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Traveling The Camino with a child


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I am looking into walking a short portion of The Camino with my daughter and wondered if anyone has done this. I have walked The Camino twice but would like to try it with my 6 year old.
I appreciate any and all info and ideas.
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Hi Michelle,

Great to hear that you're planning to walk with your 6 year old. Walking with your family (including youngsters) should be encouraged.

My wife and I walked with our 18 month old daughter and we had a wonderful time. On the way we met a Swedish couple in Palas di Rei walking with their two daughters (I think they were 7 and 5) and a 8 month old baby. They were planning to walk about 10km a day and each of the girls carried their own small back pack. I heard later that they arrived in Santiago.

And if things turn to custard you can always take the bus for some stages.

The best of luck to both of you.



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