American Pilgrims on the Camino: This volunteer-run, non-profit organization supports the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in different ways.

Canadian Company of Pilgrims: This non-denominational volunteer-run association supports Canadians interested in the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela.

The Confraternity of Saint James: Based in London and mostly run by volunteers. They have published several guides.

Shamrocks and Shells: The Camino Society Ireland’s online magazine, with plenty of information and links to other resources.

Pilgrim’s Office in Santiago: Information about Compostelas, Credenciales, Pilgrim’s Mass…

  • Forums and guides

Camino de Santiago forum: Loads of information on a wide variety of topics (and you can ask your own questions too).

Gronze (in Spanish): Online guide to the different Camino routes, including available accommodations along the way.

Eroski (in Spanish): Another online guide to the different Caminos, including info about albergues.

El Camino con Correos: The Spanish Post Office offers a backpack transfer service. Their website also includes a guide to the different Caminos.

  • Travel

RENFE: The Spanish rail company.

ALSA: A bus company with many destinations all over Spain.

Rome2Rio: Plan your trip: choose your starting point and destination and see what your options are.


Camino Books


*Disclosure: these are affiliate links. This means that if you click on one and happen to buy the book, I will get a small commission at no extra cost to you. In other words, by buying through these links, you would be supporting my tea-drinking habit.

A Pilgrim’s Guide to the Camino de Santiago: St. Jean – Roncesvalles – Santiago, by John Brierly.

A Pilgrim’s Guide to the Camino Portugués: Lisbon – Porto – Santiago / Camino Central, Camino de la Costa, Variente Espiritual & Senda Litoral, by John Brierly. 

Camino del Norte: Irún to Santiago along Spain’s Northern Coast, by Matthew Harms et al.

The Camino Inglés: 6 days (or less) to Santiago, by Susan Jagannath (you can read my review here).

Stone and Water: Walking the Spiritual Variant of the Camino Portugués, by Roy Uprichard.

Walk with the sun till ur shadow disappears: A Pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago, by Terry McHugh



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