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Coronavirus COVID-19 and the Camino: rolling updates

Review on the COVID-19 and the Caminos de Santiago in Spain, France and Portugal. News and developments about the coronavirus; its effect on the Camino and the pilgrim community. The most recent news are on top of the page. Post with rolling updates. (Last update: November 24 2020)

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A low season Camino: what’s different?

The Camino also knows seasons. The majority of pilgrims prefer to leave between May and September . The flow of pilgrims dries up between October and April; it is at its lowest in the depths of winter.
The Camino can very well be done all year round. But of course, you can’t leave in summer as you do in winter… Zoom in on the differences of a low season Camino!

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How to Cut in half the stage from Saint Jean Pied de Port to Roncesvalles

(Warning! Take into account the current news regarding the COVID-19 in addition to the informations you’ll find here!) (Last update: June 2020) Why cut in half the stage from Saint Jean Pied de Port to Roncesvalles? Ascent of the Pyrenees, splendid views upon the surrounding Basque Country, herds of stock let loose, ethereal sensations, excitement …

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