Two women walking through the village of Esteval de Mouro near Alte

Are you tired of the same old beach vacations and crowded tourist destinations? If you’re looking for a unique and rejuvenating travel experience, why not consider going on a walking holiday in Portugal? I became a huge fan of multi-day hiking experiences a few years ago when I started walkingRead More →

Pilgrims at Labruja, the highest point of the Central Portuguese Camino

The Central Portuguese Camino de Santiago is the most established route and the second most popular Camino route after the French Way. But is it the right one for you? Hopefully, this article will help you make that decision. As well as giving you information about the Central Portuguese CaminoRead More →

wooden-boardwalk-leadign-to-a-disused-windmill-near-agucadoura-coastal-portuguese-Camino

If you’re trying to choose between the Camino Português Coastal Route and the more widely-known Central Camino Portugues, this article is for you. I’ve walked both of these routes north of Porto, starting with part of the Coastal Camino. Both have their plus points and I can’t say that IRead More →

Muxia village and harbour from Monte Corpiño. End of the Camino de Finisterre and Muxia

As well as walking both main routes of the Portuguese Camino north of Porto, including the Variante Espiritual, I’m happy to say that I’ve now walked to the “End of the World” on the Camino de Finisterre and Muxía, which starts in Santiago de Compostela.  I’m becoming a bit ofRead More →

Pilgrims crossing the ancient bridge in Ponte de Lima on the Portuguese Way of St. James

As with the previous section of the central Portuguese Way of St. James, I’m covering the two days between Ponte de Lima and Valença in one blog post. This is partly because I’ve already written about the first of those days as it was the experience that sparked this wholeRead More →