Category Archives: Camino de Santiago

Camino – Top Sites in Santiago de Compostela

Santiago means it is time to celebrate your Camino de Santiago Trek completion! There is so much to see and do in Santiago, it is worth spending an extra few days to explore this lovely UNESCO Heritage city. The top … Continue reading

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Camino de Santiago – Packing Your Day Pack

Packing for your day of hiking on the Camino de Santiago is easy! You don’t have to pack much, so keep it light and share common items with your companions. Left to right: Rain jacket (if needed) Rain cover for … Continue reading

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What is the Hiking Like on the Camino de Santiago?

Depending on the route and itinerary you choose, you will hike 9-17 miles / 15-28km per day. There are hills, but any steep sections are relatively short. Because you are hiking a good distance every day, the main problem people … Continue reading

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Finding Your Way on the Camino de Santiago

Many people ask how they will be able to find their way on the Camino de Santiago trek. Just follow the signs! Plan your own Camino trek!

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NEW TRIP! 5-Day Trekking in Picos de Europa Spain

Enjoy an incredible journey in Picos de Europa, Spain crossing the Central Massif while staying in cozy mountain huts! We start the trip in Asturias (this trip can also start from Santiago de Compostela or Madrid) in Puente Poncebos, between … Continue reading

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Top 10 Off the Beaten Path “Bucket List” Adventures

Overcrowding at some of the world’s most iconic sites and destinations has become a fast growing issue over the past years. With this in mind, our team at AWR has put together our favorite ALTERNATIVE bucket list adventures: just as … Continue reading

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Using GPS on the Camino de Santiago Trek

The Camino trail is relatively easy to follow — the route is very well sign-posted, so you just follow the yellow arrows and shell signs along the way. However, after you book your Camino de Santiago Trek we can also … Continue reading

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6 Top Boutique Hotels in Northern Spain

So, you have finished the Camino de Santiago Trek and are looking for a little more laid-back adventure in the glorious provinces of northern Spain. Where do you go? Where do you stay? We’ve got you covered! Add a week … Continue reading

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Camino de Santiago — 2019 Group Departure Dates

Announcing our 2019 group departure dates for the Camino de Santiago!  This is a fantastic trip as the treks go from lodge to lodge, take about one week, and are a great combination of culture and activity. We also offer … Continue reading

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Top 6 Mind-Blowing Treks That Don’t Kill Your Knees

While some of our guests strive for a strenuous edge to their trekking adventures, many of our travelers prefer to put culture and dramatic scenery first and opt for a milder trekking option for their vacations. For the latter type … Continue reading

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