around the corner from the fresh food market in Santiago. Perfect place to tele commute from (1GB symmetrical connection).
Create your own ad
€1,-/day will present your project to thousands of visitors each day. All interested in the Camino de Santiago.

Did not find what you were looking for? Search here

Popular Resources

“All” Albergues on the Camino Frances in one pdf ivar
  • Featured
“All” Albergues on the Camino Frances in one pdf
4.95 star(s) 100 ratings
A selection of favorite albergues on the Camino Francés Ton van Tilburg
Favorite Albergues along the Camino Frances
4.83 star(s) 35 ratings
Profile maps of all 34 stages of the Camino Frances ivar
Profile maps of all 34 stages of the Camino Frances
4.88 star(s) 24 ratings

Forum Rules

Forum Rules

Camino Updates on YouTube

Camino Conversations

Most downloaded Resources