Camino, Walking

Highlight route: Camino Portugués

13 Apr , 2017  

Camino Portugues | Macs Adventure

European pilgrimage walking holidays are popular, which means they can be busy at the height of the season. There are, however, routes that are less travelled, such as the Camino Portugués (or Portuguese Camino). No less inspiring than other busier pilgrimage routes, the Camino Portugués, leaves the vibrant capital city of Lisbon to head north […]

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Culture & History, Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Cycling Camino Frances- Leon to Santiago

25 Jul , 2016  

This week we’re bringing you the Camino de Santiago, or St. James’ Way, for St. James’ Day today. Every turn of the wheel on this adventure brings you discovery of medieval villages full of character and charm, sacred monuments, Romanesque masterpieces and the secrets behind the country’s culinary diversity. In a Nutshell: Where is it? Your Journey […]

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Camino, Walking

Camino Guide Part 3: Which Pilgrimage Route? – Camino Aragonés and Camí de Sant Jaume

11 Mar , 2014  

This serialised instalment of our comprehensive Guide to the Camino de Santiago focuses on the Camino Aragonés from the Pyrenees and the Catalan route, the Camí de Sant Jaume. Camino Aragonés The Camino Aragonés begins high in the Pyrenees at Somport on the French-Spanish Border. The route descends from the Pyrenees to the town of […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Camino Guide Part 3: Which Pilgrimage Route? – Camino Portugués

24 Feb , 2014  

Continuing our Camino Guide series, we describe the pros and cons of choosing the Camino Portugués as your route to Santiago. We’ve already covered the Le Puy Route, and the Classic Camino Frances route, so why should you consider the Camino Portugués?: Camino Portugés The Camino Portugés is the second most travelled Camino. Officially starting […]

Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Diary of a Pilgrimage

7 Jun , 2013  

Camino Frances

Liz Gill began her walk of the famous Way of St James to Santiago de Compostela with Macs Adventure in April 2013. Liz and her companion Maureen (known as Mo) chose to walk the final stage from Sarria to Santiago through Galicia’s beautiful landscapes. Walking the ancient pilgrims’ path, the 8th Century Camino de Santiago, […]

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