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Can I go walking in Spain? Walking and trekking in 2020

News & Events · On 1 Jul 2020

Walking, trekking and other outdoor activity holidays in Spain – travel, accommodation and other facilities are open and possible, but with certain restrictions. This page will help you find up-to-date...
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Live video: Sandy Brown and Dave Whitson talk about the Camino del Norte pilgrimage

Video · On 28 Jun 2020 by Sandy Brown (Rev) and Dave Whitson

Sandy Brown and Dave Whitson talk about their shared love of the Camino del Norte, meeting pilgrims and eating falafel. This pilgrimage walk begins in Irun, Spain, and hugs the...
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Latest camino-related Covid 19 response status and advice

Article · On 27 May 2020 by Sandy Brown (Rev)

Check here daily for the latest on Camino-related COVID-19 response openings for Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Switzerland and Britain. Covering Camino Francés, Camino del Norte and related northern routes, Via...
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Walking from home in Extremadura, south west Spain

Article · On 17 Apr 2020 by Gisela Radant Wood

Living in isolation on a small finca in rural Extremadura is not much different to normal life for me and husband, Roger. Unless we make the effort, we normally do...
the Camino Francés from Leon to Santiago de Compostela. 

Jonathan and Lesley walk the Camino Francés

Video · On 5 Feb 2020 by Lesley Williams

Jonathan and Lesley walk the Camino Francés from Leon to Santiago de Compostela.  For Camino news you can now follow our new Facebook page @ciceronecamino. Buen Camino and Ultreia!
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Reimagining the Camino de Santiago guidebook

Article · On 18 Jan 2020 by Sandy Brown (Rev)

When Cicerone approached Seattle-based Sandy Brown with a bold vision for the next Camino de Santiago guidebook, he was immediately won over. It would set a new, unparalleled standard for...
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Trekking the GR31 across the Canary Islands

Article · On 11 Jan 2020 by Paddy Dillon

The island-hopping GR131 is an amazing trail offering the best possible route across all seven of the Canary Islands. It takes in some of the best scenery that each island...
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Infinite Variety: The GR131 across the Canaries

Feature · On 1 Jan 2020 by Steve Barham

Steve Barham describes his experience of trekking the still-developing GR131 long-distance route across all seven of the Canary Islands, covering 651km and 20,000m of ascent in five weeks and crossing...
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Backpacking the GR131 in Tenerife

Feature · On 1 Jan 2020

Bart Caers takes a solo walk along the beautiful, lonely GR 131 on the Atlantic island of Tenerife, where the route takes in desert, rainforest and volcanic wilderness.
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Explore Tenerife - from easy strolls, day-walks to long-distance trails

Article · On 1 Jan 2020 by Paddy Dillon

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve found myself in Tenerife in the middle of winter. Sometimes I’ve visited to explore the island, and other times it’s been...
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The other side of the Canary Islands

Feature · On 1 Jan 2020 by Paddy Dillon

Prolific walker and writer Paddy Dillon describes how the sun-kissed Canaries have transformed themselves into a great destination for day walkers and for trekkers since he first touched down, by...
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My walk from Sheffield to Santiago: Part 2

Feature · On 15 Dec 2019 by Anne Sheehan

Anne Sheehan recounts the second part of her walk from her home in Sheffield to Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain.
Cabo Vilan and its amazing lighthouse

Camiño dos Faros: discover the Way of the Lighthouses

Feature · On 13 Oct 2019 by John Hayes

John Hayes presents northwest Spain's Camiño dos Faros and explains why writing the Cicerone guide was such a special experience.
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Ruta do Mar: linking the Camino del Norte and Camino Inglés

Article · On 9 Jun 2019 by Dave Whitson

Dave Whitson describes a newly recovered pilgrimage route in northwestern Spain that offers a stunning coastal connection between the Camino del Norte and the Camino Inglés. Featuring soft, sandy beaches...
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Making the Camino del Norte your own

Article · On 11 May 2019 by Dave Whitson

Spain’s Camino del Norte enjoys some of the most stunning scenery of any pilgrimage. While beaches, coastal views and verdant peaks are frequent fixtures of the official route, the Norte...
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Above the waves: via ferrata in Catalunya

Article · On 23 Mar 2019 by Nike Werstroh and Jacint Mig

Following a via ferrata (iron path) is a popular activity in some mountain regions, and Nike Werstroh and Jacint Mig tried two in Catalunya during their walking holiday. Although equipped...
The Rock of Gibraltar and the Atlas Mountains of Morocco from Estepona

Hiking the GR249: Andalucia's La Gran Senda de Malaga

Feature · On 9 Mar 2019 by Steve Barham

The Great Malaga Path is a wonderful long-distance hiking route that circumnavigates the province of Malaga in Andalucia and offers the best walking in southern Spain. Whether undertaken as a...
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A winter camino... On Gran Canaria

Feature · On 10 Feb 2019 by Paddy Dillon

After finding the summer heat insufferable on his first trip along the Camino de Santiago in Spain, Paddy Dillon decided to try a cooler alternative on Gran Canaria.
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Hiking the Chariots of Fire trek in the Spanish Pyrenees

Feature · On 20 Oct 2018 by Jonathan Cook

Jonathan Cook battles against snow and broken boots in a world of twisted water, towering mountains and shattered stone as he takes on a challenging high mountain circular route in...
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Camino Mozárabe – a time travelling pilgrimage in Iberia

Feature · On 22 Sep 2018 by Bloo Anderson

The Camino Mozárabe is a 1500km pilgrimage route from the Mediterranean port of Almería to the Tomb of Saint James in Santiago de Compostela and onwards to Finisterre on Galicia’s...