Useful Planning Links

Below are a number of resources that I have used while planning my various Caminos. Some may prove worthwhile to you. If you have a website, blog, resource or Youtube video, just drop me a line: clearskiescamino@gmail.com.

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Camino de Santiago Planning links & resources…

  • Camino Society Ireland – For Irish pilgrims. Independent, non-commercial information. Become a member and stay connected to the Camino. You can buy a pilgrim passport for your Camino here also.
  • Gronze.com – Excellent resource. Information about the many routes, including details of albergues and pensions (In Spanish)
  • The Camino de Santiago Forum – Many of the answers you are looking for will be here / meet other pilgrims.
  • Camino Adventures – Run by Leslie Gilmour. A great blog with great advice.
  • Godesalco Planner – Plan your Camino. All the towns of the Camino Francés and Norte are listed with distances in between.
  • Rome2rio – Find out how to get from A to B. Great for working out a travel plan for you.
  • Booking.com
  • Accommodation on the Camino Frances – A detailed list of accommodation on the Camino Francés as of December 2017.
  • Sleeping on the Camino Portugues – A detailed list of accommodation on the Portuguese Caminho – with thanks to the Caminho Portuguese Pilgrims group on Facebook
  • PilgrimageTraveler.com – Extensive notes, maps and photos from many of the ways in Spain in Portugal.
  • Eroski – Information and reviews of the many different routes and accommodation (In Spanish). A great resource and one I use when I walk the Camino Francés.
  • Forwalk.org –  A website to help pilgrims along their Camino de Santiago
  • SpanishforCamino.com – Learn enough words and phrases before you go on your Camino. A great website!
  • Aer Lingus – From Dublin, they fly to Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Santiago, and Paris.
  • Ryanair – From Dublin, they fly to Barcelona, Madrid, Biarritz, and Santander.
  • ALSA – one of the many bus companies in Spain
  • Renfe – the largest train company in Spain
  • Comboios de Portugal – the train service in Portugal
  • Mundicamino – Great information on all routes
  • Wunderground – Find out the weather for a particular region at a particular time.

While in Santiago

Walking in Ireland

  • Pilgrimpath.ie – Information about walking the many varied pilgrim paths in Ireland, including festivals that occur throughout the year.
  • Tough Soles – Carl and Ellie walked 4000km along all the National Waymarked Trails of Ireland.
  • KerryCamino.com – All you need to know about the Kerry Camino, a 3 day pilgrimage in Kerry, Ireland.
  • Boyne Valley Camino – a 25km looped walk starting in Drogheda and is part of the Celtic Camino.
  • Leave no Trace Ireland – promoting the responsible use of the outdoors.

YouTube Channels

Great Blogs I follow…

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If you do write a camino-themed blog, please let me know and I will update my list.

Camino Resources:

An updated list of the essentials of planning for your Camino de Santiago

If there is something you would like me to write about, please email me at clearskiescamino@gmail.com and I will do my best to help you.

Buen Camino!