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Mic

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#1
I am looking to do the pilgrimmage for two weeks next April, along the way of St James. Could people give me ideas of where a good starting point would be for this?
Many thanks
 

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#2
Hola Mic,

Figure how far you want to/can walk each day and work backwards.

Or, you might want to consider Ponerrada, it's 200 K out and will give you the joy of climbing up and down a 930m hill as well as climbing O'Cebreiro. While the Camino is something you'll never forget I think it really starts when you decide you want to go. Ponferrada will add texture to your journey and is some of the most outstanding scenery there is.

Other routes a also something to consider, but I don’t have any experience with them.

There is bus service from Santiago to Ponferrada.

Buen Camino,
Jerry
 

Minkey

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#3
I'd suggest starting from St Jean Pied de Port or Roncesvalles and walking to Burgos. That's about 12 days of walking through what I would personally consider to be some of the nicest scenery I've ever seen.

Should you wish to return to the Camino, that'd give you a good place to pick up from.
 

surya8

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Camino(s) past & future
Camino Portugues Central, Porto-Santiago, Apr-May 2017
Camino Portugues, Lisbon-Porto, Oct 2017
#5
You could see 2 countries in 2 weeks if you start from Porto, it could be done easily in 2 weeks, taking a day or two to explore the amazing city of Porto before the start, then 9-10 days to walk to Santiago, and then a couple of days after the Camino to stay in Santiago or head to Fisterra/Muxia. Portuguese Camino is easy for your feet, infrastructure is great, warm weather in April, very popular but not so busy as other routes.
 

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Dorpie

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Camino(s) past & future
Santiago to Finisterre to Muxia 2013
Camino Frances May 2015
Camino Frances July 2017
#6
The curse of the dead thread strikes again. This question was asked nearly 11 years ago!

Is there a way to limit the recommended threads to something like two years old?
 
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