Travel Guide Books Camino de Santiago

Travel Guide Book Camino de Santiago - What to read before you go

 

The ancient Way of Saint James pilgrimage from the French Pyrenees to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is now walked as one of the most popular long-distance trails in the world.

Travelling to Camino de Santiago? Here are our recommended travel guidebooks & maps to help you get the most of your adventure.

A Pilgrim's Guide to Camino de Santiago
A Pilgrim's Guide to the Camino de Santiago

This comprehensive guidebook to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of St. James. Overview route planners plus daily stage maps and detailed town plans help sojourners with all the advance preparation they need. The maps feature contour guides to help distinguish the terrain that will be crossed each day, while full information on all pilgrim hostels, as well as details for alternative accommodation, allow travellers to plot adequate nightly stopping points. All reference information is accompanied by helpful spiritual guidelines to support the seeker's inner journey as well as the outer pilgrimage. Otherwise known as the Camino Frances, the main route covered in this volume is the most popular sacred route through Spain, from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago. 15th (2018) edition.

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Footprint Camino de Santiago

This Footprint Handbook provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of this medieval pilgrim route. With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known places of interest, Footprint Handbook Camino de Santiago provides concise and comprehensive coverage of Spains most famous historical route.

Highlights:

  • Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and along the Camino de Santiago.
  • Comprehensive, up-to- date listings of where to eat, sleep and play.
  • Includes information on tour operators and activities, from sampling red wine in La Rioja to the magnificent cathedral at Santiago.

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A Slow Walk Across Spain: Walking the Camino de Santiago

Aussie Karen Manwaring has walked the Camino de Santiago across northern Spain three times with her partner. This is the book they wish they'd had as they planned and prepared to walk their first Camino. This revised and updated edition includes maps, kit lists, diary excerpts, local recipes and beautiful images from Karen's three Caminos.

A Slow Walk Across Spain contains 3 sections:

  • Camino Calling - the inner journey of the Camino, motivations for walking, the psychological benefits and challenges of embarking on a long trek
  • Walking the Camino - preparing, walking, food, accommodation, weather, terrain, fitness and all things practical
  • The History of the Camino - the extraordinary story of the origins of the Camino de Santiago (Way of Saint James) including its medieval heyday and modern resurgence.

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Camino de Santiago
Camino de Santiago

This guidebook is an easy-to- use and comprehensive companion to this fascinating and historic trail. Whether you plan to take on the ultimate challenge of four good weeks' walking to complete the full distance, or want to try a section here and a section there, it will give you everything you need.

A Slow Walk Across Spain contains 3 sections:

  • Route divided into a day-long sections with timings for all stages
  • Full details of hostels along the entire route
  • Comprehensive background information on local history and places of interest

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