Learn Spanish for the Camino

Some people will say you don’t need Spanish on the Camino de Santiago. And, yes. You may get away without any Spanish at all.


You’ll be missing an amazing opportunity.

  • An opportunity to show your respect towards your host country.
  • An opportunity to talk to local people and be invited into their lives.
  • An opportunity to learn more about Spain and its culture.


Also, what do you do if any of these happen?

🤔   You have a problem that can’t be explained with a smile.

📴   Your phone battery is dead and you can’t use your translator.

🤐   There are no English speakers around


There were days I felt lonely, and sometimes isolated, as I was in a village and there was no one else there but locals and I couldn’t communicate.

I found Google Translate isn’t your friend. It’s like a twisted cousin who can cause you more harm than good.



You could get by without Spanish but… why would you want to just get by?

My name is María and I can give you exactly the Spanish you need to get the most out of your Camino de Santiago.

I make learning Spanish really simple and relaxed. Even if you’re a little nervous or aren’t sure where to start, I break it down so you’ll be able to learn the new words and phrases you’ll need very easily.


Start learning Spanish for the Camino


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Mi primer Camino De Santiago

Mi primer Camino de Santiago

A short novel in easy Spanish.

Advent calendar

Spanish Advent Calendar

25 days of fun and interactive activities to help you learn Spanish.

Spanish Pronunciation Masterclass

Spanish Pronunciation Masterclass

Learn to pronounce any Spanish word see.

Camino Family

Spanish for the Camino Family

monthly subscription

A Spanish membership that focuses on your Camino needs.

Get started on your Spanish learning adventure or build on what you already know.

A combination of live sessions and self-paced materials, to give you the flexibility you need.

Online lessons

on demand

Whether you need sporadic help with your Spanish, you want to brush up your knowledge or  you’re looking for a special Camino programme, I can help.

1:1 or in small groups.

Book a 20-minute free consultation to discuss your options.


I actually have done the Camino, mostly the French route but also I did a good bit of the Northern route starting in Oviedo.

Having been at Maria’s class, I was almost fluent after her excellent tuition.



Every lesson was so perfect and just the right size to go back and study over without feeling intimidating.

I feel well equipped.

Maria was very responsive, helpful and encouraging.



It was a pleasure being a student in your class. You are a very helpful and kind person and a very competent teacherwho makes learning fun. Thanks for all your support during the last months.



The Zoom lessons you taught were phenomenal. I’ve wanted to learn Spanish for years. Your approachable lessons is just the kickstart I needed to build that confidence. Thank you!



Every little bit will enrich your experience and ease your struggles/worries.


The one thing that helped me the most during my Camino was the ability to communicate in Spanish.