Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Camino Guide Part 3: Which Pilgrimage Route? – Le-Puy Route

19 Feb , 2014  

Via Podiensis / Le Puy Route Le Puy-en-Velay, a picturesque French town, is the most popular starting point of the Via Podensis. There are, however, several starting points ranging from Paris to Arles in Southern France. The Le Puy route is 736 km to St Jean Pied de Port in the Pyrenees and takes around […]


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Walking the Camino – The first day from St Jean to Roncesvalles

20 Dec , 2013  

When starting out on the Camino Frances from St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela people’s thoughts often turn to the first day’s walking from St Jean to Roncesvalles.   It has almost gained infamous status as a daunting barrier to doing the route at all.   As soon as people find out that there […]



Simon Reeve’s Pilgrimage – Episode 2

11 Dec , 2013  

Walkers Relaxing

The simple act of walking, stated Simon, is much underrated, now that we all rely on our cars. Too true, and I’m probably guilty of that over-reliance myself. Simon Reeve’s absorbing Pilgrimage series continued on BBC2 last night, and once again I was hooked. The first pilgrim Simon introduced was Ian Broderick. This was, I […]

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Simon Reeve’s Pilgrimage – Episode 1

4 Dec , 2013  

It is hard to put oneself in the mindset of a Medieval pilgrim. The ability to travel, even just to the nearest big town, is a privilege I certainly take for granted. Watching Simon Reeve’s Pilgrimage documentary on BBC2, I was struck by his observation that pilgrimage was probably our Medieval ancestors’ one chance for […]


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Walking the Via Francigena to Rome: A Short Film

19 Nov , 2013  

Frances and Alex walked the Via Francigena final stage from Montefiascone to the “eternal city” of Rome with Macs Adventure. Join Alex and Frances as they walk the final stage of this beautiful pilgrimage route through rural Italy, encountering ancient monuments, thermal spa pools, and delightful towns and villages along the way. This video offers […]


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Feedback Favourites: Picture perfect Camino tales

16 Aug , 2013  

This week, we loved the feedback and photos from our Camino walkers. Pilgrims’ tales so often highlight that the Camino is an experience of a lifetime, and we hope that their stories will encourage you take on the challenge of a pilgrimage tour. The sense of achievement is priceless! “Mary Queen of Scots” from Scotland […]

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Discovering France, the Le Puy Way

26 Jun , 2013  

So Much More to France Here in the Product Department at Macs Adventure we are constantly searching for new and exciting destinations for our guests to explore. Recently one of the areas we have been looking at is the south west of France. As I love France, its culture, language and people (plus the nice […]



Feedback Favourites: Pampered Pilgrims, Sunshine, and Snow in Spain

20 May , 2013  

Weekly Feedback Favourites Want to get the walking boots on but in need of a bit of travel inspiration? Perhaps these recent reviews from Macs Adventure’s travellers will help. From sun and snow in Spain, to pampered pilgrims on the Camino, here are some extracts from our favourite Macs Adventure reviews of the last seven […]

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Camino de Santiago Video

24 Aug , 2012   Video

This short video filmed and edited by Ewan of Macs Adventure explains what makes the Camino so special. If you are thinking about walking the Camino why not download our free guide to planning the Camino.